County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) - Delaware County MH/ID (Multiple Vacancies)

Commonwealth of PA | Delaware County, PA

Posted Date 6/29/2020
Description Are you interested in a career working with adults and children with intellectual developmental disabilities within Delaware County?  If you are then this is the position for you. Delaware County Office of Intellectual Developmental Disabilities has immediate openings for Caseworkers.

We offer a supportive work environment, an excellent benefit package and opportunities for career advancement.

Apply today and start your career off on the right foot.

Work Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (M-F) with a 30 minute lunch.
 Caseworker/Supports Coordinator is a critical service that involves the primary functions of locating, coordinating and monitoring needed services and supports for waiver participants.

Locating services and supports consists of assistance to the participant and his or her family in linking, arranging for, and obtaining services specified in an Individual Support Plan (ISP), including needed medical, social, habilitation, education, or other needed community services.

Coordination consists of development and ongoing management of the ISP in cooperation with the participant, his or her family members of the ISP team, and providers of service.

Monitoring consists of ongoing contact with the participant and their family, and oversight, to ensure services are implemented as per the participant's plan. 

In addition to locating, coordinating, and monitoring, Supports coordination also includes providing information and assistance in order to help participants decide whether to select participant direction of services, and assistance for participant's who opt to direct services.

 In order to be eligible for this position, you must:
Legal Requirements:
  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports at your expense.  See hiring agency contact information
  • You must pass a background investigation
This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.
  • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police Clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
 
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