County Of MauiWailuku 96793
Full Time +

provides and assists individuals with information and/or referral, upon request in obtaining (i.e. eligibility, enrollment) and/or maintaining basic needs such as housing, food, medical care, and medication and documents referrals in the online database;.

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Aging And Disability Services Specialist Iv

County Of Maui
Full Time, Temporary 12) credit per week Maui Human Concerns-Housing, 2065 Main St Skybridge Classroom, Wailuku, HI 96793, United States
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Overview

NOTE: Employees appointed to temporary positions may also gain membership in the civil service upon satisfactory completion of an initial probation period of at least six months. Once you become a member of the civil service, you become eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions. 

Performs the full range of aging and disability casework consisting of  highly complex cases requiring case management; guides lower level specialists; may participate in developing guidelines, reviewing policies and implementation plans; may function as a team leader; performs other related duties as required.
 
Distinguishing Characteristics:
 
As a journey level specialist, this class functions independently under general supervision in exercising considerable judgment  and decision-making in providing direct services to older individuals, informal care givers, and persons with disabilities. Uses clinical expertise in providing case management and counseling of services, benefits, and referrals to outreach services.

Examples of Duties

The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position and are consistent with the class concept.

  • provides and assists individuals with information and/or referral, upon request in obtaining (i.e. eligibility, enrollment) and/or maintaining basic needs such as housing, food, medical care, and medication and documents referrals in the online database;
  • performs in-home assessments and support planning;
  • assists individuals and care givers through counseling, teaching, referrals to community resources;
  • maintains accurate and current records in the online database;
  • serves as a resource for the lower level specialists regarding services and assists in performing initial intakes by serving as a backup to the Aging and Disability Services Specialist V ;
  • participates in training for the Office on Aging Division;
  • responds to inquiries of community groups and area agencies;
  • provides input in the development and review of the Division 's marketing plan;
  • performs other related duties as assigned.
This is an amendment to the specification for the class, AGING AND DISABILITY SPECIALIST IV, which was approved on November 1, 2012, and is to be retitled, AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES SPECIALIST IV,  effective February 13, 2013.
 
APPROVED:  February 13, 2013
Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience:  A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree which included a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours in courses such as aging, disabilities, human services, psychology, social work, social welfare, sociology, counseling, criminal justice, or other behavioral sciences and three (3) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which involved case management and/or support planning in the area of social services, health, or education, two of which shall have involved services dealing with the special needs of the elderly or individuals with disabilities.



License Requirement:   Possession of a valid motor vehicles driver's license (equivalent to State of Hawaii Type 3).



Knowledge of: the principles and practices of behavioral sciences, aging and disability; general research, evaluation, interviewing methods and techniques ; report and letter writing; casework methods and techniques such as assessment and diagnosis used to evaluate and provide treatment  for people who need services; the mission, goals, pertinent laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the Office on Aging; principles and practices of supervision; and community resources available to consumer groups.



Ability to: read, understand, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the Office on Aging programs; collect, analyze, evaluate information ; prepare written reports, correspondence, and other official documents ; establish and maintain effective relationships with diverse populations and members of interdisciplinary teams; supervise the work of others.



Health and Physical Condition:



Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.



Physical Effort Grouping:  Light

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: 

EXAMINATIONS ARE ADMINISTERED IN THE COUNTY OF MAUl ONLY

The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: All applicants, who will enter a safety sensitive position or certain designated categories that the Personnel Services Director has established or who are required by law to be drug tested must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

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