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SNAP Case Worker – Commonwealth of Massachusetts
$50,096 – $68,223 a year – Full-time, Part-time
We are seeking qualified applicants for the position of SNAP Case Worker. Our ideal candidate will provide exceptional customer service to all DTA clients, in an action-based “first available worker” model, that is consistent with DTA’s self-sufficiency mission. The applicant will demonstrate the ability to successfully navigate a heavy telephone and direct client-contact work environment. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for completing SNAP eligibility determination related activities, and helping clients access other services that could stabilize or improve the clients’ situation. On a daily basis, the ideal candidate will execute case management and case maintenance activities for a statewide pool of SNAP clients in a heavy telephone environment and in-person.
• Assist in increasing the number of individuals participating in SNAP in a manner that provides the client an inclusive understanding of Department opportunities and requirements.
• Assist clients with determination of initial and ongoing eligibility for transitional assistance programs and employment services.
• Perform all SNAP casework in an action-based “first available worker”, through assigned queues in processing, phone and in-person.
• Ensure all task assigned are accurate and completed to the farthest point of completion.
• Conduct interactive interviews; utilizing the agency’s PC based eligibility system.
• Obtain and verify client information.
• Perform all tasks related to case maintenance and case management, including assisting with additional assistance for benefits, referrals to other state agencies, health care providers and other resources to support individuals and families as necessary.
• Provide guidance, resources and placement assistance.
• Prepare and deliver explanations of eligibility decisions.
• Evaluate and monitor client cases to ensure compliance with applicable rules, regulations and guidelines.
• Report all Domestic Violence issues to the appropriate Domestic violence specialist immediately.
• Ensure all clients are made aware of ADA services provided by the required staff.
• Perform other related duties as required.
IMPORTANT: Offers of employment will be made based on agency staffing needs and may not match location preference. Offices being hired for under this posting include Fall River, Hyannis, New Bedford, Plymouth, and Taunton.
• Ability to prioritize and organize several tasks.
• Demonstrate knowledge of the social and economic barriers of the diverse client population and the related impact on employability and self-sufficiency; employment barriers, the economically disadvantaged and behavioral issues.
• Ability to read, interpret, apply and explain the provisions of the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing agency operations and assigned unit activities.
• Ability to read, interpret and apply Federal, State and local social services programs, laws, statutes and regulations that affect eligibility for financial assistance, such as: worker’s compensation, social security and unemployment insurance.
• Ability to gather and assemble items of information in accordance with established procedures, through questioning and observing individuals and by examining records and documents.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: At least two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional or paraprofessional experience in social work or social casework, claims adjudication, job placement, recruitment, employment counseling, vocational or rehabilitation counseling, credit investigation, educational counseling, legal advocacy, or legal counseling.
Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s license or the equivalent from another state.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here.