Developmental Specialist Residential-Substitute 9390 & 9391

Monarch Behavioral Health - Albemarle, NC3.4

30+ days ago

The Sub Developmental Specialist is primarily responsible for supporting people to achieve their personal dreams and goals on an as needed basis.

Job Function:
1. Assess each person receiving services for their hopes, dreams, and desires and provide supports that facilitate achievement.
2. Support people receiving services in developing relationships in their community and with their natural supports.
3. Assist people receiving services in participating fully in their community consistent with the person’s interests.
4. Ensures that the rights of each person receiving services are protected and promoted at all times. Assist people in developing advocacy skills, participating in advocacy efforts, and utilizing personal advocates.
5. Provide support as needed to meet the emotional, physical, and medical needs of each person supported.
6. Facilitate person-centered, effective, positive relationships with people receiving services using positive approaches that promote self-determination in all areas of life.
7. Provide input and recommendations into assessment and planning processes, and development of the individual’s plan.
8. Implement person’s plan fully, within the requirements of the service definition, and document as required by the service definition and agency policy. Accurately complete all required documentation, including but not limited to, goal completion, actions toward outcomes, incident reports, timesheets, etc.
9. Complete daily progress notes and communication log to assure appointments, goals, and interests are met.
10. Assist people receiving services with the day-to-day operation of their home such as housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry, shopping, lawn care, vehicle cleanliness, and maintenance.
11. Drive and travel as required. Arrange for, or provide transportation to people receiving services as required.
12. Assist people receiving services with knowledge of emergency procedures and personal safety. Utilize effective judgment when dealing with safety issues, including but not limited to fire safety by conducting drills, inspecting equipment, and practicing safety procedures in the community.
13. Assist new staff and/or current staff with orientation, mentoring, and training.
14. Attend and actively participate in meetings and training as required. Maintain certification in all agency, state and federal training requirements.
15. Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with all agency policies and procedures, as well as state and federal statutes and regulations related to specific program areas.
16. Follow service definition guidelines for services being provided.
17. Complete all other relevant responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

Schedule: Open

1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Valid North Carolina Driver License.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • High school (Required)


  • Valid North Carolina Driver License (Required)