- Qualification BSW
Partner with consumers in assessing needs, obtaining services, treatments and supports, and in preventing and managing crisis. The focus of the partnership is recovery and self-management of mental illness and life. To plan, coordinate, monitor, adjust and advocate for services and supports directed toward the achievement of the consumer’s personal goals for community living. Assist consumers to make full use of their natural community supports and available mental health services which will enable them to live stable, healthy and safe lives in the community of their choice.
This will be achieved by:
- Assuring 24-hour access to Intensive Case Management services. Providing continuous assessment of the consumer’s needs. Assisting the consumer with the development of personal goals. Linking the consumer to his or her chosen services. Monitoring the supports and services for appropriateness and effectiveness Advocating at all levels on behalf of consumers.
- Respond to emergency needs of consumer on a 24/7 basis in various settings, i.e., home, community, CRCs, etc. Utilize public transportation to access services as well as teach mobility skills to consumers. Complete all documentation accurately and on-time as required by company policies and procedures.
- Utilize the CARES Service Coordination Dashboard to coordinate services and supports identified on the consumer’s Integrated Service Plan. Fulfillment of the representative payee responsibility when company is so designated by the consumer.
- Operate as part of a multi-disciplinary team.8. Adhere to all BCM standards established by regulatory agencies. Operate agency vehicles to transport consumers to various services/activities. Comply with all company policies and procedures. Attend meetings and staff conferences as required.
- Develop and maintain effective professional relationships with colleagues and associates in the community at large. Complete a minimum of 30 hours of training in relevant topics each year..
- Perform other duties as assigned
BSW with a basic understanding of mental illness, its treatment and the local mental health care delivery system. Relevant case management experience and knowledge of resources. Ability to work weekends on a rotating basis. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evening hours as needed.