MAXIMUS

Case Manager

US-IN-South Bend
4 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-25481
# of Openings
7
Job Function
Case Management
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Case Management Counselor is responsible for helping to ensure that the customer is able to access and receive program services.

 

This position will require local travel to surrounding areas to meet with and provide services to customers.

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop working relationships with customers and monitor engagement and progress thru mutual planning, problem solving and full case management assistance
  • Work with customers on a regular basis to meet and achieve program goals and/or maintain program services and eligibility
  • Exhibit considerable programmatic knowledge and assist customers in multiple phases of the application process, ranging from enrollment through the awarding of benefits and services
  • Offers referrals to community resources and services
  • Monitors participation and attendance
  • Assist customers to acquire services that facilitate program goals (e.g., educational and/or vocational training, medical, child care, transportation, substance abuse/mental health, child support establishment, legal, and other related needs)
  • Follow up with customers to ensure that their needs are met and questions and concerns are resolved
  • Interact with other team members to provide expertise and assistance in resolving participant issues
  • Maintain accurate and timely case notes on all customer contacts and document activities
  • Inform project staff of any barriers that they identify and that are preventing the customer from engaging with the Provider
  • Travel to business sites, community resource agencies and itinerant sites to meet customers
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by leadership

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate's degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to develop, evaluate, and implement a case management plan meeting all milestones
  • Ability to work with customers in a caring and respectful manner and with due understanding of and consideration for their unique circumstances
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
  • Occasionally lifts, carries, or otherwise moves items weighing up to 25 pounds 
  • Work is constantly performed in an office environment

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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