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Rehabilitation Benefit Planner/CWIC

Company: PRIDE Industries, Inc.
Location: Roseville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:


PRIDE Industries

Job Description

Job:Benefit Planner (Community Work Incentive Coordinator, CWIC)

Job Code:V10 - PR-Benefit Planner

HR Title Group:Rehabilitation Services

Salary Grade:N16

FLSA Status:Non-Exempt

Approval Date:December 2020

SUPERVISES:

There are no direct reports with this position.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under limited supervision, the Benefit Planner (CWIC) provides individual counseling to beneficiaries seeking employment and intensive follow-up services to ensure that they are using the work incentives appropriately. Employees in this job class provide evaluation of current benefits, assists applicants with work incentives planning and assistance to SSDI/CDB/DWB and SSI beneficiaries; collaborate with SSA personnel and provides outreach activities that promote effective use of available work incentives and community referrals to encourage successful transitions to employment. This job class requires knowledge of the affects disabilities and/or social and economic disadvantages could potentially have on employment, ability to apply complex federal and state regulations applicable to Social Security Disability, SSI, Medicare, and Medical.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

1. * Provide accurate information about SSDI and SSI work incentives including Ticket to Work initiative to relevant audience.

2. * Develop accurate and personalized benefits analysis plans demonstrating appropriate work incentives and application of work incentive strategies that promotes employment opportunities. 3. * Provide ongoing, comprehensive work incentives monitoring and management assistance to SSDI and SSI beneficiaries.

4. * Maintain ongoing close contact with the SSA personnel including PASS Cadres, Claims Representatives, Work Incentives Liaisons (WILs), and Area Work Incentive Coordinators (AWICs).

5. * Provide outreach activities and referrals to beneficiaries, family members, community partners and providers.

6. * Conduct group presentations regarding Social Security work incentives, job readiness and other employment related topics.

7. * Develop work plans that promote employment, utilization of appropriate work incentives and provide linkages to employment linkages to employment programs and services.

8. * Maintain and track client records and status regarding the number of clients served.

9. * Submit regular status reports to Program Manager to include clients served, service delivered and outreach activities with a status toward objectives.

10. * Maintain regular contact to beneficiaries to ensure smooth transition of employment and effective and timely use of work incentives.

11. * Update work plans and benefits summary and analysis conduct regular reviews of client outcomes and modify plans as needed.

12. Keep rosters of outreach activities, group presentations and workshops.

13. Document use of DOR, career center, and use of referrals.

14. Participate in staff meetings, staff development, trainings, and community outreach activities.

15. Submit timely and accurate reports.

16. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

* Denotes Essential Job Function

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

- Two or more years of experience working with persons with disabilities preferably with organizations providing employment services;

- Previously demonstrated experience working in the field of employment services, working with persons with significant barriers or working with persons from diverse backgrounds preferred;

- Clear understanding and judgment with regard to protecting strictly confidential information;

- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to make presentations and respond to inquiries by management, team, vendors and/or customers;

- Human relation skills to build effective relationships with team and internal customers;

- Intermediate to advanced computer literacy including knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software;

- Knowledge of business English including vocabulary, spelling, and correct grammatical usage and punctuation;

- Mathematical skills to include the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations;

- Ability to establish priorities and solve a wide range of business problems;

- Demonstrated customer service, common sense, problem solving and analytical skills;

- Flexibility to respond to changing work priorities and handle numerous projects at the same time.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Associates

CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES REQUIRED:

The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements:

Valid Driver's License

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods with or without assistance:

Use a computer and computer software

Required to conduct online research

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Occasional travel is required.

Work performed may be in a work office or public environment with low to moderate noise.

DISCLAIMER:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisors instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.


If you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at.PRIDE Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more!

PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b)in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.

Keywords: PRIDE Industries, Inc., Roseville , Rehabilitation Benefit Planner/CWIC, Other , Roseville, California

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