Mid-East Commission
1502 N. Market St. Suite A
Washington, NC  27889

Phone: 252.946.8043
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Project C.A.R.E. Family Consultant

Mid-East Commission Area Agency on Aging, with offices located in Washington, North Carolina is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Project C.A.R.E. Family Consultant serving twenty-nine counties in the Northeastern Territory.

An employee in this class oversees a program to provide a support system for family caregivers of persons with Alzheimerís disease and related dementias by providing them with information, respite, assistance and training to improve their health and well-being while they care for family members. Work includes providing the community with information regarding available services through workshops, publications, talks, area physicians, and other means; assisting caregivers in gaining access to services through connecting and referring caregivers to a variety of services; coordinating respite services, care management, and facilitating support groups and caregiver training. Considerable public contact is involved in working with families and with community agencies and support systems; judgment and sensitivity is required in work with caregivers experiencing significant stress. The person in this position must be willing to work extended schedules; ability to work cooperatively under pressure; ability to travel; ability to work independently and meet deadlines. A complete job description will be shared upon request

A Bachelor's degree in gerontology, social work, or counseling is required. A masterís degree in social work, gerontology or counseling is preferred. A demonstrated expert-level knowledge of Alzheimerís disease and related dementias is recommended with a minimum of two years experience in aging or LTC required. This position is full-time with excellent fringe benefits. Applicants must be willing to reside in the region (Beaufort, Bertie, Hertford, Martin, and Pitt Counties) or within a 50-mile radius of the office. Deadline for receiving a completed application is 5:00 pm on Friday, August 25. Applicants should complete a Mid-East Commission application, which can be obtained online at www.mideastcom.org or from your local NCWorks Career Center. Completed applications should be sent to the Area Agency on Aging Director, Mid-East Commission, 1502 N Market Street, Suite A, Washington, NC 27889 or emailed to aeubanks@mideastcom.org. Please contact Theresa Harris for a complete job description at tharris@mideastcom.org or 252-946-8043. Relay numbers for the hearing impaired: 1-800-735-2962 (TTY) and 1-800-735-8262 (Voice). Auxiliary aids available upon request for individuals with disabilities. The Mid-East Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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