Current Job Opening
Individual Care Coordinator
The Individualized Care Coordinator is responsible for providing clinical case management and home-based services to children who are emotionally disturbed in Westchester County. He/She follows an integrated, strength-based model with strong parental involvement to support a community plan. The Individualized Care Coordinator must establish and maintain the highest of professional standards and be willing to work autonomously following a period of training.
HOURS OF WORK:
Normally 35 hours per week; actual hours and schedule to be determined by program needs.
- Provide outreach to engage children and families who are eligible for the program
- Conduct a comprehensive, strengths-based assessment of the child and family and their service needs
- Develop a child and family specific service plan in collaboration with each family and their support circle
- Assist families in securing identified services and advocating to other systems for the provision of these services in an individualized and collaborative manner
- Facilitate the creation of a support network for each child and family; convene regular meetings of the family and support circle to monitor progress towards jointly developed service goals
- Provide crisis intervention and stabilization to children and families in the program as needed
- Develop knowledge of and positive relationships with the multiple systems serving families and youth in Westchester County
- Participate in the Westchester County Children's Service Networks through designated core membership and facilitation of family assessments as needed.
- Maintain an up to date and complete client case record and provide other written reports and statistics as required by the Case Management Program.
- Other designated or related duties.
The Individualized Care Coordinator must have a Master’s Degree and 2 years’ experience or a Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years’ experience providing direct services to children with one or more of the following primary diagnoses: mental illness, mental retardation, alcoholism, chemical dependency or substance abuse. He/She must have an enthusiasm for home-based service delivery and cross systems collaboration. Candidates must consent to Fingerprinting and a Criminal History Information Records search. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle. He/She must meet MHA guidelines to drive agency vehicles.
The ICC must have a valid driver’s license, car, and meet MHA guidelines to drive agency vehicles. Basic computer skills are required. Candidates must consent to Fingerprinting and a Criminal History Information Records search.
The Individualized Care Coordinator reports to Children’s Case Management Services Program Director.
To learn more about this position, please contact Program Director, Deirdre Sferrazza by e-mail with MHAEMPLOYMENT as the subject line at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 914-345-5900, extension 7519.
To apply for this position, please send your resume by e-mail with MHAEMPLOYMENT as the subject line to email@example.com or via mail to:
MHA of Westchester
580 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, New York 10591