Developmental Disabilities Professional/Residential CoordinatorJob Title: Developmental Disabilities Professional/Residential Coordinator
Department: Gainesville Specialty Center
Complete all Developmental Disabilities Professional (DDP) job duties as described in the job description and supervise the residential program with the oversight of the Team Leader.
*Assist individuals with Developmental Disabilities in basic daily living skills.
*Maintain a clean, healthy, and safe environment for clients.
*Observes and monitors client's behavior, charts and reports observations and incidents.
*Provides training of basic personal and social skills, simple academics, or work skills to clients in residence, Avita facility, or supported employment environment.
*May assist with meal preparation, ensuring or encouraging client group activity, providing transportation, and/or limited case management.
*Keep accurate documentation of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.
*Will facilitate client community involvement.
*Remain aware of changes in the behavior and physical condition of clients, arranging for needed services to assure appropriate care is obtained.
*Carry out a person-centered Individual Service Plan (ISP)
*Assist with meal preparation, ensuring or encouraging client group activity, providing transportation, and/or limited case management.
Must be willing and able to:
-have dependable transportation
-use your personal vehicle as often as needed to transport clients
-work with developmentally disabled clients
-work alone with a group of three developmentally disabled clients
*assist clients in the use of toilet/bathroom
*change diapers of child, adolescent, or adult clients
*visit clients in their homes
*assist physically disabled clients in and out of wheelchairs and vehicles
*assist disabled clients who cannot feed themselves independently
*Must complete required annual training.
Residential Coordinator duties:
• Functions as Residential Coordinator; duties include monitoring host homes, review medical logs and audit daily notes, assist host homes with technology, track trainings and monthly paperwork, complete quarterly evaluations, assist host homes as needed.
• Provide direct care to clients as needed
Organizational skills a must to keep up with many deadlines, be able to effectively communicate expectations, be able to create residential homes, be able to maintain boundaries with those they supervise.
Minimum Qualifications: (Training and Experience)
Completion of a bachelor's degree in Social Work or a bachelor's degree in a relevant human services field AND one year of experience to individuals with Developmental Disabilities.
Working with Host Home Providers
Must have valid Georgia driver's license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years and no driver may have had a suspended or revoked license with the last five years.
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