Provide as appropriate, coordination including referring to outside resources, and assessing, planning, implementing & monitoring the services required to meet the participants' needs. Documentation of attendance related data, participation in completing comprehensive assessments and plans of care along with developing and implementing relevant groups for participants is included in this job. Flexibly provide direct support to meet daily operational needs including assisting individuals served in personal care activities.
To act as Case Manager for individuals including case record maintenance, as assigned.
To work directly with program participants and their significant team members in the development and follow up of Individual Support Plans (ISP), including attendance at case conferences.
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.
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 foster the growth of individuals by teaching and offering opportunities for choice, initiation and risk taking.
To evaluate individuals’ 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.
Minimum of a bachelor's degree in human services or a related degree and at least one year of relevant and recent experience working with adults in a professional capacity is required. Experience with adults with developmental disabilities is preferred. Licensed social worker preferred. Valid driver's license required.