Support Specialist - SAL I
Alternatives, Inc. - New Jersey

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Work in Supervised Apartment Living program

Monday - Friday, 3pm - 11pm

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:
- Evaluates skills and needs of each individual receiving services and ma kes recommendations to Program/Unit Manager
- Assists in planning and implementing IHP/ISP with Program/Unit Manager and Interdisciplinary Team
- Supervises clients in maintenance and upkeep of apartments or home
- Submits reports as required by Program/Unit Manager
- Assists in review and implementation of DHS licensing standards
- Assists in setting up of appointments
- Provides necessary transportation
- Ensure security and confidentiality of all assigned Alternatives, Inc. records
- Follow all policies and procedures relative to this position
- Ensures Alternatives, Inc.s Person-Centered Philosophy
- Develops and implements individualized training program for each individual with Program/Unit Manager and IDT
- Assists in planning and implementing Individual Behavior Plans with Clinical Specialist, Program/ Unit Manager and IDT, when applicable
- Cooperate with Alternatives, Inc. and the N.J. Department of Human Services in all inspections or investigations
- Assists the Program/Unit Manager in training and supervision of staff
- Maintain apartment, staff office and vehicle keys
- Maintains records as assigned by Program/Unit Manager
- Participates in staff meetings as directed by Program/Unit Manager
- Availability to be contacted in emergency situations
- Assists in training of clients in necessary areas
- Performs necessary tasks for individuals
- Assists Program/Unit Manager in maintaining contact with outside agencies providing services to individuals
- Participates as a team member in planning, implementing and evaluating services provided by the Program
- Assists in carrying out recreation events by providing additional transportation and supervision
- Ensure operational effectiveness in emergency situations by providing services at Alternatives, Inc.s program sites as assigned
- Strong interpersonal skills required

EOE