Position: Social Worker/Case Manager
Locations: The primary office location for this position is in Golden Valley, MN. This position will require traveling outside of the Twin Cities area for meetings and visits with persons served.
Caseloads:Elderly/Alternative Care, Brain Injury, Intellectual Disabilities, and CADI (Mental Health)
Schedule:FT Monday - Friday - flexible daytime hours with an occasional evening as needed
Starting wage: $44,000 annually with a 4-year degree in Human Services, Psychology, or related field.$48,600.00 Annually with a BSW and license.
We offer a higher starting salary for employees with a MSW and license as well.
About Meridian Services:
Meridian Services has served people with intellectual disabilities, those with mental health issues, the elderly, and their families for over a quarter of a century. Currently, our Case Management Department serves approximately 2,500 elderly, 1,500 people with mental health issues, and more than 1,000 persons with intellectual disabilities.
Our missionis to provide services of the finest quality so that those we serve will be able to realize their dreams. To achieve our mission, we are dedicated to valuing creativity, seeking innovative practices, and achieving expertise. We will conduct our operations in an ethical manner, maintain excellent standards, and strive always to do our best. Above all, we will uphold a tradition of service and caring for others.
As a Case Manager/Social Worker, you will be working on finding resources and services for persons (clients) that best fit their needs and situations. At Meridian Services, each Case Manager is an advocate for persons with disabilities/elderly and helps to make a difference in their lives. Our Case Managers will carry caseloads that consist of persons with intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, mental health diagnoses, and/or elderly persons.
In this position you will be completing the following:
*Visits with persons on the caseload and attending team meetings
*Completing or attend meetings on needs assessment; individual service plan development (CSSP)
*Assisting with planning for new service development
*Locating residential, vocational, and other needed services depending on each person’s needs
*Monitoring service delivery and ensuring the health and safety needs of each person are being met.
*Completion of referrals and crisis intervention as needed
*Developing waiver budgets
*Completing case notes
*Acting as advocates for people we provide services for
*Be licensed as a Social Worker (Bachelor of Social Work required for licensure) or licensed as a Graduate Social Worker (Master’s in Social Work required for licensure) as stated by the Minnesota Board of Social Work OR have a 4-year degree in Human Services, Psychology or related field.
*A valid driver’s license and daily access to reliable transportation to travel throughout the Twin Cities and other parts of Minnesota based on caseload.
*Current vehicle insurance
*Have an acceptable driving record as determined by Meridian Services policy.
*Successful clearance from a DHS background Study
Nice to have:
*Experience providing case management services
*Experience working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities, mental health diagnoses or elderly persons.
*Knowledge of community resources and providers
*Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office
*Great organizational skills and attention to detail.
*Knowledge of Medical Assistance, Medicare and MN Health care programs
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply online at meridiansvs.com/openings. Please include a resume when applying for our Case Manager position.
**Meridian Services is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer**