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Case Services Aide

Company: Moffat County
Location: Craig
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

MOFFAT COUNTY, COLORADOCLASS SPECIFICATION_______________________________________________________________________________________________CLASS TITLE: CASE SERVICES AIDE REVISED DATE: 2010DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL SERVICES SUPERCEDES DATE: 01/02REPORTS TO: SOCIAL SERVICES MANAGER FLSA STATUS: N_______________________________________________________________________________________________JOB SUMMARY: |Performs a variety of para professional case services functions, including, but not limited to: coordinating supervised visits between parents and children; teaching life skills classes; providing transportation services to clients; and coordinating placements, meetings, etc., related to child services, supporting foster parents, etc.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.)Assists casework staff by performing para professional case services functions, including: coordinating and participating in supervised visits with parents and children; assuring that all parties abide by visitation rules; documenting visits; coordinating client transportation needs; transporting clients to appointments; conferring with foster parents, clients, school officials, lawyers, etc., regarding child services issues; arranging and staffing counseling programs; obtaining and disseminating medical information to appropriate parties; completing related forms and documents; maintaining various, related records, reports, logs, etc.; sending information to the State; and obtaining and maintaining information on clients to create historical information.Teaches life skills, including: household and financial management, child safety, nutrition education and related skills.Testifies in court.Prepares complex, routine and non-routine reports utilizing a variety of software; receives, sorts, and summarizes material for the preparation of reports; prepares work reports; develops charts and graphs; prints various reports; relays and interprets administrative decisions, policies and instructions.Organizes and maintains various filing systems.Composes correspondence in accordance with standard policies; answers various inquiries; explains policies and procedures and arranges appointments; processes orders and updates manuals; processes routine and non-routine matters independently.Reports administrative and/or operational problems to supervisor.Performs specialized research and statistical work on assigned subjects for staff and management.Enters information into a computer terminal; uses the computer system to retrieve a variety of daily, monthly and yearly reports; maintains routine financial records.IMPORTANT JOB FUNCTIONS:Photocopies reports, memos, and other various documents for requesting parties; develops various forms.Disseminates a variety of information to various agencies, divisions, or departments via telephone, mail or FAX.May serve as backup for other positions within the department.Performs other related duties as assigned.MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:General Office Equipment Computer Audiovisual Equipment VehicleMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Education and Experience:High school diploma or GED; and,Three to four years of progressively responsible related experience; or,Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.Licenses and Certifications:Valid Colorado driver's licenseKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Knowledge of:Internal departmental policies, regulations and procedures.Applicable state, federal and local ordinances, laws, rules and regulations.Basic service delivery and intervention.Child development.State computer systems.External governmental bodies and agencies related to area of assignment.Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary.All computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job.Standard business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals.Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.Skill in:Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.Describing observations in a written format.Analyzing and resolving client situations and problems.Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials.Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction.Applying logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks; understanding, interpreting and communicating complicated policies, procedures and protocols.Using a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.Communicating orally and in writing with internal staff, citizens, and other departmental staff in order to give and receive information in a courteous manner.Operating and routine maintenance of general office machines such as copiers, facsimile machines, and telephone systems.Mental and Physical Abilities:Ability to read and interpret documents such as operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and so forth.Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions, giving ciose attention to detail and accuracy.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.Ability to draft and type correspondence.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in nonstandard situations.While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit; move around the office or work area; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; speak and hear; and push, pull and/or lift up to 20 pounds occasionally.Working Conditions:Work is performed in a normal office environment and in client homes, exposing the incumbent to outdoor temperatures or dirt and dust. The employee is frequently exposed to persons who are upset and/or irate and volatile situations when performing the essential functions of the job.The incumbent's working conditions are typically moderately quiet.Working time may require irregular hours.This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbenVapplicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.

Keywords: Moffat County, Vail , Case Services Aide, Other , Craig, Colorado

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