Case Manager, Senior Services
Company: Cobb County Government Position: Case Manager, Senior Services Location: This position is located at Cobb County Senior Services Salary: $20.01 - $32.01 per hour Posted: 05/30/18 Closing Date: 06/12/18 Job Description: Provides consultation and information to clients, volunteers, service providers and the general public regarding programs and activities related to senior services: researches and explains internal and external programs, services, requirements and availability; and maintains information and knowledge of federal and state benefits and community-based programs.
Assesses, screens and determines client referrals for eligibility for services: conducts interviews and needs assessments; conducts home visits; conducts initial assessment of cognitive, physical, social, economic and emotional status/functionality of individuals; interviews and observes clients in their living environment; and may translate documents and provide advocacy for bilingual clients as needed.
Provides case management services: develops, implements and monitors comprehensive plan of care for clients based on assessment, client expectations, and availability of services; initiates/coordinates services and maintains contact with service providers; collaborates with client, family, and informal supports to implement plan; reviews and updates care plans; evaluates service provision; monitors progress; and adheres to federal, state and agency policies regarding service eligibility and monitoring.
Assists general public and clients with locating and applying for financial and material assistance: assists clients with applications; collects information and submits documentation to agencies; assists clients in paying rent, utility bills, etc.; and arranges and schedules necessary appointments for same.
Maintains client case files in departmental database: documents client visits, services provided, and client progress; inputs, updates and changes information as needed; and maintains service logs. Participates in special projects or programs of the center, such as delivering meals and care packages to homebound clients and taking applications for assistance programs.
Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, regulations, codes, and other regulatory standards related to aging services: maintains and awareness of available community services and resources; and attends workshops, seminars, and training sessions as appropriate. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Interested candidates may apply online at www.cobbcounty.org