Posting Date: 6/23/2017
Open Until Filled
Salary: $31,509 to $38,398 Annually
Salary is based on education & experience
Job Description: To provide crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) or a related condition enrolled in General Revenue (GR) services and/or the Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Waiver program and residing in Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, or Washington Counties. Service Coordination involves accessing medical, social, educational, and other appropriate services that will help an individual achieve a quality of life and community participation acceptable to the individual which is based on a Person Directed Plan (PDP). The Service Coordinator will negotiate and facilitate the array of services and supports needed to address the individual’s personal goals and desired outcomes as identified through the Service Coordination Assessment and Service Planning Team. Responsible for ensuring planned services and supports are implemented and appropriately documented. Service Coordinator will advocate and ensure consistent interactions with other agencies.
Education: Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral, Social Science, Criminal Justice, Humanities or Education field.
Experience: Prefer experience working with developmental disabilities or related conditions; must be able to work independently as well as with a team. Good organizational skills are a must.
Hours of Work: 8:00am—5:00pm; Monday through Friday; may require on call evenings and weekends.
Licensure/Certifications: Must have reliable transportation and a good driving record. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle, ability to communicate effectively; knowledge of case management principles, objectives, standards and methods; knowledge of habilitative and rehabilitative community based services; skill in determining individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to changes required; ability to comprehend and implement program goals; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: IDD Service Coordination, Bryan, TX.