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Johnson County Developmental Supports (JCDS) is currently seeking a Service Coordinator. JCDS serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We focus on individuals’ abilities, provide choice driven supports, and advocate alongside people to live and work in our community. We aspire to build a community that promotes, supports, and embraces people of all abilities.
- Conducts assessments of individuals’ background and applicable circumstances to identify needs and/or determine service eligibility; interprets and communicates relevant information to individuals, families, and other stakeholders.
- Develops plans to address the needs of individuals in single or multiple areas of focus; networks with other community agencies to research and coordinate a variety of resources and services to address short term intensive or long term individual needs; encourages the establishment and maintenance of support systems; consults and collaborates with other providers in the development, implementation and review of plans.
- Provides a variety of services for a designated case load of individuals with multi-faceted and/or ongoing needs; ensures services provided are consistent with individual plans; initiates and attends individual and/or group meetings and provides services in a community based setting; provides transportation of individuals according to the needs identified in plans; organizes and facilitates skill development and support groups.
- Completes and submits documentation regarding services provided; evaluates and documents individuals’ progress according to measurable goals; reviews quality and effectiveness of services provided.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field and one (1) year of human services related work experience are required. A valid driver’s license and good driving record are also required. Must take and pass the case management assessment within 90 calendar days of employment. One (1) year of experience in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred.
Experience may be substituted for degree.
Candidate must be able to successfully complete criminal and motor vehicle background screenings, which includes KDADS required screenings and registry checks.
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