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DSP Team Leader

at Community Options, Inc.

Posted: 7/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: cce0b429-6751-4221-8ff4-7c0684a95d93
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Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. 

We are seeking a Senior Community Integration Counselor in King of Prussia, PA to provide individualized services designed to assist participants in managing and overcoming the difficulties confronted when living in the community.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred but high school diploma/equivalent is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of related work experience, preferably working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Understanding and commitment to community based supports for people with disabilities.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Responsibilities:

  • May act as supervisor in the absence of day program manager
  • Assists individuals as necessary with daily living skills and the development of community involvement, communication skills, problem-solving skills and social skills
  • Provides ongoing support for community integration efforts
  • Assists in development of bi-weekly schedules for each participant to maximize their community integration
  • Completes training with individuals towards achieving HCBH ISP goals
  • Completes training as necessary to facilitate staff development
  • Monitors, reports health and medical needs of individuals as applicable
  • Administers medications and ensures proper completion of necessary documentation
  • Accompanies individuals to and from activities
  • Plans, develops, facilitates and participates in both individual and group activities for participants, including leisure and volunteer opportunities
  • Builds a support network between individuals and community members
  • Maintains case notes, facilitates and participates in quarterly meetings and any other necessary meetings
  • Meets with participants in a residential, community or office setting
  • Develops individual day program support plans
  • Accurately completes all documentation
  • Provides reports on individual progress in relation to overall goals
  • Maintains inventory and ensures adequate supplies for program
  • Oversees consumer funds as needed

Working Conditions:

  • Frequent lifting, stretching and physical exertion
  • Employee utilizes own vehicle and is exposed to changing weather conditions
  • May transport participants in own vehicle
  • May assist with transfers and ambulation
  • May be exposed to various medical conditions and communicable diseases
  • Work will take place in a community setting and in homes
  • Flexibility required as determined by supervisor

Competitive Benefits:

  • Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Holidays—Including a Birthday Holiday
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities

If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: Resumes-KOP@comop.org

Please Visit Our Website to Complete an Online Application!

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/COM1060COMOI/JobBoard/5cbca35a-adf1-993f-4fc9-41ad8639e2cb/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=cce0b429-6751-4221-8ff4-7c0684a95d93

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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