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 Case Manager will ensure that clients are referred to the necessary combination of services to maintain their placement in the community whenever possible. When not possible, the Case Manager will assist in applying for other services.

Specific tasks include but are not limited to the following:
(1) Intake and initial staffing on new referrals.
(2) Schedule evaluations/assessments to update knowledge of client needs.
(3) At one year intervals review IHP, meeting with client, families, service providers, and significant others. The Case Manager should be able to guide the writing of goals and objectives to ensure clarity, measurability, and applicability to the client.
(4) Fill out or assist in filling out any applications for needed services and equipment.
(5) Become knowledgeable of service providers and referral procedures.
(6) Become knowledgeable of the different funding sources for case management and the services/equipment commonly used.
(7) Be able to write clear staff notes in the format approved by funding sources.
(8) Maintain a target number of direct client services and/or clients served as designated annually by the IDD Director.
(9) Develop Person-Centered Plans for clients.
(10) 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 and Sexual Offender Registry check.

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