Caseworker

  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
    FULL_TIME
  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
  • Deadline:
    18/11/2023

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Caseworker provides trauma-informed services to qualified Cuan/Haitian Entrants (CHEs) and others as needed to support a positive client experience that assists clients to achieve stability and move toward healthy community integration. The Caseworker works closely with clients, colleagues, and external parties to develop service and/or self-sufficiency plans to meet individual client needs and preferences utilizing a broad range of financial, medical, social, vocational, and other services and resources in accordance with client eligibility and program requirements.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct initial needs assessments and build individualized service plans for all members of the household.
  • Assess and monitor client progress to support achievement of established goals, address challenges, and ensuring that available resources are appropriately used.
  • Ensure program requirements are met, including completion of all required documentation and case noting, case file maintenance, and timely delivery of required services.
  • Collaborate with other IRC departments to ensure that all applicable services are delivered to clients.
  • Collaborate external service providers to develop and manage relationships for the benefit of clients. Develop local resources for clients and share contact information across programs.
  • Participate in regular trainings and communities of practice to remain up to date on program and policy developments relevant to delivery of client services and program compliance.
  • Use personal, insured vehicle and/or public transportation (where available) to travel and transport clients and materials as needed throughout the service delivery area.
  • May train and lead activities for volunteers and/or interns.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Position Reports to: Casework Coordinator

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma, required; Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field, preferred.
  • Fluency in both English with strong verbal and written communication skills, required.
  • Proficiency in either Spanish, French, or Haitian Creole, required.
  • US work authorization required.
  • Relevant professional experience in human services field required; minimum of 2 years’ experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a personal, insured vehicle.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • A combination of standard office environment and ‘field’ time within the service delivery area to perform the above outlined responsibilities.
  • Position hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.
  • May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Professional Standards: The IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

 

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