Service Coordinator- Early Childhood

  • Division: Service Coordination
  • Full Time, 40 hours/week- Possible evenings when needed, flexibility required
  • Salary Range: $16.59 - $25.96 per hour

Essential Duties:

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with the family and child through regular home visits, phone calls and emails.
  • Conduct screenings on infants and toddlers as required.
  • Educate families about their rights/responsibilities and procedural safeguards as defined by Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
  • Provide information about available community resources; make referrals if necessary.
  • Coordinate and participate in evaluations to determine eligibility and in child assessments to determine need for services and supports.
  • Facilitate transition plans to preschool and/or other services and supports as appropriate and facilitate the transition of eligible children to on-going Board youth service coordination.
  • Monitor maintenance of case records; Complete required forms, prepare correspondence, summaries, progress and closure reports, and other reports as required.
  • Assure the planning process addresses opportunities for the child and family to develop connections with others in his/her community; opportunities to acquire information and learn new skills as appropriate, and opportunities to address safety and health needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Associate’s degree in a field related to working with infants or toddlers, or children with disabilities, or families.
  • Eligibility for a Service Coordinator credential through the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities per OAC 5123:2-5-02.
  • Current and valid Ohio Driver’s License with an acceptable driver’s abstract, in order to meet criteria for insurability established by the Board’s Fleet insurance carrier.
  • Previous experience as Case Manager or Programmatic Management level service provider for individuals with developmental disabilities, or its equivalent preferred.
  • Knowledge of local community resources, human services, law enforcement, and judicial systems.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and contact with individuals, families and legal guardians.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.). Proficiency in iPad use is desirable.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in accordance with established policy and procedures.

Application Procedures:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to:

Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Attn: Human Resources

116 N. 22nd St.

Newark, Ohio 43055

-OR-

Email a resume to louise.decker@lcountydd.org

Posting  Date: 1/25/2017              Removal Date: 2/03/2017

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