Kennedy Donovan Center - Cape Cod Individual Support Case Manager in West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Facilitate and provide home and community supports for individuals with developmental disabilities, utilizing a team-based approach. Promote individual growth in the areas of choice and decision-making, community membership, household management skills, relationships and personal accomplishments. Must have ability until 6pm and be willing to work one weekend day. At Kennedy-Donovan Center (KDC), everything that we do is tied to our mission. No matter your role at KDC, we are all working together to support individuals with developmental delays, disabilities, or family challenges to pursue their personal potential and success in the community. And our focus isn?t just on empowering those we support- but at KDC our goal is to empower you. We value the opportunity to allow our employees to advance their careers by exploring opportunities available to them, all while providing you with the resources and tools you need to succeed. Responsibilities: Provide direct skill training, case management, supportive counseling and crisis intervention as directed by the individual. Promote individual choice and self-expression based upon quality service principles. Promote activities and opportunities leading to personal growth and accomplishment. Participate in the planning process to ensure adequate support in the areas of health and safety. Support and monitor individual funds as appropriate. Assist in the development of the Individual Support Plan. Facilitate and coordinate, with the individual, access to needed supports, including generic community services Provide support and assistance to individuals necessary for them to develop and maintain relationships with others. Provide transportation as appropriate in response to individual schedules and desired activities and/or appointments. Work cooperatively/collaboratively with other community service providers and medical professionals to ensure coordination of supports and services Ensure that individuals are treated with respect and dignity at all times, and maintain confidentiality regarding their records and other information. Ensure completion and maintenance of documentation as required by KDC and all applicable funding agencies. Perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned. Physical Requirements: Travel required. Ability to meet with individuals within their homes. Ability to sit for moderate time periods. Frequent phone use required Ability to use computer Qualifications Education Preferred Bachelors or better. Experience Required Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience and commitment to community based supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. Valid Driver's License. Able to maintain First Aid & CPR Certification. Able to maintain NVMAB Certification.