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Assistant Community Support Coordinator

Company: Region V Services
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

NOW OFFERING A HIRING INCENTIVE OF UP TO $600.00. APPLY TODAY! JOB SUMMARY The Assistant Community Support Coordinator, under the direct supervision of the assigned Community Support Coordinator (CSC) or Area Director, provides support and assistance in the supervision of Shared Living Providers (SLPs) and activities involved with the training, health and well-being, and the enhancement of persons with developmental disabilities through the implementation of the Individual Support Plan (ISP). - SCHEDULE This position is full-time based on a 40-hour workweek, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday- Friday. Opportunities for evenings, weekends, and overtime may be available. - Region V Services offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, paid leave, tuition assistance, and retirement benefits. Review benefits online @ - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Staff Support Responsibilities:

  • Aids in identifying training needs for Shared Living Providers (SLPs) in the skills and procedures necessary to achieve program goals for each adult, and conducts retraining, or specialized training as needed to ensure effective support for individuals.
  • Monitors SLP requirements and provides feedback to Community Support Coordinators (CSC) regarding SLP performance.
  • Assists in writing programs and advising SLPs in programming techniques, record-keeping requirements, procedures, and related matters. Assistance with supports:
    • Assists in providing transportation services with other agency divisions, generic agencies, or community services to ensure that identifiable needs are met.
    • Assists in ensuring that specific written individual program plans are developed and used to maximize each person's progress and monitors the implementation of such.
    • Monitors record-keeping activities as assigned to ensure completeness, accuracy of information, and adherence to applicable policies and procedures.
    • Assists in coordinating life skills training to promote greater integration and independence for individuals supported. Leadership Responsibilities:
      • Serves as a member of their assigned agency management team.
      • Participates in the cooperative planning activities between the agency and community representatives.
      • Assists in onboarding and training of new SLPs.
      • Recommends procurement of facilities and equipment.
      • Attends staff meetings, training conferences, and other developmental sessions to improve job performance.
      • Helps to plan and facilitate social and recreational activities to foster individuals' community participation.
      • Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
        • Considerable knowledge of the instruction and developmental training of people with developmental disabilities. Working knowledge of management skills and safety and health precautions.
        • Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating programs, financial reports, and medications. Ability to relate and communicate with Shared Living Providers (SLPs) and reporting areas of concern to the Community Support Coordinator.
        • Lifting may be required at the service location. If lifting or other adaptive equipment is available, it MUST be used. Qualifying Education, Training and Experience:
          • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge.
          • One year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities in areas of individual programs, finances, and medications. Special Requirements :
            • Possession of a driver's license valid in the state of Nebraska or other adequate means of transportation. Must be able to assist with transportation, including driving 15-passenger vans.
            • Some lifting is required.
            • Must possess a reliable means of communication (e.g. telephone, cell phone, etc.).
            • Will be subject to criminal history APS and CPS background check. May be subject to drug and alcohol screen. PI216876185

Keywords: Region V Services, Lincoln , Assistant Community Support Coordinator, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska

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