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Activities Coordinator for Day Services – Marion, IN

Benchmark Human Services Marion Full-Time
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Join Benchmark Human Services and positively impact the lives of other people who are just like you! Benchmark is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. The Marion office is seeking a qualified and caring person to work as a Day Service Activities Coordinatorl.  Successful applicants will attend paid training to obtain required certifications.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs all the functions of a Direct Support Professional and assists the Program Coordinator(s) and Assistant Director in supervising, supporting and training Direct Support Professionals.
  • Provides training to clients in all identified areas and function as part of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Must be willing to flex schedule according to client’s needs.
  • Coordinates activities for Consumers being served within Day Program.
  • Must be willing to flex schedule according to Day Program needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Helps plan and implement community interactive experiences and interest-based classes as specified in each client’s individual support plan (ISP).
  •  Completes documentation as required by state and federal regulations.
  •  Complies with behavior support policies and procedures and implements approved behavior support programs.
  •  Maintains certification in medication administration, CPR and First Aid.
  •  Attends departmental meetings
  •  Attends all required training and provides HR with updated personal information as mandated.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned.
  •  Must report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation to supervisor or department head.
  • Complies with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve.
  • Complies with and implements all protocols for individuals including but not limited to: high risk plans, dining plans, seizure management plans, positioning schedules, etc.
  • Reasonable suspicion of a crime against an ICF/MR resident must be reported to Indiana State Department of Health and Law Enforcement (Elder Justice Act).
  • Report to work as scheduled.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to create and manage tasks performed by others
  • Effective communication skills with staff, management, individuals and other internal and external stakeholders

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Experience working with children or adults with developmental disabilities preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Please apply on-line at www.benchmarkhs.com or call Wendy Harris at Phone number blocked - click to apply extension 5837.

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE / Affirmative Action Employer.

Veterans, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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