GrandRapidsRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Grand Rapids jobs

Self Determination Coordinator

Company: Rehmann
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Summary: CLS is one of the largest non-profit agencies in Michigan and supports individuals with physical, intellectual, and developmental disabilities of all ages. We have a mission to support people to exercise control and authority over their own lives. We have a "Whatever it takes" attitude when it comes to supporting people. Self Determination Coordinator The Self Determination Coordinator coordinates the implementation of Person-Centered Planning and the principles of Self Determination in the lives of people supported by Community Living Services, Inc. (CLS) and assures that our funders' expectations and standards are met. The Self Determination Coordinator plays a key role in the recruitment and training of Independent Supports Coordinators. The Self-Determination Coordinator's responsibilities also include the mentoring of Independent Support Coordinators in Person-Centered Planning, budget development and authorization, community outreach, obtaining and utilizing stakeholder input, assuring quality services, and satisfaction with services while keeping the people supported by CLS and their needs the primary focus of all activities. - Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services area. Minimum one year experience working with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • Meets Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP) criteria in the State of Michigan.Knowledge of Person-Centered Planning and Self-Determination models of support preferred Offers of Employment Are Contingent Upon:
    • Proof of ability to work in the U.S. (I-9)
    • Passing a physical exam
    • Passing a TB test and drug screen
    • Passing a Criminal Background Check
    • Passing other checks required for your position (e.g., OIG, NPDB, SAM, etc.)
    • For positions that require business travel:
    • Valid Michigan Driver's License with acceptable driving record
    • Access to reliable transportation that meets travel requirement About Us: Community Living Service's Wayne County division, located in Wayne, Michigan, provides supports for people of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Wayne County. We assist people in developing a Person-Centered Plan and then create an individualized budget based on that plan. Our contract with the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority (DWMHA) is designed to assist people in developing and controlling individualized budgets to pay for their authorized supports and services. This puts the resources in the hands of people and their families so they can judge whether the services are of good value to them so they can make their own life decisions. CLS connects people/families with qualified individuals and Provider agencies and can assist in the interview process to help people decide who they would like to provide their services and supports. A Fiscal Intermediary will then make payments on the person's/family's behalf for the services chosen and will provide a monthly report, so everyone knows how much their services cost and how much money is left in their individualized budget. This offers flexibility and creativity regarding how to use the financial resources and whom to choose for services and supports. Excellent Benefit Package includes:
      • PTO (paid time off) Accrual Program
      • Paid Holidays
      • BC/BS PPO Medical Benefits
      • Flex Savings Account
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Term Life Insurance
      • Short Term Disability Insurance
      • Long Term Disability Insurance
      • Voluntary Life Insurance Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Community Living Support -provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Rehmann, Grand Rapids , Self Determination Coordinator, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Michigan jobs by following @recnetMI on Twitter!

Grand Rapids RSS job feeds