Case Manager for Veteran Affairs - Money Management Program
Posted on: February 13, 2015
The Money Management Program helps low-income older adults and adults with disabilities increase their income, improve their financial stability, access housing, medical care and basic needs, and receive protection from financial abuse and exploitation. The Program is designed to promote independent living by helping with the challenges of budgeting and managing benefits and finances.
The Case Manager will provide representative payee and/or bill payer services to ensure financial and housing stability to include case management across the continuum of services, financial resources and referrals to collaborative agencies. The Case Manager is responsible for maintaining accurate records, service delivery records, accessing and reporting requirements.
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide comprehensive case management services to individuals in three main areas: financial, housing and basic needs.
- Maintain a caseload of 30-45 clients and files to include: eligibility/intake paperwork, case notes, individual service plan, record of all financial transactions, income/benefits and other documents as needed for program requirements.
- Develop and monitor individualized service plans to meet the needs of the client and to ensure clients live in a safe and humane environment and are free from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
- Provide referrals and advocacy for clients to community resources as needed to support and stabilize the client.
- Ensure the client’s basic needs are met with his/her benefits by managing, developing and budget and issuing payments as needed.
- Provide training, support, and consultation to volunteers. Supervise client/volunteer relationship.
- Maintain case notes, documentation, accurate accounting of benefits expenditures and organized case files.
- All other duties as assigned.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling or other human-service field; minimum of 1 year of experience in direct client services providing case management of the homeless, mentally ill and/or to the elderly population; knowledge of Travis County social services and resources.
Preferred: Master’s Degree in a Human-Service field; 2 year of experience in direct client services, case management and using community service resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation; knowledge of Travis County social services.
For more information about Family Eldercare's Money Management Program, please click here.
LCSW Therapist - Counseling Services
Full-Time position - South Austin, North Austin, Georgetown/Cedar Park
Updated on: February 13, 2015
Family Eldercare seeks Clinical Social Worker(s) to provide in-home counseling services to older adults. We are experiencing high demand for our therapy services and are looking for new members to join out team.
Qualified individuals must be licensed or certified to perform mental health services in the State of Texas. This work requires advanced skills in area of mental health and functional assessment, clinical treatments and interventions, and best practice and evidenced based practices addressing needs of older adults and caregivers. Specialized focus in assessment, interventions and counseling for issues facing older adults related to mental health such as depression, deterioration in cognitive functioning, risk assessment, family systems and caregiver dynamics, and stress and anxiety. (2-5 years of experience a must).
Since we provide home based therapy, we will assign cases based on geographic location of our therapists. We have high demand right now in South Austin, North Austin and Georgetown/Cedar Park. We also have demand for Spanish speaking therapists.
For more information about Family Eldercare's Counseling Services, please click here.
Join our In-Home Care Team!
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.
No open positions at this time.
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.