Case Manager/Integrated Services Manager
Make more than a Living, Make a Difference
Working with us takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally. We seek employees who are passionate about serving and making a difference in the lives of others.
Our Benefits: We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education, advancement, and the chance to contribute to business objectives. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
· Health, Dental and Vision Insurance · 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year · 11 paid holidays · Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
· Flexible spending accounts · Voluntary term life insurance · Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance · Paid short-term and long-term disability
Duties and Responsibilities
- Implement supportive community services, interventions and activities that focus on a holistic wraparound approach.
- Provide youth with wraparound services in coordination with family, natural supports, partnering agencies, community resources, and the Juvenile Justice System.
- Participate in comprehensive team planning, conduct frequent contacts with the youth, family and community resources and arrange and/or provide transportation to structured activities, mental health/substance abuse treatment, employment, and appointments.
- Develop working relationships with youth, families, prospective employers, public schools, alternative schools, vocational resources, and local service providers.
- Establish and maintain relationships with DJJ staff, local law enforcement, juvenile court judges, state attorney offices and public defender offices.
- Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited College or University, in criminal justice, social work, education, or DJJ approved related field; and a minimum of two years of professional experience working with at-risk or delinquent youth. 7 years of professional experience or training in social services or education professional position working with at-risk or delinquent youth may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
- Must be able to pass PAR evaluation of physical techniques and written certification exam.
- A sound understanding of group leadership, group dynamics, and experiential education.
- Must have and maintain an appropriate and valid state driver’s license.
*This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.
Eckerd Connects’ Pathways provides community integrated services for youth between the ages of 11 through 19 who reside in Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Osceola, Sarasota and St. Lucie counties in Florida’s Central and South Regions. Youth must have been placed on probation or minimum risk commitment and assessed as moderate-high or high-risk to re-offend to be eligible for services. Referrals accepted through the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) probation or the court system.
Eckerd Connects’ Pathways fully integrates WrapAround (WA) case planning, case management and a strong diverse group of committed stakeholders in each service area to ensure we have a strong WA team in each county. This program is designed to develop competencies while providing each youth with the tools to begin their process of change and be successful long after completion of services.
Pathways St Lucie
415 Avenue A, Suite 304
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Please follow the link for more information about this program: https://eckerd.org/juvenile-justice-services/community-based-services/eckerd-connects-pathways/
Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, and founded in 1968 by philanthropists, Jack and Ruth Eckerd, Eckerd Connects is one of the largest national nonprofit child and family service organizations in the United States. Eckerd provides a full continuum of life-changing behavioral health, child welfare services, and workforce development through multiple offices and facilities nationwide that strengthen families, assist young adults, and help children succeed.
Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.