Suncoast Center Inc.
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Family Community Case Manager
at Suncoast Center Inc.
Primary responsibilities include: Provides case management services to children and their families enrolled in the Total Family Strategy Program. Meets regularly with families to demonstrate and teach/model effective parenting skills in the home. Teaches daily living skills such as budgeting, proper nutrition, and meal preparation. Acts as an advocate for the individual/family at all relevant staff meetings, school IEP meetings, court, etc. or arranges for a substitute. Links the individual/family with necessary resources to assist the family with needs and monitors the effectiveness of these interventions. Schedule may be irregular, based on client availability. Work is primarily off site in client family homes and community locations. Must have valid Florida driver's license, have automobile liability insurance, personal vehicle and a driving record that is acceptable to Suncoast Center. Must be able to complete a level II background screening and pre-employment drug test in compliance with Florida Law.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in social work, psychology or human service related field. If the degree is not in one of the above fields, there must be documentation of three years full time experience with the targeted population.
Experience: Must be able to assist families struggling with multiple stressors. Understanding of the special problems and treatment of consumers with mental illness and child welfare issues is essential. Understanding of community resources and social support development is required.