Supportive Living Coordinator

Full Time (40 hrs.), Non-Entry Level, $32,000 annual salary-exempt

Essential Functions: Provide support and assistance to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the areas of independent living skills, relationship development, social education, cooking, money management, clothing maintenance and hygiene. Provide supervision to staff in all aspects of program responsibility.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, two (2) years of experience in direct care work with individuals with DD, and one (1) year supervisory experience. Valid New Jersey non-probation/non-provisional driver’s license.
  • Must be very organized and able to multi-task
  • Must be able to respectfully communicate well in English, both verbally and in writing with consumers, all levels of staff, family members and other persons in the community.
  • Must be able to use good judgment in dealing with consumer issues/emergencies, as well as staff related issues.
  • Must work well independently and maintain a good working relationship with supervisor.

Post offer requirements:

  • Successful completion of all training, as required
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Post offer physical
  • Must continue to hold a valid New Jersey non-probation/non-provisional driver’s license.

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate leadership by effectively using a team process and by serving as a role model to staff, which includes being knowledgeable and supportive of agency mission and vision.
  • Provide supervision of assigned supportive living staff, including evaluations, discipline, and in-service training and carry out those responsibilities in accordance with Arc policies and applicable laws.
  • Participate in the interview, hiring, orientation and training of supportive living staff, as assigned, in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Insure that your assigned staff provides residents with the levels of support that have been agreed upon in IDT meetings and in accordance with the program’s letter of intent.
  • Maintaining a professional liaison and communication with consumer families, guardians, employers, and other agency staff, DDD staff, and professionals in the community such as physicians, counselors, social security, etc.