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Adult Protective Services Specialist I

Recruitment #181119-H26A-26

Introduction

Announcement #: 18-N165
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN TO All SOURCES
Organization: APS- Cleveland C D2
Address: 631 E Robinson St, Norman, OK 73069
Travel:
Extensive

Job Description, essential functions:
Position investigates complaints of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of incapacitated adults. Determines capacity and provides voluntary and involuntary services based on needs. Coordinates service plans for adults; prepares legal forms for APS court hearings; attends court hearings and provides testimony as appropriate.

Job description, marginal functions:
Attends all trainings, workshops, and meetings as scheduled.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for providing adult protective services to vulnerable adults in home and community-based settings.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, the expertise required for completion of the duties assigned and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
Employees at this level perform entry-level work in a training status in providing adult protective services to incapacitated adults prior to successful completion of the Adult Protective Services New Worker Training Academy.  Employees at this level may participate in investigations with higher level Adult Protective Services Specialists; learn and apply self-protection techniques; perform follow-up activities for ongoing cases; coordinate service plans for adults; prepare legal forms for APS court hearings; attend court hearings and provide testimony as appropriate; attend case staffings and other training offered outside the APS academy; and may perform independent investigation of routine APS referrals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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