Adult Family Care Case Manager & Family Advocate, Berkshire County Arc

Berkshire County Arc is hiring an Adult Family Care Case Manager & Family Advocate.

Location: Pittsfield, MA, 01201 United States
Employee Type: Hourly FT
Required Degree: Four-Year Degree

Position Description

Supporting people. Enriching lives.

Make a DIFFERENCE for others, yourself, & your career!

Hours: Mon-Fri (40 hours per week; hours vary)


The Adult Family Care Case Manager & Family Advocate will:

  • Act on behalf of the individual at ISP meetings, IEP meetings, intake meetings, within the family unit, with schools, community services, courts, or any other area of need.
  • Secure generic and specific services in the areas of educational or vocational training, recreation, child care, respite services, legal advice, public benefits, adequate housing, or other unmet service needs.
  • Adult Foster Care responsibilities include:
    • Conducting initial and ongoing assessments of qualified setting.
    • Obtaining social history and conducting psychosocial assessments and evaluations.
    • Selecting, training, evaluating and supervising AFC caregivers in conjunction with the RN.
    • Participating in development, implementation, and ongoing review of AFC Plan of Care.
    • Conducting on-site visits with member at qualified setting bimonthly/monthly.
    • Completing care manager progress note on each visit and significant change.
    • Periodically reviewing AFC caregiver log.
    • Assisting with obtaining information and accessing other services.
    • Reviewing and documenting fire and safety procedures for qualified setting.
    • Participating in discharge planning.
    • Reviewing at least annually the suitability of the qualified setting.


  • Bachelor’s degree, a social worker license from Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work, and at least 2 years’ recent experience working with elderly or disabled adults; or bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ clinical experience in care of elderly or disabled adults.
  • Valid driver’s license & insured vehicle.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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2022-05-03T15:49:52-04:00April 29th, 2022|Categories: Careers, Entry-Level, Health/Human Services, Non-Profit|

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