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Title: Case Aide
Classification: Child Welfare Aide # 06001
Immediate Supervisor: Quality Assurance Coordinator
Positions Supervised: None
Overtime: Non-Exempt
Under the direction of the Social Services Coordinator, the Case Aide is responsible for providing assistance to other staff members in the implementation of program or unit activities, including but not limited to the transportation of agency clients; procuring and delivery of food and clothing; typing, filing, compiling, photocopying, collating, and delivery of forms and documents; receptionist duties; records checks and any other related unit/agency activities deemed appropriate and designated by the immediate unit supervisor and/or Executive Director. DUTIES – GENERAL:
* Provides transportation to agency clients at the request of the unit managing caseworker. Transports clients to and from doctor’s or other medical appointments, for visitation, to shop, to procure and deliver food, clothing, medicine, etc. to families as needed; or to assist with other related activities when transportation is deemed appropriate and necessary to fulfill case plan requirements.
* Performs all activities in visitation center, including but not limited to; posting an updated weekly visitation schedule, contacting / transporting clients; supervising / documenting visits and ensuring the safety of children to and from visits / appointments.
* Finds, procures, travels to obtain and deliver various supplies necessary for the operation of the unit and its activities or to assist children, families, and client/individuals.
* Responsible for coordination /processing of IV-E case maintenance application, initial determinations / re-determination, and Medicaid application / re-determination.
* Completes work related errands to assist agency staff in meeting individual/unit/agency casework needs.
*Assists unit staff in the processing of various paper work requirements including but not limited to general typing, filing, collecting, copying, and collating of written materials, correspondence, forms, and files when deemed appropriate/necessary by the unit supervisor and/or Executive Director.
*Assists unit/agency with general receptionist duties when necessary and deemed appropriate by unit supervisor and/or Executive Director.
*Assists and/or is responsible for obtaining birth certificate and social security cards for children in agency’s custody.
* Completes required agency paperwork and forms including but not limited to time sheets, mileage logs, and dictation when documenting work, observations, and critical incidents occurring as a result of interactions with clients in a host of agency activities.
*Testifies at court hearings and/or other proceedings as a result of work, observations, and interactions with agency clients.
*Performs other related duties in the absence of personnel due to varied leaves, vacations, resignations, or when requested and/or deemed appropriate to facilitate the overall good function of the office and agency.
*Assists agency staff with miscellaneous work related projects, under the direction of unit supervisor and/or Executive Director.
* Completes record checks at the Sheriff’s Department, Police Department, or other agencies, as requested.
* Plans and coordinates service delivery which reflects the standards of best practice, cultural competence, client advocacy and community needs.
*Attends staff meetings, unit meetings, unit briefings, regular supervisory conferences, agency committees and staff training.
Maintains and increases knowledge and skills through attendance at meetings, conferences, training seminars and in-service training sessions.
Annually provides four hours of service to agency sponsored/supported events.
Performs additional duties and assignments, as required.
QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Ohio driver’s license, state minimum vehicle insurance and acceptable driving record. Must possess general office skills and typing. One (1) year previous experience working with children or a equivalent combination of experience, education and training. An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.
*Demonstrates an ability to work within various computer software programs, such as Microsoft Windows, Access, Excel and PowerPoint and state-wide tracking information systems.
WORKING CONDITIONS
Position requires frequent travel within the agency. Ability to lift and/or transfer up to forty (40) pounds, frequently. May be required to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends. May be exposed to dangerous or threatening working conditions requiring the ability to respond appropriately.
* Denotes an essential function of the job