Entrust’s vision is to be a long-term living placement that is flexible enough to meet the unique needs of both Individuals with developmental disabilities and those that care for and participate in their lives.
The mission of Entrust is to provide a loving home environment were Individuals with developmental disabilities can be encouraged to gain their potential, while maintaining quality of life and care through the participation of caring staff members and families
Case Manager Role & Responsibilities
Entrust is currently recruiting for a permanent Developmental Disabilities Case Manager to provide advanced level of social services and specialized case and/or resource management for persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families. Your work will revolve around managing and building relationships with the following stakeholders:
1. Families, children and adults with developmental disabilities.
2. Alberta Government funding bodies and oversight agencies.
3. Entrust Community Support Workers caring for the individuals.
4. Entrust Management.
Key responsibilities include
· Collaborate with other agencies, families, legal representatives/guardians, professionals, hospital and nursing facility staff, service providers, and others to determine the best means to meet individual client needs.
· Compose professional reports and correspondences.
· Monitor services and placements for continued appropriateness and develop transition plans as indicated.
- Manage a team of Community Support Workers ensuring the high standards of Entrust are adhered to on a regular basis
The successful candidate will have the following required qualifications
- A diploma/degree in Human Services, Social Sciences or related field
· RSW certification is considered an asset
- A combination of experience and education will be strongly considered
· Preferable experience providing services to adults/youth with developmental disabilities.
· Minimum 5 years experience as a Developmental Disabilities Case/Resource Manager is preferred
The successful candidate will meet or exceed the following desired qualifications
· Demonstrate independent judgment in advocating for clients and assessing and determining a service provider’s ability to meet the needs of the clients.
· Able to apply regulatory requirements to a variety of real-life scenarios.
· Skilled in person-center planning.
· Able to think creatively in service planning.
· Possess excellent analytical thinking and writing skills, including the ability to gather data from a variety of sources and make independent determinations based on the data.
· Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural diversity.
· Able to adapt to change.
· Able to listen, observe, communicate, interview, understand, confront, and engage in problem solving and conflict resolution with clients, families and providers.
· Work collaboratively and independently in the office and community.
· Organize the work environment and prioritize work assignments to meet timelines and/or other priorities.
· Possess basic computer skills, including use of email, word processing, and Internet access, and the ability to learn to use Entrust Data Base.
· Abe to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
· Willing and able to travel as required.
· Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
Compensation is negotiable and based on education and experience.
Entrust was founded on the belief that effective care could be provided for Individuals with developmental disabilities in an external setting while maintaining family and community participation.
If you believe that you are up to the challenges of this exciting new role, please email us with your resume and a cover letter. Thank you.