Social Service Technician 3

Arlington, Ga
Touchstone Residential- Calhoun County
11-30-2018
Touchstone
24,322.01  Annual
Full Time
8:00am-5:00pm
Location: Arlington,Ga Wage: Starting at: 24322.01 Annual
Department: Touchstone Residential- Calhoun County Position Type: Full Time
Announcement Begin Date: Pay Grade:
Location Name: Touchstone

GENERAL NATURE OF WORK: 

Provides a broad range of paraprofessional social services to patients/ clients/ consumers and their families.

Conducts patient/client/consumer intakes, participates in treatment team planning, and performs intervention. Assist in dealing with personal and social problems. May provide supportive counseling to consumers and families and/or serve as a liaison for social services. May perform case management duties.  Performs lead worker functions.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED and three years’ experience in a social services related position Or Bachelor’s degree in a social services related field and one year experience in a social services related position. Prefer candidate with Vocational Rehabilitation Certificate or at least two years of documented work experience linking people to work. Knowledge of mental health is needed. Internal employees must be in their current position at least 6 months.

OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS APPLICABLE TO THIS POSITION: Experience helping participants in the areas of sports, crafts and other hands on projects. Males familiar with African American cultures.

(X) A pre-employment physical required for appointment to position.

(X) A fingerprint criminal records investigation required for appointment to position.

(X) Pre-employment drug testing and random alcohol/drug testing required for appointment to position.

(X) Males between 18 and 26 years of age required to present proof of having registered with the Selective Services System as required by federal law or of being exempt from such registration.

(X) A transcript (Primary Source) from the college that granted your hours and/or degree will need to be furnished to the Human Resources Department with application materials for verification. An official transcript will be required within 30 days if appointment is made to the position.

Complete application in exact accordance with instructions on how to complete the work history. Describe background in full and make certain application is signed and dated by applicant. Applications must include a telephone number where the applicant can be reached during the daytime. Incomplete applications, applications with insufficient detail, or applications that are otherwise unacceptable may be returned and can result in applicants not being considered for the position.

An applicant who has a disability which requires special accommodation should contact HR at (229) 430-4433

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status. Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview.

Aspire BH & DD Services does not refuse services or employment to anyone based on race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or religious or political opinions or affiliations.

GENERAL NATURE OF WORK: Deliver case management, psychosocial rehabilitation individualized, and Addictive Disease Support Services and Community Transition plan to individuals according to service guidelines in the community or in clinic. Complete documentation per agency policy. Keep up with all required training. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to observe and monitor participants’ behavior. Knowledge of agency confidentiality policies. Knowledge of individualized plans.  Knowledge of the documentation process.  Ability to build relationships with community stakeholders.  Knowledge of pertinent state, federal, and local laws, rules, and regulations.  Ability to serve as a liaison between all interested parties.  Knowledge of program area.  Knowledge of available resources. Ability to provide training and/or orientation services to participants. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.  Knowledge of various recreational activities. Ability to plan recreational activities for participants.  Ability to participate in supportive guidance, staff supervision sessions, program planning meetings, consumer staffing and service training. Knowledge of agency safety policies and procedures.  Ability to operate state vehicle following all safety laws and procedures.  Ability to identify and report facility repairs and equipment problems.  Conflict resolution skills.   Ability to identify disruptive behavior.  Ability to train participants in personal hygiene and other daily living activities.  Ability to recognize contributions and celebrate accomplishments.  Ability to conduct individual and group training sessions for participants. Knowledge of agency accepted disciplinary techniques. Ability to develop teaching aids.  Entry qualifications require any combination of training and experience, which would have enabled the applicant to acquire necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.  

 (Physical) No lifting of more than 20 pounds.


C. Equipment that requires safe and effective use

(X)Employee does not routinely perform tasks that involve exposure to blood or other potentially infectious material as part of their assigned duties but employment may require performing Category 1 tasks.

