Support Coordinator, Employment Day Supports

WCI - Work, Community, Independence - Waltham, MA (30+ days ago)


WCI is looking to fill a Support Coordinator Position in our Employment Day Supports Program:

Qualifications: B.A. and two-year’s experience working with individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, behavioral challenges, and/or physical disabilities. Valid Driver’s license is required. Supported Employment experience and/or supervisory experience preferred.

Main Responsibilities

  • Enhance and expand the quality and scope of services.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of Individual Support Plans (ISP).
  • Ensure efficient running of daily site activities.
  • Supervise and train Employment Specialists.
  • Supports individuals in making choices to assume as much responsibility as possible.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Revise and update behavior plans, data collection, schedules, etc. to keep services relevant and optimal for individuals.
  • Establish a positive, energetic and welcoming atmosphere conducive to building relationships with: participants at the site, peers and staff from other employment sites, residential staff, Department of Developmental Services staff , family and community at large.
  • Develop intervention strategies and data collection methods relating to individual's goals.
  • Provide ongoing training/role modeling to ensure the proper implementation of Behavior Plans.
  • Allocate staff resources to support the individuals in the daily schedule.
  • Supervise and train Employment Specialists.
  • Assist in the interviewing, training and evaluation of Employment Specialists and Relief staff.
  • Facilitate individual participation in interviews and evaluations.
  • Ensure the staff meet all WCI training regulations, policies and ongoing maintenance of certifications.
  • Conduct bi-weekly supervision with all Employment Specialists.
  • Explore and assess options for work, volunteer, community involvement and other experiences.
  • Assure that Human Rights are supported in all daily interactions (staff, Individuals, community members, employees). Train as a Human Rights Advocate. Conduct monthly Human Rights training.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Supervising: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)