Job: Case Aide(Job Id 35283)

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Posted: 01/11/2018

Job Reference #: 35283

Job Description

01/11/2018 01/18/2018
SOCIAL WK/REC/RELIG/CARE PROV 12
GLOBE 0.00-27,020.00

Department of Economic Security

Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!

Case Aide

Division of Developmental Disabilities

605 South 7th Street, Globe, AZ 85501

www.azdes.gov

JOB SUMMARY:

The Case Aide is responsible for staff support in the Division of Developmental Disabilities     (DDD) Support Coordination Units assisting with casework directed by the Unit Supervisors, Human Service Specialists; scheduling activities for the work unit; providing accurate and professional responses to inquiries from the public and agency staff and completing brief reports as necessary.

JOB DUTIES: 

-          Conducts residential and day program visits at the direction of Support Coordinators/Supervisors for the purpose of observing for potential health and safety issues; prepares progress notes on visits; and provides information to requested party

-          Assists members/families by providing transportation to various appointments and meetings; picks up medications, bus passes, food boxes; completes forms, conducts research of community resources and completes applications for services and reports; pays bills; refers families to community resources; writes progress notes accordingly in member files

-          Prepares a wide variety of member documents, (e.g., service authorizations, correspondence, memos, forms and legal documents) for signature of designated authority for work unit and/or office. Responds to requests from various sources to update the prepared information.

-          Collects necessary information and prepares eligibility and member re-determination packets. Tracks eligibility decisions. Inputs member information into member

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

-          Basic human needs, human growth, personality and behavior

-          Basic principles and practices of case management

-          Community resources

-          Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel

-          Tracking systems

-          General office procedures  

Skill in:

-          Applying federal laws, state statues, and agency policies and procedures

-          Recognizing basic human rights and the care and assistance needs of individuals with developmental disabilities

-          Oral and written

-          Communication

-          Basic clerical skills including proper telephone etiquette, opening office equipment (e.g., copier, fax).

Ability to:

-          Adapt and be sensitive to a variety of cultures

-          Maintain and display professional demeanor

-          Establish family and professional partnerships

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE(S):

-          Candidate must possess at least one (1) year of customer service experience or working with or assisting individuals in a community setting, (e.g. community involvement with individuals with developmental disabilities, aging and adult, youth, etc.)

-          Travel is required within the District.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: 

-          Level one Fingerprint Clearance Card

-          Subject to a search of both the Child Protective Services Central Registry and Adult Protective Services

-          Valid Driver’s License

-          Background and Reference Checks

BENEFITS: 

 The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

RETIREMENT: 

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

CONTACT US: 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact 602-542-6868 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

 

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