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Case Aid

Company: Leake and Watts Services
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

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.

+ 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 assisting the process of archiving documents in the case files, processing and submitting Record Requests to ORR any retrieve archived case files as necessary, as well as assisting and monitoring 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 PROMISE including the Behavioral Modification System.

+ Promote PBIS by reinforcing a positive social culture with all person supported and staff at POH.

+ 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.

+ Assist with general filing of 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.

+ 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

Job ID: 2022-2221

External Company Name: Rising Ground, Inc

External Company URL: https://careers-risingground.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=-435649342

Street: 463 Hawthorne Avenue

Keywords: Leake and Watts Services, Yonkers , Case Aid, Other , Yonkers, New York

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