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Senior Caseworker

Tides Family Services
United States, Rhode Island, West Warwick
215 Washington Street (Show on map)
May 10, 2024


Tides Family Services is a nonprofit organization that is committed to providing comprehensive support and resources to children, adolescents, and families facing various challenges. The overall mission of Tides is to provide services and supports that allow youth to live in a community-based setting. An \"Agency Without Walls\" our services are delivered in homes, communities, schools...wherever our youth are.

Job Summary: The Senior Caseworker is responsible for providing in-home and community strengths-based supervision to clients and families across multiple locations. This includes face-to-face attempts daily and on-call responsibilities as per team schedules. Working collaboratively across an integrated team of caseworkers, behavioral assistants, and clinicians, the Senior Caseworker develops treatment goals, conducts evaluation/utilization reviews, provides resources, advocacy, routine assessments, transportation, and adaptive living skills. Crisis and trauma counseling are maintained to ensure client and family safety, while collaborations with community partners are built to increase access to services.

  • Provide in-home and community strengths-based supervision to clients and families across multiple locations (3x face to face attempts daily and on-call responsibility according to 2/3-person team schedules) with targeted outcomes within an expected timeframe.
  • Work collaboratively with across integrated team of caseworkers, behavioral assistants and clinicians to develop treatment goals, evaluation/utilization review, provide resources, advocacy, perform routine assessments, transportation, adaptive living skills and build relationships with clients and families.
  • Maintain crisis and trauma counseling and other services to help ensure client and family safety.
  • Build and sustain collaborations with community partners, including health, education, vocation, legal and family intervention providers with the goal of increasing access to services.
  • Ensure quality service metrics are met through ongoing releases of information, permission forms, informed consent forms, treatment plans, treatment notes, utilization review forms, closing summaries, case review, daily reporting, and accuracy of data entry into TFS electronic notes platform or other reporting measures.
  • Serve as liaison/advocate between the program, community, and surrounding neighbors to build partnerships.
  • Support activities, services and programs that uphold NASW professional boundaries and are culturally sensitive to clients and families.
  • Attend and participate in all required program meetings across locations including program coordinator meetings, biweekly supervision with leadership, run downs, and all staff meetings.
  • Coordinate activities and resources that can benefit all clients and families within TFS.

Salary Range: $38,000-$43,000


* Bachelor's degree - Required.

* Valid driver's license and registered/inspected vehicle - Required.

* Bilingual; Spanish, Portuguese, Creole - Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* 1 - 4 years' experience in human services, healthcare, and other non-profit agencies.

* Demonstrates a safe, strengths-based environment while continuously using everyday supervision to teach, guide, and support youth and families with their goals and challenges to remain in the home and in their communities.

* Capacity for senior case management utilizing counseling techniques, program structure, guidelines and crisis intervention and to use metrics to ensure accountability.

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to satisfactorily perform essential duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Tides Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values our diverse workforce and encourages all mission driven candidates to apply. We are a PBN Best Place to Work recipient, a Safe Zone Certified Employer, and a Veteran Friendly Employer. Join our team!

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