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Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services, Inc. 21-188 Caseworker 1 in Butler, Pennsylvania

THE CARE CENTER, INC JOB VACANCY NOTICE POSITION: Caseworker 1- Blended Case Management PAY GRADE: 12 Butler, PA WAGE: $32,682 (plus excellent incentives) →Agency paid health & dental plans. →Retirement savings plan with Agency match. →Paid holidays. →Generous paid time off plans. →Opportunity for growth and advancement. →Tuition discounts with participating colleges/universities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Provides case management services to assigned behavioral health consumers which may include cooperation with formal and informal supports. • Assists consumer with the implementation of Consumer’s Strengths Assessment Scale and Service Plan, and continually updates the CSAS. • Maintains accurate and detailed clinical records of assigned caseload, observes progress and links consumers to services. • Advises supervisory/clinical staff of significant changes in consumer's behavior, issues and/or incidents, and responds appropriately to emergency situations, when necessary. • Provides service advocacy to consumers and their family and makes referrals to all appropriate social and medical service programs. • Assists all consumers in coordinating appointments to health and social services appointments, and links the consumer with basic needs for food, shelter, etc. • Serves as a member of the BCM on call system. • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or Mental Health related field from an accredited college or university. • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance. • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program. • Demonstrated knowledge of mental health programs and available social services. • Ability to safely operate a variety of agency vehicles, as well as transport oneself and consumers, when necessary, in an insured personal vehicle. • Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental disorders. • Ability to meet the 75% direct service productivity mandated by the Department of Human Services. • Ability to lift and carry consumer’s personal effects weighing up to 45 pounds. • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA. POSTING#21-188. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER