|Job Title||Residential Case Manager|
|Posted By||New Moms, Inc.|
|Location||Location -> Illinois -> Chicago / Cook County|
|Type of Work||Type of Work -> Service Delivery / Social Work / Counseling|
|Job Type||Job Type -> Full-time|
New Moms, Inc is a Christian Ministry serving homeless, near homeless and at-risk teenage mother(13-21) and their children since 1983. Located in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, our mission is to enable, empower and equip at-risk adolescent parents and their children through services and mentoring that model our Christian values. We are currently searching for a dynamic individual to join our team in the position of Residential Case Manager.
This position will be responsible for providing comprehensive individual case management services and shelter housing services to homeless teenage mothers 18-21 years old and their children. The Case Manager is responsible for intake, screening and assessment; development of a comprehensive individualized service plan, including a pscho-social evaluation. Provides weekly case management to participants. Initiates referrals and assists participants in accessing service. Advocates on behalf of the participant family; Participates in weekly staffings and colaborates with other ministry staff to facilitate appropriate services.
In addition, the Case Manager develops and maintains a working relationship with other social service or public agencies and is responsible for accurate and timely recordkeeping and reporting, including progress notes, referral documentation, release of information, HMIS, etc.
Knowledge of community service organizations and social interventions at a level normally obtained through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related discipline. One to three years case management and crisis intervention experience working with at-risk populations, preferably with early childhood through adolescent ages to obtain practical and professional-level knowledge of adolescent parenting, child/family development and urban issues. Cross cultural experience necessary to effectively incorporate resources to participant needs. Developing knowledge of Illinois and Chicago Public Aid System. Excellent verbal communication skills to instruct and mentor participants, coordinate the work of others, and communicate with other internal and external customers.
OTHER CONSIDERATION: Flexible work schedule. This position requires sound professional judgment and analytical ability, as well at the desire to work in a socially and psychologically pressured environment.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS: Requires valid driver’s license with safe driving record and valid insurance.
This job is open for online applications.