Adult Protective Services Investigator/Caseworker

Application deadline:

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 8:15am

Company: 

CRIS Healthy-Aging Center

Description: 

CRIS Healthy-Aging is seeking an Investigator/Caseworker for our Adult Protective Services Department. The caseworker will investigate allegations of elder abuse / neglect / exploitation in Vermilion County.

The ideal candidate has a deep sense of justice, gets a great deal of satisfaction from helping people, and can empathize with people who are victims of abuse.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Investigations: In this position, caseworker will perform elder abuse investigations¬†under Adult Protective Service statutes. APS stautes cover 60+ as well as adults18+ with disabilities
  • Casework: Work with the alleged victim to identify safety concerns and resources available to deal with the abuse.
  • Documentation: Complete casework in a timely manner
  • Home visits: Visit clients in their homes for investigation and follow up

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Prefer Master's degree with 1 year experience or minimum Bachelor's degree with at least ten years of experience required in social work or related field.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver's license, relaible transportation and vehilce insurance
  • Knowledge of Vermilion County community services and resources.

Must be able to pass a background check.

Qualifications: 

Master's degree with 1 year experience or minimum Bachelor's degree with at least ten years of experince required in social work or related field

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday

Shift: 

1st

Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years

Salary: 

$19.50 / hour

Required degree level: 

  • Bachelor's degree

Benefits: 

Full time employees earn 17 vacation days, 6 sick days and 14 holidays.