(X)Direct Care  
F. Performance improvement:  ASPIRE’s goal is to continually improve the delivery of service by improvement of consumer outcomes and satisfaction.  All employees have a role in performance improvement and are expected to interact collaboratively with co-worker, consumers, and other contacts to prove consistent, high quality, consumer-focused services.
G. Age Related and Special needs of population served:
H. Work or Volunteer experience with individuals with mental illness, and alcohol/drug addiction.  Knowledge of and process for accessing community resources. Complete essential learning and maintain related annual training requirements.

I. Assigned Duties.
Staff will provide a broad range of services, including skill building, linking, monitoring and supporting clients with chronic mental illness and/or addictive diseases in clinic, in clinic or community settings.

Assist clients in accomplishing goals and maintaining stability through teaching daily living skills, applying for supportive services and assistance, monitoring health, financial management, provide transportation and appointment setting.

Participates in the development of treatment and discharge plans. Documents progress toward goals and objectives in each client's electronic medical record.

Works and builds relationships with other service providers and staff in support of effective client treatment, coordinating, communication and continuity of service. Keeps supervisor and other treatment team members informed of significant developments.

Percentage of Assigned Duties
70%  under the direct supervision of Licensed Staff provide 70% billable services to individuals on assigned case load.  Be in compliance with service guidelines.  Complete documentation within 24 hours. 
20%  Monitors service delivered are authorized, ensure caseload is accurate, use time towards travel, scheduling and activities needed to ensure successful face to face appointment.  
4%  Attend agency required training, supervision, meeting as scheduled by supervisor.
1%  other duties as assigned, not to exceed 90 days, as assigned by supervisor. Will keep up with essential learning to perform assigned work.  

OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS APPLICABLE TO THIS POSITION

(X) A pre-employment physical required for appointment to position.

(X) A fingerprint criminal records investigation required for appointment to position.

(X) Pre-employment drug testing and random alcohol/drug testing required for appointment to position.

(X) Males between 18 and 26 years of age required to present proof of having registered with the Selective 

     Services System as required by federal law or of being exempt from such registration.

Complete application in exact accordance with instructions on how to complete the work history.  Describe background in full and make certain application is signed and dated by applicant.  Applications must include a telephone number where the applicant can be reached during the daytime.  Incomplete applications, applications with insufficient detail, or applications that are otherwise unacceptable may be returned and can result in applicants not being considered for the position.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status. Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview.

 

GENERAL NATURE OF WORK: Deliver case management, psychosocial rehabilitation individualized, and Addictive Disease Support Services and Community Transition plan to individuals according to service guidelines in the community or in clinic. Complete documentation per agency policy. Keep up with all required training. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to observe and monitor participants’ behavior. Knowledge of agency confidentiality policies. Knowledge of individualized plans.  Knowledge of the documentation process.  Ability to build relationships with community stakeholders.  Knowledge of pertinent state, federal, and local laws, rules, and regulations.  Ability to serve as a liaison between all interested parties.  Knowledge of program area.  Knowledge of available resources. Ability to provide training and/or orientation services to participants. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.  Knowledge of various recreational activities. Ability to plan recreational activities for participants.  Ability to participate in supportive guidance, staff supervision sessions, program planning meetings, consumer staffing and service training. Knowledge of agency safety policies and procedures.  Ability to operate state vehicle following all safety laws and procedures.  Ability to identify and report facility repairs and equipment problems.  Conflict resolution skills.   Ability to identify disruptive behavior.  Ability to train participants in personal hygiene and other daily living activities.  Ability to recognize contributions and celebrate accomplishments.  Ability to conduct individual and group training sessions for participants. Knowledge of agency accepted disciplinary techniques. Ability to develop teaching aids.  Entry qualifications require any combination of training and experience, which would have enabled the applicant to acquire necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.  

 (Physical) No lifting of more than 20 pounds.


C. Equipment that requires safe and effective use

(X)Employee does not routinely perform tasks that involve exposure to blood or other potentially infectious material as part of their assigned duties but employment may require performing Category 1 tasks.

