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Human Services Specialist (Disabilities & Special Needs)

Organization: Beaufort County
Date Posted: 3/9/2020
Country: United States
Primary Category: Health and Human Services
Salary: $15.36 hourly
Education Requirement: Associate's
Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Description & Details
Under general supervision of the Residential Coordinator, coordinates individualized habilitative, pre-vocational and vocational training and work related support for adults with autism and other disabilities at employer, home and community settings, and at the Beaufort County Disability and Special Needs (BCDSN) facility. Supervises staff assigned to residential facilities consisting of four adults. This is a physically demanding job. This position supports clients by identifying community services and resources, and providing specialized information regarding client’s needs. Responsibilities include:  planning and administrating programs; conducting assessments; providing general counseling; providing information to participants; reviewing information for eligibility; coordinating the collection and maintenance of related files; identifying problems and providing solutions; supporting residents with daily living skills; scheduling medical appointments; transporting residents for appointments and community activities, and maintaining client documentation.

•    Associate degree or two (2 year technical certificate in social work, sociology or related area
•    Two (2) years documented experience in working with people with Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health issues, in Special Education setting or healthcare setting, dementia, Alzheimer’s, autism required
•    Two (2) years supervisory experience in a related field involving service provision
•    Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with no DUI convictions within the last 5 years
•    No convictions for criminal domestic violence or any criminal convictions for a crime of moral turpitude or which carries a sentence of one or more years  
•    Basic communication, comprehension and math skills required

SALARY: $15.36 hr   

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation. Beaufort County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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