PO Box 72756
Providence RI 02907
Tel: 401-351-5000
Mail: urbanleague246@gmail.com


Untitled Document

Support Coordinator

Employer: West Bay RI
158 Knight Street
Warwick, RI 02886
Contact: Kristine Barnhart
Email: kbarnhart@westbayri.org

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Engages individuals and their families in the development of resourceful plans that assure the needs and wishes of people supported are addressed and life opportunities expanded. This role assists in the choice, coordination and provision of services and supports, while monitoring the delivery of those services and supports. Support Coordination promotes individuality, choice and control, while consistently reinforcing the values, principals and philosophy of West Bay RI, along with all applicable policies and procedures. It is essential to possess a strong foundation of experience in providing support coordination or services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a strong belief that people with disabilities can achieve life outcomes, have value, and contribute to their community. All decisions and actions will be consistent with the agency mission and will be completed with a person-centered service focus. Proficiency with technology, computers and with RI State licensing requirements, is essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Completes assessments to identify each person's needs and desires. This includes the use of formal and informal tools to gather information needed to assist the person to identify their needs and wishes.
Assists the person supported to develop their Individual Support Plan (ISP) and personal budget with a person-centered approach. Updating the ISP as needed and at least quarterly.
Identifies the services that will meet the individual's needs. Completes the referrals. Coordinates the services the person is receiving. Resolves any barriers to the delivery of service. This involves understanding a full array of options, and knowing where to learn of others, as needs and interest warrant.
Supports families with concerns around service delivery, goals, and ISP development.
Monitors the services through collaboration with other professionals to assure they are delivered as planned and that the outcomes that were identified are being achieved.
Participates in weekly team meetings, staff meetings and professional meetings.
Assure a presence in the homes to support the day-to-day organization within the home environment.
Identifies and sustains the person's support network including family, friends, and associates.
Arranges and effectively manages general resources and supports.
Identifies and effectively develops community resources to preserve the person's well-being in the home and community.
Maintains awareness of West Bay RI values, principals and all other applicable policies and procedures.
Attends training and continues to remain knowledgeable about current best practices in services to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Educates families and consumers on their rights and due process.
Develops a professional working relationship with the families and individuals to maintain a person-centered focus in their caseload. This involves getting to know each person we support.
Oversight and assistance given to Federal grants.
Takes initiative and exhibits positive leadership.
Supports the general health and leadership of all teams by supporting shared leadership and proactive supports that mirror the needs and wishes of the individuals and their families.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Skills/Requirements:

Effective Oral and Written Communication
Good Technical Communications and Computer Literacy
Excellent Interpersonal and Diplomacy Skills
Reading Comprehension
Professionalism
Excellent Organization and Time Management
File Management
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive. Knowledge of Databases, preferred
Ability to pass Background Screenings
A reliable car with a good driving record, as well as valid license, inspection and insurance
Education, Knowledge & Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Special Education, Psychology or related field preferred.
3-5 years prior Human Services work.
Knowledge of the RI State regulatory framework of service provision.
Self-motivation, flexibility and commitment to meet the aims & objectives of services.
Knowledge and commitment regarding Equal Opportunities.
Ability to maintain training and development as required.
Honesty, reliability and trustworthiness.
What we offer you:

Full Time: 40 hours (Flexibility required)
Salary: $49,920K

Platinum Plan Benefits (Up to $20K):

BCBS Health Insurance (HMO & PPO Plans), Remarkably low bi-weekly employee contributions; Delta Dental Insurance; Health Reimbursement Account (HRA); Vision Insurance; Agency sponsored life insurance; 401K Retirement Plan; Vacation time; Sick time; Employee Assistance Program (EAP); Tuition Reimbursement up to ($2,400 a year); Aflac Insurance (Accident/Cancer/Life); Pet Insurance; Identity Theft Insurance; Career Development; Employee Health and Wellness events, Employee Discounts and more!

EEO

Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Special Education, Psychology or related field preferred.
3-5 years prior Human Services work.
Knowledge of the RI State regulatory framework of service provision.
Self-motivation, flexibility and commitment to meet the aims & objectives of services.
Knowledge and commitment regarding Equal Opportunities.
Ability to maintain training and development as required.
Honesty, reliability and trustworthiness.

Salary Levels

$24.00 - $0.00

Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Tuesday, May 03, 2022 through Tuesday, May 31, 2022

To Inspire You

The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class--it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity


Anna Julia Cooper »

Today In History

  • In 1967 - Death of Langston Hughes


NewsLetter Sign Up !

Please enter your Email and Name to join.

Digital Newsletter

To unsubsribe please click here ».