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Social Service Specialist I

Company: Sound Generations
Location: Seattle
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

WHO is Sound Generations?We are a comprehensive non-profit organization that serves older adults and people with disabilities in King County. Our mission is to support people on their aging journey through community connections and accessible services.We are currently seeking a Social Service Specialist I to join our team in Seattle, WA. What will YOU do?The Social Service Specialist I perform social service functions including assessments, information and referral, risk assessment and provides follow up with older adults, disabled clients 18 years and over, and those caring for someone 18 years and older. Working with the Pathways Team at Sound Generations, the Social Service Specialist I will provide screening and referral for community programs in King County including caregiver services, Medicaid programs, discounts, and in home care, crisis prevention services, and follow up on complex client situations.Pay Rate: $25.62 per hour.Work Schedule: Monday Through Friday, 40 hours per week.Benefits:Great Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance coverage.Employer paid 401k plan 3 weeks paid vacation. Plus, paid sick leave, 2 personal days and 10 paid holidays.Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Commuter benefits and more!Responsibilities:Interview individuals, caregivers, and community collateral to assess degree of services needed, ascertain facts, gather social history, complete assessments to determine need, extent, and direction of intervention. Prepare case file data, documentation and/or reports. Develop and maintain case records which document decisions and provide record of case plans. Provide formal and informal referral service to community resources; case management services in a multidisciplinary approach to service delivery; counseling to individuals and families that is goal directed, task centered, and time limited. Review and examine cases on a periodic basis to assess client progress and determine continuing eligibility of programs. Develop plan of care with the client. Coordinate services with other agencies. Refer and monitor progress of referrals to other agencies. Explain program policies to individuals, families, and members of the community. Requirements: Bachelors' Degree OR Equivalent.Two years of paid or volunteer experience providing services to aging individuals. Sound Generations is an equal opportunity employer, and we value our diverse workforce. We welcome everyone who is interested in serving our local communities. Please contact our HR Team at for help with accommodations or if you have any questions. HOW do I Apply?Please visit: PI208382215

Keywords: Sound Generations, Lacey , Social Service Specialist I, Other , Seattle, Washington

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