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County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) Full-time

at Commonwealth of PA in Pennsylvania (Published at 13-05-2020)

THE POSITION

If you have a desire to support Intellectually Disabled individuals in achieving a more meaningful and productive life, we would like to hear from you. The Intellectual Disabilities Supports Coordinator position consists of identifying, assessing and service planning for individuals referred to Bradford/Sullivan Counties.
Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday
Lunch Period: 30 Minutes
Hours may vary due to travel, after hour appointments, etc.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The Intellectual Disabilities Supports Coordinator collects information, writes case histories and makes recommendations. You will participate in team reviews and follow through to achieve individual's goals. You will maintain an active caseload and keep notes, document service contacts, keep a log of daily activities and complete statistical reports. Maintain contact with individuals and their sources through phone calls and site visits. Schedule appointments and keep correspondence on the individual's behalf. Confer with supervisory personnel on matters needing clarification and to seek advice about procedures. Participate in staff training, development sessions and in-service training. Transport clients when other transportation is not available. Be available for after ours service, as necessary. Perform other related work as required.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for this position, you must:

  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 - MENTAL HEALTH/INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (ONLINE EXAM) posting and follow the directions provided.
  • PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title
  • Be able to perform essential job functions

Legal Requirements:
  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports at your expense. See hiring agency contact information
  • You must pass a background investigation
  • A conditional offer of employment will require adrug screening.

This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.
  • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police Clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. ยง7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.



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