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Purpose: To oversee and coordinate the national homecare program for the Southeast Region. The Claims Conference, our main funder, has a national homecare program for Holocaust Survivors, which was previously managed by one agency. This program provides homecare to Holocaust Survivors in states or areas in which there is not an agency getting Claims Conference funding. The Claims Conference has now divided the country into regions and JF&CS Atlanta has been named as the Southeast Regional Lead for the program. As Regional Lead, Aviv Older Adult Services of JF&CS is in charge of administering to the homecare needs of Holocaust Survivors in nine states in the Southeast.
- Implement the national homecare program for the Southeast Region which includes:
- Working with the funder, The Claims Conference, to administer the homecare program in accordance with the funder’s guidelines for survivors in nine states in the Southeast that are either currently in the program or new clients that are enrolled.
- Ensuring client files are in compliance with Claims Conference guidelines and maintaining files.
- Communicating with homecare vendors to ensure that proper documentation is sent to JF&CS and to ensure that all bills are received in an appropriate and timely manner.
- Assisting survivors needing homecare services in identifying homecare vendors in their area and working with new homecare vendors to make sure they submit the necessary documentation for billing.
- Working with JF&CS Case Managers to help identify local case managers for clients in other states that do not have them.
- Providing case management, if needed, to Holocaust Survivors in the national homecare program.
- Assisting clients, if needed, with reparations and Blue Card emergency financial assistance applications.
- Drafting and maintaining progress notes for clients in electronic database.
- Handling all homecare billing, including reviewing bills, processing bills for payment and tracking all payments.
- Drafting and submitting all quarterly reports for the funder.
- Updating and maintaining the funder’s database in Diamond, the online portal for the grant.
- Responding to all requests from the funder, drafting renewal funding applications and drafting quarterly reports.
- Work closely with the Case Managers and the Program Manager to implement the national homecare program.
- Participate in supervision with the Program Manager of Holocaust Survivor Services once a month.
- Attend monthly Holocaust Survivor Services team meetings.
- Send surveys to clients in the national homecare program at least once a year and tally results for JF&CS and funder.
- Handle administrative tasks related to the implementation of the national homecare program.
- Master’s of Social Work preferred.
- The candidate must demonstrate client-centered values and a commitment to working to enhance the lives of Holocaust Survivors.
- Good organization skills and ability to take the lead on implementing programming.
- Willingness to learn about sensitivities and trauma triggers unique to Holocaust Survivors.
- Comfort in interacting with Holocaust Survivors.
- Must be a good team player.
- Knowledge about and comfort in working with Excel, Outlook and other databases is required.
Education and/or Experience: