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Social Worker SC Enrollments

Company: Area Agency On Aging 1-b
Location: Southfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

AAA 1-B makes the commitment to positively impact the health and well-being of older adults, adults with disabilities, and caregivers. The goal of our staff is to lead efforts within the six counties that we serve to achieve their highest quality of life through teamwork, integrity and respect. We offer the following opportunity to serve: The SWSC uses person-centered principles to assess the medical, functional, psychological, financial, and environmental needs of participants. Works with participants (or caregiver) to develop a long-term care (LTC) plan and assists the participants to manage their care needs. Note: This position may be converted to a regular maintenance Supports Coordination position once we reach the targeted enrollments number. JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager, SWSCwill: + Conduct in person or telephone interviews, evaluate resources, and identify organizations that may meet the participants' needs, locate alternative resources, and actively participate in linking the individuals to needed services and LTC strategies/resources. May be involved in telephone monitoring with the participants. + Provide LTC options and strategies including the eligibility, frequency, duration, and financing of services. Educate participants/caregivers regarding the participant's health status, health promotion, and risks and benefits of treatment options. + Negotiate, authorize and coordinate purchased services that are determined necessary; and arrange community services as needed. Qualifications + Minimum Bachelors Degree in Social Work & LLBSW OR Masters Degree in Social Work & LLMSW. + Will consider Social Workers with 0 or more years of experience great opportunity for training and growing on the job; SWSC will be considered for promotion after becoming a Licensed Professional. + Candidates will have prior work experience working with psycho-social assessment or home care and/or worked with a similar target population; volunteer experience also beneficial. + Demonstrates problem solving ability and knowledge of LTC programs, eligibility requirements. + Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills. + Ability to work in a community-based setting, independently with little direct supervision of daily duties. + Strong Communication and technology skills including MS Office, such as Word, Excel, Outlook and using Medical Databases. + Must have valid drivers license/vehicle to perform job; frequent travel required within a 6 county geographic region utilizing own reliable transportation. BENEFITS: The Area Agency on Aging 1-B in Southfield has outstanding benefits for this position that include: + Choice of 3excellent low cost Medical Plans + Fitness and Wellness programs + Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability + Excellent PTO package + We recognize 10 regular and 3 floating holidays + Centralized commute since main office is in Southfield, MI + AND you work with very pleasant colleagues at our Agency!! Our recruiting team would love to hear from you today!Please complete our on-line application and submit your resume for immediate consideration. The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Keywords: Area Agency On Aging 1-b, Southfield , Social Worker SC Enrollments, Other , Southfield, Michigan

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