IDD Hope Support Specialist

Job Description

Join a team of dedicated service providers who seek to promote the accessibility of services that improve quality of life and support self-determination for persons with mental and developmental disorders. Texoma Community Center (TCC) is one of 39 Texas Community Centers, which are governmental entities as defined by Title 7 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

This position is responsible for therapeutic training/programming by means of scheduled activities (i.e. formal/informal training, assistance with utilization of typical integration activities) in order for individuals to achieve and/or maintain independence in a community integration setting. This position is also responsible for completing meaningful and progressive training modules that is driven by Person Centered, Employment First and Day Habilitation philosophies for desired individual outcomes as prescribed by Case Managers in a community setting. Completes group and individualized fee- per- services in the community and Hope building, including but not limited to transportation, CFC PAS/HAB, Independent Living Skills training and Day Habilitation in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Texoma Community Center. Operates under trauma-informed and recovery-oriented models of care which align with CCBHC standards.

Education and/or Experience:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Previous experience in direct care position working with individuals with mental disabilities is desirable

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:
• Requires a current driver’s license and vehicle for use at work with current vehicle insurance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to speak a second language relevant to population served preferred
• Must be self-motivated, organized and detail oriented
• Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
• Consistently practices Trauma-informed Model of Care, understands and considers the pervasive nature of trauma.
• The knowledge of cultural differences and ability to work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds.
• Ability to speak a second language relevant to population served preferred

TCC strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance & Short Term Disability
Wellness Credit
Designated Paid Holidays
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) that begins accruing day one.
Extended Illness Leave
Retirement Plan
Payroll Direct Deposit

Type: Full-time
Expires: 02/28/2020

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Texoma Community Center

From crisis intervention to early childhood development assessments, Texoma Community Center in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties offers a wide array of mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children. Thank you for your interest in Texoma Community Center.

All potential applicants must pass reference and background checks and a drug screen

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