Options Counselor

SE TN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT/   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on November 5, 2023

Southeast Tennessee Development District
Area Agency on Aging & Disability Department
Job: Options Counselor

The Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability is seeking an Options Counselor.

Responsibilities include conducting assessments to determine eligibility for home and community-based services such as home delivered meals, homemaker, personal care, and respite.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), be able to maintain confidential information, able to work independently and with a team. Candidates must be able to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with internal/external contacts and partners.

Must have an Associate's degree and two (2) years of experience in social work or a related field. A Bachelor’s Degree in social work field is preferred.

The Southeast Tennessee Development District is an equal opportunity employer/program; auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Tennessee Relay 711

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.