CRIS Healthy-Aging Center Employment Opportunities

Vermilion County and Champaign County

Vermilion County Employment Opportunities

Case Worker/Investigator – Adult Protective Services

Primary job responsibilities include the assessment of abuse, neglect, or exploitation reports, casework and follow-up of substantiated abuse cases, and competition of documentation and paperwork related to APS cases. Must meet Illinois Department on Aging intake, assessment, casework, and follow-up required timelines. Preferred education of bachelor’s degree in health, social sciences, social work, health care administration, gerontology, or criminal justice with one year experience in health and human services

Essential Functions:

• Works independently and consistently exercises discretion and sound judgment in conducting investigations and protective services to victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation to elderly individuals, people with disabilities (ages 18-59) and their families following the Illinois Department on Aging and Area Agency on Aging Adult Protective Services (APS) program standards and reporting procedures.
• Complies fully with all APS regulations and program plan requirements which may include required time frames for priority level cases, and substantiated cases, and all service activity. Utilizes a variety of clinical modalities to engage and intervene with client, family members and others involved.
• Prepares comprehensive initial intake, investigation reports, quarterly reassessment and closeouts on Adult Protective cases through manual/computerized assessment, case notes, and forms according to contract, funder and agency requirements.
• Maintains up-to-date and accurate client files and databases, as required by agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies.
• Provides thorough client updates during supervision as well as immediately notifying the supervisor of any risk of harm issues related to the client. Works with the Multi-Disciplinary Team Advisory Group and utilizes their input in case work.
• Refers clients for required services, advocates for their needs, and ensures timely follow up regarding their receipt of services.
• Completes all required and applicable training to maintain APS certification.

Minimum Requirements:

• Must be at least 21 years of age
• Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation with current vehicle insurance
• Successfully pass a background check
• Bachelor’s degree in health, social sciences, social work, health care administration, gerontology, or criminal justice

The rate of pay commensurate with experience. Benefits include earning 10 vacation days and 6 sick days per year. Please send resume to KimS@agetrong.org or mail to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N. Franklin, Danville, IL 61832. EOE

 

Community Care Unit Case Manager

CRIS Healthy-Aging is looking for an individual with an interest in working with older adults through Social Services to join our team as a Case Manager. Case Managers in the Community Care Unit are client advocates that form ongoing, collaborative relationships with clients and local community service providers to help improve a person’s lifestyle for the better.

Responsibilities:

• Provide Case Management services as designated in the Illinois Department on Aging – Case Management Manual for person’s age 60 and older.
• Make appropriate referrals to other agencies when necessary.
• Provide program information to the client/family and acts as an advocate for the client.
• Monitor clients and provides follow-up services.
• Maintain program records as outlined by the Illinois Department on Aging, East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging, and the Vermilion County Health Department.
• Support and assist clients by developing an individualized care plan with goals to obtain the resources needed to improve upon the physical, social, and financial wellbeing of seniors.
• Care Coordination Case Managers take time to connect and work with clients to establish a more comprehensive understanding for their needs and concerns.

Qualifications:

• Recognize and respect the confidentiality of all clients and records.
• Demonstrate sensitivity, empathy, and cultural competency toward older adults.
• Maintain a level of work that is detail-oriented, organized, and accurate.
• Commitment to a positive team environment with goal driven individuals.
• Requires the ability to respect and adapt to a diverse variety of care solutions for clients.

Education Requirements:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human/Social Services, Social Work, or Gerontology related field, RN/BSN or LPN with program experience.
Successful Candidate will also have:
• A passion for helping others, a desire to learn, and a positive attitude.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Flexibility and ability to function well as a part of a team.
• Computer experience including timely and accurate data entry skills.
• Valid Driver’s License with reliable transportation and insurance.

Benefits as a Full-time employee:

• Accumulation of 10 vacation days in 12 months.
• 6 sick days earned on a monthly accrual system.
• 14 paid holidays per year.
• Individual Retirement Account with matching contributions.
Work Hours will vary from 7:30AM – 4:30PM Monday – Friday.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Click to download a PDF that you can edit, download, and email back to us. Please send all completed applications to: hr@agestrong.org. Applications may also be mailed to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832.

Champaign County Employment Opportunities

There are no openings in Champaign County at this time.

All candidates for a position with CRIS Healthy-Aging must undergo a criminal background check to be considered for employment. CRIS Healthy-Aging Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832 or submit resume to hr@agestrong.org

CRIS APPLICATION

Click to download a PDF that you can edit, download, and email back to us. Please send all completed applications to: hr@agestrong.org. Applications may also be mailed to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832.

Thank you for considering us.