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POSITION: Consumer Case Worker JOB LOCATION: Los Angeles / Inland Valley STATUS: Full Time or Part Time JOB DESCRIPTION As a Consumer Case Worker, you will assist individuals with disabilities to resolve their obstacles so that they may live better lives. You will evaluate what steps are necessary to improve their situation and do the legwork to make the change happen. JOB SUMMARY The Consumer Case Workers provide one-on-one assistance to individuals with disabilities in various aspects of life including (but not limited to): budget development, money management, housing access coordination, educational/academic support, household management, coordinating healthcare, managing appointments, problem solving, behavior management, accessing financial resources, improving interpersonal skills, assistance with personal health, life skills, self-advocacy, community mobility, resources awareness and facilitating circles of support and personal/social development. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES • Maintain good working relations with professionals, staff, families and persons served. • Assist the consumers that you are serving to develop a sense of identity, self-worth and independence. • Keep individual file on each consumer up-to-date. Complete all assigned duties and paperwork accurately and on time. • Attend all necessary training’s and staff meetings within the time lines established. • Ensure all medical appointments are completed within established timeframes. • Maintain and turn in, on time, to the appropriate individual time sheets, progress notes and attendance reports. • Assist in the development of a variety of community activities and experiences providing opportunities for adults to assume and maintain valued roles and relationships. Show innovation and insight in defining roles; develop community's ability to provide supports. • Assist the person that you are serving to develop a sense of identity, self-worth and independence. Facilitate starting and maintaining friendships in the community. • Encourage and maintain active teamwork. Problem solve in a professional, non-hostile manner. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Ability to consistently meet deadlines • Ability to work with a variety of people • Ability to be flexible with work schedule • Ability to drive personal and company vehicles • Ability to value the uniqueness of each individual • Computer literacy 2 EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/LICENSE REQUIREMENTS • High School Diploma or equivalent • Minimum of three (3) months experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or equivalent training • TB Clearance • Valid Class 1 CA Fingerprint Clearance Card or ability to obtain and maintain one • Valid CA Driver’s License with proof of current auto insurance and registration • Reliable transportation OTHER GENERAL REQUIREMENTS • Display professional decorum at all times • Provide at least two (2) verifiable job references TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org STRAIGHT PATH is an Equal Opportunity Employer It is understood and agreed that any misrepresentation by me in this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of this application and/or separation from the Employer's service if I have been employed. I give the Employer the right to investigate all references and to secure additional information about me, if job related. I hereby release from liability the Employer and its representatives for seeking such information, and all other persons, corporations, or organizations for furnishing such information. I hereby consent to and authorize STRAIGHT PATH to request, receive and use information as often as necessary as deemed by STRAIGHT PATH by consumer reporting agency bearing on my credit standing, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living, including, but not limited to, my criminal background or lack of criminal background. I authorize the use by STRAIGHT PATH of the original or photocopy of this authorization. The Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Employer does not discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant's consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. I understand that just as I am free to resign at any time, the Employer reserves the right to terminate my employment at any time, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of the Employer has the authority to make any assurances to the contrary.