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FSET Case Manager
Location:River Block Building - WR
FT/PT:Full-time 38.75hrs/week - WRS Eligible
Deadline to apply:05/27/2019
Hiring Range:$20.96/hr to $23.96/hr
  
Job Responsibilities:
Perform intensive case management services to assess the needs, strengths, and barriers of Food Share Employment and Training (FSET) participants.  Work collaboratively with participants to develop a plan that works to assist them in reaching their employment goal. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Provide case management services including locating, managing, coordinating and monitoring all services and informal community supports needed by FSET participants.  Services include assessment and diagnosis, case planning, monitoring and review and advocacy and referral.  Will work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities; must be culturally sensitive and appropriate.  
2. Case management activities provided through the team approach are:
a. Summary and analysis of subjective and objective data through individualized assessment.
b. Planning of appropriate activities to address the assessment results.
c. Determining the intervention strategies that will address the identified needs and goals.
d. Implementation of the plan and intervention strategies.
e. Ongoing progress monitoring and evaluation of the plan.
3. Promote a strong sense of and respect for confidentiality, involving both clients and fellow employees.
4. Develop relationships with local employers to understand in-demand jobs and assist program participants in gaining employment. 
5. Develop worksite and workfare experience sites, monitoring participants engaged in each activity. 
6. Responsible to know and practice the Safety policies of the County.  Perform all job tasks in a safe and prescribed manner.

B. OTHER JOB DUTIES
1. Promote participant self-sufficiency and upward movement in the work world through training, education and counseling to reduce participant turnover and failure in the program.
2. Promote skills training and provide reinforcement to reduce work program sanctions and loss of benefits.
3. Maintain accurate and detailed accounts of all participation in the Able-bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) and FSET Programs. 
4. Any other duties as may be assigned.
 
Job Qualifications:
High School diploma as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science or Human Services field.  Knowledge of human behavior, motivation, crisis intervention, family and group dynamics, money management, and organizational skills are necessary.  Interviewing and assessment skills are required.  Requires working independently with a strong sense of focus, while being task-oriented, and possessing non-judgmental, open personal qualities, and a clear sense of boundaries.  Participation in State or Agency training is required.  Basic everyday living skills are needed, as is the ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.  Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to establish rapport with participants and Income Maintenance staff.  Reading, adding, and subtracting skills are needed.  Must have access to transportation to travel to various work sites.

Basic office equipment used:  copy machine, personal computer and printing equipment, FAX machine, calculator, and telephone.