Supervised by: Resource Facilitation Manager
Salary: Based on qualifications
Responsible for brain injury information, resources and individual assistance through the implementation of Resource Facilitation providing effective community integration of people with brain injury.
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
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
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
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.
For questions, or to apply, email current resume, cover letter and three references with contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org
or mail to Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance, 2277 Highway 36 W, Suite 200, Roseville, MN 55113.
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