Plan Developer – Employment Services – Current Employees Only

COARC

17.50-17.50 per hour | Until Filled (EST) | Hudson, NY, USA | Hourly | Full Time

Supported Employment – Plan Developer

Hudson, NY

Coarc Employees only

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB

Coordinate and advocate for the persons choices in the service plan process; support the emotional, physical and personal well-being of the person served; encourage growth by recognizing their autonomy and being proactive with them in reducing their risk of harm; foster a spirit of partnership with each person and with their “Circle of Support” members; always affirm the human rights, civil rights and responsibilities of each individual as well as justice, inclusion and full community participation; perform in a manner consistent with the NADSP Code of Ethics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop a shared relationship with the people who choose Coarc services that supports the unique personal desires and needs of each person; provide support with decision-making, problem-solving and providing encouragement to become as much of a self-advocate as possible.

Assist the person to know their own personal strengths and worth; assist the person in sharing those personal traits with others.

Responsible for the development and implementation of the Staff Action Plan process, inclusive of participation in the Life Plan meetings, for each assigned person; work with the person and his/her care manager to establish meaningful objectives to meet the valued outcomes for the service.

Author Staff Action Plans or other service plans as required by regulation.

Communicate with program staff and program management to ensure support needs are represented in Life Plan/Staff Action Plans.

Review draft Life Plans to ensure accuracy.

Maintain records and correspondence as required for Life Plan/Staff Action Plans

Act as liaison to families, care managers, residential providers, advocates and/or correspondents for those served.

Work in a professional and ethical manner; establish a trusting relationship with the people supported by being reliable and on time when providing supports and/or activities based on the persons stated valued outcomes and goals; always work towards assisting the person to achieve maximum success by developing a mutually respectful relationship with the person and their “Circle of Supports”.

Provide coverage and hands on implementation of the Staff Action Plan or other service plan, as required.

REQUIREMENTS

A valid NYS Drivers license or the ability to convert an out of state license within 90 days.

Ability to be certified in all required trainings.

Occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Exceptional written, communication, and basic computer skills

Associates degree preferred; minimum of 1 – 2 years related experience and training required .

Pay Rate: $17.50 hr.

Hours: Monday through Friday daytime hours with flexibility as needed

This is a non-exempt position that requires some flexibility with hours based on program needs and may require some evenings or weekends.

For more information, feel free to contact:

Jamie Budai at: jamieb@coarc.org or 518-672-4451 ext. 2141

Equal Opportunity Employer