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Social Worker/Case Manager - Dubuque

Authored By: Iowa Legal Aid LSC Funded

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Job Title: Part-time Case Manager

Job Location: Iowa Legal Aid, (Dubuque), Iowa

Position Summary: Part-time case manager responsible for providing comprehensive case management services to parents involved in juvenile court proceedings. The case manager will work with and under the supervision of attorney staff as part of a team assisting families involved in juvenile court and other legal proceedings. As an employee of a law firm, the case manager’s duties will include following the policies and practices of Iowa Legal Aid. Duties include intake, resource and support system assessment, goal setting, case plan development, progress monitoring, advocacy and referrals. Case manager would also attend staffing, family team meetings, and other meetings as needed and assist clients in connecting with appropriate providers and resources to remove any barriers clients have to achieving goals. Work hours will be 5-10 hours per week at beginning of service and increase as clients increase. Position will be reassessed after five months.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, family services, or a related field strongly preferred but will consider equivalent relevant work experience and training. 

Case manager will be working very closely with an attorney and must have ability to maintain strict client confidentiality. Applicants should also have some or all of the following:

  • Extensive knowledge of community resources.
  • Experience working with persons in crisis.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport.
  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals.
  • Experience or ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Ability and experience working independently.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and provide own transportation. 

Closing Date: Applications accepted until position filled.

Salary: Salary dependent on experience.

Applications: To apply, submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:

Carrie O’Connor • Iowa Legal Aid
799 Main Street, Suite 280• Dubuque, Iowa  52001
563-588-4655 • coconnor@iowalaw.org
Equal Opportunity Employer
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