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Assistant Case Manager - Karibu

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty, and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.
CCC is hiring Assistant Case Managers for its new pilot program, Karibu!

Schedule: Hiring two shifts! Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm; and Monday - Friday, 3:00pm - 11:30pm.

Karibu (pronounced kah-REE-boo) provides individualized, culturally specific stabilization and treatment preparation for Black/African American adults. Services include outreach and engagement, addiction and mental health recovery support, peer services, case management, and transitional housing in the form of dormitory style best for 14-20 unstably housed men.
Summary: This position is responsible for overseeing and managing the client flow in the Karibu program and is an integral part of the program case management team. The Karibu assistant case manager will support and monitor African American men exiting or diverting from incarceration that will be assessed for their next level of care.The Karibu assistant case manager will be a member of a team to provide support to clients who may experience severe mental health issues, life threatening physical health issues, I/DD issues, and dangerous psychopathy. The Karibu assistant case manager will communicate, document and report client activity.

The Successful Candidate:

You are eager to make an impact within the community and within a vulnerable client population. You are a clear communicator and a self-starter. You have the ability to consider the impacts of oppression, structural racism, and individual bias on client outcomes. You are a skilled relationship-builder who is willing or able to learn de-escalation methods. You are able to work with clients who experience severe mental health issues, life threatening physical health issues, intellectual or developmental disabilities, and potentially dangerous psychopathy.

Duties to include:

Greet and direct clients, document client interactions, and provide information and updates to day shift staff.
Interact with clients over course of shift as appropriate.
Provide support and basic resource information to clients.
Monitor building/client common areas.
Conduct periodic inspections of common areas in the building to monitor building/clients.
Generate reports, routine computer input; create correspondence and filing as directed by team lead.
Log events/ incidents using factual -observation based documentation.
Obtain urinalysis from clients as directed by STP/ARC/ DCP case management staff or team lead.
Update STP area with appropriate resource information as directed by Supervisor.

Requirements:

Basic knowledge of chemical dependency, addictions and mental health issues.
If a recovering chemically dependent person, a minimum of 2 years sobriety is required.
Experience or familiarity using computers for basic functions (data entry, word processing)
Must pass pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check.
Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull, lift heavy objects, and climb stairs several times a day.

Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:

Generous paid time off plan which provides up to 4 weeks of PTO accrual in the first year. Accrual increases with longevity.
Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with competitive employer match!
10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee's discretion.
Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long-term Disability Insurance!

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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) Associated topics: business development, case management, development, office manager, project, program development, program management, project development, project management, resource development

Keywords: Central City Concern, Beaverton , Assistant Case Manager - Karibu, Executive , Beaverton, Oregon

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