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Community Service Coordinator - AGING

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Aging 

Pay:  $17.82 per hour  

Work Schedule: 8am - 5pm, Mon - Fri  

 

Complete assessments and provide short-term case management services to persons age 55+ residing in Sedgwick County.  Interact with consumers in the community including intake, needs assessment, service planning, monitoring and evaluation.  Conduct Abbreviated Uniform Assessment Instruments (AUAI) to determine eligibility for services.  Perform networking and outreach activities.

 

Perform intake and assess service needs of consumers.

  • Complete intake to identify individual needs.
  • Complete assessment, either in the community or in the office, which goes into greater depth on the consumer’s individual needs, challenges, and goals.
  • Demonstrate active listening skills while communicating with consumers.

 

Provide short-term case management services.

  • Develop, implement and document service plan.
  • Educate consumers and/or caregivers on appropriate resource options.
  • Provide accurate and unbiased information or referrals as needed, including pertinent materials.
  • Assist consumers with applications for benefits and waiver programs.
  • Complete required documentation and all case notes in required time frame in the electronic client record Management Information System (MIS), NTERFUSE
  • Maintain files/paperwork for referred clients.
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

 

Outreach, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Attend community events and networking meetings.
  • Seek out opportunities to provide community education.
  • Provide periodic follow-up to ensure consumer needs are being met.
  • Maintain an up-to-date Microsoft Outlook Calendar.
  • Collect outcome data and generate program reports as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Gerontology, Human Service, Public Administration, or another related field. Minimum of one (1) year experience in the field of aging.   Minimum of one (1) year experience in coordination of services for consumers and/or community collaboration partnership and program development. Intermediate computer skills needed in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Access.  Valid State of Kansas driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Gerontology, Human Service, Public Administration, or another related field. Two (2) years’ experience in the field of aging or physical disabilities, preferably an Area Agency on Aging or Physical Disabilities provider system. Licensed Social Worker. AIRS, Information and Referral/Assistance Certification.  Bilingual skills a plus.

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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