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Job Posting: Community Transition Services Navigator / Disability Network Capital Area

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Community Transition Services Navigator

Lansing based non-profit agency seeks Community Transition Services Navigator. This is a full-time (minimum 32 hours/week) non-exempt position with benefits and a starting wage of $15.00-$17.00 per hour, depending on experience. In conjunction with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the Community Transition Services Navigator oversees the transition process for persons with disabilities currently admitted to a nursing facility in the counties of Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Shiawassee.  The program assists with the securing of affordable and accessible housing, initial household needs and follow along.  Program participants are primarily the elderly, have a range of disabilities and may have barriers such as financial issues and criminal backgrounds.  Work environment includes Disability Network Capital Area, nursing facilities and customer homes.

Duties include:

Completion of initial interview and assessment; Determine program eligibility; Use of person centered planning approach to develop service plans; Coordinate all logistics of housing transition including securing housing, coordinate with movers, locate and secure furniture; Complete monthly reimbursement reports; Attend and participate in CTS meetings; Provide follow up support to participants(per contract requirements); Service Coordination for additional services needed to live independently; Develop and maintain working relationships with community resources; Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Hiring Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service, Social Work or closely related field or Community Health Worker Certification; A minimum of three years’ experience in the provision of health or social services; Personal experience with a disability and/or knowledge of disability related issues; Must successfully pass a criminal background check, sex offender registry, and DHHS Central Registry; Access to reliable transportation; Occasional evenings and weekends; strong verbal and written communication skills; Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and data entry.

To apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to: Disability Network Capital Area, 901 E Mt Hope Ave, Lansing, MI  48910 attn. Laurie Parker or email to lparker@dncap.org. No phone calls please.  Posting deadline:  Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Feel free to visit our website: www.dncap.org and Facebook page: Disability Network Capital Area.

The Disability Network Capital Area is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Disability Network Capital Area follows Employment at Will practices.  The agency does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment.  Employment may be terminated by either party with or without notice and with or without cause.