Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Therapeutic Foster Care Case Manager - Bilingual Required in Woburn, Massachusetts

Do you have a passion for improving the lives of children in foster care? Then we are interested in learning more about you!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Massachusetts/Rhode Island is a not-for-profit social service agency that provides foster care services for at-risk children with special emotional, developmental and educational needs. Our foster care program provides services for children between the ages of birth to 22. The majority of our clients are between the ages of 6 to 17.

As the Bilingual Case Manager (Proctor Supervisor), you will provide both clinical and non-clinical foster care services to an assigned caseload of clients, and ongoing case management services to children in the Therapeutic Foster Care program. This includes ongoing treatment planning, acting as a community/agency liaison, advocacy and in home/school interventions. Home visits and on-call rotation are also part of the responsibilities. This position also reports to the Regional Manager and Assistant Regional Manager.

As a Foster Care Case Manager you will also :

  • Provide regular weekly visits and support, direction and feedback to Proctor Parents, families, collaterals and clients. Lead Proctor team meetings.

  • Demonstrate an ability to respond appropriately in a calm, thoughtful manner that provides support, clear direction and expectations to Proctor Parents, families, collaterals and clients.

  • Act as lead person between the program and the treatment team through written and documented telephone communication, as well as facilitation of meetings, to effect change in the best interest of the client.

  • Be responsible for all paperwork including, but not limited to, treatment plans and reviews, all reports, and comprehensive assessments are done according to state and Devereux requirements. Documents are to be complete and submitted on time.

  • Ensure access to a personal vehicle, maintain a valid driver’s license, state mandated levels of insurance and up to date registration and inspection. Ensure verification of safe driving, through annual submission of state driving, insurance, and inspection records.

  • Acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of Devereux Therapeutic Foster Care Program philosophy, policies and procedures.

Devereux also offers

Excellent Benefits!

Check them out:

learn.devereux.org/benefits/ . Great time off, medical better than most, pension plan with employer match, domestic partner coverage, and so much more!

Organization Profile

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

Keywords: case manager, proctor supervisor, foster care, human services, social work, social worker, therapeutic foster care

Requirements

  • Bilingual in Spanish / English required.

  • BA/BS required in Human Services required. Master's degree preferred.

  • Two years experience in foster care with children/adolescents. Supervisory experience preferred.

  • Previous TFC experience a plus.

  • Must have proficient computer skills and excellent organizational and customer service skills.

About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE