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Bilingual Case Manager I

Central City Concern

http://www.centralcityconcern.org/

Posted: 5/19/2017
Location: Portland Metro
Closing Date: open until filled
Industry: Nonprofit, Social Services, Other
Type: Full Time

Description:
Central City Concern is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive solutions to ending homelessness and achieving self-sufficiency. CCC provides many services, such as addiction treatment, employment, housing, mental health, primary care, and other related culturally specific services, to a diverse population. As an agency deeply rooted in recovery we have a keen interest in promoting and maintaining a Drug & Alcohol-Free Workplace. As part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace, we conduct post-offer, pre-employment drug screens.

***Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume to their application in order to be considered for this opportunity.***


TITLE: LEAD® Bilingual Case Manager I
DEPARTMENT: LEAD®
REPORTS TO: Program Supervisor
HOURS: Tuesday-Friday, 10:00am-8:00pm (Schedule may change based on team need)
SALARY: $16.15-$17.66/Per hour

SUMMARY:
The LEAD Case Manager provides culturally and linguistically appropriate services to Latino adults as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. The LEAD® team provides comprehensive assessment, individual planning, street outreach, intensive case management, peer services, and service brokerage. The team coordinates with community resources to provide access to address all needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing appropriate and affordable housing, accessing employment and educational opportunities, and accessing supports for basic needs. The LEAD® Team employs Case Managers with varying levels of experience, training, and education in order to assemble a diverse and competent team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Completion of High School or GED.
2. Must have experience working with the Latino culture. Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
3. CADC I, CRM, PSS or registered preferred. Ability to obtain CADC I, PSS, or CRM within six months of hire and a combination of at least two year's work, education, training or experience specializing in substance use or mental health treatment, outreach, or case management.
4. Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
5. Have the competencies necessary to:
a. Communicate effectively
b. Perform assessments and develop service plans,
c. Understand treatment and service terminology and able to apply the concepts
d. Provide psychosocial skills development, and
e. Implement interventions and broker services prescribed on a service plan.
6. If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.
7. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check. 8. The OAR prohibits program staff from having within the previous 3 years a DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.
9. Will be required to carry an agency cell phone for work use. The cell phone will be provided by Central City Concern.
10. Must possess a current drivers license, pass a DMV background check and be designated an "acceptable" driver as outlined in Central City Concern's Fleet Safety Policy. Must pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training.
11. Required to be available for after-hours pager and holiday coverage rotation.
12. Must adhere to agency's non-discrimination policies.
13. Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and individuals with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, religious views, lifestyles, and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity.

Application Guidelines/Contact:
HOW TO APPLY:
To view the full job description and apply visit:
www.centralcityconcern.org/jobs

***Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume to their application in order to be considered for this opportunity.***

CCC is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran's status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.

Salary:
$16.15-$17.66

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