Individual Support Technician I (IST-3) FFS / Per Diem

Summary:  

Center For Family Services is seeking an experienced, dedicated and skilled individual for the Individual Support Technician I position within the Great Abilities Program. Great Abilities improves the quality of life and well-being for youth and their families with specialized services for children and adolescents with behavioral health and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our continuum of care includes Intensive In-Home (IIH), Individual Support Services (ISS), Intensive In-Community (IIC), Psychiatric Evaluations/Medication Monitoring, Psychological Evaluations, Bio-psychological Assessments, and Trauma Informed Care. The goal of the Great Abilities program is to help youth build better relationships while remaining at home with their families. 

Location: Various Locations

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement Individual Support Plan and provide one-to-one support to youth

  • Teach ADL/Instrumental skills to youth who have intellectual/developmental disabilities

  • Train parent/guardian in implementation of Individual Support Plan

  • Perform data collection

  • Maintain contact with supervisor and immediately report any concerns

  • Files all paperwork in the chart within a two-week time frame

  • Completes promptly and accurately progress notes, behavior plans and encounter forms

  • Attend clinical supervision one time per month

  • Other related duties as assigned

 Requirements: 

  • Associates Degree preferred/High School Diploma required

  • At least three years experience working with youth with developmental disabilities 

  • Must have ability to provide leadership, be a role model, and have life experiences preparing counselor to relate positively to youth

  • Current driver's license and good driving record of 3 years

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.

All interested applicants should submit a cover letter, indicating the desired position and salary requirements, along with resume.