Facilitator - Community Experience Program

Description:

TITLE:                          Facilitator        

DEPT:                          Community Experience Program (CEP)

REPORTS TO:           Coordinator of DSO Programs

STATUS:                      Full-Time/Non-Exempt

 

SUMMARY:

Responsible for the development and implementation of behavioral programs for up to three participants and/ or as required by participants’ supervision guidelines in Community Experience Program.  Facilitator is a hands-on, direct care position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:

Position requires such typical work operations and responsibilities as, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for day to day implementation of client programs, activities and schedules as developed with the Coordinator of DSO Programs.
  • Assists Coordinator and Program Specialist in maintaining compliance with DDS program requirements.
  • Assures the quality of programming, record keeping, data collection, behavioral planning and implementation, to include: activity schedules, individual program plans, progress notes, data collection charts and other program requirements.
  • Assist the Coordinator of DSO to maintain best practices in service delivery standards. .
  • Assist the Coordinator of DSO to achieve the goals of this program according to       contract and performance objective guidelines in the contract with the Department of Developmental Services.
  • Provide documentation necessary for the Coordinator and/ or Program Specialist to present at participants’ meetings, i.e.: IP, URR, Behavior Management Planning, and other program related meetings.
  • Responsible for transporting clients to and from community outings, as well as, to and from home as necessary.   Also, responsible for van and/ or lift van mileage paperwork (recording mileage, gasoline, receipts, passengers, etc.).

 

  • OTHER DUTIES:
  • Works with and assists others as required.  Performs additional duties at the request of the management.
  • Responsible for performing work duties in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety procedures and providing input into enhancing overall company safety.
  • Attends job relevant seminars/conferences.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates Degree in Human Service preferred.  High School diploma, plus a minimum of three years of direct vocational related work experience in a Human Service field will be considered. 
  • Must possess clear writing ability, and strong communication skills. 
  • Available means of transportation. 
  • Working knowledge of sign language and experience with behavior modified techniques preferred. 
  • Obtain and/or maintain PMT (Physical Psychological Management Training), CPR certification and First Aid Training. 
  • Valid Connecticut driver’s license (with Public Passenger Permit endorsement). 
  • Automobile insurance in force per Kuhn’s specifications when using personal vehicle for work related purposes.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Able to physically transport and transfer program participants, perform PMT, implementation of behavior plans which require physical assists and emergency restraints

 

Kuhn Employment Opportunities is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer 

Offers of employment are contingent upon the return of background information that is fully consistent with the strict hiring criteria of Kuhn.


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