The Case Manager is responsible for providing and managing services provided by Chesapeake Connections to severe and persistent mentally ill adults in accordance with the Recovery Model.
PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 1. Coordinate services for a caseload of 8-10 members, including psychiatric and medical care, housing, entitlements, food, and clothing per established policies. 2. Develop an individualized service plan with each member based on member wants/needs. 3. Provide on-going supportive counseling. 4. Provide on-call, evening, and weekend coverage as assigned. 5. Complete all documentation as required within established time frames. 6. Performs all other direct job related duties as is assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: 1. BA/BS in social work, counseling, psychology or other mental health related field. 2. Knowledge and understanding of severe and persistent mental illness. 3. Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task. 4. Good verbal and written communication skills. 5. Ability to work evening, weekend, and on-call hours as assigned. 6. Basic computer skills to include knowledge of WORD. 7. Valid Maryland driver’s license. Must have a driving record with 3 or less points on it at the time of hire. 8. Ability to maintain moderate to heavy physical activity within the community to include walking (including stairs), lifting (groceries, laundry, furniture, etc.), driving, and some outdoor activities.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Case Management Team Coordinator, Chesapeake Connections