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 Caseworker (Bil-lingual) - Brightwaters, New York, United States

Job information
Posted by: MercyFirst 
Hiring entity type: Not-for-Profit 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: 401(k) -
Health Insurance -
Paid Vacation -
Relocation: No relocation assistance provided 
Position functions: Health - Social Work/Public Health
Non Profit
Travel: Minimal 
Accept candidates: in same state/locale 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
Minimum education: Bachelor Degree 
Minimum years experience: N/A 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: Cover letter required
Virtual interview questions: No questions which require answers when applying for this job posting.
Job code: / Latpro-3545591 
Date posted: May-19-2017
State, Zip: New York, 11718


POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing direct case management services for UAC in the START program.


Provide case management and family reunification services to UACs and identified sponsors/permanency resources
Responsible for the initial and ongoing assessment of the needs of each UAC, including initial and ongoing screening for human trafficking concerns
Adhere to mandates and regulations for UACs (ie: attending Immigration Court, providing related documentation to the judge)
Maintain contact with ORR regarding incident management and any changes in a UAC's status
Prepare clear and accurate progress notes, needs assessments and Individual Service Plans
Arrange, prepare and access all discharge services needed for UACs to ensure timely discharge to approved sponsors
Maintaining consistent contact with family resources or sponsors through telephone contact, letters and home/agency visits


Bachelors of Social Work Degree or related field
Bi-lingual English and Spanish, with proficiency in speaking and writing in both languages
Knowledge and training in working with children, adolescents and& families
Knowledge and training of US Immigration Laws/Systems;
Awareness of, and sensitivity to complex issues facing immigrants
Excellent organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills
Knowledge of and commitment to child welfare best practice standards
Understanding and willingness to commit to the agency's mission, core values and Sanctuary commitments
Proficiency in Microsoft Office