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Mental Health Vocational Case Manager

Company: Child & Family Focus, Inc.
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Exciting News!! Now through June 2023, CFF is offering a $1,500 sign on bonus*; $500 paid on first check, $500 on the paycheck following 6 months, and $500 on the paycheck following 1 year of successful employment. -In addition, this position has an extra retention bonus available! -*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours -workedPosition Summary:First Episode Psychosis is a Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) approach to treating young people who have recently experienced their first episode of psychosis (FEP). The FEP Team offers young people an array of services, including low-dose medication management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Mental Health and Psychosis, Family Education, Case Management, Supported Education and Employment, and peer support services. -Service coordination is guided by the young person's voice and choice. FEP seeks to improve the quality of life of young people by instilling hope through empowerment to guide their own treatment, educating them about their psychosis, re-establishing relationships, and re-integrating them back into the community whether it's attending school or working.The Vocational Case Manager will provide advocacy in order to help our young people set and achieve recovery goals and empower them to increase self-advocacy. This position will be providing supported employment and education services, ongoing job coaching and support for clients who obtain job and school placement. This candidate will work on a multidisciplinary team to provide community-based support to 15-30 year olds who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis.Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the completion of -comprehensive assessments and treatment plans for each -client
  • Complete a career and education -inventory to obtain strengths, aspirations, and barriers
  • Develop and implement a written service plan for each young person on the caseload
  • Provide services that diffuse or resolve crises in order to prevent unnecessary use of emergency rooms, in-patient services and mental health court
  • Make home, school, hospital and community-based visits at a minimum of every 30 days (or more often as determined by the -level of care)
  • Local travel in your own vehicle to off site community locations as required by caseload, -supervision and -training requirements
  • Transport clients and families -to various appointments as needed
  • Document supervision, progess notes -and case activity through ETO
  • Ensure that program files are -organized and paperwork is filed into client specific charts
  • Assume case load of up to 30 clientsRequired Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work -or a related field
    • One or more years of direct clinical experience in mental health services working with children, youth and families
    • Maintain valid driver's license -and the ability to travel in your own vehicle to off site -locations as required by caseloadPreferred Qualifications:
      • Knowledge of community -resources in Lehigh and -Northampton County
      • Bi-lingual in Spanish Language
      • Crisis management experience
      • Experience working with the Schizophrenia SpectrumCompensation, Benefits and Schedule: -
        • Hourly rate of $18-19 -an hour
        • Varied work schedule, evening and weekends may be required based on client needs.
        • Medical and Vision Benefits offered on first day of employment, 3 plan options offered by Independence Blue Cross
        • Dental Benefits offered on first day of employment, 2 plan options offered by Guardian
        • Ancillary Benefits offered on first day of employment, such as Accident, Critical Illness, Cancer, Short Term Disability
        • Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF
        • 9 Paid Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off with additional days added through years of service
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Tuition Reimbursement -
        • Annual Salary Increase and Bonus
        • 401K plan with company match and profit sharing
        • Mileage and Expense reimbursement for travel and training
        • Clearance Reimbursement*Eligibility Requirements applyWe provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Child & Family Focus, Inc., Allentown , Mental Health Vocational Case Manager, Executive , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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