GrandRapidsRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Grand Rapids jobs

Refugee Case Manager - Bilingual Spanish Preferred - Grand Rapids, MI

Company: Samaritas
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Job Description:

_________________________________________________________________________________

Job Summary

Provides social work and case management services for assigned cases, in accordance with all applicable contractual and regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assume primary responsibility for all cases on assigned caseload. Provide a range of case management, including social casework, engagement, mentoring, and community referral.

Collect, assess and document appropriate data and client progress. Assume responsibility for and complete documentation, reports, statistics, and assignments within required time frames and as required.

Work collaboratively with referral sources, agencies, institutions and individuals who have pertinent roles in client's life situation.

Prepare for and attend all scheduled court hearings on assigned caseload.

Take primary responsibility for intake and initial placement services for all newly referred cases.

Coordinate placement arrangements with caregivers, including transportation of children as needed.

Provide more intensive supportive casework services to child, birth family, and caregiver during initial placement and replacement.

_________________________________________________________________________________

Job Qualifications

Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification

Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related human service field.

Licensed by the State of Michigan preferred.

Experience

One year experience in child welfare, preferred.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Ability to work with minimal direct supervision.

Ability to utilize assessment, problem identification, and intervention with individuals, families, and groups.

Ability to work within complex social systems and coordinate resources as they apply to client needs.

Ability to deal constructively and appropriately with client apathy, hostility, resistance, and anger.

Ability to work in team relationships with other professionals from varied community groups, agencies, and disciplines.

Ability to read, write and speak fluent English. Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. Bilingual in the language of persons served is beneficial.

Knowledge of: state and local human service systems and resources, particularly as they apply to child and family services; human growth, development, and social environments with respect to child development, personality, family life, parenting, and ethnicity; and ability to employ basic social work skills.

Understanding of the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of the clients served.

Awareness of counseling and parenting techniques with individuals and groups.

Additional Work Requirements

Participate in a system of 24 hour availability to clients, foster and adoptive parents, as required.

Unrestricted valid driver's license with good driving record. Reliable personal transportation suitable for safely transporting persons served; proof of current automobile insurance.

Physical and Mental Requirements

High levels of concentration.

Ability to move freely about.

Ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds.

Ability to lift/carry small children, and restrain older children up to 100 pounds.

Near visual acuity.

Hand-eye coordination.

Hand and finger dexterity.

_________________________________________________________________________________

At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to “Be The Rock That Starts The Ripple”. A ripple of transformation in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!

We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.

For a Samaritas video preview please click on our video link: https://vimeo.com/344133081

Samaritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Samaritas, Grand Rapids , Refugee Case Manager - Bilingual Spanish Preferred - Grand Rapids, MI, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Shopper - grocery pros wanted for up to $22 an hour
Description: Shipt is a membership-based marketplace that helps people get the things they need, like fresh produce and household essentials, from stores they trust. Help people save time and have fun while you're (more...)
Company: Shipt
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 11/27/2020

SLEEP TECH
Description: Description br br br br COVENANT HEALTHCARE br br US:MI:SAGINAW br br NIGHT SHIFT br br FULL TIME BENEFITED br br br br Summary: br A Polysomnographic Technologist RPSGT (more...)
Company: Covenant Healthcare
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 11/27/2020

Magic Private Tutoring Jobs Portage
Description: Company We are looking for students, professionals, retirees or anyone with a passion to share, to join the largest community of teachers worldwide If you have free time and want to share your (more...)
Company: Superprof-US
Location: Portage
Posted on: 11/27/2020


SUPPLY & EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST - OBSETRICS
Description: Description br br br br COVENANT HEALTHCARE br br US:MI:SAGINAW br br 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, MONDAY - FRIDAY br br FULL TIME BENEFITED br br br br Summary: br The Supplies (more...)
Company: Covenant Healthcare
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 11/27/2020

Instacart Shopper (car required)
Description: FULL-SERVICE SHOPPER Why shop and deliver with Instacart Instacart is the North American leader in grocery delivery. We strive to help make grocery delivery effortless, affordable, and accessible to (more...)
Company: Instacart
Location: Portage
Posted on: 11/27/2020

ALL CARE PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH INC: Registered Nurse/Case Manager
Description: Interested in one-on-one nursing and less computer work Join a caring company that offers the best support staff in the industry and allows nurses to get back to providing compassionate care and less (more...)
Company: ALL CARE PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH INC
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 11/27/2020

Supermarket Shopper & Delivery
Description: Shipt is a membership-based marketplace that helps people get the things they need, like
Company: Shipt
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 11/27/2020

Grocery Shopper
Description: Shipt is a membership-based marketplace that helps people get the things they need, like fresh produce and household essentials, from stores they trust. Help people save time and have fun while you're (more...)
Company: Shipt
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 11/27/2020

French Private Tutoring Jobs Portage
Description: Company We are looking for students, professionals, retirees or anyone with a passion to share, to join the largest community of teachers worldwide If you have free time and want to share your (more...)
Company: Superprof-US
Location: Portage
Posted on: 11/27/2020

Delivery Driver - Make Money This Semester
Description: Job Description Deliver with Uber. Earn on your schedule. Work on your schedule. Deliver for a few hours in the mornings, every night, or just on weekends--it's up to you. Earn Good Money. You'll
Company: Uber Eats
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 11/27/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Michigan jobs by following @recnetMI on Twitter!

Grand Rapids RSS job feeds