|Employment Type: Full-Time|
With general supervision, provide advocacy, support, linkage, and coordination of services for an assigned caseload. Develop individual service plans in conjunction with assigned caseload. Participate in team meetings with participants and their service providers, and advocate for their rights and implementation of needed and desired services.
The Job Duties are representative of the essential functions of the position. The physical requirements for this position are those typically present in normal office environment conditions. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs. Reliable transportation is necessary as there may be local day business travel required of this position.
NHTD & TBI WAIVERS:
Applicants must possess one of the following degrees and have a minimum of one (1) year experience providing case management/service coordination to people with disabilities and/or Traumatic Brain Injury:
OR a B.A. degree and three (3) years of experience providing case management/service coordination to people with disabilities and/or Traumatic Brain Injury
Applicants must possess a minimum of a Associates Degree in a Health/Human Services field or a RN and a minimum of one (1) year of experience working with people who have developmental disabilities OR one (1) year of experience as a case manager/service coordinator with any population.
**The minimum experiential level is waived if the applicant holds a Master's degree in a health or human service field.
Possess a basic knowledge and understanding of public welfare, Social Security benefits and entitlements. General knowledge and understanding of developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, traumatic brain injury, geriatrics and mental illness. Have knowledge and understanding of the challenges facing individuals who have developmental, physical and cognitive disabilities, and seniors who choose to live independently in the community. Understanding of Independent Living philosophy. Basic knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and a desire to learn more about the public laws that uphold the civil rights of disabled individuals. Some knowledge of community services available to the citizens of the community.
|Language Required: None|
|Minimum Education: Associates Degree|
|Minimum Experience: 2-5 years|
|Contact Name: HR Department|
|Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact Phone: (585) 546-7510|
|The Center for Disability Rights strives to be a participant controlled, cross disability organization that is reflective of the community it serves. CDR values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, cultural or ethnic group membership, disability status, educational level, family status, gender, income, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. CDR will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.|
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