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(846) IDD Service Specialist – Relief Pool

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Provider Program Coordinator, the service specialist provides support services and skills training to educate individuals with development disabilities to reach their maximum level of independence to optimize their personal, social, and functional living skills to live successfully in the community. The service specialist is required to work with individuals who may display physical, emotional, and or behavioral challenges that are a challenge to environments and people with whom they interact.

The service specialist must have the ability to teach and model adaptive behaviors, fully implement training programs, assist individuals with activities of daily living, communicate effectively with individuals served and accurately document observations and services provided. Although some services may be site based, the focus of training will occur in the community so integration may occur that offers opportunities to help persons understand the many supports and services that are available to them in the community.

All services are provided in compliance with Health and Human Services Commission state guidelines and the performance contract handbook. The service specialist must have the ability to stay current in all center required training, work variable hours when needed to provide adequate coverage, remain flexible to work in variable work settings and counties. Direct support services will be provided in different environments such as Enrichment Centers, community settings, nursing facilities as needed.  Virtual services may also be provided by the service specialist.

Salary: $17.81 – $18.56/hr

Location: Williamson and Burnet County

CityWilliamson and Burnet Counties
CountyBurnet County, Williamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, plus six (6) months full time experience in working with people with developmental disabilities. Basic computer knowledge. Muse have valid Texas driver’s license and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (English/Spanish). Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Salary Amount$17.81 - 18.56/hr
Closing DateOpen until filled
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