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ADOPTION SOCIAL WORKER: we are currently seeking a Full-Time Adoption Social Worker to join our team. Adoption by Choice, a program of Catholic Social Services of Fall River, Inc. has been providing compassionate, comprehensive adoption services for over 80 years. A non-profit, licensed adoption agency in MA and RI, our program is dedicated to meeting the needs of expectant parents, birth parents, adoptive parents, and adopted persons.
Job Duties: Provides supervision, implementation, management, planning, evaluation for adoption program and staff. Provides counseling for all triad members. Provides recruitment, assessments, and training for adoptive parents (domestic and international adoptions), pre and post placement. Case Management. Maintains a high degree of knowledge on state licensing regulations and current trends and laws for domestic adoptions.
Minimum Requirements: MSW with 3 to 5 years of adoption experience; Bilingual Strongly preferred; Excellent interpersonal skills; Experience working with diverse population; LSW, LCSW or LICSW/ MA and/or RI licensed or capability to become licensed; Valid Driver’s License, good driver’s record and fully insured automobile.
RESIDENTIAL NIGHT MANAGER: this is a full time position that works 5 days-a-week in our Hyannis Residence.
Job Duties: Monitor residence; supervise clients; lead groups; staff and supervise volunteers; transport residents as needed; dispense and monitor medications; and case management.
Minumum Job Requirements: Experience with post-incarceration women; case managing and case notes; valid drivers license; ability to drive a company van; ability to multi task and think on your feet; experience with mental health and addiction issues.
EMERGENCY SOLUTION HOUSING SPECIALIST: This part time position will work closely with individuals and families experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of becoming homeless. This may include conducting intakes in person and over the telephone. This position will also assist clients with budgeting, and refer clients to resources within the community to assist them with sustainability.
Job Duties: Respond to inquiries, phone calls, and correspondence in a timely manner; Meet with clients to assess their circumstances and make appropriate recommendations for assistance; Assist clients with budgeting, identifying community resources, and providing advocacy and emergency services; Communicate effectively with landlords and conduct physical inspections of property to ensure compliance with the program’s requirements; Maintains client files in accordance with standard forma; Enters client information into HMIS
Minimum Requirements: Bilingual – preferably Spanish; Knowledgeable of state and community response to homelessness; Ability to respond effectively to individuals and families in crisis; 2-4 year degree or equivalent work experience; Excellent interpersonal skills; Proficiency in Microsoft applications; Ability to multi-task, pay strict attention to detail, perform well under pressure, meet tight deadlines, effectively prioritize work load, and take initiative.
CASE MANAGER- MOTELS 2 HOME: This Full Time position works out of our Motels 2 Home programs working with homeless families.
Job Duties/Responsibilities:Development of Individual Service Plans; Responsible for documentation of client information; Provide monthly reports on client progress to Coordinator of Residential Services; Schedule supportive services for clients to assist and attain permanent housing; Schedule supportive services for clients related to clinical issues such as substance abuse and homelessness; Must be able to handle other responsibilities as assigned by Coordinator of Residential Services and/or Executive Director; Schedule supportive services for clients related to job training and skills training; Meet with clients twice a week to evaluate progress, identify potential barriers and develop subsequent strategy to resolve; Maintain strong rapport and open communication with clients; Conduct all exit interviews with clients; Monitor and track all existing clients quarterly to offer supportive services.
Minimum Requirements: Previous Case Management experience for a residential program; Bilingual preferred; Strong organizational skills; Solid interpersonal skills; Able to work independently; Knowledge of cultures served, ability to work with diverse populations; Ability to link clients with public and private resources; Ability to represent and advocate for the program in the community; Able to coordinate services with other CSS staff.
PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANTS (PCA): The Office for Persons with Disabilities is looking for PCA's for upcoming clients we are surrogates for. Clients of different ages and disabilities. Previous experience as a PCA/CNA a plus. Experience with toileting issues, spongebaths, med distribution, and transfers; drug addiction and mental health issues a plus. Must have reliable transportation and be available weekends and nights.
WE DO CORI CHECKS (Criminal Background Checks) ON ALL PCA APPLICANTS.
WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING PCA's IN THE WEST HARWICH MA AREA.
If interested or for more information, please contact MATTHEW DANSEREAU Coordinator - Office for Persons with Disabilities Catholic Social Services
238 Bonney St.
New Bedford MA, 02744
Phone: 508 - 997 - 7337