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PLAN of MA & RI Hiring Service Coordinator

Location: Braintree/Quincy

Job Description:
PLAN is seeking an enthusiastic compassionate Licensed Social Worker to join our team. We are looking for someone who has a passion for working with individuals with disabilities, providing support and advocacy as well as collaborating with families and others who support beneficiaries.
The PLAN Service Coordinator will work with people of varying ages and wide-ranging disabilities to ensure that their trust funds are used to improve their quality of life while protecting their eligibility for public benefits.

The ideal candidate should have an understanding of public benefits (SSI, Medicaid, and public housing) and the ability to manage a substantial and growing caseload with differing degrees of responsibility. The Service Coordinator must be able to multi-task, must have excellent assessment skills, and be able to work well with beneficiaries and their families, case managers, attorneys, guardians, governmental and public and private agency personnel, and PLAN staff. The ability to work both independently and as a team member is essential. A good sense of humor is an asset.

Responsibilities include:
• Initial meeting of new trust participants to explain the trust and use of trust funds, assess participants’ living arrangements, strengths and weaknesses, and to develop a spending or life plan.
• Ongoing contact with trust participants
• Prompt review of participant requests, and weekly decisions on disbursements
• Resource development with the goal of giving participants ideas for using their funds
• Maintain current knowledge of public benefits, such as Medicaid, disability benefits and housing.
• Aid with program development and innovation in MA and RI

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Valid Social Work License
  • Experience working with the elderly, people with physical disabilities, and people
  • with mental health and intellectual challenges.
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Ability to communicate effectively and openly with a broad range of individuals and organizations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and interdependently
  • Ability to grow from supervision and direction
  • Familiarity with computers and computer programs, such as Microsoft Office
  • Integrity, positive attitude and self-direction
  • A second language is welcome, but not needed
  • Keen attention to detail

Salary:
based on experience and license


Contact Name: Cassidy Tatun
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: Number (617) 244-5552