About the Role
Masters degree required or in progress
$30.00 – $33.00 per hour. 100% employer paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, LTD and Employee Assistance Program. Retirement Plan with discretionary Employer Contribution. Generous PTO plan, 12 paid Holidays. And much more!
The Case Manager for THPP works directly with foster care youth (16 yrs-18 yrs) and foster care young parents to support them in all life domains that prepare them for independence and self-sufficiency. The Case Manager has a small caseload of up to 12 youth who are living in residential homes throughout Santa Clara County, attending school and/or employment learning life skills of shopping, meal preparation, maintaining a home, sharing space with other while focusing on higher education, careers, well-being, making permanent connections with caring adults, managing their health and dental care, and for some, parenting skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Complete assessments and intakes on new youth being admitted into THPP
· Develop Needs and Service plan goals with youth within first 30 days of their admit and update every 6 months thereafter. Support youth in reaching desired goals
· Assist young adults in skills building including independent living skills and , if applicable, parenting skills.
· Encourage, motivate and support youth in attaining their high school diploma with option to attend community college or state university
· Assist young adults with how to become gainfully employed, build resume, and all other skills needed toward being successfully employed
· Support young adult with any other vocational or career paths.
· Assists young adult with budgeting, banking and money management
· Assist parenting young adults with child care arrangements.
· Documentation of all assessments, treatment plans and contacts in electronic health care record
· Provide referral assistance to legal services (LACY), health services, drug and alcohol services and mental health services or other linkages as needed Utilize community resources to meet needs of young adult in the program.
· Maintain effective communication with placement workers through DFCS or Probation Departments
· Provides Aftercare services to young adults post discharge
· Other duties may be assigned.
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About the Company
Bill Wilson Center is a nationally and regionally recognized leader for providing services to at-risk youth and families. Our agency -- from our executive team to our line staff -- is committed to improving the lives and conditions of the people we serve. We provide direct services to more than 3,500 children, youth, young adults and families in Santa Clara County. BWC provides services that meet the cultural and linguistic needs of our whole community. We value our unique ethnic diversity as well as the LGBTQ community and non-able body community. Join us and become a difference maker at Bill Wilson Center! Find out more at http://www.billwilsoncenter.org/bwc_jobs/