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SSI Services Worker (1765-12)

SSI Service Worker- Social Services Worker 3 (1765-12)
 
Deadline to Apply: January 21, 2019
 
Work Location:
Hamilton County Job and Family Services
222 East Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
Work Hours:  
80 Hours Bi-Weekly
 
Starting Salary: 
$16.73 an Hour
  
 
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: Inventory of Criminal Offenses Ruling Out Consideration for Hire. Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
Completion of a B.A. or B.S. in a social services (psychology, sociology, political science), criminal justice, human services, liberal arts, or business related field, or Associates Degree in social services, human services, liberal arts, or business related field, plus five years experience in the Child Care, Food and Nutrition Benefits, Medicaid, OWF/TANF, Workforce Development, or Workforce Investment Act programs.
 
 
Job Duties (Summary):

  • Provides direct social work services to physically, mentally or emotionally disabled children and adults who are applying for SSI. Provides active social work intervention and advocacy for clients through the entire SSI application and appeals process. Counsels the client, family and his/her support systems to facilitate understanding of the SSI application process. Provides social work intervention and counseling to eliminate barriers to the individual’s participation in the process and to achieve self sufficiency.
 

  • Coordinates service plan and delivery with I.M., SSA, medical professions, mental health system, legal supports and other community agencies to secure medical and social services and documentation need for the application process. Advocates for the disabled client to ensure that he/she receives the financial and medical benefits to which he/she is entitled and to secure the supportive services needed to maintain his/her safety in the community.
 

  • Participates in supervisory conferences, unit meetings, staff development and community meetings and workshops. Makes suggestions and gives feedback to supervisor on the unit’s functioning, service delivery and the effect of changes in policies and procedures.
 

  • Provides information and education to HCDJFS staff and to other community agencies regarding clients’ rights and the unit’s functions.
 

  • Completes dictation, maintains case records, completes monthly statistical reports and other reports, and correspondence as required.
 

  • Attends necessary training as required.
 

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.