State of Arizona, Adult Protective Svcs APS Investigator III job id 494540 in Phoenix, Arizona
This job was posted by https://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/4135711 The Department of Economic Security, Division of Aging and Adult Services, seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as an APS Field Investigator 3 with Adult Protective Services. DAAS supports at-risk Arizonans to meet their basic needs and to live safely, with dignity and independence. Services and programs reach a diverse population of Arizonans from homeless youth to older adults.You will perform senior level case investigation related activities involved in providing direct and indirect assistance to vulnerable, elderly, and incapacitated adults, 18 years of age or older, alleged to be abused, neglected, or exploited. You will experience human nature at its best and worst. You provide comfort and resources to those who need help. You must also remain detached from very stressful situations.Investigates, assesses, evaluates, documents, and provides referral of appropriate services for the most complex case investigations involving vulnerable and incapacitated adults, 18 years of age or older, alleged to be abused, neglected and/or exploited. Determines if there is a need for protective and/or social services. Makes time sensitive contacts with client and interviews anyone who may have information regarding the situation. Writes various assessments and summaries regarding the case. Analyzes a variety of complex documents. Requires Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Criminal Justice or closely related field and 1 year of full case management/investigation experience (Intake, Needs Assessment, Service Planning, and Monitoring and Evaluation); OR 1 year of experience as a Human Service Specialist 2 performing full case management/investigation activities noted above; OR 3 years' experience providing professional case management/investigation activities noted above.Flexibility in willingness to work longer shift hours or after-hours coverage, if necessary. Opportunity to participate in the Remote Work Program where the employee telecommutes primarily from home and when required in the office.