Provide comprehensive and personalized benefits counseling, including eligibility assessment and intake and referral services, to help consumers access and obtain understandable and accurate information about government entitlements and other sources of income; recommend and facilitate use of work incentives to support consumers’ employment choices; provide information about how benefits may be impacted by employment, informing and guiding the plan for starting work and over time for making decisions about changes in wages and work hours.
Supervision and consultation:
Courteous and respectful towards consumers, visitors and co-workers:
Administrative and Other Related Duties as Assigned:
Bachelor’s degree in a mental health discipline plus (2) years of experience in a mental health or vocational rehabilitation field; successful completion of ADMH approved case management training program; Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC) training and certification through the Social Security Administration and Virginia Commonwealth University; knowledge of adult specialties, outlined below, to be attained within (6) months of employment:
Experience providing employment services, and knowledge of the work world are preferred. Position requires a proactive, well-organized professional who works well independently and as an effective team member. Must be 23 years of age, maintain a valid Alabama driver license, and have proof of current liability insurance