Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center of Knox County is seeking a Case Management Specialist to work full-time with clients in our Women's Program. This is an office and community-based position that involves some travel and transporting of clients within the county. This position provides a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous PTO package, Health/Dental/Vision insurance, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution. Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center of Knox County is a Federal Loan Forgiveness Participant.
The Freedom Center, a non-profit community behavioral health center, has been providing quality behavioral healthcare to adults and adolescents for more than 45 years and seeks to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals living with mental health issues and substance use disorders. We offer our staff an environment where ideas and contributions are recognized and valued. Our team members are provided a range of growth opportunities, comprehensive benefits, career resources, celebratory acknowledgments and the chance to give back to the population we serve.
The Case Management Specialist provides coordination and referrals for clients who are in need of ancillary services to assist them with the completion of their individual treatment plans. This includes assisting clients with needs related to housing, medical care, food, employment, and transportation in addition to working with other community organizations to provide continuity of care through collaborative services and information sharing.
In addition, the Case Management Specialist:
- Meets and assesses needs of clients upon referral and at regular intervals.
- Maintains data for client records and funding sources as needed to verify applicable and successful service delivery.
- Works with primary counselor to develop the best plan for care of the client and monitor implementation of the plan and progress of client and adjust plan as required.
Prior to or within 90 days of hire, one must be able to demonstrate fundamental competencies in alcohol and drug addiction, abuse, and recovery, at a minimum:
- An understanding of alcohol and other drug treatment and recovery
- An understanding of how to engage a person in treatment and recovery.
- An understanding of other healthcare systems, social service systems, and criminal justice system.
Because this position requires travel as well as transporting clients, a valid Ohio Driver License and two years of driving experience are required. Case Management Specialists must maintain and show proof of full automobile insurance coverage. Qualified applicants are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent. CDCA (Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant) credential preferred (expected to be obtained within one year of employment if not already obtained). Applicants must be able to pass a BCI check and post offer/pre-employment drug screen.
The Freedom Center is an equal opportunity employer. The agency does not discriminate in its employment decisions against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income, political beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.