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Case Aide

Company: Leake & Watts Services Inc
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

The Unaccompanied Children Program provides long term and transitional residential care and other supportive services to Unaccompanied Children (UC) who are under legal custody of the Federal Government. Working in collaboration with the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement, ORR, our program provides a safe and nurturing environment for youth in a Basic Shelter program, and the Therapeutic Group Home programs located at our licensed residential facility in Yonkers, NY as well as a Transitional Foster Care program with foster homes located in the Bronx, Queens and Westchester. In all programs, we provide therapeutic and educational services and other supports that youth need to achieve success through an array of strength-based and targeted interventions as well as link them with family members and/or other sponsors in the United States so they are able to move forward with their lives and thrive.

Responsibilities

  • Case aide responsibilities include all necessary tasks as required by the Federal Office of Refugee Resettlement as well as completion of internal program processes that ensure all ORR and additional contractor, or funder mandates and requirements are met.
  • Case aide will support processes and procedures connected to the safe and timely discharge of minors.
  • Case aide will assist and support in the timely creation of reports via the use of the UAC portal and formats created by the program or ORR. For example, will document client contacts and other case required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with regulations. Other reports include Staffing Reports and ensuring that spreadsheets are up to date in Teams and other Microsoft tools
  • Case Aide would be responsible for archiving of case files, submitting requests for any archived case files, and ensuring that case files are maintained in a confidential location.
  • Works collaboratively with the Clinical, Case Management Team and other program staff across the department and the organization.
  • Participates and attends all required program related meetings and conferences.
  • Maintains knowledge of issues affecting UC.
  • Participates in the implementation of PBIS to promote and reinforce a positive social culture with all person supported and staff at POH. Tasks also include B-Mods distribution.
  • Collaborates with Case Managers and Clinicians in tracking for compliance measures, including the documentation of home visits to foster parents, individual sessions and group sessions.
  • General filing (cottage, medical and education documents) and distribution or gathering of data required for accountability
  • Some evening and weekend hours as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Associate Degree; Bachelor Degree preferred in Human Services.
  • Knowledge of child welfare and immigration related legislation
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and organizational skills are essential
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish ) a must

Keywords: Leake & Watts Services Inc, Yonkers , Case Aide, Other , Yonkers, New York

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