Company: Wisconsin Community Services
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Care Coordinator-CCSJob Code: 2022-BHS-009Location: Behavioral
Health ServicesDepartment: CCS (Comprehensive Community
Services)FT/PT Status: Full TimeJob Responsibilities:Are you
looking for a rewarding career with the opportunity to HELP PEOPLE?
Do you have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in social work or a
human service field? Are you kind, compassionate, and welcoming?
Can you be a team player with a sense of humor? Join WCS! We
currently have a full-time Care Coordinator position available in
our Comprehensive Community Services Program (CCS). WCS has great
benefits!- Salary negotiable based on experience and level of
education.- Most holidays paid and off.- Insurance benefits
package- Mileage reimbursement- Generous paid time off (vacation,
sick, and personal time)- WCS can provide licensure hours for
anyone working towards LPC, LCSW, or SAC. - WCS is a nonprofit
organization that qualifies for Public Service Loan
Forgiveness.Providing advocacy and social justice services since
1912, Wisconsin Community Services (WCS) is an Equal Opportunity
Employer (Minority, Female, Disability, Vet). Our aim is to
recruit, hire, and train individuals who are mission driven and
support their personal and professional development. We place high
value on individuals who are compassionate and committed to
coaching others to work through their adversity. Our culture is
team-oriented, and we strive to utilize the most effective
evidenced-based practices to best serve our consumers as well as
each other. -To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to
Human Resources at .-Position Summary: This position is responsible
for helping our individuals understand, navigate, and grow through
the CCS program. This Care Coordinator meets and works with the
individuals, service providers, and other team supports that assist
in the individual's progression through the CCS program. The Care
Coordinator receives consultation from mental health and substance
abuse professionals while working on the individuals'
individualized recovery plan. Essential Functions:
- Establish individual's eligibility by using a Mental
Health/AODA Functional Screen.
- Assist the individual in identifying services from the CCS
service array appropriate to address recovery needs.
- Broker services as needed with other providers in the CCS
- Work with the individual to identify and build a recovery
support team of professionals as well as natural supports.
- Work with the individual to make an individualized recovery
- Facilitate recovery meetings with the individual and the
- Work with the individual to prioritize and obtain the goals set
forth in the individual recovery plan.
- Follow-up with service providers to ensure quality care and
- Appropriately document all contact with individuals and team
members. Other Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure individuals can get transportation to all appointments
that are CCS focused.
- Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the
responsibilities of the position. Job Qualifications:Minimal
Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Associates Degree in Social Work or related field, Bachelor's
Degree in Social Work or a related field, or Master's Degree
preferred. Two (2) years of experience working in the Mental Health
field required; experience working with people with substance use
needs preferred. Meet all WCS requirements for criminal and
caregiver background checks, driver's record, and drug screen.
Valid driver's license, automobile, and sufficient insurance to
meet agency requirements are required.Knowledge, Skills and
Abilities: An understanding of mental health, substance use, and
co-occurring needs and the ability to clearly communicate these to
others; ability to support with emergency situations; the ability
to maintain and promote positive working relationships within WCS
and work openly and effectively with one's direct supervisor and
colleagues; excellent Physical Demands: Position is mobile with
some time spent in the community, including occasional transporting
clients, home visits and attending meetings; driving throughout
Milwaukee County; must be able to go up and down stairs.
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