Creating Hope. Transforming Lives
Catholic Charities of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice. Catholic Charities of Onondaga County helps people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.
The Case Worker will conduct weekly face-to-face contact with clients as agreed upon by case manager and supervisor while maintaining client confidentiality at all times. Provide screening services for domestic violence, perinatal depression and complete the Client Assessment Form within the first forty-five days of contact with SHS’ recipient. Conduct one on one health education on topics including smoking cessation, nutrition, prenatal care, SIDS risk reduction, and interconception care. Facilitate prenatal care appointments for SHS’ recipients and provide patient navigation services. Also, assist in making appointments for postpartum and pediatric visits. Follow up will be routinely provided to ensure compliance to these appointments. Collaborate with Onondaga County Health Department to ensure immunizations, WIC, lead screening, Early Intervention, and EI CARES are offered to each SHS’ recipient. Provide referrals, collaboration, and linkages to community resources and other organizations. Completion of required documentation and maintaining up to date case files. Meet with supervisor weekly to discuss case progress, challenges, receive guidance and support, and attend monthly training meetings. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Associates degree with two (2) years experience in providing home based services with vulnerable populations required. Experience working with expectant mothers and parents of children under two years of age preferred. Home-visiting experience preferred. Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License, N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance.
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer