Case Manager, Highland Hills

Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc. - Highland Hills, OH (30+ days ago)


Job Description

APSI (Advocacy & Protective Services, Inc.) is a statewide, private, non-profit agency dedicated to protecting the rights of Ohioans, age 18 or older with developmental disabilities. We do this by providing a full array of guardianship and protective services to individuals. We advocate for individuals with the highest level of needs, primarily through person only guardianship and by helping to make their desires and needs known. As a guardian, APSI has the authority to make decisions of a personal nature on behalf of the individual including medical and dental treatment, adverse interventions & strategies, work, residential placement and quality of life decisions.

Job Summary

The Protective Services Representative is an entry level primary work position and reports to the Regional Program Director. This position does not provide direct services except for protective services; provides daily and crisis support to persons represented by APSI through guardianship, protectorship, conservatorship, and trustee services; provides advocacy, informed consent, and decision-making to achieve outcomes that support each person’s best interest balanced with health, safety, and welfare needs; is responsible for supporting APSI services in a manner consistent with APSI Mission, Vision, and Values; may assist in developing and providing organizational tools; and assists in the overall achievement of APSI Strategic Plan goals and objectives.

Experience and Requirements

  • Experience with and knowledge of court appointed guardianship requirements, developmental disabilities, Medicaid and waivers, county boards, community housing, social, human, and mental health services is preferred but not required;
  • Experience working with persons in crisis is preferred but not required;
  • Experience providing or accessing vocational and community resources is preferred but not required;
  • Passion for the programs and services provided by APSI;
  • Demonstrated commitment to strengths-based approaches to service delivery, principles of self-determination and person-centered planning;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in an open and diverse work place;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Professional in attitude and presentation;
  • Proficient with various technology applications including Excel, Word and electronic management databases;
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects and initiatives at the same time;
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in social services, non-for-profit management, or related field.

Must have reliable transportation.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $29,000.00 to $32,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • social services: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 50 (Required)