• Refugee Foster Care Case Manager

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    Location: Catholic Community Services of Utah, 745 E 300 S SLC UT 84102 Status: Non-exempt, Full-time, with benefits Salary: $15-16/hr DOE Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Refugee Resettlement, Homeless Services and CCS of Northern Utah programs. CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health insurance, dental, 401a and 403b retirement plans and a generous PTO/holiday schedule. Job Description: Assume primary responsibility for ensuring the service delivery system is responsive to all the needs of each refugee youth during the service period. Provision of case management services as outlined in the USCCB/MRS cooperative agreement, Reception and Placement regulations, state and federal regulations and in compliance with policies and procedures of Catholic Community Services Migration and Refugee Services Program. All services provided in a manner that will facilitate self-sufficiency within the service period. Responsibilities include: 1. Coordinate placement with foster parents or parent representative prior to the arrival and then again if new placement is ever needed. 2. Maintain case files in compliance with all state and federal regulations. 3. Complete monthly in-home visits with every foster youth assigned. 4. Be available for some evening and weekend work, including being on call on for emergencies on a rotating schedule. 5. Assess youth’s progress in independent living skills, academic development, and adjustment to culture and set up any necessary supports. 6. Other duties as may be assigned. Work Environment – inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc. 1. Work will be performed primarily inside but will occur in youths’ homes, places of employment, educational institutions, and other locations as needed in addition to being performed in an office. Driving is required for this position. Physical Demands including bending, sitting, lifting and driving 1. Work requires the ability to sit and stand for long periods, to walk moderate distances, to drive, and occasionally to assist youth with physical activities such as carrying groceries or household supplies. Skills, knowledge and abilities: 1. Recognizes time as a valuable resource and responds promptly to needs of the youth and CCS staff. 2. Personal qualities of openness, respect, compassion, and graciousness in helping the youth assess and face their situations and accept assistance. 3. Demonstrates cultural competency and a willingness to work with and learn from persons from different cultures. Education, training and or experience: 1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field from an accredited institution. 2. Experience working directly with children, preferably including experience with teenagers. It is also preferred that an applicant have experience working with families regarding youth development and parenting. Background Screen/BCI requirement 1. Ability to pass a BCI/FBI background check. Licenses, certifications and credentials 1. SSW or CSW preferred. 2. Current Utah driver’s license, proof of auto insurance with minimum policy liability limits of $50,000 per person and $100,000 per occurrence, 21 years of age or older, a clean driving record, and ability to meet CCS vehicle safety requirements. Position status and expected schedule 1. This position is non-exempt. The general schedule will consist of a 40-hour work week Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 8:00 PM. DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. CCS is an equal opportunity employer. To apply: Please go the company website: ccsutah.org and apply under the employment tab. Position closes: Open until filled Requisition #: 19.4.2
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