The relocation specialist will assist nursing home residents with Medicaid benefits in returning to community living. More specifically, the relocation specialist will: conduct an assessment of nursing home residents to determine interest in relocating and need for community-based supports; develop a person-centered relocation plan; identify housing options consistent with resident's preferences; help complete housing applications and vouchers as needed; provide options for transportation and other community services as needed; identify third-party resources through family members and/or community resources; prepare and submit applications for transition grants; make purchases under approved transition grants; maintain regular, open communication with all parties; and conduct follow-up with resident for at least three months post-relocation.
Local travel within the greater Dallas/Fort Worth is required.
The starting salary is $51,874/year.
NCTCOG provides excellent benefits including health, dental and vision insurance that is covered in full for full-time employees.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Background Check & Drug Testing:
All selected candidates must undergo a pre-employment background check and drug screening. Background checks include national criminal background check, employment history, motor vehicle record check, social security verification, education verification, and other elements as needed. NCTCOG is committed to a safe and drug free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping NCTCOG safe and drug free. In order to receive an offer of employment from NCTCOG, selected candidates must successfully pass the pre-employment background check and drug screening.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee's authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.