Adult Protective Services Investigator/Caseworker

Application deadline:

Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 8:00am

Company: 

CRIS Healthy-Aging Center

Description: 

Full-time

Primary Responsibilities:
• Assess situations to provide protections to the alleged victim/victim by implementing Early Intervention Services to meet the immediate needs in the areas of housing, medical, food, utilities, etc. to ensure the abuse has been decreased and/or alleviated.
• Use investigative skills and techniques to assess the needs of the victim and abuser to change/eliminate the abusive situation during case work and follow up periods.
• Refer abusive situations in which the victim needs the court system, law enforcement or removal from a dangerous situation.
• Complete accurate and relevant paperwork that supports the decisions made.
• Meet all training requirements that are outlined by IDOA Standards as well as the CRIS proposal
• For the Adult Protective Services Grant. Complete monthly and quarterly reports as stipulated in grant requirements and requested by the Director of Outreach Services.

Essential Functions:
• Good communication skills both verbal and written
• Type a minimum of 40wpm with a familiarity with Excel and Microsoft office
• Become AIRs A/D certified when CRIS offers testing
• Have the ability to assess needs through nonverbal means, such as environment, body language and appearance

Qualifications: 

Minimum Requirements:
• Must be at least 21 years of age
• Valid driver’s license, dependable transportation with current vehicle insurance
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Must have a working knowledge of the judicial system to include the requirements and process of Orders of Protections and Guardianships
• Must be able to pass a background check

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday

Shift: 

1st

Required degree level: 

  • Bachelor's degree