The Columbus Organization

Community Navigator – (Sussex, Kent, New Castle Counties, DE)

Community Navigator (Case Manager)

Sussex-Kent-New Castle Counties

The Columbus Organization has immediate openings for Community Navigators (Case Managers) for Sussex, Kent and New Castle counties in Delaware who will provide services and support to intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals and their families in a community-based setting.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating and addressing individual risks and unmet needs in order to maximize the health, well-being and safety of intellectually and developmentally disabled participants
  • Assisting participants in coordinating all service needs whether Medicaid reimbursed, services provided through other funding sources, or those performed by natural supporters in the context of family or community life
  • Assisting participants in coordinating all service needs and have the responsibility to advocate, educate, train and guide individuals and families through the various avenues of information and communication around State/Federal policies, procedures and protocol
  • Participating in assessment of individuals through assembling both professionals and non-professionals who provide individualized supports and whose combined expertise and involvement ensures that person-centered plans are developed to address social, educational, transportation, housing, nutritional, healthcare and other needs using a holistic approach
  • Advocating for, encouraging and facilitating the use of various community resources through referral and follow up activities

Don’t miss out on a great job with great pay working with great people! By joining the Columbus Team you will be a valued and appreciated team member that will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive Annual Salary
  • Fully Loaded Benefits Package
    • Medical
    • Prescription Card & Vision Plan
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short/Long Term Disability
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • 401k Retirement Plan with Employer Contribution
  • Travel Allowance
  • Flexible Work From Home Scheduling
  • Mentor/Support/Training Programs
  • Laptop
  • Cell Phone
  • And Much, Much More!

Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree or higher in behavioral, social sciences or a related field OR
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in health or human services support, which includes interviewing individuals and assessing personal, health, employment, social, or financial needs in accordance with program requirements;
  • Have demonstrated ability to establish and maintain supportive relationships;
  • Have demonstrated experience and competency in supporting individuals and their families;
  • Have demonstrated experience in conducting person-centered assessments;
  • Have demonstrated skills in person-centered approaches to service plan development
  • Be skilled in conflict resolution strategies
  • Be skilled in leading team meetings;
  • Have knowledge of community resources and services;
  • Previous Delaware case management experience a plus.
  • A valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle for work purposes, acceptable driving record and proof of auto insurance in your name required

Interested candidates can submit resume to recruit@columbusorg.com or fax to 888-379-2524, attention Deb Juliano, Director of Recruitment. PLEASE INDICATE THE COUNTY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN WHEN SUBMITTING APPLICATION AND RESUME.

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