Title IDD Support Broker/Case Manager
Location Hopkinsville/Madisonville
Job Information

SUPPORT BROKER/CASE MANAGER, IDD

REPORTING/COORDINATING RELATIONSHIP: IDD Coordinator of CDO Services

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Support Broker will ensure that participants are referred to the necessary combination of services to maintain their placement in the community whenever possible. When not possible, the Support Broker will assist in applying for other services.

Specific tasks include but are not limited to the following:
(1) Schedule evaluations/assessments to update knowledge of participant needs yearly.
(2) At one year intervals review POC’s, meet with client, families, service providers, and guardian(s). The Support Broker should be able to guide the writing of outcomes and objectives to ensure clarity, measurability, and applicability to the participant.
(3) Fill out or assist in filling out any applications for needed services and equipment.
(4) Become knowledgeable of service providers and referral procedures.
(5) Become knowledgeable of the different funding sources for case management and the services/equipment commonly used.
(6) Be able to write clear case notes in the format approved by funding sources and submit them electronically.
(7) Maintain a target number of direct client services and/or clients served as designated annually by the IDD Director.
(8) Develop Person-Centered Plans for participant and submit paperwork electronically.
(9) Be available to participant 24/7 if a need or question arises
(10) Conduct home visits monthly monitoring participant’s budget, health, safety, welfare, and ensure required regulations are being meet.
(11) Other duties as required/assigned.

There may be periodic travel in other counties in the eight-county region. The primary client group will be adults with mental retardation or developmental disabilities.

Residence in one of the assigned counties in the region is preferred.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work or relevant area with one year experience in MR services preferred. Must pass required training within specified timeframe. Must have current driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, reliable transportation, and be able to travel throughout the region. Must present proof of a recent (less than 1-year-old) TB skin test, and must pass a legally required Criminal Record Check, Central Abuse Registry check, Kentucky Nurse Aid Registry, and Misconduct registry.

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