Case Aide - UC

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-709862
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 01, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Under the supervision of the AD of Case Planning, the Case Aide gives support to staff in supervising, transporting, and communicating with program youth as assigned. This staff member will maintain professionalism in all areas, including confidentiality.

HOURS PER WEEK: Non-Exempt

  • Regular hours entail 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday - Friday, must be flexible to meet program needs
  • Must be available to work afternoons, evenings and weekends

FUNCTIONS:

  • Transport youth as assigned
  • Respectfully communicate with children, foster parents, and colleagues
  • Assist team during case emergencies
  • Pick up or deliver possessions as assigned
  • Accompany youth to appointments as needed
  • Assist within the Cayuga Centers tutoring program as needed
  • Assist with the intake process as needed
  • Assist with case documentation as needed
  • Supervise youth as assigned
  • Shopping as assigned
  • Must handle confidential material in a responsible manner
    • Attend required training
    • Read required books
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. These essential job functions dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information
  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer

Experience and Skills:

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 1-year experience working with families and children required
  • NYC ACS or private agency child welfare experience preferred
  • Experience working in a busy human services office- strongly preferred
  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License required
  • Vehicle preferred: Must be safe and dependable
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required. Willingness and ability to drive a car or van within the 5 boroughs of New York City, Long Island, counties North of the city

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to perform bending, lifting, prolonged sitting/standing
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 60 lbs
  • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for several hours a day
  • Completing paperwork -Such as copying, stapling as needed
  • Sit in and/or drive a vehicle up to several hours as needed for transportation
  • Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains, planes - public transportation for lengthy periods of time
  • Walk up/down stairs as needed
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation as needed
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location

Benefits

  • As a benefits-eligible position, available benefits include medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, hospital indemnity and 401k benefits.  
  • We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.