CYS Caseworker job Brookville Pennsylvania
CYS Caseworker job Brookville Pennsylvania
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CYS Caseworker Job

Employer Name: Service Access & Management, Inc. SpiderID: 9075921
Location: Brookville, Pennsylvania Date Posted: 10/29/2019
Wage: $14.75/hr Category: Social Services
Job Code: CW01
Number Of Openings: 2

Job Description:
Summary of Responsibilities:

The CYS Caseworker participates in both formal and informal training programs which provide basic knowledge of methods, procedures, rules, and regulations necessary to perform social service and casework services to children, youth, and families to assist them in attaining a more satisfactory social, economic, emotional or physical adjustment. The work is limited in scope at the beginning of employment and increased as the knowledge and skill increase.

Services are provided in accordance with all existing policies, procedures, and regulations and in accord with the mission and values of the company.

Essential Functions:

Learns availability of local resources to assist children, youth and families and the referral processes for the serving agencies through observation of more senior staff and through supervision.
Receives instruction regarding the reason for the proper documentation needed for performing casework duties.
Receives instruction regarding proper testimony in court-supervised cases.
Performs a variety of entry-level coal services and case management designed to provide supportive services to children, youth, and families.
Assist children, youth, and families in developing and using their own potential for resolving problems within the family.
Provides or assists in the provision of social services, such as placement of children in foster care or adoptive homes, or institutions.
Participates under close supervision in the investigation of child abuse allegations.
Guides clients in-home and budget management, housing, childcare, and parenting skills, employment, recreation, and living arrangements.
Schedules and conducts interviews and follow up visits to provide service and counseling.
Prepares and provides court testimony under supervision.
Makes referrals to other private and public social services and community agencies and resources to meet client needs and assists clients in understanding these resources.
Attends and participates in case reviews and supervisory conferences and attends formal on the job training program designed to develop professional skills.
Attends staffing, training and other meetings as required.
Performs other job-related work as required.

Working Conditions:

In-office work performing concurrent varied tasks
Occasional travel throughout Jefferson County to providers and other human service agencies as well as occasional travel to statewide meetings.
Safety Hazards of the Job:

Minimal hazards, general office working conditions. There may, however, be a rare occasion during which it is necessary to have interaction with a client displaying aggressive behavior.
SAM, Inc. Jefferson County Children & Youth is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Requirements:
Personal Characteristics

Comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
Ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, mature, flexible
Possess sound judgment and reasoning abilities
Possess oral and written communication skills
Resourceful and well organized
Comfortable with team process
Ability to establish credibility
Be decisive assertive and persuasive
Minimum Requirements (education, experience, etc.)

Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university preferred with a major in psychology, social work, sociology, gerontology, criminal justice, or related human service field
1 yearsí experience working in the field
Required Licenses, Certificates or Knowledge:

Valid Pennsylvania driverís license and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record
Knowledge of and adherence to CASSP Principles
Knowledge of community resources
Computer skills to include word processing
Medical and physical screening clearance
Act 33 and Act 34 clearances
Social security card
Immigration and naturalization (I-9) clearance
Good oral and written communication skills
FBI Fingerprinting

Job Criteria:
Start Date: ASAP
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 1
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time: Negotiable / Other

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Flex Time, Casual Dress, Transportation Subsidies

Company Profile:
The mission of Service Access & Management, Inc. is to help people throughout our service area enhance the quality of their lives by effectively and efficiently managing and/or providing needed, accessible and individually satisfying human services...mental health, individuals with developmental disabilities and early intervention services.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Michelle Gilga Company Type: Employer
Company: Service Access & Management, Inc.
City: Brookville
State: Pennsylvania
Zip: 15825
Web Site:

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