Advocates

Case Manager - Developmental Services

US-MA-Bellingham
Job ID
2017-3774
Type
Regular Part-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
14 (flexible)

Overview

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff. 

 

The Case Manager is responsible for documentation and maintenance of assigned consumer records, including all areas of the Individual Service Plan (ISP), medical concerns and appointments.  This role will be proactive and must focus on individual advocacy, empowerment, and community integration.

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Responsibilities

  • Provide case management for program participants, promoting a safe, homelike living environment.
  • Provide skills training and support to the individuals as identified in the ISP, including but not limited to the areas of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) routines, behavioral treatment plans, community integration activities, communication and health care.
  • Participate in the development of the Individual Service Plan (ISP) and program specific interventions for individuals.
  • Assist individuals in self-advocacy, decision-making and empowerment.
  • Develop, implement and monitor interesting, creative, and person centered goals with individuals.
  • Complete monthly reports: progress reports, data collection summaries.
  • Advocate for the rights of the individuals; ensure that individuals are treated with dignity and respect; uphold the human rights of all individuals.
  • Assist individuals with home maintenance and perform cleaning duties.
  • Assist individuals with obtaining all services and entitlements (housing, inspections, insurance benefits, etc.).
  • Foster community integration and provide support to individuals to actualize this goal.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings, supervision and clinical meetings, as specified by supervisor.
  • Maintain documentation in accordance with agency and Department of Developmental Services guidelines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or two years’ relatable experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to use good judgement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

 

Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

 

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

 

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

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