Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston
  • CHAI Services - Supported Housing
  • Waltham, MA, USA
  • 55,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Overview of this position

The Autism Clinical Case Manager provides clinical case management, coaching, and supportive counseling to adults with a range of disabilities, primarily autism spectrum disorders.  The Autism Clinical Case Manager delivers targeted assistance in one or two needed areas and/or coordinates those services provided by other JF&CS programs or other agencies. 

This is a Monday-Friday, 40 hour per week position.  Schedule may be flexible and will be worked out with supervisor. Clients are typically seen in the community and in home settings. The salary for this position is $55k. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide skills training in the areas of financial management, social skills, organization strategies, and advocacy skills.  This includes using multimodal methods of communicating and adapting communication to address specific client needs.
  • Responsible for writing treatment plans, completing daily documentation, and regular review of individual service plans.
  • Perform case management tasks including coordination and assistance with application for health care, housing, and SNAP (food stamp) benefits.  The Autism Clinical Case Manager will also help coordinate the services when several services/providers are involved.
  • Responsible for scheduling and coordinating weekly appointments with individuals on caseload.
  • Must be able to work independently and as a part of a group.
  • Responsible for providing high quality, compassionate and ethical outpatient therapy to clients as scheduled.
  • Attend and participate actively in all staff meetings.
  • Become an active member of JF&CS CHAI Services and collaborate with the mental health team and other agencies as appropriate.
  • Supervision hours available to applicants working towards independent licensure.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Experience working with individuals with psychiatric conditions / Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • MA driver's license and vehicle.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (excel, word, outlook, power point).
  • A solid knowledge of psychopathology and intervention skills.
  • Competence in conducting an initial assessment and in the development and implementation of an appropriate treatment plan.
  • Master's degree in a related field (education, psychology, social work, human services)

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Knowledge of disability services (DDS, SSI, SSDI) a plus.
  • Knowledge of billing software a plus.

Benefits:

  • LICSW Supervision Hours available
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Immediate eligibility for insurance and benefits:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Life Insurance (Basic, ADD & Voluntary)
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • 403(b) Retirement Plan – with an Employer Match!
    • Pet Insurance
    • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
    • Health and Wellness Programs

About JF&CS

Jewish Family & Children's Service cares for individuals and families by providing exceptional human services guided by Jewish traditions of social responsibility, compassion, and respect for all members of the community. We help individuals and families build a strong foundation for resilience and well-being across the lifespan, from infancy to old age.

For more than 150 years, JF&CS's integrated services have helped people address mental health and well-being, economic insecurity, and disability supports.

JF&CS serves clients of all faiths and cultures. We acknowledge and respect the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We are committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is welcoming of all and celebrates the uniqueness of those we serve, staff, volunteers, donors, and business partners.

Our staff of 300 professionals and 2,200 active volunteers serve more than 14,000 people each year throughout Eastern Massachusetts. JF&CS combines personalized, "high-touch" services with data-driven continuous improvement.

JF&CS is an equal opportunity employer who serves and employs people of all cultures and faith traditions and highly values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all without regard for race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability.

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