Habilitation Specialist
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Henderson County, NC

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60040392 13-00065 The maximum salary that can be paid for this position will be $49,046 Qualified applicants must meet and reflect on their application training and experience and all knowledge, skills, and abilities to be considered. The purpose of the position is to assure that families in the NC Infant-Toddler Program have access to service coordination at CDSA of WNC in HendersonCounty. This position provides intensive service coordination for NC Infant-Toddler Program, including home visitation and all aspects of service planning, coordinating, authorizing and monitoring early intervention services according to state and federal regulations. Participates in evaluations, eligibility determination, developing and implementing Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) and assisting families in accessing community resources. Facilitates transition planning for children as they approach age three.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Experience working in service delivery for children with developmental delays who are from birth to 5 years of age is required. Experience writing treatment and/or family service plans is required. Experience in working with community support systems and/or resources. Communication & interpersonal skills which are effective, respectful, and sensitive for a diverse population. Management prefers Infant Toddler Specialist Certification or working toward certification. Fluency in conversational Spanish is desired. If no qualified applicants, management will consider a trainee.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college/university with a bachelor's degree in special education, elementary education, or early childhood education, psychology, nursing, child development, counseling, infant mental health, social work, child and family studies and two years of professional experience working with the population served (see note); or graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in another human services field and three years of professional experience working with the population served (see note); or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Note: the population served includes infants, toddlers, or preschoolers with or at risk for developmental delays, disabilities, or atypical development in the case of center or home-based early intervention programs. For such service settings, experience may also be with families of such children, other care providers, or non-disabled children of this age or with child mental health related programs. In other service settings such as CAP-DD, components or itinerant teams, experience may be with adults with developmental disabilities or mental illness. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
Please submit your application on line To apply for this position please click the apply button above. ** Note: When required, you must answer the question(s ) for this position or your application will be considered incomplete. ** The Division of Public Health uses Merit-Based Recruitment to select the most qualified applicants to fill positions Subject to the Personnel Act. Application must be received by 5:00 pm on the closing date. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference with State Government should submit a copy of Form DD-214. RIF candidates attach their notification letter. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment criminal background checks are required for some positions. Computer literacy is an important component of all DHHS-DPH jobs; we encourage you to apply electronically. All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the new NEOGOV Online Job Application System ( http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/ ) for the State of North Carolina. To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form in your work history and/or certificate and licenses. Any information not included on the application form cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Any licenses or certificates must be included in the appropriate section of the application form. All work experience MUST be included in the work history section of the application. Any information omitted from the application, but included in the resume (text or attached) WILL NOT be considered as qualifying experience. *** DEGREES MUST BE RECEIVED FROM APPROPRIATELY ACCREDITED INSTITUTIONS *** CONTACT INFORMATION:
Division of Public
Human Resources Office
Shari Emery
5605 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: 919-707-5450