The Perinatal Case Manager is primarily responsible for completing tasks and duties of the Perinatal Program. Duties include participating in assessment, evaluation, planning, linkages to care, monitoring, advocacy and treatment of assigned clients. The Perinatal Case Manager will ensure the program provides an array of clinical and support services to substance abusing women, including case management services, access to resources, connections to medical/psychiatric care, transportation to medical appointments, coordination of care with DFS or other agencies. The Perinatal Case Manager will also ensure the program is meeting all performance measures and outcomes, including percent of infants born substance-free, client’s compliance with pre/postnatal care, and participation in treatment. The Case Manager is responsible for providing quality, sufficient and appropriate services and for maintaining high professional standards.
REQUIRED: High School Diploma or GED, an excellent driving record, and a commitment to recovery, choice, empowerment, and the ability to work with people with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders to find meaningful lives in the community.
PREFERRED: BS/BA in Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Social Work or related field with 6 mos-1 year alcohol and drug experience.
PREFERRED: Working knowledge of available community resources and CADC, CCDP, LPC, or LCSW certification.
This is a full time position that will provide Perinatal Case Management Program all across Kent and Sussex counties. Offices are located in Dover and Milford. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday with four days working 7am to 3pm and one day working 11am to 7pm. Additionally, the Perinatal Program staff are expected to complete home visits and other community activities and therefore may be required to adjust hours as needed to meet program requirements.