Position: Supports Coordinator
Reports To: Family Supports Services Supervisor
Beginning Pay Range: $36,660.00- $39,104.00 $3000.00 *bonus 30 days after hire and $2000.00 bonus after 4 months of employment
D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is a private non-sectarian agency that serves vulnerable children and families from the entire community. Our core objectives are to strengthen families, help children heal from abuse and neglect, provide homes and help kids thrive.
About this Opportunity:
A Supports Coordinator provides family-focused services to children with developmental disabilities for the purpose of assisting the child in building on their strengths and helping the family to remain safely together in the family home. The Supports Coordinator will work in an environment convenient to the child and family to assist with linking, monitoring, and coordinating services.
Would you like to help us accomplish our mission as a Supports Coordinator?
Our ideal candidate will have minimum education requirements that include a 4 year degree in the following: psychology, physician, education from an accredited program, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, audiology, registered nurse, registered dietician, therapeutic recreation, or a licensed or limited-licensed professional counselor and a minimum of one year experience working with people who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability. You must possess a knowledge of community resources and supports for children and families, and the skills necessary to facilitate and encourage positive change towards treatment goals. It is required to have a valid driver's license, good driving record and adequate insurance with a car available at all times. This candidate will have basic computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, electronic record systems and other software programs. In addition, having the the ability to articulate ideas and prepare written reports and correspondence that are of a high professional standard, are grammatically correct and are timely are a must. This candidate will have the ability to collaborate with school, department of health & human service, behavioral health and medical health personnel. You must maintain knowledge of and follow the code of ethics for your profession and agree to abide by the related agency policies. This candidate will have the ability to be self-directed and autonomous while also operating as an interdisciplinary along with having the ability to work with a variety of clients and staff of differing socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. Lastly, having personal qualities of organizational skills, assertiveness, good judgment, conscientiousness, attention to detail, timeliness, warmth, sensitivity, and ability to establish meaningful therapeutic relationships is essential.
Offered benefits and more:
- Medical, Dental, Vision. Life Insurance, Paid Holidays Off, Paid Time Off.
- 403B Retirement Opportunity.
- Flexible Scheduling.
- Opportunity to learn and grow from working with a diverse population of children and families.
- Access to a robust training system.
- DABSJ is able to provide CEUs for onsite trainings.
- Reimbursement for trainings.
- Support from our robust EAP (emotional, organization skills, financial planning, etc.
- Work within an environment of creative problem solvers.
- Regular supervision.
- Working within a collaborative division with a wide variety of experience and knowledge.
- Work within a trauma informed environment supported by the Sanctuary Model (trauma informed organizational change model).
D.A. Blodgett – St. Johns is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Multi-lingual skills are highly valued at DABSJ.
Applicants being considered for hire must pass a central registry clearance check and criminal background check to be eligible for employment. Applicants must also pass a drug test before beginning work. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration. Failure to pass the pre-employment test will disqualify the applicant from employment for a period of six months.