SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ADDICTION SERVICES
3763 Evans Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33901
February 01, 2013
YOUTH OUTPATIENT CASE MANAGER
P/T position (20 hours per week) to work with Youth population seeking recovery from identified substance use disorders and involved in youth outpatient or continuing care treatment. Must be flexible with hours. Some late afternoons and evenings a must as patients are school age.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelors degree and a minimum of one year case management experience. Experience working with youth who have substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders. Experience working with youth involved in criminal justice system preferred. Must have knowledge of resources and the ability to think outside of the box. Ability to network in the community, accessing and using community resources; ability to recognize and respond to needs in a timely and appropriate manner. Bi-lingual preferred.
Main Duties include: Manage a large case management caseload for youth outpatient and continuing care population. Provide training and education on activities of daily living both in patient homes, in the community and in the office setting. Assist patients in maintaining an optimal level of independent functionality in the community and support the treatment process. Assist the patients and their families in the value of recovery. Provide transportation. Help individuals gain access to needed resources, services, or supports that will help them achieve recovery from their substance use disorder. Provide needed documentation in accordance with Department of Children and Families, Department of Juvenile Justice and CARF.
Starting salary: $12 - $13 per hour
Posting Deadline: This posting will remain open until February 8, 2013
SWFAS IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
*As an employee of Southwest Florida Addiction Services, Inc, it is necessary that you notify your current Supervisor before applying. An employee on probationary status will generally not be eligible for a transfer or promotion unless it is in the best interest of the agency.
Todd Garrow, Human Resource Coordinator
Southwest Florida Addiction Services, Inc.
3763 Evans Avenue
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Direct Phone Number: 239-931-9687
Main Phone Number: 239-332-6937
Addiction is Treatable. People Recover. We Will Help