Senior Human Services Program Analyst 1 1

Florida Department Of Transportation Largo , FL 33779

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition No: 466164

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: Senior Human Services Program Analyst 1 1

Position Number: 60000000

Salary: $38,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 09/20/2021

CARE COORDINATOR

SENIOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST

Positions will be located in Pinellas County.

Starting salary is $38,000

PLEASE NOTE- If you have already applied and interviewed within the past 6 months on a previously posted Care Coordinator Senior Human Services Program Analyst position ad, you do not need to reapply. Applicants that have been interviewed for the Care Coordinator Senior Human Services Program Analyst position within the past 6 months will continue to be considered for open positions related to this advertisement.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Families in crisis require time-sensitive actions from resourceful, compassion-driven individuals dedicated to assisting the vulnerable and promoting strong, self-sufficient families. This demanding and challenging career could be your professional opportunity to support those in need overcome barriers such as education, transportation, and employment. Supporting them in building and maintain a self-sufficient life for themselves and their families.

This position will be located within the SunCoast Region Department of Children and Families' ESS Program. A Care Coordinator is a professional position in the Office of Economic Self Sufficiency (ESS) responsible for helping clients access a wide variety of services and resources to achieve economic independence. Care Coordinators work with clients to identify and overcome barriers to economic self-sufficiency such as education, transportation, and employment.

These positions require face to face contact with clients and will be located at one of our service centers. It may also require some travel throughout the community.

Work Location: Pinellas County

This position is a member of the Regional Management Team; teleworking is not an option, but hoteling may be an option.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting a comprehensive, person-centered assessment to identify client's goals to economic independence and barriers that prevent self-sufficiency. Formulates an appropriate care coordination plan of action that addresses identified areas of need based on outcomes of the assessment.

  • Acting as a navigator for clients regarding available program services and optional methods of attaining self-sufficiency goals.

  • Identifying and maintaining a working knowledge of available community resources, in conjunction with the Community Development Administrators and Community Partner Liaisons, to meet the individual needs of each family and ensures the connection of families to relevant community resources and support.

  • Documenting all pertinent information and ensures that all appropriate forms, such as, but not limited to, the intake screening form, care coordination assessment and care coordination plan of action are completed and uploaded into the program data tracking system accurately and timely. Provides follow-up and monitors connections to service delivery. Preparing correspondence, case notes, narratives, technical reports, notifications, and related documents using computer-based applications.

  • Assisting families in identifying and applying for appropriate benefits and services, offering referrals to other state agencies and other resources to support individuals and families as necessary. Maintains frequent communication with clients of care coordination, reassesses needs, and completes additional referrals and updates to care coordination plan if needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent (4 years) of professional experience in social, economic, mental health, health, rehabilitative or developmental disabilities programs or in health care administration, social services administration, institutional admissions, interstate compact or program analysis activities.

  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.

  • Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

  • Valid Florida Driver's License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field or equivalent experience (4 years) in Case management. Case management experience is defined as experience with conducting assessments, preparing plans, making referrals, implementing plans and follow up with monitoring and evaluation of those plans.

  • Economic Self-Sufficiency experience preferred

  • Applicants must meet the minimum requirements to be hired for this position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Apply the policies, procedures, and programs governing the agency.

  • Communicate effectively both orally and written.

  • Enter data accurately into a computerized system.

  • Navigate through computer screens, complete, and review basic computer documents and other forms.

  • Plan and organize caseload to ensure work is completed in accordance with established timelines.

  • Prepare, clear, concise, and accurate records and reports.

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with clients, coworkers, and community agencies.

  • Use computers and related software packages.

  • Follow written and oral directions and instructions.

It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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