Help Make A Change In The Communities In Which We Live
Welcome to Child & Family (C&F), where we strengthen families, their members, and the communities in which they live. Child & Family is a private, 501(c) 3 Social Service Agency. Every day since 1866, members of the Newport County community have come together at C&F to receive help, to give help and to support the work of others. Throughout the year C&F is working in the community to provide compassionate care to all those who are in need. We are proud of our outstanding reputation, solid financial history and exceptional professional staff. C&F is the oldest and largest social service agency in Newport County. For more details, please visit our website: http://www.childandfamilyri.com/
We are currently seeking Case Managers for Elders Services Division in our Middletown and Providence office. These Case Managers will have the overall clinical responsibility for assessing older persons, developing plans of care, arranging for and monitoring services. Assessment goals are to identify needs, make referrals to appropriate service systems, and follow-up. Position will help improve the quality of life for those elders and promote independent living by providing counseling, advocacy, education and support systems to the elderly living in the community.
In addition to:
Promote independent living by providing counseling, advocacy, education and support systems to the elderly living in the community.
Maintain a working knowledge of community resources and a working knowledge of payer requirements.
Assist in telephone screening of elders and in-home assessment of Senior's needs.
Develop plans of care to address needs and problems identified, and to incorporate services needed to enhance current support system.
Evaluate the client’s response to the plan of care and update the plan based on client’s response.
Provide support to client regarding daily living issues; conduct home visits as necessary.
Respond to Protective Service Cases.
Bachelor Degree in Gerontology, Social Work, or related field with Elder experience.
Valid driver’s license required.
Bilingual, Spanish or Portuguese desirable but not required.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
The competitive benefits program offered by Child & Family includes, but is not limited to:
Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance
Life and long-term disability insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Worksite wellness programs
Generous paid leave
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
Child & Family will not discriminate against any individual on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, color, race, creed, national origin, ancestry, religious persuasion, marital status, political belief, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations, genetic predisposition or genetic carrier status, or any other protected category under local, state or federal law, nor will anyone receive special treatment for those reasons, except for reasonable accommodation as required by law. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
C&F strives to achieve a workforce that includes representation of qualified affirmative action group members in proportion to the qualified and available target group workforce in the community that we serve.