Social Worker
Meridian Services
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Post Date: Jun 16, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: June 2021 or July 2021
Salary: 44,000
Location: US - Minnesota - Golden Valley
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Description
Meridian Services

Position: Social Worker/Case Manager- 4-year degree in Psychology, Sociology or Human Services

Locations: The primary location for this position is in Golden Valley, MN or Hopkins, MN. Travel throughout the Twin Cities is required for meetings and visits with persons served. Based on the caseload, travel throughout other parts of Minnesota may be required.

Caseloads: Elderly/Alternative Care, Brain Injury, Intellectual Disabilities, CADI (Mental Health), and/or Managed Care Plans

Schedule: Monday - Friday (Full time) Typical daytime hours with occasional evenings as needed for meetings

Starting wage: $44,000.00 with a comprehensive benefits package offered to include volunteer PTO and 401k matching

Job Summary:
As a Case Manager/Social Worker, you will be working on finding resources and services for persons (clients) that best fit their needs and situations. At Meridian Services, each Case Manager is an advocate for persons with disabilities/elderly and helps to make a difference in their lives. Our Case Managers will carry caseloads that consist of persons with intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, mental health diagnoses, and/or elderly persons.

In this position you will be completing the following:
*Visits with persons on the caseload and attending team meetings
*Completing or attend meetings on needs assessment; individual service plan development (CSSP)
*Assisting with planning for new service development
*Locating residential, vocational, and other needed services depending on each person’s needs
*Monitoring service delivery and ensuring the health and safety needs of each person are being met.
*Completion of referrals and crisis intervention as needed
*Developing waiver budgets
*Completing case notes
*Acting as an advocate for people we provide services to

Requirements:
* Four-year degree in Human Services, Sociology, or Psychology (Note: if a Social Work degree is obtained, a license is required - please see our LSW/MSW specific postings at the link to our Career page below)
* Experience working within the social services field
* A valid driver’s license and daily access to reliable transportation with current insurance to travel throughout the Twin Cities and other parts of Minnesota based on caseload.
* Have an acceptable driving record as determined by Meridian Services policy.
* Successful clearance from a DHS background Study

Nice to have:
* Knowledge of community resources and providers
* Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office
* Great organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Knowledge of Medical Assistance, Medicare, and MN Health care programs

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply online at meridiansvs.com/openings. Please include a resume when applying for our Case Manager position.

**Meridian Services is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer**


Skills
Four-year degree in Human Services, Sociology, or Psychology (Note: if a Social Work degree is obtained, a license is required - please see our LSW/MSW specific postings at the link to our Career page below)
* Experience working within the social services field
* A valid driver’s license and daily access to reliable transportation with current insurance to travel throughout the Twin Cities and other parts of Minnesota based on caseload.



Contact Details
Name: Meghan Shields
Address: 820 N. Lilac Drive
City: Golden Valley
State/Province: Minnesota
Zipcode: 55427
Country: United States
Ph: 7634505002
Email: mshields@meridiansvs.com