Aging and Disability Resource Center Coordinator

Website https://twitter.com/unitedwayal United Way of Central Alabama, Inc.

United Way has a rich history in helping neighborhoods and communities in Central Alabama. It began as a cooperative action to address our city’s human services problems.

To apply for this job email your details to humanresources@uwca.org

Coordination of the ADRC, a single point of entry for older adults and people with disabilities who need

information and assistance with community resources and access to publicly funded, community based long

term care programs. Provides supervision and support to the ADRC staff in order to fulfill the ADRC mission.

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct supervision to ADRC staff including participation in recruiting, hiring and evaluations
  • Directly provides or arranges trainings for staff as required to attain high standards of work performance, to maintain certifications (AIRS) and to ensure compliance with ADSS contract
  • Provides leadership for quality assurance and quality improvement
  • Assists with data collection and analysis needed for ADSS reports and evaluation of ADRC program
  • Works closely with Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program Coordinator to assist seniors during open enrollment of Medicare
  • Participate in the Community Initiatives Continuous Quality Improvement Plan
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge & Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of local, State and Federal legislation and programs related to the work of the Area Agency on Aging to include the Older American’s Act as Amended
  • Ability to supervise, monitor and coordinate the work of others
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others to include co-workers, staff and community resources and referrals
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form, and the skills to apply technical material in a manner easily comprehended by a diverse population
  • Recognize the dignity and value of all people. Treat consumers and colleagues with respect
  • Good working keyboard skills with ability to quickly learn and use computer programs needed
  • Knowledge of the needs and concerns of elder persons, persons with developmental and physical disabilities, and their family caregivers
  • Ability to analyze research data and formulate plans based on that data

Education/Experience

Master’s Degree in social service field preferred (MSW, MSC, MFC, MS of Gerontology)

Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience preferred

Other:

Valid Alabama driver’s license

Reliable transportation

Proof of automobile insurance commensurate with State law

Background checks to include but not limited to criminal record, drug screen, and TB test

Normal office environment with occasional overtime and travel throughout the state

To apply for this job email your details to humanresources@uwca.org