MAXIMUS

  • Sr. Counselor

    Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland
    Posted Date 6 days ago(12/5/2018 12:36 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-36186
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    The Sr. Case Management Counselor is responsible for coordinating all services and helping to ensure that the customer is making meaningful progress toward enhancing education skills, preparing for, finding, and retaining employment.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Provide case management services to a caseload of assigned program participants experiencing severe barriers to employment
    • Develop and use expertise to address special issues affecting participants who are on long-term Cash Assistance; have a history of sanction or program non-compliance; or ex-offender status
    • Consider barriers to employment in making program placement decisions
    • Provide job readiness screening and assessment
    • Assess participants need for Back to Work services and assist participants to develop Employment Plan
    • Refer applicants and participants to appropriate program components
    • Coordinate all project services provided to a participant
    • Refer program participants to community resources, including long-term and emergency child care services; and provides follow up as to the effective provision of service
    • Provide employment counseling and job leads to participants to ensure job placement and retention
    • Provide support to ensure stability in employment and coordinates ongoing retention activities for employed participants if necessary
    • Initiate non-compliance procedures and follows up on process for participants who fail to meet program requirements
    • Participate regularly in work groups and committees aimed at evaluating customer needs, improving services, and implementing new service strategies
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned by management

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    Qualifications

    • Comprehensive knowledge of and established relationships with the local employment market and labor market needs
    • 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

    Education:   

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in related field, equivalent experience considered in lieu of degree (four years applicable experience may substitute for degree) and 1 year related work experience required

    Work Experience: 

    • Experience in marketing employers and working with business professional community

    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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