Assistant Coordinator - Joey's Place (center-based) program for Adults with Disabilities

Special Kids Special Families
1915 Aerotech Drive Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
The Assistant Coordinator provides direct daily administrative support and assistance to the Special Kids Special Families Joey’s Place Program Coordinator regarding daily service delivery and directs the Joey’s Place staff. The Assistant Coordinator also works with Joey’s Place clients with special needs to teach them applicable life skills, including attending topersonal needs of the clients.
• Provides integrated support to the client, including facilitating relationship building.
• Participate in the implementation of the Individual Service and Support Plan; adhere to all person centered planning – policies and procedures.
• Promote community awareness of the abilities of the individuals with disabilities, while maintaining confidentiality.
• Document and immediately report any incidents of concern to the Program Coordinator.
• Complete and submit in a timely manner all required documentation.
• Provide the transportation needs of the client as assigned.
• Respect the rights of the clients.
• Implement and provide data for the Behavior Supports Plans.
• Be able to facilitate group activities and implement one-on-one support.
• Be able to assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s).
• Responsible to know the protocols and behavior plans for clients.
• Be able to communicate with and actively engage clients.
• Must bring positive attitude for both team and clients.
• Other related duties as assigned.
Team Supervisor Duties:
• Must provide direct supervision of direct care staff.
• Ensuring client specific documentation (Dailies, Behavior tracking sheets, Mars, etc.) is current and available for the week.
• Collect weekly client specific documentation, review to ensure it is accurate and complete prior to submitting to program coordinator.
• Assist with contacting providers and/or parents to communicate information regarding program activities, concerns, issues, incidents, or requests.
• Assist with the training of new and existing staff by modeling how to lead a group activity (cooking, social skills, fitness, sensory integration), engaging clients and client specific needs related to personal care, toileting, feeding, and mobility, protocols, behavior plans and individual support goals. Utilize the specified training (Verification of Shadowing and Retraining) forms.
• Collect data and complete quarterly reviews.
• Coordinator Assistant will direct, model, delegate, monitor, motivate and hold coworkers accountable.
• Demonstrate a professional attitude and support creating and maintaining a positive environment.
• Explore, research, and create habilitative activity schedules for specialized client groups.
• Write and Review Incident Reports for accuracy and clarity prior to passing on to program coordinator.
• Report Incident Reports to the providers and/or parents in a timely manner.
• Process Incident Reports and report them to the appropriate teams, in the absence of the program coordinator.
• Model and observe the staff on demonstration of specific protocols, goals, behavior plans.
• Train staff on specific client protocols, goals, behavior Plans.
• Implement Coaching and Counseling as needed with staff
• Write Monthly Progress Reports for clients.
• Conduct informal observations based on employees job descriptions; ensuring they are meeting standards.
• Review and complete Day Skills Assessments of clients in a timely and accurate manner.
• Conduct staff evaluations with the coordinator.
• Be able to manage, and discipline staff when necessary as designated by the coordinator.
• Maintain a professional appearance at all times.
• Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with staff members.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with clients, providers, outside entities and their parents.
• Be able to adapt to the demands of the program
• Ability to make sound decisions when the coordinator is not present.
• Attend and participate in all required trainings and meetings (as asked by the coordinator).
• Must have strong writing skills to help audit files.
• Provide direct care to clients according to the program needs.
• Will use the proper chain of command; also direct the staff into using the proper chain of command.
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Must have prior 2 years of experience directly supervising staff.
• Prefer experience with adult developmentally disabled population.
• Demonstrate good judgment and professionalism.
• CPR, First Aid & CPI, & Universal Precautions Certification within the first 30 days of hire.
• This Position is required to maintain client specific training as delegated by Program Coordinator including
but not limited to the state QMAP & G-Tube training and demonstrates proficient knowledge of state
medication administration & G-Tube rules and regulations/specialized medical health plans.
• Must to be able to lift and transfer; up to 50 lbs.
• A valid driver’s license & current vehicle insurance, and an acceptable driving record per SKSF standards.
Special Kids Special Families
Nick Angiocchi
1915 Aerotech Drive Suite 100
Colorado Springs CO 80916
United States
Special Kids Special Families Nick Angiocchi