Detail of : Adult Protective Services Specialist Job Opening in Hillsboro
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Department of Human Services
Adult Protective Services Specialist (Hillsboro)
We want you to join our team!
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD), part of the Oregon Department of Human Services , is currently looking for one full-time, permanent dedicated and compassionate individuals to provide services as an Adult Protective Service Specialist in our Hillsboro office.
Do you want the opportunity to help match the needs of people in the community with available federal, state and local programs or other resources to meet those needs. ? Do you want to be part of a diverse workforce that collaborates and learns from each other to improve services that support the elderly, people with disabilities and communities? T hen, we want to hear from you!
OUR AGENCY MISSION
"To help Oregonians in their own communities achieve well-being and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity."
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
This position receives referrals and determines the need for and investigates alleged incidents of adult abuse or neglect. Situations may involve physical abuse, neglect and abandonment, sexual abuse, psychological and verbal abuse, financial exploitation and other types of self-neglect.
May be subject to verbal abuse and assaultive threats.
Potential exposure to illness, disease and unsanitary conditions.
Work closely with individuals who may have difficulty receiving, processing or verbalizing information.
Must be able to drive and meet with individuals in their homes, community settings, nursing homes, or other care settings.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU
When you join the Department of Human Services, you join a community of nearly 10,000 employees dedicated to Oregon’s most vulnerable population. Career growth and development is encouraged through ample training and committee participation opportunities. The offers excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance , generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan .
THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO QUALIFY:
A Bachelor's Degree in the human, social, behavioral or criminal sciences and two years human service, law enforcement or investigative experience;
An Associate's Degree in the human, social, behavioral or criminal sciences and four years human service, law enforcement or investigative experience. Three years professional level experience related to the position may substitute for the Bachelor's degree; 18 months for an Associates.
Experience analyzing financial documentation.
Experience working with law enforcement and community partners.
Experience communicating with clients or members of the public who have hostile or difficult personalities.
Experience interviewing people to gather information related to abuse, neglect and/or self-neglect.
Experience testifying in court and/or administrative hearing.
Successful candidates for this position will be subject to a computerized criminal history and abuse check. Adverse background information will be reviewed and could result in withdrawal of a conditional job offer or termination of employment.
HOW TO APPLY
External Applicants: Click on the “Apply” button and submit your application. View this video for help.
Internal Applicants (this includes Current employees): Apply via your employee Workday account. View this job aid for help.
**A current resume OR an updated Workday profile is REQUIRED is order to determine if the candidate meets minimum qualifications.
Your candidate profile, cover letter, and resume are the perfect opportunity to highlight your interest in the position and showcase the amazing skills and experience, making you the best candidate for the position. The work experience and/or education section of your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet all the minimum and special qualifications listed above. We do not accept a resume in place of the completed application. For additional tips, please visit the Oregon Job Opportunities page, Resources for Job Seekers .
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must complete the required Task that will be sent to you through Workday and will be located under your account profile. This Task will prompt you to provide the appropriate documentation for your Veterans’ Preference point selection. For questions about documentation, please visit: Veterans Resources or call the Oregon department of Veterans’ Affairs at: 1-800-692-9666 .
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time.
This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Note: this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.
For questions about the job duties or application process, please contact email@example.com . Please be sure to include the job requisition number.
If you need an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to participate in the application or selection process, please contact our ADA Office at ADA.DHS@dhsoha.state.or.us
Have questions about Workday, and want some tips on understanding the state application process? Check out this link: https://www.oregon.gov/jobs/Pages/support.aspx
DHS commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members,
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Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
Only candidates that meet the above qualification will be shortlisted.
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