Bilingual Community Support Specialist

Description :

Adams County Integrated Health Care Services has opening for a Full Time 1.0 FTE Community Support Specialist\Spanish Interpreter. Basic Functions include but not limited to the delivery of case-management/community support services to priority populations.  These services shall assist identified consumers in maintaining the highest level of functioning and quality of life in a least restrictive support environment of the consumer’s choice. Individual in the positions will maintain an individual case load, be responsible for linking consumers with appropriate agency services based on their expressed needs, gather information of consumer’s concerns/needs, personal and medical history, and psychological examinations to help develop plan of services with consumers utilizing outside agency providers and community resources, provide case-management at the Othello and Ritzville offices, as well as in nursing homes, schools, community agencies, and private home. This position also assists consumers in accessing employment, social and human services, medical services, housing, and financial assistance, develops and maintains positive professional working relationships with community resources which serve consumers, informs each identified consumer of agency policies regarding accessing services provided by Community Support Specialists, works with community resource agencies providing advocacy on behalf of identified consumers, maintains timely clinical records according to established professional and governmental standards, Participates in staffing of cases with other clinical staff and receives clinical supervision from professional staff members. This position may provide after hours emergency services to consumers through crisis system.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor in Social Science, 2 years’ experience in working with the chronic mentally ill desired; including children and adolescents.  Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work with individuals on a one-on-one basis or collaboratively as part of a team. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must successfully pass a background check and a driving record check.

 

Salary ranges 36,226.80 – 41,384.16 DOE. Benefits include retirement, medical, dental, holidays, vacation and sick leave.

Contact :

Send resume with three references to: Adams County Integrated Health Care Services, 425 E. Main, Suite 600, Othello, WA. 99344, (509) 488-4074. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled