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Case Manager at COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS INC in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Community Solutions Inc. is looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join our Case Management Team in Bridgeport, CT. You would be working Monday and Tuesday 12pm-8pm and Wednesday-Friday 9am-5pm. You will become a part of a team helping to guide our clients in their development and assist them to become a positive influence in the community during their reentry. Some general duties for this position will include conducting client orientations and collecting their intake data. You would also be responsible for conducting group counseling sessions in addition to keeping case records.

Community Solutions Inc. (CSI) is a nonprofit organization that promotes the responsible citizenship, accountability, and well-being of individuals and families involved, or at risk of involvement, in the child welfare, juvenile justice, or criminal justice system. Since CSI’s founding in 1962, it has been a pioneer in the community-based service. We have been delivering supervision, treatment, and comprehensive individualized services to help clients interact more effectively in their communities and become productive citizens. Using this plan we built the first ever halfway house in New England which has now been replicated and grown to almost 50 programs in 9 states. For over 50 years, CSI has been building upon its successful foundations and has been expanding its services to serve thousands of adults, youth, and families each year.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS includes but is not limited too:

  • Conduct client orientation. Collect intake data, perform client needs assessments and make recommendations to the supervisor regarding treatment needs.

  • Develop and document program plan goals with clients, monitor treatment stipulations, job readiness preparation, community resource referrals, completion of weekly counseling and budget sheets, mandatory savings and rent payments.

  • Develop and implement a discharge plan for clients.

  • Schedule, conduct, and document individual counseling sessions that address client personal issues and program performance.

  • Make recommendations to the supervisor for corrective action as required and monitor on an ongoing basis.

  • Facilitate and document group meetings that address substance abuse and correctional pre release issues.

  • Maintain client files and ensure compliance with Agency policy regarding confidential information.

  • Complete counseling sheets, progress reports and closing summaries on all assigned clients.

  • Complete all client related documentation and make log entries on all shift activities.

  • Conduct periodic weekend program monitoring to supervise and train weekend staff in all areas of job responsibilities. Assist the supervisor in monitoring and training staff and new personnel.

  • Using discretion and judgment; implement Agency disciplinary procedures as needed and complete all related paperwork.

  • Recommend program terminations, directly coordinate returns to custody and handle emergency situations in accordance with policy.

  • Complete incident reports as needed.

  • Provide services and counseling to clients participating in Aftercare program.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a social science field and one year experience in case management or similar field. Education may be substituted with experience on a year for year basis.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills desired.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office.


CSI offers great benefits which include:

  • Two (2) weeks’ vacation accrued within the first year, bumped to three (3) weeks accrual after 1 year of service.

  • Sick time (7 days accrual basis), floating holiday time (4 days/year).

  • Medical and Dental plans.

  • Voluntary plan options for: Vision, FSA, voluntary STD, Accident, Hospital, Life insurance and AD&D.

  • 401(k) Retirement savings plan with automatic enrollment and a company match of 100% up to 4% of your contribution.

  • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year service.

  • Ongoing training.

CSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disability/Vet. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.