State of Utah
Full Job Description
The Division of Services for People with Disabilities, within the Department of Health and Human Services, is looking for a dedicated professional to fill our Caseworker II position. As a Caseworker II, you will assist client families and people with disabilities to make informed choices, coordinate waiting list services, and use person-centered planning to ensure services meet the needs and desires of the individuals. As a Caseworker II you will be conducting family meetings, training sessions, and will monitor budget expenditures.
As the Caseworker II you will:
Refer clients and families to services offered to clients on the waiting list as well as community resources.
Ensure SAS paperwork, case histories, activity logs, social summaries, needs assessments, service plans, and correspondence are completed and current.
Provide clients with information concerning rights, options, benefits, services, goals and expectations.
Interact with the family and/or client/resident to discuss need and available services
Develop and implement waiting list plans to meet those needs.
Monitor budget expenditures.
Provide consultation, make recommendations, give appropriate advice, and/or facilitate decisions.
The Ideal Candidate:
Has knowledge of Home and Community Based Services (HCBS).
Has obtained certification as a QIDP (Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional).
Has a Bachelor’s Degree or 5 years of relevant experience.
Has strong interpersonal skills.
Is passionate about empowering People with Disabilities.
Is an excellent listener who is also very proactive.
The Department of Human Services is dedicated to provide care for individuals and families in Utah. Utah Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) promotes opportunities and provides support for people with disabilities to lead self-determined lives by overseeing home and community-based services for more than 5,000 people who have disabilities. For more information on Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) click here!
The typical office setting for this job is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. However, you may encounter some risks that are associated with any office setting, for example, the safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
DHRM rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state of Utah employees.
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