The Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS) is piloting an enhanced case management role for the newly proposed Lifespan waiver. We are seeking an experienced leader with case management and supervision experience to help OADS build a new team of Community Resource Coordinators to support individuals with IDD/ASD in their community.
Community Resource Manager:
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution in Social Work, Psychology, Education, Human Development, Nursing, Rehabilitation, or directly related human services field and a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in providing support services and/or (paid or unpaid) direct care to clients/families with disabilities or providing support services in a directly related human service field. Previous experience supervising others in the field of human services. Demonstrated Competency in person-centered and family-focused service provision. Knowledge of the public education system in Maine and an understanding of flexible funding and natural supports. Ability to drive, access to vehicle for travel, and ability to work from home and maintain HIPAA-compliant home office is also required.
Preference will be given for applicants who meet the minimum requirements and also have: lived experience as an individual with a disability or an immediate family member of an individual with a disability; experience providing support services and/or (paid or unpaid) direct care to individuals who have intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or autism; extensive knowledge of, and connections to, local community organizations, people and resources, including employers; linguistic and cultural competencies; a Master’s Degree in the above listed degrees; or licensure as an LSW, LMSW, LCSW, or LCPC.
Technical Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, and Zoom.
Duties: The Community Resource Manager will work with OADS to develop and supervise a team of Eight (8) Community Resource Coordinators.
The responsibilities of those Community Resource Coordinators include: 1. Conduct face-to-face assessment with sections 21/29 waiver members, legal decision makers, and others identified by members. 2. Develops a strength-based, person-centered, and outcome-based Person Centered Plan (PCP) that includes important details and actions to prevent, reduce or resolve barriers to outcomes that team members need to know for implementation and follow-up. 3. Identify and outline interventions to facilitate members’ desired outcomes and clinical and functional goals that will support member outcomes. 4. The Community Resource Coordinator monitors the effectiveness of the psycho-social related interventions through a dynamic and fluid process that requires modification of the PCP as needed, based on member response to the interventions and the effectiveness of outcomes supported. 5. The Community Resource Coordinators and their Manager will serve as part of the OADS Transition Team and will meet quarterly to review caseload trends. These outcomes will be reported to DHHS leadership and will help inform the development of the Lifespan Program, ensuring adequate resources are available to those we serve. The Community Resource Manager will provide leadership and supervision to this team, ensuring resources are deployed in the most efficient way possible. This role will be part of a team developing a best practice model in case management that will then be used in the proposed Lifespan waiver. This pilot project is scheduled to run through March 2025.
This is a remote role with some in state travel required for meetings. Work schedule is M-F during normal business hours. Pay is $40/hr, with a 40 hour work week, annually $83,200. No on-call required.
Here is a link to the posting of the Community Resource Manager role
Case Manager - Pilot Project in Augusta, ME | Allied Health Professional at Maxim Staffing
Here is also a link to the posting for the CRC role.