Employment

Catholic Charities of Oswego County is a human services agency, dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice.  Catholic Charities believes that all people have infinite value and are worthy of dignity and respect, and above all, is committed to creating hope and transforming lives.

If interested in applying for a position please fill out an employment application and send in with resume to: Catholic Charities, 365 W. First St. S, Fulton, NY  13069 Attn: Director of Operations. If you have any questions please email Pam Peeling at ppeeling@ccoswego.com

Full Time Positions:

Visitation Supervisor

Full-time Salaried

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in social work, psychology or related field with at least 1 year supervisory experience
  • Experience working with family systems
  • Knowledge and experience of Trauma Informed Care
  • Knowledge of County Resources
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact with a wide variety of people including staff, clientele and the general public.
  • Well-Developed oral and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with computer skills and knowledge to include working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher
  • Familiarity with human resource management
  • Must be highly motivated, able to work independently with good organizational and creative problem skills
  • Ability to work in a team approach
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Primary function is to assist with supervision and support to direct line staff
  • May carry a small caseload, perform assessments and attend court
  • Responsible for  day to day client/staff emergencies
  • Coordinate with Program Director as needed
  • Assist with staff training
  • Be familiar with all program functions and available to fill in for absent staff as needed
  • Responsible for review of case notes to ensure quality documentation standards are met
  • Attend required meetings as appropriate for program/agency
  • Perform other duties as directed

 

Visitation Care Manager 

Full-time 35 hours per week

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology or related field
  • Experience working with families
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

 DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive assessment and reassessment of families as needed.
  • Complete and/or revise as needed patient centered plan of care.
  • Complete all required documentation in timely and thorough manner.
  • Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities of Oswego County policies and procedures.
  • Develop goals with the family, based on the individual needs of the family.
  • provide any education needed regarding child development, appropriate discipline techniques and healthy parent/child bonding patterns
  • attend any planning meetings regarding the family and be available to testify when needed in court.
  • Conduct ongoing safety assessments and service plan reviews with the family.
  • Review goal progress and status every 90 days with the family and document any and all concerns pertaining to the goals and overall child well-being

 

Visitation Educator 

Full-time 35 hours per week

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Associates degree in related field with 3 or more years working with children and adults.
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Teach parenting skills to reduce risk and prevent placement or work towards reunification of families involved in the foster care system.
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned and as are applicable to the position.
  • Refer families as needed to appropriate community supporters and help connect to those services.
  • attend any planning meetings regarding the family and be available to testify when needed in court.
  • Assist Visitation Care Manager with observations
  • Complete all required documentation in timely and thorough manner.

 

Health Home Care Manager

Full time 35 hours per week

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related field with two years’ experience providing direct service in the Mental Health Field or 3 years’ experience providing case management in related field, in Human Service field desired. Degree in Nursing or related Health Care Field with 2 years direct service experience.
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive assessment and reassessment of clients as needed inclusive of medical, behavioral, rehabilitation, social service and long term care needs.
  • Identify eligible clients by working with case workers in the agency and community. Educate providers on eligibility criteria and work with lead health home to determine eligibility.
  • Complete and/or revise as needed patient centered plan of care.
  • Prepare client crisis intervention plan and participate in its execution as needed.
  • Ensure the delivery of all aspects of care coordination including work with service providers and health plans to provide necessary care for clients.
  • Advocate for services and assist with scheduling of medical services, monitor and support attendance at these services.
  • Ensure the provisions of comprehensive transitional care including family members in client’s plan of care when appropriate and serving as a resource to client and family members regarding patient and community programs.
  • Refer clients and family members as needed to appropriate community supporters and help connect to those services.
  • Complete all required documentation in timely and thorough manner.
  • Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities of Oswego County policies and procedures.
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned and as are applicable to the position.

Parent Educator

Full time 35 hrs

Education Experience: Associates degree in related field with 3 or more years working with children and adults.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong computer, time management and organizational skills a must.
  • Ability to accurately document observations and progression of goals in a timely manner.
  • Must work in a professional, objective manner and display good judgement, initiative, and resourcefulness.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach parenting skills to reduce risk and prevent placement or work towards reunification of families involved in the foster care system.
  • Develop goals with the family, based on the individual needs of the family.
  • Meet weekly with each family for a minimum of one hour per week and a maximum of eight hours per week.
  • Thoroughly document each contact into a state-wide system, within 48 hours of the contact.
  • Conduct ongoing safety assessments and service plan reviews with the family.
  • Review goal progress and status every 90 days with the family and document any and all concerns pertaining to the goals and overall child well-being.
  • Must have valid NYS Driver’s License, an acceptable driving record and adequate insurance.

Part Time Positions: 

HCBS Provider

Part-time 20 hours per week

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma/equivalency and at least 18 years of age.
  • For Empowerment services: possess or in process of obtaining  NYS Peer Specialist Certification.
  •  Must Self-identify as having direct personal experience living with mental illness and recovery and have at least one year of personal mental health recovery and able to manage own wellness.
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the individual with compensating for or eliminating functional deficits and interpersonal and/or environmental barriers associated with their behavioral health condition in the following areas: Empowerment, Psychosocial Rehabilitation; Habilitation; Pre-vocational Employment; Transitional Employment; Intensive supported Employment and On-going Supported Employment in accordance with the HCBS manual.
  • Ongoing assessment of the individual’s progress toward recovery, functional skill and impairment levels that is used to select psychosocial rehabilitation interventions and periodically assess their effectiveness in achieving goals.
  • Person centered goal planning that incorporates life areas such as community connectedness, physical wellness, spirituality, employment, self-help
  • Rehabilitation counseling including recovery-oriented activities and interventions that support and restore social and interpersonal skills necessary to increase or sustain community tenure,
  • Assist client to enhance interpersonal skills
  • Assist individuals to establish support network and increase community awareness
  • Develop coping strategies and effective functioning in the individual’s social environment such as home, work, and school
  • Companionship and modeling of recovery lifestyle, including participation in recovery activities that might be beyond the scope of treatment
  • Raising the awareness of existing services, pathways to recovery and helping a person to remove barriers that exist for access to them
  • One to one peer support
  • Maintain up to date program documentation ie: client list, client files, reporting statistical information to appropriate supervisor, calendars