Support Service Coordinators provide direct service to people with disabilities in accordance with the mission, policies and practices of Great River Homes, Inc. The Support Service Coordinator is responsible to and supervised by the Program Supervisor.
Applicants must be at least 16 years old and have a high school degree or the equivalent or evidence of working toward a high school degree or the equivalent. Previous work experience and education in human services is preferred, but not required. Applicants must pass a background study from the Department of Human Services. Employees with driving positions must have a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record as verified by a motor vehicle record check.
The applicant must be capable of completing essential job functions without posing direct threats to the health and safety of others, they must prove they are free of tuberculosis and must be able to physically perform the duties of the job.
Support Service Coordinators are expected to successfully complete First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation training and must successfully complete an approved medication administration course and become certified to administer medications. Support Service Coordinators attend team meetings and other training opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills as well as comply with training requirements.
The applicant must possess good communication skills and must be able to follow instructions, read, write and speak English, work under limited supervision, balance multiple and varied responsibilities, and have his/her own home telephone or cell phone.
Support Service Coordinators are members of a team who supervise and assist people in activities of daily living, recreation and leisure, community integration, housekeeping, and service outcomes.
Support Service Coordinators must exhibit good work habits, including appropriate personal appearance, regular and punctual attendance, dependability, a positive and caring attitude and accuracy. Employees must also be organized, self-motivated, observant, accurate in documentation and responsive to the needs of individuals receiving services.
This overview is not intended to be inclusive of all job responsibilities. The Support Service Coordinator is expected to perform the duties and responsibilities as outlined in the job description and the physical activity determination form.