Human Services Specialist I

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: March 28, 2016

Organization: Department of Disabilities & Special Needs-Whitten Regional Center

City: Clinton

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Requirements:

Associate's degree, completion of advance in-service training and one year experience in institutional care; or high school diploma, completion of advance in-service training and four years in institutional care.

Job Description:

Under general supervision instructs and supervises Human Service Assistants in the care, guidance and training of consumers; performs routine or standardized duties involving choice of action within limits duties by standard practices and instructions and decision making that may affect accuracy of functional results.
1.Supervises consumers training and ensures IPP's are followed, proper documentation is done by Human Services Assistant II staff, and reliability checks are completed. Ensures assigned Human Services Assistant staff are aware of all assigned consumer's objectives as well as other pertinent IIP data.
2.Ensures that Human Services Assistant staff consistently provide age-appropriate and structured group activities which involve all individuals and meet their training needs at appropriate times.
3.Ensures that each consumer's 24 hour schedule is followed as written and schedules are revised as needed.
4.Monitor individuals' direct care needs and ensures proper care as well as training opportunities give. Observe meals, bathing, dressing, toileting, clothing care, and unit advocacy system.
5.Monitor staff compliance with required body checks, accident and behavior documentation, accountability procedures, and daybook documentation.
6.Provide staff in-service and OJT as needed. Schedules regular unit staff meetings. Ensures that assigned staff are aware of all pertinent rules and regulations. Take corrective actions and follow through with progressive disciplinary action as indicated. Particularly ensures active treatment for consumers.
7.Maintain unit cleanliness. Ensures Infection Control Guidelines are followed and promptly reports and follow up on maintenance needs and housekeeping.
8.Perform other related duties such as assuring clothing inventory, purchasing, care, storage, and documentation procedures occur according to policy and regulation. Performs duties such as staff meetings, fire drills, consumer outings, medical/ transportation coordination, etc. w/o reminders.

Schedule:
1st- 6:45am-3:15pm, 2nd- 2:45pm-11:15pm , 3RD 10:45pm- 7:15pm
Contact Name:
Audrea Moore
Contact Email: amoore@ddsn.sc.gov
Application Process:
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.jobs.sc.gov Job #55811 HUMAN SERVICES SPECIALIST I