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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist - FACS

Posting Begin Date: 2024/03/04
Posting End Date: 2024/05/05
Category: Community Services
Sub Category: Community and Social Services
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Twin Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 23.62
Maximum Salary: 23.62
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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DEDICATED TO STRENGTHENING THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND INDEPENDENCE OF IDAHOANS

People Making a Difference!

This position will remain open until filled. To ensure you are considered, we encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Family and Community Service’s Infant Toddler Program is currently recruiting a Psychosocial Rehab Specialist to work in the Twin Falls office. Psychosocial Rehab Specialists provide case management services for children ages birth to three years old with developmental disabilities. 

This position will include working within a multidisciplinary team. Responsibilities also include intake, assessment, eligibility determination, development of Individualized Family Service Plans, resource development, collaboration with community partners, and ongoing service monitoring for children and families involved with Infant Toddler Program. Minimal travel is required.

The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation. 

BENEFITS:

BEST RETIREMENT AVAILABLE IN THE NATION 

We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 

OTHER EXCELLENT BENEFITS

  • excellent medical, dental and vision insurance- (full-time/30+ hours per week) employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.80/month for dental
  • generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • 11 paid holidays a year 
  • paid parental leave
  • multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
  • basic life insurance for employee and family (employee covered at one times annual salary; spouse covered at $10,000; child covered at $5,000)
  • wellness programs 
  • ongoing training opportunities 
  • an opportunity for student loan forgiveness
  • and more!

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  • Provision of case management services for children experiencing developmental delays, or those who have medical or other conditions that may lead to a developmental delay.
  • Complete assessments and formulate treatment recommendations.
  • Consult with parents and treatment providers on best practice interventions.
  • Meet with families routinely to evaluate progress on outcomes, review priorities, and identify service needs and options.
  • Provide information to parents and primary caregivers on services available throughout the department and the community.
  • Provide cursory education to the family.
  • Monitor case plans and authorize services. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position. It is highly recommended to attach a one-page cover letter to your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements below.

  • Good knowledge of human services principles and practices to include: behavioral management methods, social and family systems, human growth and development, case management methods. Typically gained by a Bachelor's degree in social work, behavioral science, education, or healthcare from a nationally accredited university or college. Must have included at least 21 semester credit hours in human services fields such as psychology, social work, special education, counseling, and psychosocial rehabilitation.
  • Computer literacy for data entry, electronic mail, composing reports and letters, and storing and retrieving documents
  • A valid driver's license.

Below is preferred experience. It is not required for the position but applicants with this experience may receive consideration over other applicants.

  • Good knowledge of Infant Toddler Program, early childhood development, children's developmental disabilities, early childhood medical conditions, and family centered services. Typically gained through at least two upper division courses in special education, elementary education, early childhood education, or closely related field OR at least one-year experience working in a program that delivered early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities.
  • Completion of specialized training in developmental disabilities OR one-year experience treating the developmentally disabled. Experience should include working as part of a multidisciplinary team, working with people with developmental disabilities, developing, implementing and evaluating individual treatment plans.
  • Experience performing case management review and analysis. Typically gained by one-year work experience in case management, case plan development and monitoring, and assessing client strengths and weaknesses.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in Spanish.

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If you have questions, please contact us at:

Email is the quickest way to get an answer to your questions.

(answered Monday through Friday during business hours MST)

EMAIL: [email protected] 
PHONE:
(208) 334-0681

EEO/ADA/Veteran:

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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