Bay Cove Human Services Case Manager in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Position Title:Case Manager
Division:Mental Health Services
Responsibilities:As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Case Manager provides day to day support to adults challenged with mental health issues.
Delivers interventions to Persons that are clinically informed and are delivered in a way that is supported by evidence based practices.
Incorporate evidence based practices and philosophies into engagement strategies, treatment planning and the selection of interventions based on each Persons’ assessed readiness and expressed interest in order to support long-term recovery.
Utilize recovery-oriented language and principles in all communication and interactions with Persons, colleagues, and collaterals Engage in supportive interventions with Persons aimed at teaching daily living skills such as community safety practices, travel-training, banking and budgeting, cooking, shopping, personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings.
Collaborate with Care Coordination Entities and other providers to ensure access to appropriate medical, clinical, self-help, and peer modalities during times of crisis, care transitions, other life transitions and changes in health status.
As needed and/or as requested, accompany Persons to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via public transportation, agency vehicle or staff car.
Collaborate with the Housing Coordinator to meet all licensing requirements for GLEs, SIEs and independent apartments of assigned Persons and monitor the resolution.
Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Psychology, Social Work, or a related area.
At least three years direct care experience providing services to adults with mental health issues or related population can be substituted for the above degree requirement.
Strong commitment to the right of each Person with mental health challenges to live in community residences, to work in market jobs, and to have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services of their own choosing.
Driver's License Required?Yes