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Adult Protective Serv - Investigator

Company: nLeague services Inc.
Location: Bunnell
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Id: 692934**Title: Adult Protective Serv - Investigator**Client: Dept of Children and Families **Location 105 South Bacher Street, Bunnell. FL 32110.**Work Arrangement: Hybrid**Duration: 12+ Months(contract)**Work Hours: M-F, 8-5PM** *DCF - Adult Protective Services - Investigator - This is a professional position conducting confidential investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, self-neglect and financial exploitation of vulnerable adult.** *Must have a Valid Florida Drivers license and pass MVR background** *Candidate Pay Rate $16.24, Vendor Rate $21.11** *TRAVEL: 60%. MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT - Direct by DCF. TRAVEL AREA: Counties: Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns**JOB DESCRIPTION: ** Conducts investigations regarding allegations of abuse, neglect, self-neglect and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults* Responds to reports from the Florida Abuse Hotline by preparing for investigation, reviewing all prior history, reviewing criminal history checks, and contacting* the reporter (when available).* Commences all adult abuse, neglect, exploitation and self-neglect investigations with a face-to-face contact with the victim within the assigned priority time* frames.* Visits all adult victims or ensure a diligent effort made to locate the victim within assigned priority time frames.* Prepares and maintains adult abuse, neglect, exploitations and self-neglect reporting records/documentation in accordance with department and program* policies and procedures on:* a) Completes victim assessment on all victims received from the Hotline, unless victim cannot be found* b) Completes capacity to consent or refuse services form on all victims* c) Contacts collateral contacts such as the state attorney, law enforcement, medical personnel, neighbors, relatives, guardians, or other individuals having* knowledge of the situation* d) Collects evidence to support findings through interviews, observations, and records (i.e medical and financial)* Determines findings of allegation(s), documents rational for findings and all decisions made during the investigation, and makes disposition for each* investigation report. Preparation of required reports for court and the attendance at those court and referral, counsels, explains, advised, arranges* appointment and listens to the client's concerns* 100% of all reports of adult abuse, neglect, exploitation and self-neglect are closed and documented in the Florida Safe Families Network (FSFN)* Maintains cooperative working relationships with organizations and other agencies involved with adult protective investigations such as community based* providers, law enforcement, medical personnel, schools and other community/agency resources, including appropriate and timely follow-up on referrals and* obtains available information from departmental background checks through Hotline criminal background re-checks and other program components to include* Agency for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (APD), Substance Abuse/ Mental Health (SAMH), Department of Health (DOH), and Economic Services* and Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).* Assesses the need for emergency intervention and/or on-going services for all victims in accordance with the protective investigations policies and operating* procedures. Arranges and participates in all staffing's for clients referred for early services intervention and protective supervision.* Refers venerable adult(s) to appropriate services providers as determined by the investigation which may be initiated at any point during the investigation.* Attends scheduled in-service and/or pre-service training as required. Participates in conferences, staffing's and meetings as required.*SKILLS NEEDED: ** Experience in emergency, tactical or customer/public complaint interactions utilizing communication technology, including basic computer and typing skills; Knowledge of interviewing and* observation techniques; Knowledge of family dynamics and functioning; Skill in researching and utilization of internet sites to gather information; Ability to assess service needs and facilitate appropriate service delivery; Ability to write professional, accurate investigative reports; Ability to conduct fact-finding interviews; Ability to understand and apply relevant laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; Ability to collect and synthesize evidentiary materials; Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; Ability to actively listen, communicate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; Ability to utilize computer systems and work in a paperless environment This work requires a high degree of* tact, patience, and courtesy dealing with vulnerable adults. Incumbents in this class must be able to maintain a calm, professional demeanor while handling a variety of emergency and non-emergency calls. The work requires independent judgment and initiative to complete field assignments. Typing and good time management skills are necessary for this job.Job Types: Contract, Full-timePay: $16.24 per hourSchedule:* 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

Keywords: nLeague services Inc., Palm Coast , Adult Protective Serv - Investigator, Other , Bunnell, Florida

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