COMMUNITY OPTIONS, Inc.

COI Employment Opportunities

Agency Description:

Community Options, Incorporated is a private Family Home Agency that serves adults with developmental disabilities throughout parts of Southern and Central California. COI recruits, trains, supports, monitors, and certifies qualified private homes and providers. COI provides case management, residential supports and specialized services. COI takes a person-centered and personalized approach when working with individuals and their families.

At this time COI has two (2) job opening(s); Community Living Coordinator and Respite Staff Position(s).

Job Announcement #1

Community Living Coordinator

SUMMARY OF JOB

Provides case management and service coordination for individuals with developmental disabilities that reside in private certified homes in the community by performing the following duties and responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Includes the following, but is not limited to:

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages a consumer caseload of approximately 1:15. Responsible for managing between one and fifteen certified family home situations. Supervises several respite staff that provide support to consumers on the caseload. Carries out COI's policies, procedures, regulatory requirements, contractual obligations, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees and family home providers; addressing complaints, and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS

In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field is highly preferred and/or at least two years management experience in providing residential supports to people with developmental disabilities.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret basic clinical treatment plans, basic spreadsheets, reports, state regulations, policies and procedures.Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from consumers, contractors, families, employees, community agencies, regulatory agencies, and other businesses in the community.Ability to write program plans that may or may not conform to a prescribed style or format. Ability to effectively present information to consumers, contractors, families, employees, community agencies, regulatory agencies, and other businesses in the community.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to perform basic mathematical concepts and apply to develop basic spreadsheets and monitoring checks and balances of consumer's SSI information/personal and incidental finances.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.Ability to identify and access generic and community resources that are essential in providing quality services and supports.

Organizational Ability

Ability to perform duties of the job involves prioritizing and paying close attention to detail. Ability to prioritize needs and demands is essential.Ability to maintain and organize files as per agency protocol. An employee must demonstrate the ability to maintain updated paperwork/documentation, schedules, and appointments.

Technical Ability

Ability to operate a desktop computer and competency in general functions of Microsoft Windows utilizing the following programs: MS Word, and MS Excel basics. Ability to generate and retrieve send, and respond to e-mail. Proficient in searching the Internet.

Certification, Licenses, Clearances, and Registrations

To perform the duties of this job, an individual must possess reliable daily transportation, maintain vehicle insurance for the automobile used to perform the functions of this position, and maintain a valid California Driver's License.

COI must obtain initial and ongoing criminal background clearances from the Department of Justice, Department of Developmental Services, and in some instances the Federal Bureau of Investigation as per Welfare and Institutions Code-Title 17.

Successful completion and maintenance of CPR/1st Aid is a requirement for employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, and taste or smell.The employee frequently is required to climb, balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.

Transporting to and from home locations and other community locations is an essential component of this job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Email gwen @ communityoptions.com
or fax resume to (818) 780-0199

Job Announcement #2

Job Title: Respite Staff

SUMMARY OF JOB

Provides direct care and supervision (on-call and/or prearranged) for individuals with developmental disabilities that reside in private certified homes in the community by performing the following duties and responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Includes the following, but is not limited to:

QUALIFICATIONS

In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Education and/or Experience

At least six months experience in direct care for persons with developmental disabilities is highly preferable.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret basic clinical treatment plans, basic, reports, state regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from consumers, contractors, families, employees, community agencies, regulatory agencies, and other businesses in the community. Ability to effectively present information to consumers, contractors, families, employees, community agencies, regulatory agencies, and other businesses in the community.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to perform basic mathematical concepts that apply to management of consumer's personal monies and incidentals while under direct care in the community.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect basic data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to identify and access generic and community resources that are essential in providing quality services and supports.

Organizational Ability

Ability to perform duties of the job involves prioritizing and paying close attention to detail. Ability to prioritize needs and demands is essential.An employee must demonstrate the ability to maintain updated paperwork/documentation, schedules, and appointments.

Certification, Licenses, Clearances, and Registrations

To perform the duties of this job, an individual must possess reliable daily transportation, maintain vehicle insurance for the automobile used to perform the functions of this position, and maintain a valid California Driver's License.

COI must obtain initial and ongoing criminal background clearances from the Department of Justice, Department of Developmental Services, and in some instances the Federal Bureau of Investigation as per Welfare and Institutions Code-Title 17.

Successful completion and maintenance of CPR/1st Aid within 30 days of employment is a condition of continued employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, and taste or smell.The employee frequently is required to climb, balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.

Transporting to and from home locations and other community locations is an essential component of this job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Email gwen @ communityoptions.com
or fax resume to (818) 780-0199