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Service Coordinator (Full-time) - Pathways to Independence

Service Coordinator (Full-time) - Pathways to Independence

Job ID 
2017-3871
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!

 

The Pathways to Independence program is currently seeking a full-time Service 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. 

 

The Service Coordinator assists program participants by coordinating and monitoring housing needs and the delivery of home care 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
  • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Responsibilities

  • Assess each referred individual for care management and service requirements. Provide information and referrals to other services or programs as needed.
  • Coordinate, arrange, and continuously monitor delivery of all program services.
  • Conduct case conferences with involved service agencies, family and/or caregiver, and other informal supports.
  • Compile and maintain statistical data for program monitoring and evaluation, including reports for the agency and the Dept. of Health, including outcome data to ensure compliance with program goals.
  • Provide excellent service to potential and existing participants.

Qualifications

  • Associates' Degree in Social Work or related Human Services field required.
  • Specialized knowledge of gerontology and/or disabilities preferred.
  • Minimum three years related experience required, five years of related experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources, specifically in the areas of health care, and waiver services (i.e., NHTD, TBI, OPWDD) strongly preferred. 
  • Must have excellent interpersonal relationship and writing skills.
  • Responsibilities will include providing direct services to participants and complex coordination of health care and supportive services on a flexible schedule.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Must have a valid driver's license meeting The Salvation Army's insurance requirements and access to a vehicle during working hours.

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.