Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI is currently seeking a Family and Community Professional to join our growing Children’s Long Term Support (CLTS) Waiver team in Waukesha County. The CLTS Waiver is a federally funded Medicaid program serving the needs of children who have a developmental, physical, or a severe emotional disability. Children’s Long Term Support Workers (CLTS) are responsible for managing a caseload of children who are at risk of out of home placement.
LSS and the CLTS program recognizes that many individuals at risk can be cared for in their homes and communities, preserving their independence and keeping ties to family and friends. The primary goals of this position are individualized planning related to the outcomes the families are looking to achieve, collaboration with multiple systems, resource development, and children having the opportunity to be in the least restrictive setting possible.
The case manager role requires regular contact and visits with the clients and their families, as well as administrative work.
The position is primarily Monday through Friday, first shift, but requires flexibility to meet the needs of the client and family.
For more information on the Children's Long Term Waiver please visit: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/waivermanual/index.htm.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Provide case management services to children eligible for CLTS Waiver Program
Collaborates with internal and external partners to assure coordinated care and health/safety needs are being met
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Qualified applicants must meet one of the following eligibility requirements per state statute:
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Qualified applicant must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
TRAVEL: Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 30%. Some overnight travel may be required.
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.