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COORDINATOR, SOCIAL SERVICES
St Annes Gardens Inc
 
Job Location: Miami, FL

Summary & Objective

The Social Service Coordinator is responsible for the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the social service programs of this facility.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the social service programs of this facility.
  • Reviews department policies and procedures, at least annually, and participates in making recommended changes.
  • Participates in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the services and needs of the residents.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of social care plans and residents' assessments.
  • Interviews residents to obtain psychosocial history.
  • Responsible for completing necessary forms, reports, etc. and submit to Property Manager as required.
  • Refers residents/families to appropriate social service agencies when the facility does not provide the services or needs of the residents.
  • Coordinates and Supervises social service activities with other departments as necessary.
  • Involves the residents in planning social service programs when possible.
  • Provides consultation to members of the staff, community agencies, etc., in efforts to solve the needs and problems of the residents through the development of social service programs.
  • Maintains an emergency contact profile on each of the residents in order to be responsive when problems arise, and the resident's health is at risk.
  • Assists new residents in occupancy acclimation.
  • Provides counseling to the residents concerning their general well-being and assists them in problem solving.
  • Assists in obtaining resources from community social, health and welfare agencies to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Assures that all progress notes charted are informative and descriptive of the services provided and of the resident's response to the service
  • Develops, implements and maintains an ongoing quality assurance program for the Social Services Department

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Other Duties

  • Creates service management plan as appropriate.
  • Review Assists in developing preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the social service needs of each resident.
  • Assists in developing a written plan of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident that identifies the problems/needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each problem/need identified.
  • Initiate and encourage the resident to participate in the development and review of his/her plan of care.
  • Creates service management plan as appropriate
  • Review and revise care plans and assessments as necessary, but at least annually.
  • Maintains individual files on residents which will contain at least the following: intake information, progress note, release of confidential information and appointment of personal representative and non-participation form.
  • Provides limited case management (i.e. evaluation of social, psychological and physical needs and the development of service plan/strategy) for a resident when internal services are deemed insufficient/inadequate. and revise care plans and assessments as necessary, but at least annually.
  • Maintains individual files on residents which will contain at least the following: intake information, progress note, release of confidential information and appointment of personal representative and non-participation form.
  • Keeps abreast of current Federal and State regulations, as well as professional standards, and makes recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Administrator.
  • Maintain your required licenses, certifications and mandatory skill updates.
  • Comply with all policies, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Provide other duties of other team members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • May serve as an interim department leader depending on need.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and push/pull up to 250+ pounds, walk, climb stair or ladders, stand on feet for extended periods of time, etc.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required to drive to patient's residence. The employee must wear a seat belt while driving for agency.

Disclaimer

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

EEOC Statement

CHS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Knowledge & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Family Services, Psychology or related field
  • 5-7 years of experience in social services, family services and HUD preferred.
  • Requires minimum: 36 hours classroom/seminar training prior to hire or within 12 months of initial hire date. Requires annual (after 1st year) = 12 hours (additional training costs to be approved after meeting statutory requirements listed below)
  • Possess knowledge of public health administration and demonstrated ability to work within a framework of social work consultation and/or supervision.
  • Ability & willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Must have knowledge of computer office/ other software.
  • Must be able to read, write and understand the English language.




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