United Church Homes, Inc. is seeking a Service Coordinator to join our team! This position is responsible for assisting residents in obtaining medical and other social support services in order attain or maintain the highest practicable level of independence and physical, mental and psychosocial well-being. Essential Functions Include
Assists and educates residents and families of the services which may be necessary to maintain a self-reliant lifestyle Promotes wellness activities for all residents Educates residents, families and staff on available community resources Assists residents in building informal support networks among themselves and with family members Acts as a liaison between community agencies, service providers and residents Works as a team member with facility manager and other housing management staff in serving residents/clients Encourages residents to be proactive in meeting their social, psychological and physical needs Facilitates meeting of needs when necessary, but avoids the creation of unhealthy dependence Uses the least restrictive intervention necessary to alleviate a problem situation May assist residents or coordinate training for residents in understanding lease and tenancy obligations Does not perform any duties or functions that are duly assigned to management or are associated with management responsibilities Monitors the delivery of services to residents to ensure they are appropriate, timely and satisfactory Performs service management function for all residents needing assistance Provides general or limited case management (i.e., evaluation of social psychological and physical needs and the development of a service plan) for a resident when such service is not being provided by the larger service community Educates residents on service availability, application procedures, residents rights, etc. both individually and the group Reports all suspected abuse situations to the appropriate agency Sets up volunteer support programs with service organizations in the community Advocates and may negotiate on behalf of residents for adequate, timely, and cost effective provision of services Meets with service providers as needed and appropriate Assembles a directory of community services and makes it available to residents, families and management Assists management in identifying residents who need assistance Documents contact with residents, providers and families Maintains individual files on residents which will contain at least the following: intake information, assessment, service termination information, quarterly review and follow-up, human or civil rights abuse and resident/family meeting notes Qualifications Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school): Preferred Two (2) to three (3) years of supervised Social Work experience working directly with geriatric individuals preferred Must be able to proficiently operate a computer, the Internet, Microsoft Office, other relevant software, and basic office equipment
What You'll Love About United Church Homes Our mission is to transform Aging by building a culture of community, wholeness and peace. Our core values are Compassion, Hospitality, Respect, Integrity, Stewardship and Transparency Work/Life Balance Health Benefits Tuition Reimbursement And much more!
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.