Veteran Care Specialist Job opening - Alamo Area Council of Governments state Texas ( Job openings )
Alamo Area Council of Governments , state Texas
( By Press Release office)
2022-02-02T00:00 - 2022-03-04T00:00 | 57 | 2
This is a responsible, non-supervisory position requiring familiarity with various veterans/government programs and insurance coverage related to services for veterans. Duties include but not limited to: Implements and coordinates the case management in the region to ensure prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives of the Veteran Directed Care Program; Provides initial assessments, technical assistance and develop spending plans for consumer directed services; Conducts and documents ongoing follow-up contacts and home visits.
Serves as a liaison between AACOG, Veterans Affairs (VA), Fiscal Management Agencies and social service agencies. Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and other in-service training programs related to the case management program and benefits counseling; Assists in developing the area plan and any necessary amendment program/benefits counseling program; Liaison between AACOG, vendor regarding invoices; Completes related monthly reports; Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Desired Degree/Job Experience:
Associates degree in Behavioral Sciences, Social Services, Public Administration or related field; Two (2) years of full-time aging, social services be substituted for one (1) year of the required education, with the maximum substitution of four (4) years of experience for two (2) years of education; as a social worker; plus at least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of aging, social work, other human services, or related field; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities.
Valid Texas driver's license and reliable transportation required; Travel within 13 Counties of AACOG. Provides outreach to those clients who may benefit from other programs developed within the Area Agency on Aging; Implements the case management program through the identification of clients; Proficiency in basic computer skills, Windows, Microsoft programs; Database utilized for maintenance of electronic files; Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. Veterans preferred.
This position is a Pay Grade 8, with a starting hourly rate of $16.52. This is a non-exempt position. Open until Filled. Only electronic online applications will be accepted.
AACOG offers a generous benefits package. These benefits can be reviewed at
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