State Of Texas Jobs Near Me – Community Care Worker

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Job Description:

Determines needs and eligibility for Community Care for the Aged and Disabled (CCAD) services. Work involves conducting home visits, interviewing individuals who are older or have a disability, documenting information, determining need for services and developing service plans; verifying data.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops/coordinates/reviews service plans with individuals receiving services and their families, provider agencies and other state agency staff and authorizes services appropriately and accurately to meet the individual’s needs.
  • Conducts reviews to determine eligibility and functional needs.
  • Obtains, verifies, and calculates income and resources to determine financial eligibility for Title XX programs.
  • Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Interviews applicants, individuals receiving services, and resource persons and conducts home/site visits to assess the need for services and provides information and referral to other resources.
  • Maintains case record documents and enters information in an automated system, establishing a record for each individual receiving service. 2
  • Monitors through contacting individuals receiving services to determine if services are meeting the individual’s needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Current valid Drivers’ License and liability insurance is required.
  • Knowledge of interviewing techniques to obtain personal information, to make inquiries, and to resolve conflicting statements.
  • Knowledge of resources that serve individuals who are older or have a disability.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to set priorities, establish timeframes, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with individuals receiving services, co-workers, contract agency staff, and staff from other federal or state agencies.
  • Ability to operate computer and general office equipment.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Lake Jackson, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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