Temporary Care Counselor
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Post Date: Oct 30, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: December 1, 2020
Salary: $28.00 per hour
Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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Description
TEMPORARY CARE COUNSELOR (12/1/20 - 9/30/20)

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Provide support to caregivers/families on issues related to caregiving and dementia and manage grant funded program for clients living in the City of Los Angeles. This grant-funded position is scheduled to run through September 30, 2021.

Essential Job Functions:
•        Provide telephone screening and assessment of callers’ needs, develop care plans for families, provide referrals to services and conduct follow-up regularly.
•        Provide ongoing Care Counseling, including case management, counseling, training, outreach, respite and financial assistance services to clients in the City of Los Angeles.
•        Meet all program goals as outlined in the Grant.
•        Plan, develop and execute a robust outreach plan to recruit caregivers for service.
•        Follow-up in a timely and consistent manner with all directed referrals through our Helpline and ALZ Direct Connect programs
•        Compile and report on all statistical data required for internal and external management of services and Grant funds.
•        Educate caregivers on dementia-related issues.
•        Attend quality assurance meetings and trainings.
•        Provide Helpline assistance and crisis intervention as the Care Counselor of the Day on a rotating basis.
•        Develop relationships with community partners through networking.
•        Enter client data, contact information, and consultation notes into the Penelope database in a timely manner, updating as needed.
•        Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience Required
•        Master’s level, licensed or license-eligible psychologist, social worker, nurse, or marriage & family therapist preferred
•        Two year’s experience in the aging or dementia care field
•        Excellent written and oral communication skills
•        Write and speak Spanish fluently
•        Computer literate
•        Personable, able to work with people with dementia, caregivers and professionals
•        Ability to work with diverse volunteers and staff
•        Well organized, self-starter
•        Knowledge of community resources highly preferred
•        Knowledge of database software computer programs preferred


Send cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to:

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles
Attn: Human Resources
4221 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90010
E-mail: alzglajob@gmail.com
(Word attachments only: Include the job title in the subject line)


We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO).

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles (Alzheimer’s LA) offers a competitive salary + benefits. Alzheimer’s LA is an M/F, Disabled, and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

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Alzheimer’s Los Angeles
Attn: Human Resources
4221 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90010
E-mail: alzglajob@gmail.com
(Word attachments only: Include the job title in the subject line)



Contact Details
Name: Mona Strehler
Address: 4221 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
City: Los Angeles
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 91311
Country: United States
Ph: 323-930-6223
Email: alzglajob@gmail.com