Develop and implement opportunities for Community-Based Inclusion activities based on the interests of individuals served. Develop and enhance community partnerships.
Coordinate, supervise, and monitor staff and client activities to ensure that functional, age-appropriate, meaningful, and engaging activities are developed and appropriately implemented.
Participate in person centered planning, providing input for discovery tools, attending Personal Plan meetings, and alongside individuals served, develop implementation strategies.
Ensure Implementation strategies are followed and appropriate documentation, including QIDP monthly summaries, are completed in a timely manner.
Ensure assessments and documents (i.e., ICAP, Human Rights Restriction, etc.) are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
Maintain current client habilitation files in accordance with case file organization and retention schedule.
Participate in staff training as assigned and maintain continuing education as required.
Liaison effectively with ISCs, guardians, family members, residential providers, Job Placement staff and other stakeholders in order to provide cohesive supports and advocacy for individuals served.
Respond to medical and behavioral emergencies following appropriate health & safety, crisis prevention, OIG reporting, and CIRAS reporting procedures are followed. Monitor staff members performance on following established procedures for responding to emergencies.
Locations: South side Chicago: Rose Center, Frick Center, Mock Center, and Lewandowski Family Center. Default hours are Mon- Fri 8:30a m-4:00 pm. Periodic evening and week-end hours required.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university in a human services field (including but not limited to psychology, sociology, special education, social work, or rehabilitation counseling) OR in recreation or in a specialty area such as art, dance, music, or physical therapies. A minimum of one year experience working with individuals having intellectual/ developmental disabilities. Must be able to meet qualifications of QIDP. Must be able to complete the requirements for placement on the State of Illinois Direct Support Persons Registry. Must be able to become CPR/First Aid Certified. Must be able to pass Safety Care.
Must be able to pass full state and national background checks.
About Envision Unlimited
Envision Unlimited is a large non-profit agency with locations in the greater Chicagoland area. We provide community day, residential, case management, career, and mental health services to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental illness. Our continued commitment is to provide persons with disabilities or other special needs quality supports which promote choice, independence and community inclusion. Through the collaborative efforts of an interdisciplinary team, our members receive person-centered services aimed at improving functionality and independence. We work to build partnerships with our community to enrich the lives of our members by creating opportunities that will strengthen relationships for a lifetime.