• Intake Specialist Financial

    Job Locations US-NY-Rochester
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/10/2018 10:32 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Corporation Name
    DePaul Community Services (DCS)
  • Overview

    Works under the supervision of the Intake Director, to assist prospective residents with their funding as well as completing financial paperwork, applications for housing and benefits, and to process referrals for potential placement for all licensed housing programs. This includes all necessary steps from pre-placement assessment to admission into the program.




    1.) Confirms funding for prospective residents. If funding is not in place works with the resident to assist them in linkage with benefits.


    2.) Meets with prospective residents and completes financial applications as needed.


    3.) Conducts and / or coordinates designated referrals for pre0intake screenings, tours (as needed) and dinner visits.


    4.) Makes certain to arrange and / or provide transportation to and from site visits during the screening and / or move in process.


    5.)Reviews and gathers all necessary / required referral material and documents this information into the database.


    6.) Serve as an agency representative on various Single Point of Entry County meetings as instructed by the Director.


    7.) Attend and participate in weekly Risk Management meetings when necessary to review and discuss potential referrals as well as to remain aware of the individuals’ housing plan.


    8.) Stays knowledgeable of all agency programs, their admission criteria and any applicable changes that may occur.


    9.) Utilize person centered practices and information gathered throughout the assessment process to make recommendations for placement.


    10.) Respects and maintains resident confidentiality and demonstrates a caring and positive attitude toward all residents, family members, staff and service providers.


    11.) Works closely with the Director to monitor the status or referrals, the waiting list and any potential resident movement within the agency.


    12.) Works with the Director to ensure that a disposition in writing is submitted for all referral applications within the required time frame. 


    13.) Performs any other duties necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the intake Department.


    Education / Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Human Services field plus one year experience working with individuals with psychiatric disabilities (preferably in a residential setting) preferred, or an Associate’s degree in Human Services field plus two-years of experience working with individuals with psychiatric disabilities (preferably in a residential setting) preferred. Experience working with public funding sources preferred


    Other: In addition to the above criteria, this position also requires a clean NYS driver’s license as outlined in DePaul’s clean driving record policy. The use of ones personal vehicle is also a requirement.




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