Case Manager (Jail to Work) Claiborne

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Jail to Work Case Manager

The Ideal Jail to Work Case Manager serves as a case manager that provides case coordination using a social model approach to a predetermined number of adult women. The case manager provides information and referral, agency linkage, advocacy, and follow-up services as defined by the Program Case Manager Service Plan for female inmates at the Claiborne County Jail. The case manager must embrace the key values of recovery and case management: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care. The holder of this position will be required to do the following and other responsibilities as assigned by his/her direct supervisor. Must maintain appropriate chart records and document case management and group meeting notes per agency standards. Must complete all documentation in a timely manner and according to agency standards. Must participate in direct supervision with program supervisor and director, as necessary. Must interface with community agencies and referral sources to coordinate care. Must provide medication monitoring, therapeutic support and crisis intervention as needed. Must participate in weekly treatment team meetings with relevant staff for coordination of care. Must uphold professional ethical standards and centers policy and procedures as well as CARF standards. Case manager may be required to work a flex shift based on the needs of the program participants.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $15.78 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule:  Due to the diversity of job responsibilities, this position requires flexibility in scheduling (days, evenings, weekends and holidays)

Travel: Must be capable of driving a van and transporting clients in personal vehicle.

Equipment/Technology: Must be computer literate and have ability to communicate effectively (oral and written communication.)

QUALIFICATIONS - Jail to Work Case Manager

Education:

  •  A bachelor's degree in a health related field of counseling, psychology, social work, or a HS Diploma with three years of experience working with individuals with mental illness, special populations with co-occurring and dual diagnoses preferred.
  • Must have coursework and/or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and crisis intervention.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • One year experience in the social work and addictions field and/or behavioral health and criminal justice setting required.
  • Additional experience utilizing trauma-informed practices with female clients who have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional abuse.
  • Experience with addiction, motivational interviewing and re-entry programming preferred.

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.