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Human Services Coordinator - Residential Treatment Services

SALARY:              $22.27 - $35.55 Hourly

$46,325.34 - $73,935.06 Annually

OPENING DATE:               11/21/19

CLOSING DATE: 12/06/19 05:00 PM

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Human Services Coordinator - Residental Treatment Services

General Description
Provides advanced social case management, counseling, and/or coordination of services in an assigned human services program.
Works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in mental health counseling, marriage and family counseling, counseling education, social work, psychology, gerontology, or other closely related field based upon area of assignment.

Requires one (1) year of direct client social case work/counseling in either an addiction/substance abuse treatment or mental health facility/program, crisis intervention or clinical setting, or in a community resource eligibility center based upon area of assignment.

Must be available to work days/evenings/nights/weekends/holidays as needed.

Special Certifications and Licenses
Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) Certification
Valid Florida Class E Driver's License.

Master's Degree or higher in a related area of study
Certified Addictions Professional (CAP) or,
Masters Certified Addictions Professional (MCAP)
Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Creole, English/Portuguese
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Advocates on behalf of clients or consumers and families for services, basic needs, and other related issues.

Assists social workers in case conferences and staffing; may serve as team leader.

Composes or prepares correspondence, case notes, narrative and technical reports, notifications, and related documents using computer-based applications.

Conducts activities and monitors the environment of care in a manner to maximize client or consumer and staff safety.

Conducts home and community visits related to consumer or client needs as required for area of assignment.

Counsels clients or consumers, individually or in groups, and/or their families, to facilitate achieving service plan goals, developing life skills, and/or mitigating inappropriate behavior.

Facilitates case consultation for specialized consumer or client situations.

Performs needs and comprehensive assessments; develops or updates care plans, service plans, and/or treatment plans with clients or consumers to address their needs and to facilitate referrals to appropriate treatment, service providers, or facilities; engages clients and families in the development of service implementation plans.

Provides crisis prevention, intervention, and supportive counseling as needed.

Provides follow-up and monitors service delivery and care environments.

Provides general information to clients. Coordinates and delivers agency services.

Explains the legal process to clients and family members as it pertains to individual cases; coordinates with local law enforcement agencies and the State Attorney's Office regarding the status of cases.

Testifies at depositions, hearings, and trials as required.

Prepares case records and makes recommendations to supervisor concerning specific cases.

Performs related work as assigned.

Physical Demands
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.