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                 OPEN POSITION 

OPEN POSITION        

Date:  1/16/19 – reposted

Job Title:  Care Manager Supervisor

Department:  Adult Family Care

Status:  Full Time/37.5 hours

 

As part of the UCP affiliate network, United Cerebral Palsy of Berkshire County offers a variety of community programs and services for persons with disabilities and other similar service needs, including Assistive Technology, Early Intervention, Individual and Family Support, and Adult Family Care. UCP has two offices in the Berkshires, located in Pittsfield and North Adams. Learn more at https://ucpberkshire.org/

 

Job Description: 

Are you interested in making a difference in someone’s life? UCP of Berkshire County is looking for an experienced professional to join our agency as an AFC (Adult Family Care) Care Manager Supervisor. In this role, the individual will plan, coordinate and monitor AFC efforts. Duties will include initial and ongoing assessments, participating in the plan of care, safety and emergency requirements, referrals, intakes and discharge planning for members; billing, Quality Assurance, and oversee both AFC Care Managers and Caregivers. UCP is looking to expand this role as we continue to develop new programming. This is a great time to join our agency as we look forward to future growth.

 

United Cerebral Palsy of Berkshire County offers a competitive benefits package to regularly scheduled employees including 403(b), health insurance after 60 days, PTO, 12 holidays and employer paid life and disability benefits.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and social worker’s license from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work, plus at least two years recent experience working with elder or disabled adults or a bachelor’s degree and two years clinical experience in the care of elders or disabled persons

  • Prior experience supervising staff

  • Strong understanding of treatment modalities and assessment

  • Manage a caseload and provide monthly on-site visits

  • Highly attuned to the needs of the service population, cultural sensitivity

  • Ability to collect and analyze data, define issues and draw conclusions

  • Comfortable thinking outside the box to meet challenges with innovative solutions

  • Effective listening and communication skills and technical writing skills

  • Comfortable facilitating meetings and working in interdisciplinary teams

  • Ability to participate in all required training and maintain Adult First Aid/CPR certification

  • Interest in professional development

  • Self-motivated to manage work load and prioritize tasks

  • Proficient computer skills to use agency computer programs

  • Ability to work flexible hours

  • Valid driver’s license and availability of a private vehicle

  • Ability to travel to both North Adams and Pittsfield offices regularly

  • CORI, SORI and National Fingerprint Check required

  • Pre-employment physical exam and baseline TB test

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If interested in applying for any position, please email Jennifer Parsons at jparsons@ucpbershire.org with your resume and cover letter.  

United Cerebral Palsy of Berkshire County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    

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