In Home Services Coordinator - Albany (59428)
Are you a passionate advocate for youth and underserved populations or someone who is driven to improve the quality of life for underrepresented groups? If so, this is the job for you!
We are seeking an individual in the Albany area who loves to help young people and wants to use their leadership and organizational talents to assist in leading a team in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities. RISE Services, Inc. is a non-profit, human services agency providing services to people with developmental disabilities throughout Oregon.
Our In Home Services program supports children and youth with developmental disabilities with their natural and foster families. This is a great opportunity for a self-starter that wants to be part of a great program making a difference in the lives of children and youth with disabilities.
Must have a bachelor's degree in social services (or a related field) or 2-3 years of related experience.
1-3 years experience in the developmental disability/mental health field is preferred.
1-3 years experience in a leadership position is preferred.
Ability to work flexible hours and some travel required.
Must pass a criminal background check, be 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and good driving record required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Responsible to manage, recruit, hire, coach, train, supervise and discipline Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)
Schedule and arrange Direct Support Professional (DSP) and respite care services for our families. Ensure that support hours are appropriately delivered, including respite hours and DSP time
Train supporters on Behavior, Respite and DSP plans and appropriately carrying out strategies outlined
Develop and compose Respite and DSP Care Plans in partnership with the individual's team and family
Develop and maintain supportive relationships and professional boundaries with team members, DSP's, and families
Establish partnerships with RISE customers, e.g. funding agencies, county case managers, foster parents, etc.
Be responsible for managing, tracking and billing time.
Strong multi-tasking skills
Strong verbal and written skills
Coordinate a variety of requests from team and family
Understand and abide by state regulatory requirements and principles of positive behavior support
Some travel is required
Maintain a valid driver's license with a good driving record.
RISE offers a range of benefits including flexible schedules, competitive wages, medical and dental insurance, paid time off and 403B saving and retirement plans.
If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:
(a) Dedicated fax 866-268-8885
(b) Dedicated email firstname.lastname@example.org
(c) US mail
(d) Dedicated phone - 1-866-242-2714: DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY
RISE is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.