Caseworkers

GECAC Admin   Erie, PA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on May 26, 2021
CASEWORKERS
GECAC Area Agency on Aging Employment Opportunities

Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 (7.5 hours daily)

Applications are being accepted for full-time positions in the Area Agency on Aging at GECAC for Caseworker positions for the Older Adult Protective Services.

Protective Services Caseworkers' duties may include: taking reports for crisis intervention; providing direct services to clients who are at risk or in an emergency situation; periodically reassessing care plans; providing general counseling; and making referrals. Bachelor's degree in sociology, social work/social welfare, psychology, gerontology , criminal justice or other of the behavioral sciences; and 1-2 years of experience in crisis services or law enforcement experience preferred. Experience in investigation resolution of problems in a crisis situation for resolution.

Ability to speak or read languages other than English, especially Spanish or Russian, is desirable. Good outreach skills and knowledge of community resources and funding source regulations needed. Proficient in the use of the computer and have computer software skills including Microsoft Office software. Must be able to travel. Must have a valid PA driver's License with full-time access to private automobile and auto insurance as required by the Agency. Must meet Immigration Law requirements. Must provide Act 33 & 34 and FBI Clearances issued within the past 5 years prior to hire.

Budgeted range at $15.04-$20.05 per hour starting, depending on prior experience, with excellent benefit package.

Interested applicants can apply online at gecac.org (Careers) Scroll down page to "APPLY TODAY" to fill out the application and upload resume and cover letter.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

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