(X)Direct Care  
F. Performance improvement:  ASPIRE’s goal is to continually improve the delivery of service by improvement of consumer outcomes and satisfaction.  All employees have a role in performance improvement and are expected to interact collaboratively with co-worker, consumers, and other contacts to prove consistent, high quality, consumer-focused services.
G. Age Related and Special needs of population served:
H. Work or Volunteer experience with individuals with mental illness, and alcohol/drug addiction.  Knowledge of and process for accessing community resources. Complete essential learning and maintain related annual training requirements.

I. Assigned Duties.
Staff will provide a broad range of services, including skill building, linking, monitoring and supporting clients with chronic mental illness and/or addictive diseases in clinic, in clinic or community settings.

Assist clients in accomplishing goals and maintaining stability through teaching daily living skills, applying for supportive services and assistance, monitoring health, financial management, provide transportation and appointment setting.

Participates in the development of treatment and discharge plans. Documents progress toward goals and objectives in each client's electronic medical record.

Works and builds relationships with other service providers and staff in support of effective client treatment, coordinating, communication and continuity of service. Keeps supervisor and other treatment team members informed of significant developments.

Percentage of Assigned Duties
70%  under the direct supervision of Licensed Staff provide 70% billable services to individuals on assigned case load.  Be in compliance with service guidelines.  Complete documentation within 24 hours. 
20%  Monitors service delivered are authorized, ensure caseload is accurate, use time towards travel, scheduling and activities needed to ensure successful face to face appointment.  
4%  Attend agency required training, supervision, meeting as scheduled by supervisor.
1%  other duties as assigned, not to exceed 90 days, as assigned by supervisor. Will keep up with essential learning to perform assigned work.  

OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS APPLICABLE TO THIS POSITION

(X) A pre-employment physical required for appointment to position.

(X) A fingerprint criminal records investigation required for appointment to position.

(X) Pre-employment drug testing and random alcohol/drug testing required for appointment to position.

(X) Males between 18 and 26 years of age required to present proof of having registered with the Selective 

     Services System as required by federal law or of being exempt from such registration.

Complete application in exact accordance with instructions on how to complete the work history.  Describe background in full and make certain application is signed and dated by applicant.  Applications must include a telephone number where the applicant can be reached during the daytime.  Incomplete applications, applications with insufficient detail, or applications that are otherwise unacceptable may be returned and can result in applicants not being considered for the position.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status. Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview.

 

GENERAL NATURE OF WORK: Provides a broad range of paraprofessional social services to patients/clients/individuals served and their families. Conducts patient/client/individual intakes, participates in treatment team planning, and performs crisis intervention. Assist in dealing with personal and social problems. May provide supportive counseling to consumers and families and/or serve as a liaison for social services. May perform case management duties.

QUALIFICATIONS: Entry qualifications include a high school diploma or GED and two years’ experience in a social services related position OR a Bachelor’s degree in a social services related field OR one year at the lower level.

OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS APPLICABLE TO THIS POSITION: Experience helping participants in the areas of sports, crafts and other hands on projects. Males familiar with African American cultures. (X) A pre-employment physical required for appointment to position.

(X) A fingerprint criminal records investigation required for appointment to position.

(X) Pre-employment drug testing and random alcohol/drug testing required for appointment to position.

(X) Males between 18 and 26 years of age required to present proof of having registered with the Selective Services System as required by federal law or of being exempt from such registration.

(X) A transcript (Primary Source) from the college that granted your hours and/or degree will need to be furnished to the Human Resources Department with application materials for verification. An official transcript will be required within 30 days if appointment is made to the position. 

Complete application in exact accordance with instructions on how to complete the work history. Describe background in full and make certain application is signed and dated by applicant. Applications must include a telephone number where the applicant can be reached during the daytime. Incomplete applications, applications with insufficient detail, or applications that are otherwise unacceptable may be returned and can result in applicants not being considered for the position. .

An applicant who has a disability which requires special accommodation should contact HR at (229) 430-4433 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status. Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview.

Aspire BH & DD Services does not refuse services or employment to anyone based on race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or religious or political opinions or affiliations.