Care Manager - Guardianship Program
Posted on: September 23, 2014
Responsible for developing, assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of assigned caseloads of incapacitated adults receiving Guardianship services.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
- · Complete intake paperwork on eligible clients, including assessment with medical and cognitive impressions with assessment of indicators of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
- · Establish and maintain client charts and electronic records.
- · Establish, monitor, and revise client care plans.
- · Make appropriate referrals for services needed to support client.
- · Conduct monthly monitoring visits in the home, day habilitation or medical settings.
- · Provide guardianship services with continuing assessment of wards to ensure that our wards live in a safe environment, enjoying an optimal quality of life.
- · Work in collaboration with estate services in the establishment of budgets, bank accounts, and other services required to manage finances and provide for basic needs.
- · Provide direct services to crime victims including, but not limited to, crisis intervention, assistance with Crime Victims’ Compensation, assistance with Texas VINE, legal assistance, victim advocacy and information and referral.
- · Participate in on-call rotation.
- · Supervise volunteers in establishing and maintaining a supportive relationship with ward, and effective monitoring and advocacy.
- · Participate in volunteer recognition activities.
- · All other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field, 2 years of experience in direct client services, case management and using resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Basic level skills on Microsoft office suite.
Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field and 3 years Care Management experience in direct client services, case management and using resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Basic level skills on Microsoft office suite.
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Wellness Program Case Manager
Reposted: September 24, 2014
The Wellness Program Case Manager:
- Assists clients as appropriate in meeting health care goals and needs
- Monitors and evaluates client progress
- Provides information and referral
- Provides coaching and individualized education
- Works as an advocate for clients and families
- Links with outside service agencies
- Negotiates affordable services as needed.
Services are provided in a culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate manner. Ideal candidates have demonstrated knowledge and experience working with older adults, have experience working in medical social work settings, and have knowledge of community services.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field and two years’ experience working with older adults and demonstrated knowledge in community services. Basic skills in Microsoft Office applications and Power Point.
Preferred: Master’s Degree in Social Work with three or more years’ experience. LCSW strongly preferred. Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications and Power Point. Bilingual in Spanish (read and write).
For more information about Family Eldercare's Service Coordination Program, please click here.
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We are currently recruiting compassionate, dependable care attendants in Travis and Williamson counties. Flexible schedules, full- and part-time positions available depending on the needs of our clients. Two categories of care attendants are needed:
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Additional direct service and administrative positions available include: AmeriCorp position available. See below for posting.
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Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
The gifts of time and expertise given by our volunteers and interns make Family Eldercare the vibrant and successful organization that we are. Opportunities to volunteer or gain experience through both direct service and administrative internships change regularly, so be sure to check back often for the most current positions.
Family Eldercare is registered with UTSSW and Texas State University SSW and can provide placements and supervision for BSW and MSW students. Placements vary by semester.
Additionally, Family Eldercare has placements for interns seeking a degree in: human services, sociology, psychology, gerontology, family systems, health sciences, recreation, communications, activity director and related fields.
The staff at Family Eldercare make a difference in the lives of seniors and adults with disabilities on a daily basis. Opportunities to join our organization are ongoing, and cover a broad range of direct service and administrative functions. Family Eldercare does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender or disability, and we offer an excellent benefits package.