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Supports Coordinator - Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

Company: Service Access and Management, Inc
Location: Scranton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Join our Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities Team!
Our Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities Teamprovides supports coordination services. We are committed to supportingindividuals and their families throughout their lifespan. We take anindividualized and person-centered approach to our efforts and support. Werecognize and value that individuals, their families, and communities are richin resources. We believe in teamwork and serving others. Therefore, we ensurethat our staff has the necessary resources, information, and knowledge to helpindividuals, and their families navigate their communities and the developmentaldisability service system so that persons served can define and achieve theirvision of a good life.

If you are passionate about your career, enjoy helpingpeople, and want the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individualswith developmental disabilities, apply now!
Summary of Responsibilities:
Under the general direction of the Unit Supervisor, thisperson is responsible for providing support coordination services toindividuals assigned. Using helping skills and a strengths-based approach, thisperson builds a trusting rapport with individuals to better understand theirunique needs, interests, and their vision of a good life. This person providesongoing monitoring, support, and linkage to available systems and supportswithin the community. Supports Coordinators promote the philosophies of EverydayLives, Values in Action, and Self Determination withinservice delivery.
Essential Functions:
Lead teams to support the people we serve;Collaborate with individuals, families, and providers to ensure people areliving their best lives; Facilitate meetings and discussions; Advocate; Criticallythink and problem solve; Links individuals to community resources, funding, andservices; Assess needs; Create plans; Document service provided; Empowerindividuals in choice and the right to lead an EverydayLife.
Personal Characteristics:
Independent, Tech-Savvy, Responsive,Ethical, Organized, Honest, Loyal to SAM Values, Collaborator, Innovative,Kind, Team Builder, Active Listener, Life-Long Learner, Trustworthy, &Motivated

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree, which includes or is supplemented by atleast 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology,criminal justice, or other related social science, or two years' experience asa County Social Service Aide 3 and two years of college-level course work,which includes at least 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare,psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social service, orany equivalent combination of experience and training which includes 12 collegecredits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminaljustice, or other related social service and one year of experience as a CountySocial Services Aide 3 or similar position performing paraprofessional casemanagement functions.
Employment Requirements:
Automobile and Valid Insurance, ValidPennsylvania Driver's License, acceptable Motor Vehicle Record Check, Act 33and Act 34 Clearances, FBI Fingerprint Clearance, Social Security Card,Immigration and Naturalization (I-9), Drug Screening Clearance.
Working Conditions:
Prolonged periods working on a computer in an open officeenvironment, comfortable communicating through virtual technology, and travelthroughout the assigned region may occur and may be in adverse weatherconditions, must be able to lift up to 15 pounds.

Service Access and Management, Inc is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Service Access and Management, Inc, Scranton , Supports Coordinator - Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, Other , Scranton, Pennsylvania

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