Human Services Specialist I (Day Programs)

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: September 2, 2020

Organization: DDSN-Whitten Regional Center

Location: Laurens

City: Clinton

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $29,078.00

Requirements:

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Associate's degree, completion of advance in-service training and one year of experience in direct support of persons with intellectual and related disabilities; or high school diploma, completion of advance in-service training and four years of experience in direct support of persons with intellectual and related disabilities. 

Preferred Qualifications

Awareness of varied levels of the developmentally disabled. Ability to relate to the developmentally disabled and to plan appropriate activities for classroom programming. Exposure to principals of teaching and/or exposure to varied exceptionalities and direct work with the developmentally disabled are desired.

Job Description:

The basic purpose of this position is to provide active treatment to consumers at Day Program according to established programs and goals and to consistently monitor progress toward those goals.

  1. Gives direct instructions to individual consumers and groups of consumers designed to achieve specific instructional objectives. Rotates and interacts with all consumers in the classroom to assure that all consumers stay active and on task.
  2. Maintain accountability of consumers by taking roll, maintaining accountability, completing monthly attendance reports, and assisting in the escorting of consumer from training center to the units.
  3. Complete annual assessments, annual reviews, yearly accomplishments, ISP training programs, and other requested reports.
  4. Maintain weekly documentation on progress towards established goals and objectives.
  5. Provide training in self-help program to individual consumers in the units prior to arriving at the activity center.
  6. Assures that training program, classroom activities, and materials utilized in the classroom conform to those listed in the established ISP and prompts active treatment.
  7. Performs related duties as required.
Schedule:
Monday - Friday (7:30 - 4:00)
Program(s):
Application Process:
Please see our Agency Specific Application Procedures. You must complete all work history within the application form. An offer of employment in this position will be contingent upon the following: an acceptable review of your past employment history, personal references, other sources including, but not limited to, the criminal background check which will be conducted by SLED and/or the FBI; and receiving clearance from the DSS Child Registry Check that indicates no record of child abuse or neglect. Employment would also be contingent on your passing a pre-employment drug test. DDSN reserves the right to rescind any employment offer in the event our review of your background develops information, including opinions of previous employers or colleagues that cause us to conclude, at our sole discretion, that you are not suited for the position.
Employer Address:

28373 US-76
Clinton, SC 29325
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.