We have several new full-time position openings in our rapidly expanding Holocaust Community Services (HCS) Program for Care Managers/Social Workers who want to share their skills and passion with over 2,000 Chicago-area Holocaust survivors.
Care Manager Essential Duties
Maintains a HCS client caseload. Is knowledgeable about HCS services, resources and funding guidelines for Survivors.
Provides comprehensive in-home assessments of the Holocaust Survivor's emotional, physical, functional, financial and environmental needs in order to establish need and eligibility for services.
Provides ongoing case management, resource linkage, and support services to clients.
Documents clients' cases according to policies and procedures, in a timely manner, including initial assessment, clinical case notes and annual reassessment.
Provides and assists with the completion of applications for restitution and assists clients with submitting to the Claims Conference or other sources of reparations.
Makes appropriate referrals to community partners such as HIAS Chicago, the ARK, EZRA, etc.
Advocates with Holocaust survivor's support system and care professionals (family, caregivers, healthcare providers, etc.), as needed.
Depending on skill and interest, may provide supportive counseling and/or help facilitate survivor groups or classes
Minimum Bachelor's Degree in gerontology, health, social services or related field. Graduate degree preferred.
Bilingual in Russian and English preferred
Excellent computer skills -- MS Office
Valid driver's license and car required for travel throughout north side of Chicago and suburbs.
Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life insurance, pension plan, and more. Vacation days, sick days and days off for legal and major Jewish holidays To apply, please use the Linked In or CJE links below, see all our career opportunity postings at www.cje.net, or send a resume to email@example.com. Please contact CJE Human Resources with questions—773-508-1102
For over 40 years, CJE SeniorLife has been helping older adults pursue lives of meaning, independence and good health. Today, CJE has over 700 employees who provide 20,000 older adults and family members annually with a myriad of programs and services including independent housing, assisted living, home delivered meals, transportation, long and short-term skilled nursing care, adult day services, geriatric care management, health and wellness activities, support groups for clients and caregivers, and numerous lifelong learning opportunities.