Position will be support clients in Cuyahoga, Summit, Portage, Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Stark and/or Wayne counties.
This is a traveling position, and will drive to clients in the areas mentioned above. Good driving record is a must to comply with our organization's motor vehicle policy.
Under the general supervision of the Administrator and/or VP of Supportive Services is responsible to facilitate the steps needed to assist a consumer from a long term care facility to a home setting in the community.
Growth Opportunities: National Church Residences is comprised of multiple facilities and locations in the Central, Northern and Southern Ohio areas and promotes internal growth.
Serve as a liaison between the health care and housing professionals, including but not limited to the service coordinators, discharge planners, home/community based service representatives. Is knowledgeable on all service lines including adult day health, personal care/private duty, service coordination, skilled care and hospice. \
Works closely with all managers of all service lines.
Works closely with consumer’s case manager to assist residents in arranging services based on community resources for the residents’ needs and preferences such as physician, pharmacy, etc.
Assists the consumer with locating housing. Purchases materials and supplies for living.
Assist with the completion if the consumer workbook as needed.
Assists on behalf of client to ensure receipt of entitled benefits.
Assists with linkage to employment options if participant interest is indicated.
Provide quality customer service to all residents to answer questions, address concerns, problem solve, assist, and provide results for the residents with their needs on a daily basis.
Education: Must have the ability to perform needed functions. Bachelor’s Degree in social work or a related field from an accredited institution is preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years in social service delivery with the elderly and/or family populations. Demonstrated working knowledge of supportive services and other resources in the area served by the project.
Travel: Frequent, necessary on a daily basis.
Mental: Must have good communication, comprehension, computer and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, military status, disability, genetic information and/or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.