A copy of your California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) record printout is required for this position and should be submitted at time of application. Your DMV printout must be current (dated within the last 30 days). If you are an out of state applicant, please submit a copy of your state's DMV printout. California DMV driver record printouts may be obtained online at: http://www.dmv.ca.gov/online/dr/welcome.htm.
City of Sunnyvale is currently recruiting for a Casual Senior Case Manager. Under direction of a Community Services Manager, this position performs professional social work with older adults and/or families to obtain health, financial and social services; provides assessments and develops and implements case management plans; performs related duties as required. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of operating procedures and policies within the department.
Care management program advocate and support seniors in their efforts to maintain their independence, age successfully and age with dignity. The primary role of a case manager is to support seniors' welfare by connecting them and their families to services and resources available from nonprofits and privately funded organizations. A case management program prepares individualized care plans and manages the coordination, procurement and monitoring of services.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: referral intake, comprehensive assessment (to collect psycho-social, functional, health, financial, and housing information) care planning, service arrangement, and care monitoring. The Case Manager conducts visits to clients' homes.
The position requires good time management skills, organization, oral and written communication skills, and basic computer skills. The ability to work with diverse populations is needed; fluency in a second language is a plus. Familiarity with social services and community resources for older adults is needed.