Careers at Chapel Haven

Support Coordinator

Time: 25 hrs/wk

Start Date: 2015-07-01

Location: New Haven, CT

Salary: tbd

Description: The Support Coordinator is responsible for assisting Clients (community members) with medication management, teach/monitor home maintenance skills and assist and/or provide guidance in negotiation skills, settling of disputes.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION

  • Teach home/apartment maintenance skills, home safety.  Monitor maintenance.
  • Provide transportation of clients as needed, use of own vehicle required.
  • Teach interpersonal communication, social and care skills to develop or maintain healthy relationships with family, roommates, friends and colleagues.
  • Provide advocacy on community members' behalf to ensure timely, quality service.
  • Ensure community member understands her/his rights.
  • Collect and maintain accurate and timely case records, relief notes and other data as required:  current relief notes, case notes, reports due to DMR, BRS and other agencies.
  • Attend agency, program and staff development meetings as required.
  • Represent Chapel Haven at community meetings and case review meetings.
  • Use of own vehicle.
  • Valid CT driver's license.
  • Ability to obtain PSL endorsement.
  • Other duties as required.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field preferred, and two years' experience working with adults with cognitive disabilities.
  • This position requires the ability to stand, climb stairs, walk, sit, bend and lift at times.
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