Part Time Case Manager
|Location:||Egg Harbor Township, NJ|
|Employment Type:||Part Time|
|Description:||To provide quality services for the Kinship Legal Guardianship Program for families throughout South Jersey.|
|Duties:||Regard all information about clients as confidential.|
Provide direct service in assisting eligible kinship caregivers with their application for legal guardianship and eligibility for the Kinship Care Subsidy Program.
Complete and submit court assessment(s) to the appropriate Superior Court, Family Part.
Secure proper documentation to verify relationship, residence, age, and income.
Compete a home study, to include but not limited to: an interview with the caregiver, and all adult members of the household; a tour of the caregiverís home, (including the outside grounds); and, an observation and interview with the relative children.
Arrange for criminal history, domestic violence, and child abuse record background checks of all adults living in the caregiverís home.
Provide case management including problem-solving, consultation, interviewing, coordination of services, appropriate community referral when indicated, advocacy, detailed record keeping of client progress, and preparing reports related to the provision of service.
To carry out designated duties as assigned by supervisor.
**Home visits with families will be required**
|Qualifications:||Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university.|
Successful experience working with individuals, groups, and families in a direct service situation.
Basic interviewing, assessment, and casework management skills.
Ability to multi-task, with excellent oral, written, and organizational skills.
General knowledge of the resources available in the communities served by this program.
Sensitivity in functioning in a multi-cultural work setting.
Ability to make independent decisions with guidance and supervision.
Sensitivity and understanding in human relations.
Ability to communicate clearly and consistently.
A valid NJ driverís license.
Certification of good health signed by a licensed physician.
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