Case Manager/Social Worker
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Post Date: Oct 12, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 03/01/22
Salary: mid to upper 50s
Location: US - New York - Bronx
Job Reference: Caregivers Support Program
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SHOPP Caregiver Support Program (CSP) is a new initiative at SHOPP that supports formal and informal caregivers caring for an ill, frail, disabled, or cognitively impaired individual with Alzheimer’s or other forms of Dementia; or those 55 plus Kinship relation- grandparent raising a grandchild(ren).
The Social Worker is specifically responsible for the following:
•        Maintain client caseload of ongoing and short-term clients
•        Perform intakes, assessments and create a plan of care for each client
•        Conduct ongoing client assessments, determine service needs and timely follow up
•        Perform home visits as needed
•        Assist with program development and delivery
•        Provide caregivers/care receivers with individual case coordination, counseling, and support services
•        Provide information, direction and assistance with caregiving issues such as; coordinating service needs, coping with caregiver burden, purchasing needed supplies, and managing the care-receivers health care.
•        Facilitate support groups and educational training
•        Educate caregivers and/or care receivers in implementing advanced directives, such as guardianship, health care proxy and power of attorney
•        Assist and educate caregivers/care receivers on long term care options ex: Medicaid, home care; adult day, nursing home, etc
•        Provide follow up and advocacy assistance
•        Maintain case records on a database, including documentation of all caregiver services provided as directed by DFTA
•        Identify and maintain up-to-date resources for client referrals
•        Identify and collaborate with community partners to establish effective HUBs or stations in communities throughout the Bronx
•        Help develop and maintain a resource file of caregiver support information
•        Promote the agency and program by performing outreach, participating in community events, and representing the agency to the public.
•        Effectively utilize social media and other digital and communication tools to reach a broad audience
•        Help coordinate and host major events that appeal to the broader community and/or the professional network
•        Communicate with supervisor and other staff in a timely fashion and meet all required deadlines
•        Submit required reports in a complete and timely fashion
•        Actively pursue and take full advantage of opportunities for professional growth and development.
•        Adhere to DFTA and other relevant government guidelines, regulations, procedures, and compliance expectations
•        Communicate with supervisor and other staff in a timely fashion and meet all required deadlines.

Qualifications & Duties: The position requires a master’s degree in social work, counseling, or equivalent profession from an accredited graduate school and experience in working with families. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and experience with older adult community-based services are also required. Bi-lingual skills in Spanish preferred.

As of 10/22/2021, all new hires at Neighborhood SHOPP must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met in full by your date of hire, and proof of vaccination must be submitted before your start date.

Contact Details
Name: Tynisha Rodriguez
Address: 975 Kelly Street, Suite 401
City: Bronx
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10459
Country: United States