Case Worker

Position: Case Worker

Department: Behavioral Health, Family and Children Program

Reports to: Family and Children Program Manager

Job Location: Moorpark Avenue, San Jose

Work Hours: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

AACI, which was founded in 1973, has an amazing opportunity for the above position in the non-profit sector. AACI’s mission is to strengthen the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health, mental health, and well-being. We do this by providing an array of high quality health and human services, including advocating for their needs. AACI has over 170 employees and an annual budget of over $16M.

Position Summary:

The F&C Case Worker will coordinate and implement the case management plans. Under direct supervision, the Case Worker will coordinate all services and provide direct case management services. Other duties will include outreach, referrals and data entry work. This position reports to the F&C Program Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists clients with the development of social and community support systems
  • Coordinates care for clients with clinical team and outside agencies and assists them in accessing services and resources and provides translation services to support clients with clinicians, psychiatrist and other appropriate support as needed.
  • Provides assessment, supports clinicians in the intake of new clients, and other documentation as assigned.
  • Advocates for clients as necessary, including community support with other service providers, schools, social services agencies, and others.
  • Serves as a liaison in the community and promotes active engagement in the community.
  • Serves as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing assessment of clients’ capacities and updates regarding social work status;
  • Conduct outreach activities
  • Provide direct behavioral health rehabilitation services including individual/group/family case management
  • 65% of the case worker’s time will be spent providing direct billable services
  • Manage a caseload of 15 to 25 clients
  • Participates in monthly staff meetings and weekly supervision.
  • Develop treatment service plans and case management and coordination plans for all clients served.
  • Maintain and keep current clinical charts.
  • Document and maintain clinical records per appropriate standards and regulations.
  • Prepare other daily and periodic reports that may be required.
  • Completes all other duties as assigned.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree required.
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience.
  • Has extensive knowledge of community resources and support
  • Must be a self-starter with interpersonal skills to build and cultivate strong professional relationship.
  • Fluent in Spanish and proficient in English.
  • Ability to learn and apply clinical skills within the various Asian/Pacific Islander and Latino cultures of the local community.
  • Knowledge of cultural issues, community resources and family dynamics excellent communication, problem-solving and organizational skills. Computer literate.
  • Valid CA Driver’s License, vehicle for agency travel and current automobile insurance

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to walk, sit, use hand to finger, or controls. The employee frequently moves up to 10 pounds with relative ease.

AACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, religion (includes religious dress and grooming), marital status, domestic partnership status, family care leave status, medical condition as defined under California law, mental or physical disability (including persons infected with the HIV virus or persons with AIDS), genetic information, immigration status, military service or veteran’s status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions (including lactation), or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.