Employment Counselor/Case Manager - WFNJ Program (Warren County)

Ongoing Applications

  • Job TypeFull Time

Morris County Employment and Training Office is seeking candidates for the position of Employment Counselor/Case Manager - WFNJ Program. This position provides client service support to WFNJ participants (General Assistance/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) in accordance to WFNJ rules and regulations.

 Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Conduct client intake, determine work readiness of clients through assessment and evaluation.
  •  Provide assistance to clients through the development of an Individual Responsibility Plan (IRP), Comprehensive Social Assessment (CSA), and other critical    documents for client review and signature.
  •  Ensure that clients have the appropriate and required mix of activities to meet WFNJ work requirements.
  • Refer to work activities and determine the need for other supportive services.
  • Provide career and employment counseling. • Document pertinent information on client progress in counselor notes.
  • Maintain confidential, thorough, documented files on clients.
  • Process timesheets.
  •  Follow-up and monitor client participation in required work activities.
  • Coordinate with One-Stop Career Center, Social Services staff and other community agencies and WFNJ service providers.
  •  Recommend sanctioning action for clients not in compliance with WFNJ required activities.
  • Attend Fair Hearings as required.
  • Represent Employment and Training Services at meetings and other functions.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • College degree / social services or equivalent
  • Previous social / human services experience
  • Knowledge of technology and software proficiency
  • Demonstrated experience in PC Office software 
  • Familiarity with WFNJ and One-Stop Career Center Programs, systems and services

Department and Division

Human Services-Employment and Training Services

Job Location

Phillipsburg , NJ 07865