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Case Manager Vocational Specialist - Mental Health 335

Company: Telecare Corporation
Location: Oakland
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: Case Manager Vocational Specialist - Mental Health 335 Oakland, CA - Alameda AOT & CC
Oakland, CA 94612, USA
DescriptionFounded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 155 programs and over 4,300 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.Alameda Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) and Community Conservatorship (CC) program serves 17 adults age 18+ diagnosed with a severe mental illness. AOT/CC serves individuals who are high utilizers of mental health services and are considered to be high risk for psychiatric hospitalization, and/or have been incarcerated.Full Time; AM/DAYS 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; Monday - FridayWage range $20.94 - $30.23 - Telecare applies geographic differentials to its pay ranges. The pay range assigned to this role will be based on the geographic location from which the role is performed. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant experience above the minimum requirements. POSITION SUMMARY Under direct supervision, serves as a primary support and case manager for individuals with mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders by assisting them to live as independently as possible in their chosen community. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders - Collaborates with members served to create Recovery Plan goals and ensure all services described in the Recovery Plan are provided - Consistent with area of expertise, provides specialized services and interventions related to education and/or employment, including thematic groups, evidence-based practices, collaboration with external agencies and resources, and teaching/skill-building for vocational or pre-vocational readiness - Facilitates groups according to the needs and interests of members served in the area of pre-vocational or vocational services - Provides appropriate interventions in crisis situations - On a rotating basis, performs officer of the day functions for both wellness, duty and stand by duty tasks - Collects required data and completes required documentation - Coordinates transitions to lower levels of care - Maintains awareness of community resources and assists members served in appropriate use of community resources - Assists members served with all needs, including Activities of Daily Living - Assists members served in making and getting to essential appointments - Assists and advocates for members served in obtaining appropriate benefits; provide representative payee services - Ensures that members served understand their legal status and rights - Helps members served achieve greater independence and autonomy - Safeguards confidentiality; adheres to HIPAA policies - Provides wraparound services that encompass whole person care - Provides transportation when needed and appropriate and linkage to community resources - M ust evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training - Provide and document quality and quantity of direct services as required by program standards QUALIFICATIONS Required: - High School Graduation or G.E.D. equivalent and three (3) years of direct services in mental health or community services; or Associate's degree and two (2) years of experience; or Bachelor's degree in Social Services - Must possess at least 1 year of direct experience as a Vocational Specialist providing individualized job development and supported employment on behalf of persons with physical or mental disabilities. - All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. Position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply. EOE AA M/F/V/Disability If job posting references any sign-on bonus internal applicants and applicants employed with Telecare in the previous 12 months would not be eligible. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Telecare Corporation, Oakland , Case Manager Vocational Specialist - Mental Health 335, Executive , Oakland, California

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