This position is responsible for assisting with the planning, designing and coordinating of all In-Home Respite Services while providing support to ensure the efficient operations of the Program.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Recruits new In-Home Respite providers and process enrollment paperwork.
- Complete and update background checks on respite providers annually.
- Assists in maintaining participant files in THERAP.
- Assists with annual renewals for individuals that do not have a case manager.
- Communicates with case managers from DDRB/DMH in regards to cases which involve participants that have In-Home Respite and qualify for Service Coordination.
- Communicates and collaborates with Family Advocacy Community Training (FACT) in regards to new cases that do not qualify for service coordination.
- Assists with emergency In-Home Respite requests.
- Assists with intake meetings with new families.
- Ongoing filing of In-Home Respite related documents.
- Answers phone calls and returns messages as appropriate.
- Performs data entry.
- Perform other responsibilities as required or assigned.
Education, Experience, Skills:
- 18 years of age, high school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Must possess a thorough knowledge of computers, including the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Good communication and organizational skills.
- Must be able to write and document in a clear, concise professional manner.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
- Driver’s License
Physical Demands/Working Conditions:
- Moderate Work: Exerts up to 50lbs of force occasionally and 20lbs frequently. Standing, sitting, reaching, typing and walking are common.
Prerequisites for Employment:
- Pre-employment drug test
- Criminal Background Check
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran