High Fidelity Wraparound Care Coordinator

High Fidelity Wraparound Care Coordinator

Job details

Salary: $18.51 – $19.25 an hour

Job Type: Full-time

Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2 years experience working with families and youth in child welfare or other related experience respectively. Experience providing direct care services or linkage services to at risk youth/children and families.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and adequate auto insurance.
  • Ability to work effectively with clients, families, staff and community contacts from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Capacity to carry caseload of 12 families including Kinship cases which may have additional homes to visit.
  • Be familiar with and have experience with Electronic Health Record documentation or CONNECTIONS.

 

Description

  • Care Coordinator provides regular home visiting and case coordination of services to families, children and youth within the Erie County System of Care. Referrals from Erie County Department of Social Services, local residential treatment programs, various mental health service providers, and the juvenile justice system within Erie County. Care Coordinator meets in the home with families to facilitate family team meetings in order to build on families’ strengths, enhance family supports and promote family stability. The Care Coordinator and family build a team of natural supports and other service providers and vendors to help build skills in the family and strengthen the family unit. Additional Care Coordinator services include monitoring child/youth/family wellbeing, health and safety and coordinating family supports that reduce imminent risk and improve safety of family. Monitor health and safety services (i.e. pediatrician, mental health providers). Monitor schools and daycare services for children and youth. Coordinate services for families based on their cultural and diverse needs.
  • The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job (walking, climbing up and down stairs, driving a car, going into homes that may have pets, office related duties, typing, navigating the internet, use of technology, etc.). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
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