Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 8:15 AM
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES COUNSELOR III :
Posting Closing Date: 10/20/2017
Pending Vacancy : Adult Protective Services, North/Northeast Region
Job Title: Human Services Counselor III :
Successful applicant will be housed in Jacksonville, and will be covering the counties Duval, Nassau, Clay and possibly Baker.
If needed, may have to cover Bradford, Union, Columbia, Suwannee, Hamilton and Madison Counties.
This position is with Adult Protective Services for North/Northeast Region.
This position is for case management services for the following programs: CCDA (Community Care for Disabled Adults), HCDA (Home Care for Disabled Adults), Protective Intervention : Supportive, Placement and Short Term Case Management cases.
This position handles intensive case management and Protective Services, as referred by the investigation units and may involve court appearance(s).
This position provides support to the investigation units. These units handle investigations of abuse, neglect and exploitation of the disabled and vulnerable adults ages 18 to 59, as well as the elderly.
BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR ENTIRE EMPLOYMENT WORK HISTORY (INCLUDING GAPS IN EMPLOYMENT) WHEN COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION.
ANNUAL SALARY IS 27,
VALID DRIVERS LICENSE IS REQUIRED.
Personal vehicle is required, as position involves field work.
Vehicle must be insured, disclosing to the insurance company that it is to be used for business purposes.
JOB FAMILY: COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: COUNSELING AND SOCIAL WORK
OCCUPATION: COUNSELORS, ALL OTHER
This is general work as a counselor for all counseling occupations not listed separately.
Some positions in this occupation may be responsible for coordinating work and supervising employees.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Supervises employees by assigning work, reviewing progress and assessing performance.
Counsels family members to assist in understanding, dealing with, and supporting client or patient.
Interviews clients, reviews records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate mental or physical condition of client or patient.
Formulates or coordinates program plan for treatment, care, and rehabilitation of client or patient, based on social work experience and knowledge.
Monitors, evaluates, and records client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan.
Modifies treatment plan to comply with changes in clients status.
Refers patient, client, or family to community resources to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness.
Intervenes as advocate for client or patient to resolve emergency problems in crisis situation.
Supervises and directs other workers providing services to client or patient.
Counsels clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS
Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Assisting and Caring for Others
Providing assistance or personal care to others.
Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face:to:face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.
Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
• Location: jacksonville
• Post ID: 18855827 jacksonville