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Benefits Specialist (Developmental Services)
Req Code:2021:3007-001
County:Philadelphia County, PA
FT/PT:Full Time
Location:3007-DS: Consumer Benefit
Schedule:Monday - Friday; 9 AM-2 PM
Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, a non-profit organization, has been widely recognized for its services as a provider of community-based behavioral health, intellectual disabled and homeless services in Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware. Each year, Horizon House provides a continuum of services at over 100 sites to over 4,5000 adults with psychiatric or developmental disabilities, drug and alcohol addictions, and/or homelessness. A pioneer in the field of community-based rehabilitation, Horizon House is widely recognized for its innovative approach to the delivery of services in a community setting. 

We are seeking a Full Time Benefits Specialist to work in our Developmental Services Division in Philadelphia, PA. 

Some of the responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage central collective Representative Payee Account and/or Individual Representative Payee Accounts
  • Train Fund Custodians
  •  Monitor and assist the fund custodian with financial planning and management
  •  Monitor the utilization of consumer funds and ensure compliance with all laws, government regulations from benefit issuing agencies, in accordance with Horizon House policy and procedures.
  •  Provide financial planning and budgeting assistance to the consumers as appropriate.






Job Qualifications:

· AA Degree and two years of related experience or any combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required to work with people who have mental health/intellectual disabilities and assist them with benefits and finances
· Very good basic mathematical skills
· Very good communication skills
· Very good analytical skills
· Ability to work independently, detail oriented
· MS competency with Word, Access, Excel or Quicken
· Some knowledge of basic accounting practices


· Required to disburse funds
· Requires sitting for long periods of time
· Frequent talking and listening
· Light lifting and/or carrying, not to exceed 25 lbs.
· Good manual dexterity and fine motor skills

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more.

To be considered an applicant, please you can apply at www.hhinc.org and click on the careers tab.

Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer • M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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