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Case Manager, Immigration - Bilingual Spanish

Company: The Geo Group
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Benefits Information:BenefitsAs a Case Manager, you will be part of a stable, established, and yet still growing organization with a great deal of diversification, which will present you with a range of different challenges. Since we do prefer to promote from within, you will have opportunities to move to other facilities as well as to different divisions within the company. We value your hard work and professional dedication and will reward you with a competitive compensation package that includes full benefits.Your benefits will include:Two (2) weeks of VacationFifty-six (56) Hours of Sick TimeFifteen (15) paid HolidaysMedical, Dental, and Vision coverageTerm and Whole life insurance (includes spouse and dependent)Accidental death and dismemberment insuranceShort- and long-term disabilityFlexible spending account401(k) retirement program with company matchStock purchase programTuition reimbursement - $3500 per yearEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Legal and Identity Theft ProgramsTheme park and attraction discountsThe compensation and benefits information are accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.Equal Opportunity EmployerOverview:Since inception in 2004, BI Incorporated has operated ISAP for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). ISAP is an essential part of ERO, providing intensive supervision of individuals in immigration proceedings. The program achieves positive results by combining comprehensive case management with proven supervision technology. In addition, BI maintains an extensive list of community-based partners to provide critical assistance for participants' basic life needs. With consistent positive outcomes, ISAP continues to grow and evolve, serving an ever-increasing number of participants.Qualifications:Minimum RequirementsBachelors Degree required. Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice or related field preferred.At least two (2) years of customer service or case management experience required; experience in fields related to law, social work, detention, corrections or working with multi-cultural clients preferred.Bilingual English/Spanish required.Valid drivers license required and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle in order to perform home visits.Ability to pass a federal background check and obtain a suitability determination.United States citizenship required.Must live in the US 3 of the last 5 years (military and study abroad included).Effective verbal and written communication skills with employees, community contacts, government officials and participants. Ability to interpret and articulate rules, orders, instructions and materials. Ability to compose reports.Demonstrated sound judgment and even temperament. Ability to maintain self-control in stressful situations, such as interpersonal confrontations or emergencies. Ability to defuse hostile or unstable situations.Ability to deal tactfully with the public.Attention to detail.Problem solving ability.Ability to deal with multicultural contacts with sensitivity.Basic knowledge of immigration laws, regulations and procedures.Basic computer skills.Ability to interpret electronic monitoring messages and daily summary reports.Good typing skills to develop and maintain case records by performing data entry.Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.Working Conditions: Encountered on a regular basis as part of the work this job performs.Typical office environment.Some local travel is required.Use of standard office equipment such as copier, computer, keyboard, telephone and fax machine.Bending, stooping and use of hands and fingers to place electronic monitoring equipment on participants.Ability to use hands and fingers to install electronic monitoring equipment and to perform data entry.Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb or balance, enter and exit a car, and climb stairs multiple times in one day in order to make home visits.Responsibilities:SummaryProvides case management of Intensive Supervision Appearance Program (ISAP) participants from entry to release by administering the programs policies and procedures as defined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) contract.Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesDevelops, implements, coordinates, reviews and updates case management and individual service plans for ISAP participants in conformance with state and federal regulations and program requirements. Meets with participants face-to-face regularly as required by contractual obligations.Develops and maintains accurate and complete case records for all ISAP participants from entry to release from ISAP. Proactively manages cases using all appropriate tools and techniques. Maintains confidentiality of all records.Conducts intake interview and orientation session with each ISAP participant within contractual timeframes and requirements.Installs electronic monitoring equipment on ISAP participants as necessary and monitors compliance with electronic monitoring program.Assists ISAP participants with acquiring travel documents from the countries of citizenship. Maintains a log of travel document information for each participant.Evaluates English proficiency of ISAP participants to determine resources necessary to promote clear communication between ISAP staff and participants.Coordinates and facilitates translation services for ISAP participants, including emergency translation services.Connects participants with community resources including, but not limited to, transportation, medical, food, shelter, clothing, educational, financial, legal, religious and other social adjustment or facilitative resources. Identifies and coordinates services as required.Supervises ISAP participants while in Company offices.Establishes schedules for ISAP participants that include, but are not limited to, counseling sessions, immigration Court appearances, and access to legal services.Coordinates with participants to ensure attendance at legal orientation and cultural orientation sessions, as well as supplemental services evaluations.Reviews individual service plans, conducts risk/needs assessments and writes progress reports on a regular basis in compliance with contractual obligations.Reports on program violations in a timely manner using established reporting parameters.Conducts home visits to verify participants places of residence in compliance with contractual obligations.Performs emergency counseling for ISAP participants as needed.Identifies and maintains relationships with translation resources in the community, including private services, volunteers, universities, English as a Second Language (ESL) schools, NGOs, churches, and other organizations that might have resources to offer.Performs other duties as assigned.Privacy and Data Security Responsibilities:In alignment with our commitment to data privacy and data security, all BI Inc. employees must:Understand and adhere to the principles of responsible data handling and protection.Comply with privacy laws and regulations relevant to each employees position.Uphold BI's data privacy and data security policies.Undertake role-appropriate data security and data privacy training.Exercise due diligence in handling sensitive or private data encountered while performing their duties.Ensure data confidentiality, integrity, and availability per organizational policies, guidelines, and legal requirements.Understand that compliance with these responsibilities is critical to BI operations, security, and compliance requirements.Pay: Pay USD $22.43/Hr.by Jobble

Keywords: The Geo Group, Mount Vernon , Case Manager, Immigration - Bilingual Spanish, Other , Bronx, New York

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