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Kansas Employer Social Services Specialist in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12944498

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:Determine client program eligibility and manage assigned case load. Preference for candidates that have work experience and/or educational background related to aging studies

Client Eligibility Duties:

  • Schedule and conduct in-home assessments using the AUAI form to determine an applicants eligibility for the Meals on Wheels program. Completion of an annual reassessment within specified deadlines.
  • Review information materials in the agency packet with client at time of assessment, including nutrition education, agency and donation policies, etc.
  • Assist clients by providing information on community resources pertinent to their situation including the other programs of Senior Services, Inc. of Wichita. When appropriate, make the referral and perform follow-up if needed.
  • Address client concerns as they arise.

Client Records Duties:

  • Complete and maintain accurate records for assigned clients including all AUAI forms, case notes, release forms, etc. Submit all records within specified deadlines.
  • Compile and submit agency reports including monthly assessment reports.
  • Assist the Social Services Department with record keeping as assigned.

Meals on Wheels Departmental Tasks Duties:

  • Providing telephone coverage in an efficient and empathetic manner.
  • Deliver meal routes as assigned.
  • Represent the agency in a professional manner at assigned meetings, booths, and committees.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Prefer a degree in a social service related field and experience working with older adults. Prior assessment experience also preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: \$16.00 - \$17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Driver\'s License (Required)

Work Location: In person