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Family Services Specialist I/II

Company: Oklahoma Human Services
Location: Stillwater
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Family Services Specialist I/IIThis position is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma.Travel is Occasional - Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain required car insurance.Annual Salary: Level I H14A: $35,059.00/Annually + Full State BenefitsLevel II H14B: $37,687.39/Annually + Full State BenefitsDHS offers free child care for all employees. This benefit will be in effect until June 30, 2023. For more information contact or visit the program website at Qualifications:Family Services Specialist ITwo years of clerical office work in a social work environment.OR an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting thirty semester hours of college for each year of the required experience.Family Services Specialist IIOR a bachelor's degree.OR an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one additional year of experience in professional social work for each year of the bachelor's degree.Job ResponsibilitiesReview and respond to requests for information and clarification of laws, policies, and procedures surrounding social safety net programs; provide responses to inquiries concerning applications and review filing requirements, due dates, and similar information.Coordinates with other staff or units as needed to clarify policies and procedures determines the status of individual applications, reviews and resolves problems; routes requests to appropriate staff and units for processing; and scans and uploads customer verifications.Prepares and disseminates communications relating to social safety net programs including agency or program rules, policies, procedures, or requirements including basic program inquiries.Performs tasks such as the gatekeeper assignment of work to staff and schedule for issuance and pick up of Electronic Benefit Transfer cardsEnters and retrieves information into the system; receives and reviews documents including customer verification; proofreads previously entered data and makes routine corrections.Reviews and processes claims from vendors, contractors, medical providers, and others for reimbursement or payment under various state programs.Assists customers in securing needed information and documents; conducts interviews to obtain information from clients; provides transportation or other assistance to clients as required and within established program rules and laws.Manages a caseload and provides services for individuals and their families; coaches clients and arranges for needed treatment or other services.Evaluate the needs of individuals and families in an office setting, via phone, video conference, and/or home visits to obtain information for processing and completing eligibility determinations within established rules and guidelines; and complete necessary case documentation.Participates in staff conferences and interdisciplinary team meetings for the purpose of determining successful pathways for client success in reaching their individual goals and achieving self-sufficiency.Establish, engage, and grow positive and effective community partnerships with interested members of the public, service providers, and vendors in a supportive and teamwork-oriented professional manner; work effectively with partners to serve shared customers while maintaining confidentiality.Ability to work on a diverse team and directly with people from diverse backgrounds specifically racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and disabilities.If you have questions, please contact DHS.Careers@okdhs.orgOKDHS is a Fair Chance Employer.This is a position in the Oklahoma Civil Service Announcement 23-BB017 83005800/JR9882

Keywords: Oklahoma Human Services, Stillwater , Family Services Specialist I/II, Other , Stillwater, Oklahoma

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