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Respite Case Manager
at Arc Broward
Arc Broward, a well-established, nationally accredited, non-profit organization based in Sunrise, Florida is currently looking for a flexible and enthusiastic Respite Case Manager to join our growing family.
The Case Manager position is responsible for establishing therapeutic relationships with parents/caregivers that supports growth and family strengthening; establishes and maintains interagency partnerships to promote internal and external referrals and service collaboration and facilitates each consumer’s access to entitlements, benefits, natural supports, and available community resources; actively participates in the assessment and person-centered care planning process; coordinates and monitors the collaborative delivery of services; ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws, and agency regulatory standards and practices; and serves as a liaison with family members, governmental agency representatives, and other agency personnel; coordinates dis-enrollments/transfers to ensure a smooth, seamless, and supportive process; engages in community, advocacy and resource management to promote high quality, cost effective interventions and outcomes; conducts performance outcome measurement evaluations.
For more than 60 years Arc Broward has worked hand-in-hand with our community, changing how people with disabilities and other life challenges are embraced and included. This critical work ensures that people with disabilities, not only live, learn, work, and play in their communities, but more importantly, thrive. Arc Broward operates at 10 locations and provides 21 programs throughout Broward County, including its three pioneering Social Enterprises - Arc Educates, Arc Culinary and Arc Tech.
Do you love helping people and being a part of a team? Arc Broward is seeking candidates who are energetic, compassionate, entrepreneurial individuals who want to have an impact on other people’s lives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)
- Conduct assessments; Prepare and implement service plan, containing measurable goals/objectives and times frames for achievement.
- Facilitate and support children and families in order to increase their advocacy skills and knowledge of their educational rights and skill development
- Conduct psycho-social child and family needs assessment; facilitate Person-Centered Care Planning for each child/family; provide case management to connect children and families to resources needed
- Link children and families to needed community resources to meet emergency and service/support needs
- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Special Education, Social Work or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
- Minimum of one to three years’ related experience working with children with varying developmental disabilities.
- Must have a reliable and insured vehicle.
- Great Organizational Skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be able to complete 5 days of new hire orientation class.
- Must pass pre-employment Level 2 criminal background check and drug screen
- 40 Hours a week; May include evenings and weekends based on appointment