Provide direct support to individuals served including providing assistance in skill acquisition and personal care activities.
Perform the required direction, training and documentation necessary for group and individual participant goal achievement.
Supervise staff including group room training, coaching sessions, facilitating group meetings, input into performance reviews.
To act as Case Manager including case record maintenance, completing Day Habilitation Support Plan (DHSP) requirements and being a liaison for assigned caseload.
To work directly with program participants and their significant team members in the development and follow up of Individual Day Habilitation Support Plans (DHSP) (ISP), including attendance at case conferences.
To work with each individual’s needs as they relate to their home, work and community environments, including meeting with parents, guardians, residential providers and other outside agency personnel for progress reports.
Provide assistance as needed for program participants’ personal care needs including dining, toileting and transfers.
To develop and implement behavior management interventions for individuals, as warranted and in conjunction with the clinical team.
To participate in program and/or agency committees as assigned.
To design and implement instructional units on both an individual and group basis to meet each individual’s needs and interests.
To participate in activities as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team as assigned.
To assist the Program Manager in the screening of prospective participants, as assigned.
To be familiar with the agency’s overall operation as established by written description of service and organizational information.
Be familiar with, and assist in the implementation of, the Seven Hills Foundation Policies & Procedures, the site’s Program Specific policies & Procedures and the regulations governing the program.
To assist the Program Manager in the evaluation and supervision of assigned staff.
To coordinate the activities, data collection and overall functioning of assigned group(s) to insure smooth and consistent programming.
To foster the growth of individuals by teaching and offering opportunities for choice, initiation and risk taking.
To evaluate individual’s needs in the areas of activities of daily living including meal preparation, personal care, occupational skills and/or other pertinent areas.
To treat individuals with respect and dignity and in an age and culturally appropriate manner.
To transport participants as assigned.
B.A. degree in Education or related field and one (1) year experience in human services working in a program for people with developmental disabilities. Alternate qualifications: high school diploma plus 2 years experience in human services working in a program for people with developmental disabilities.