The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!

 

 

 

Job Category:

Management

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

36601

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Foster Care Case Manager

The Mentor Network - Mobile, Alabama

Posted: 07/3/2018

Description
Foster Care Case Manager
Primary Location: United States-AL-ALMobile
Function:Program Services Coordination/Case Management

Alabama MENTOR


Description

Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support children with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities. As a Foster Care Case Manager (Program Services Clinical Coordionator) with Alabama MENTOR you’ll be one of those special people.


Serving as a Foster Care Case Manager, you can have an amazing impact in the quality of services for the children and families we support.  Work with children and their foster parents while making weekly visits to their home.  Oversee all services provided to individuals and their families, monitor quality of care delivered, and ensure compliance with state regulations.  Be part of a strong team of social workers and clinicians in this innovative community based model.


Foster Care Case Managers are a critical link to the community for those who we serve, as well as serving as a ridge between our direct care and clinical staff to ensure the seamless delivery of services to the individuals we support.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate person who is a strong advocate for children and who is committed to assisting with the challenges of adjusting to foster homes while working on a permanent placement plan.  Our Foster Care Case Managers role provides a fantastic opportunity to serve families and to continue a career path in Social and Human Services.


Specific tasks include:

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of services and treatments to the individuals we serve

  • Partner with foster parents and other internal resources to support transition needs for children in homes

  • As part of the treatment team, collaborate with many other professionals (Schools Administrators, Funding Sources, Therapists, Guardians, Parents)

  • Attend weekly supervision meetings with Program Director to address questions, gain support, troubleshoot client needs; attend weekly staff meetings to discuss program needs.

  • Serve in rotation (with Supervisor back-up) for After Hours Emergency On Call response

  • Make weekly visits to foster parents and children in their home

What we offer you

  • A chance to make a difference in children's lives on a daily basis

  • A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for

  • Paid time off

  • Paid training; Holiday pay; mileage reimbursement

  • Family-oriented environment, employee events

  • Career development and advancement opportunities

  • A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next




Qualifications:

What we require of you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field 
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Car registration and vehicle insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services

  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks

We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded by a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues.  Alabama MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network.  Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services.  With approximately 30,000 employees serving 26,000 consumers in 35 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast.  When you join The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.


EOE/AAE

 


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