Homemaker and Personal Care Specialist

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Website United Way of Central Alabama

Job Summary          

Coordinates homemaker and personal care services to assist Part B clientele with the duties involved in remaining independent in the home.

Responsibilities      

  • Assures all program operations are in compliance with guidelines of ADSS
  • Identifies eligible clients in need of services through ADRC referrals and other means
  • Arranges delivery of service through contractors
  • Prepares and maintains case records, reports, case follow-up and closure
  • Counsels clients, assisting them to identify and resolve problems and make effective use of resources
  • Works within budget provided by supervisor
  • Provide administrative support to supervisor in RFP process each year
  • Provide client assessments and on-going case management services as needed
  • Responsible for Supportive Services Title III Part B
  • Participates in Community Initiatives Continuous Quality Improvement Plan
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge & Skills

  • 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 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
  • Good interviewing and counseling skills with an ability to work in a team environment
  • 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

Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Behavioral or Human Services

Minimum of 2 years of paid social service experience including case management preferred

 

Requirements

  • 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