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Lincoln Street, Inc is a private non-profit agency serving individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Service Coordinators assist individuals and their families in planning, choosing, developing and gaining access to services. They are responsible for identifying individuals needs and coordinating appropriate services. Service Coordinator must be willing to work in a variety of settings. These settings include the business office, individuals’ homes, contracted homes, work sites, community activity sites, etc. Service Coordinators are required to travel throughout the state as part of the job.
Skills and abilities to successfully perform this job:
• A genuine desire to make a difference in people’s lives
• Demonstrate sound leadership skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
• Attention to detail is essential
• Approach difficult situations with a calm professional manner
• Positive attitude and the ability to work with individuals receiving services
• Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
• Pursue professional growth to better support an individual’s mental health or developmental disability
• Proficient writing and computer skills
• Flexibility in schedules
• Ability to pass all background checks
Job Functions and Responsibilities:
• Advocate and provide support to individuals. Work with individuals to promote choice, inclusion and quality of life
• Assures teams move in agreed upon direction; resolve team conflicts and address barriers through professional leadership.
• Facilitates regular planning meetings for individuals
• Authors the person’s individualized service agreement and all supporting documents in the timelines set by the Agency
• Reviews and monitors the service agreement support documentation to assure for accuracy, progress and direction
• Maintains regular contact with families, individuals and professionals and retains documentation of all contacts
• Supervise and support home placements for those individuals who do not live with natural family members
• Supervise and supports Direct Care Professionals who provide the individual with Community/Employment supports
• Maintain familiarity with the individuals daily supports to provide training and to new support staff and/or provide coverage when needed.
• Maintains a valid driver’s license and reliable; insured vehicle at all times

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a human services field including but not limited to: sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling and psychology OR
Associates degree in human services field with a minimum of 6 years experience of working directly with people with developmental disabilities.

Salary
Salary commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates may be eligible for a sing-on bonus of $1000 upon successful completion of our initial employment period.

Lincoln Street offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, life, long and short disability and a 403B retirement match. Also includes paid combine time off and holidays as well as mileage reimbursement

Lincoln Street Inc

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