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Transition Coordinator (Full-time) - Pathways to Independence

Transition Coordinator (Full-time) - Pathways to Independence

Job ID 
2017-3765
Job Locations 
US-NY-Syracuse
Category 
Social Services
Compensation 
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Compensation Min 
Compensation Max 
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

The Salvation Army is Hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do good in their own community.

 

The Pathways to Independence program is currently seeking a full-time Transition Coordinator. This program is designed to place and sustain seniors and adults with physical disabilities in community based/independent housing with the support of home care services. 

 

This position will provide outreach and transition services for individuals who are part of the “Pathways to Independence” project, working closely with referral sources such as: hospitals, nursing homes, shelters and social services. 

 

 

The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, vacation & sick time, and personal days.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with Low Cost Employee Premiums, Co-Pays, and Deductibles
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Free Parking for Employees
  • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with referral sources to help identify potential program participants in their current setting (hospitals, nursing homes, shelters)
  • Complete referral and intake screens and work with the participant/caregiver to develop a plan for either remaining in or returning to independent housing.
  • Consult daily with the Service Coordinators and Housing Specialist associated with the Project.
  • Maintain statistical accountability. Provide clear and concise individual case narratives, referrals, summaries and other reports.

Qualifications

  • Work requires BA/BS in Social Work or related Human Services field, or Registered Nurse, specialty in gerontology or disabilities.
  • Minimum of five years of experience preferred.
  • Knowledge in the areas of healthcare (i.e., hospitals, nursing homes), waiver services (i.e., NHTD, TBI, OPWDD) and other community resources required.
  • Must have excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Responsibilities will include engaging a variety of healthcare and social service partners in the identification of participants for the project.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.