Resource Facilitator @ Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance

November 16, 2017

Resource Facilitator

 

Supervised by: Resource Facilitation Manager

Salary: Based on qualifications

 

Position Summary:


Responsible for brain injury information, resources and individual assistance through the implementation of Resource Facilitation providing effective community integration of people with brain injury.

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of Resource Facilitation including

    • Provide on-going follow up with program participants

    • Document barriers, service gaps, and duplication of services experienced by persons with brain injury, families and professionals in the region

    • Work collaboratively with hospitals to implement discharge/referral process and document outcome

    • Utilized Trauma Informed Approach with clients

  • Information & Resources

    • Provide information, resources, and individual assistance to persons calling 1-800 number

    • Distribute educational packet requests

    • Refer inquiries to appropriate service providers as needed

    • Develop new service contacts/resources

    • Assist with article cabinet upkeep/organization

  • Individual Assistance

    • Provide short-term individual assistance to persons with brain injury and family members

    • Support persons with brain injury in their quest to transition back into educational environment, competitive employment and community integration

  • Community Education/Public Awareness/Advocacy

    • Increase awareness and understanding of brain injury by acting as a resource and providing training and information about technical assistance to families, person with brain injury, professionals and the community at large

    • Inform consumers about their rights; empower them to direct their own services and support systems; and make informed choices

    • Establish telephone relationship with Support Group leaders

  • Additional Responsibilities

    • Increase awareness of the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance's web site as an informational resource

Qualifications:

  • Degree or experience in health or related rehabilitation area.

  • Excellent computer/database skills

  • At least one year experience working in a social service or non-profit setting with knowledge of case coordination and advocacy for persons with disabilities

  • An understanding of local/state human service delivery systems

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent record keeping and report writing abilities

  • Transportation required

Characteristics:
 

The position requires a professional whose background is characterized by initiative and achievement. Candidate should approach client with strength-based approach, supporting clients to realize their own strengths. Candidates should possess the ability to network and collaborate with a variety of people. Candidates should have experience with disability services, strong people skills, a strong sense of professionalism, and a team approach to achieving individual supports for persons with brain injury.

 

Procedures:


For questions, or to apply, email current resume, cover letter and three references with contact information to angelap@braininjurymn.org 

 

or mail to Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance, 2277 Highway 36 W, Suite 200, Roseville, MN 55113.

 

Search will close when a suitable candidate is found.

We encourage all applicants to complete the Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action form and submit it with all other application documents.

 

www.braininjurymn.org

 

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