State Of Pennsylvania Wilkes Barre , PA 18701
Posted 7 days ago
NOTE: THIS IS A REPOSTING OF (CS-2022-41308-L0635). IF YOU APPLIED UNDER THE PREVIOUS POSTING WHICH WAS OPEN FROM JANUARY 5, 2023 TO JANUARY 18, 2023, YOU CANNOT SUBMIT A NEW APPLICATION.
Do you have the desire to provide a wide variety of services to the elderly population and want to make a difference in their lives? If so, Luzerne County Area Agency on Aging is looking to hire a compassionate, patient, and professional individual to join our team!This Aging Care Manager 2 will conduct field visits in order to respond to emergency situations, monitor services as specified in the care plan, provide emotional support to consumers, resolve problems, etc. The employee will also need to arrange for financial management for the consumers who are unable to handle their own finances. This may include setting up budgets with consumer participation or arranging for an agency to act as payee for a consumers public benefits.
Other duties include but are not limited to assisting consumers in negotiating the Aging service system or assisting consumers with pre-placement and placement activities when community services are no longer sufficient to maintain consumers in the community.
Work Schedule and Additional Information:
Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
Six months as an Aging Care Manager 1 or a County Caseworker 1; or
Successful completion of the County Social Casework Intern program; or
Six months of professional human services or nursing experience; and a bachelor's degree in social sciences, behavioral sciences, human services, or a closely related field; or
An equivalent combination of experience and training.
You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
Hiring Preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Schuylkill, Sullivan & Wyoming Counties. If no eligible candidates who live within Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Schuylkill, Sullivan & Wyoming Counties apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.
You must be able to perform essential job functions.
Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will notbe reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date.Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position.
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
You must provide complete and accurate information or:
your score may be lower than deserved.
you may be disqualified.
You may only apply/test once for this posting.
Your results will be provided via email.
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