Bilingual Case Manager - Housing Support Program
The Family Care Network, Inc., (FCNI) an equal opportunity employer, is accepting applications for interest in an anticipated opening for the position of Bilingual Case Manager - Housing Support Program. In Partnership with the Department of Social Services, the Housing Support Program (HSP) provides affordable housing for homeless families or those at-risk of becoming so. Program participants are provided necessary case management services for life skills development, one-on-one guidance, work group classes and community linkage to ensure their successful transition to self-sufficiency post care. The HSP Case Manager will provide one-to-one life skill development for HSP eligible participants. The HSP Case Manager must be flexible in schedule availability and able to provide services when clients need them, which can include evenings and weekends in order to ensure coordination and continuity of services in accordance to FCNI’s Best Practices and contractual obligations.
FCNI is a progressive, dynamic, organization with a 33-year history of serving San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties through multiple programs designed to strengthen and preserve families and individuals impacted by trauma. The agency is the Central Coast’s largest private children’s foster family and mental health services provider, with 200 employees and 21 unique programs serving over 22,000 children & families. Excellent advancement opportunities.
FCNI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, FCNI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Compensation and Benefits
- Full time position in San Luis Obispo County
- Be flexible in schedule availability, which includes evenings, weekends and holidays
- Starting Hourly Rate: $21.00 plus $0.60 per hour Spanish bilingual differential
- Benefits: health, dental, vision, life insurance, 17 days paid vacation per year to start & 12 paid holidays per year and 403(b) retirement plan
- Interventions designed to improve client’s social and community competencies through building or reinforcing daily living skills and budgeting that will enhance the client’s ability to successfully locate and maintain housing in their community
- Assist in coordinating and facilitating HSP/BFH CFT - Child Family Team meetings, life skill workshops and events under the direction of the HSP/BFH Supervisor.
- Frequent driving that may include transporting clients and families
- Ability to work with clients with severe emotional needs in diverse settings including family homes, residential care, juvenile justice facilities, schools, and other community settings.
- Participate in treatment team meetings and agency specific case staffing
- Prepare required written documentation, including case notes, incident reports, & agency forms
- Participate in agency training, unit/staff meetings, activities, & events
- Must be Bilingual in Spanish
- A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. Preferred degrees include: psychology, social services, social work, counseling, human/child development, education or a related field of study with experience in assisting persons in independent living skills in a human services oriented public/private organization; or
- An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university in human services (psychology, social services, social work, counseling, education, human/child development) or
- A related field of study, and 2 years of experience in assisting persons in independent living skills in a human services oriented public/private organization.
- Knowledge of social work practices, case work methods, theories of behavior and behavior management, theories of human development and psychology.
- Be of good character and reputation, professional, communicate effectively, and able to follow agency policy & procedures
- Meet all state criminal record & health screening clearance requirements and have a valid CA driver's license, insurance & acceptable DMV record