Washington State DSHS Developmental Disabilities Case Resource Manager in Washington


Do you enjoy, and even thrive in, a work environment that is always changing?

Can you flourish under your own direction, while maintaining great professional relationships with peers, supervisors, and management?

If so, please continue reading...

Due to unprecedented Statewide Legislative funding, The Department of Social and Health Services, (DSHS) Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) is hiring for multiple locations in order to support an additional 5,000 people with our offered services before July 2017. Openings in our Mt. Vernon, Everett, Lynnwood, Seattle, and Kent offices. The time to apply is NOW!

This is an opportunity to provide meaningful service directly to people with developmental disabilities within the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA). We're looking for people who are ready to make an impact with challenging work that inspires and supports our mission of Transforming Lives. Each day is exciting, different, and rewarding as you problem solve and are innovative in providing support and case management.


As our Developmental Disabilities Case/Resource Manager you'll provide an advanced level of social services and specialized cases and/or resource management for people with developmental disabilities and their families. You'll adhere to federal and state laws and regulations and department/administration policies and procedures governing your work tasks. You'll serve a caseload of adults with developmental disabilities in Region 2

This is fast-paced, challenging work for someone who is able to be independent in devising their own work methods and can be very flexible and adaptive to change.

Most of all, you will be contributing to the DDA Mission:

Transforming lives by providing support and fostering partnerships that empower people to live the lives they want

People with developmental disabilities and their families are valued citizens of the state of Washington. The Developmental Disabilities Administration strives to develop and implement public policies that will promote individual worth, self-respect, and dignity such that each individual is valued as a contributing member of the community.

Your work in this job will include:

  • Identifying and supporting needs of clients of Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and planning for and authorizing payment for appropriate services;
  • Reviewing and monitoring client plans, reports, and client progress;
  • Testifying at administrative hearings as needed;
  • Based on assessed needs, referring individuals to appropriate DDA services, other department services, and community member programs and resources;
  • Collaborating with other agencies and professionals to support clients;
  • Identifying clients or families in crisis and making emergent referrals as needed to appropriate authorities, department/division services, or local community resources; Qualifications

What we're looking for:

A Bachelor's degree AND 2 years' of experience providing social services to people with developmental disabilities OR satisfactory completion of 12 months as a Case Resource Manager Trainee.

You will also need:

  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously in a team environment;
  • Flexibility and ability to manage change;
  • Ability to quickly learn new software and programs applications;
  • Comfort and accuracy working with payment systems. We pay our vendors, so basic math and general accuracy are key to making payments and overpayments, verifying eligibility of providers to be paid, etc.

Consideration will be given to complete applications with attached resume, letter of Interest and three professional references.

Developmental Case Resource Manager in Training Salary $2,925.00 - $3,807.00 Monthly

Applicant review will be on-going and the hiring authority has the right to make a decision at any point during the process after the first seven days. It is in the applicant's best interest to apply as soon as possible.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Tracie Kidd 360-628-7870. Supplemental Information

Some jobs may require full criminal background check. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 902-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.


Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Job Number: 16-102

Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Closing: Continuous

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $2,925.00 - $4,762.00 Monthly

Location: Multiple Locations Statewide, WA