Intake Caseworker
Leake & Watts - Yonkers, NY

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A member of the Central Intake team primarily responsible for receiving
and processing referrals for Family Foster Care, CSE and DSS
residential placements, Mother/Child and the Non Secure Placement
program. Position reports to the Intake Coordinator.
  • Report vacancies to NYC Office of Placement Administration
  • Maintain and track Family Foster Care, Residential Treatment Center and Mother Child program vacancies.
  • Enter Placements and replacements into LEWIS and CONNECTIONS.
  • Communicate with programs to ensure that entries in LEWIS and CONNECTIONS are accurate.
  • Share with Family Foster care and home finding concerns regarding safety training needs of foster parents.
  • Receive, process and distribute referrals to the appropriate RTC and NSP teams for review and decisions.
  • Arrange intake interviews with ACS, CSE, referring agencies for RTC, and MC placements
  • Arrange placements/admissions and send notices
  • Maintain files of completed referrals
  • Submit initial clothing requests and purchase order to Finance Office for FFC
  • Help maintain 24/7 coverage
  • Assist with “front desk” coverage as needed
  • Assist with the preparation and processing of residential and day students IEP in conjunction with annual reviews.
  • Perform other duties as needed.
Qualifications
  • BA preferred but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Good computer skills especially Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to assume “after hours” intake telephone coverage
  • Spanish speaking a plus but not required.

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Leake & Watts has been providing social services for over 180 years, continually expanding our programs to meet the changing needs of...