DAY HABILITATION/EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

We Can Too Center Published: August 11, 2017
Job Type
Category
Academic Program
Social Work
Required Education or Certification
High School and GED
Salary or Pay Rate
0.00
Interested applicants should
Call
Resume Email
info@wecantoocenter.com
Name of individual creating job posting
Darcy Benford
Phone
254-498-9361
Address
1905 Kendall Lane
State
Texas
Closing Date for Applications mm/dd/yyyy
11/12017
Non-Discrimination Agreement
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Description

We Can Too is a 501©3 non-profit organization, established in 2015 that provides adult day activity services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities. Our vision is to provide expert level services to individuals with Special Needs enabling them to achieve their greatest potential as they integrate to their most independent community life. We Can Too serve individuals and families in the Greater Waco, Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin areas. We have current openings in Austin and Killeen.

Our company currently provides day activity in the form of community integration, educational services as well as job training services. Our short-term objective (within the next three years) is to increase visibility and activity in all divisions and to reach other clients with similar diagnoses residing in the state-supported living centers, and throughout the community providing an optimal community living experience. Our long-term objective is to maintain services to the clientele while adding activities to include various community outings in and out of their local living area.

DESCRIPTION:
Day Habilitation: Provide client with assistance in acquiring, retaining, or improving self help, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to live successfully in the community and to participate in home and community life. Activities are individualized and consistent with achieving the outcomes identified in the individual’s perfect-directed plan. Activities are also designed to reinforce therapeutic outcomes targeted by other service components or support providers. Day habilitation will be furnished in a group setting for up to six hours a day 5 days a week. This service also contains assistance with personal care needs during the day habilitation hours, assistance with medications and performance of tasks delegated by a RN.

Employment Assistance: Assist the individual with locating paid individualized competitive employment in the community by helping him/her identify employment preferences, job skills, work requirements and conditions, and prospective employers offering employment compatible with the individual’s identified preferences, skills and requirements.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide day habilitation services in accordance with the HCS regulatory statutes, billing and payments guidelines. Position requires:
(1) Implementation of the goals and objectives as outlined in the individuals’ Individual Service Plan;
(2) Tracking attendance. Maintaining service delivery logs.
(3) Implementation of therapies per written plans.
(4) Complete weekly progress notes that reflect the individuals’ progress towards meeting goals.
(5) Meet with the IDT to address reviews, development and implementation of the individuals’ goal.
(6) Submit billing in accordance with the billing and payments guidelines

Required Experience

Experience and/or training in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and demonstrated, working knowledge of principles or normalization.

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