DAY SUPPORT SERVICE SPECIALIST – INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

Mecklenburg County, Virginia

SIGN-ON BONUS

$1000

Date Posted

October 24, 2022

Salary Range

$28,723-$42,341

Employment Type

Full-time

Shift

1st

Category

Day Support

Southside Behavioral Health provides individualized culturally competent care in our communities, by supporting wellness and quality of life in a recovery-oriented environment and professional manner. Covering the counties of Halifax, Mecklenburg and Brunswick, VA. Our behavioral health services are backed with community involvement and values.

SBH is seeking qualified individuals for its day support program located at Mecklenburg Creative Innovations (MCI) in South Hill, VA.  This position is responsible for instruction, support, and supervision of adults with intellectual disabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for instruction in the areas of community living, personal care tasks, socialization, communication, task learning and community integration skills such as community resources and community safety.
  • Implements person-centered plans (PCPs) and maintains accurate and timely documentation in electronic health records such as daily data collection, progress notes, monthly reports, medication administration records (MARS) and quarterly reviews that meet the Board’s, state licensing and Medicaid requirements.
  • Responsible for skill development and support in positive behavior and positive peer interaction.
  • Transports individuals to various activities in the community, as required.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate/GED minimum.
  • CPR, First Aid, Medication training, behavior intervention training or be trained upon hire.
  • One-year experience working with intellectually/developmentally disabled individuals.
  • Must meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a safe driving record

Excellent Benefits package and Virginia Retirement System. Tuition repayment program is available to eligible individuals.

As an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Benefits and Perks

Health & Wellness

Personal Development

Flexible Work Practices

Employee Resources

Additional Perks

Benefits/perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment.

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