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Childrens Bureau Case Manager - Older Youth Services - Region 10 (Full Time) in Indianapolis, Indiana

*Serving Marion Co and surround countiesOur Case Managers collaborate with our internal treatment team and community agencies to directly advocate for at-risk children and families, providing critical needs assessments, prevention and intervention services, and progress monitoring.Here's what you can expect in the way of specific job responsibilities as well as time allocation estimates:Direct Service Direct contact, indirect contact, and brokered services (50 %)Visit each client on a routine scheduleAssist clients in achieving their goalsBroker service and support to clientsProvide transportation to clients as needed associated with specific goalsAttend court with clients and as neededRespond to crisis as needed (depending upon referral type)Develop a network of relationships with agencies in the communityWork collaboratively with other social welfare agenciesRefer when appropriate to community agencies based on needsReporting Report writing, information entry, and non-direct communication (50 %)Email referring agent and supervisor following each contact or attempted contactReview and upload monthly reports to Kidtraks and NYTDMaintain case and agency paperwork according to standardsPrepare written reports for the Department of Child Services / Probation office within identified timeframesJOB REQUIREMENTSTo be successful in this role, you need to have the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities:A bachelor's degree in social work or related field is required.Must be at least 21 years of ageAbility to travel between appointments in order to service clients within their communityA valid driver's license and insurance.Knowledgeable regarding social service systems within the stateClear, effective communication skillsKnowledge of and adherence to current confidentiality practicesAppreciation for and ability to respond to cultural differencesAbility to develop and maintain relevant networks of key contactsAdept prioritization and time management abilitiesEqual Employment Opportunity:Children's Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer