Infant Service Coordinator
District 19 Infant Intervention Program is seeking a qualified professional to assume the responsibilities of Infant Service Coordinator. The Infant Service Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all collaborative requirements of service delivery for children birth to age 3 years who exhibit a developmental delay, atypical development and/or have a diagnosed condition that has a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay. The Service Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing the assessment for service planning, facilitating the development, review and evaluation of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), coordinating and monitoring the delivery of services, coordinating with medical and other services involved with the child, and facilitating the development of a transition plan for when the child leaves early interventions services. District 19 Infant Intervention Program services the communities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Prince George, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry, Emporia, and Greensville County. On the job travel is required.
Requirements: (Experience, Essential Education, and Skills Needed):
Successful applicant must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field (which includes social work, gerontology, psychology, psychiatric rehabilitation, special education, sociology, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, and human services counseling) or education field.
Applicant must have knowledge of community resources related to service delivery, support services to families, and Part C regs; skills include coordinating and monitoring services provided to infants and families. Must have experience working w/infants & toddlers who may have developmental delays or experience related to family services. Must pass all required training modules for EI certification, including EI Targeted Case Management, within 6 months of hire.
Preferred Qualifications / Other Relevant Job Information:
Preferred qualifications: knowledge of service delivery, including coaching, to infants/toddlers with developmental delays; knowledge of child development; ability to coordinate and facilitate multidisciplinary team activities; skills in conflict resolution; demonstrate effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication principles and techniques; knowledge of general principles of client record documentation and specific requirements of the Part C system; skills in building rapport with families, including communication, listening, and problem solving with families from diverse socio-economic backgrounds; ability to identify and coordinate community activities to support the family’s participation and inclusion. Basic computer skills.
A bilingual (English/Spanish) candidate is preferred.
Position is a grade 207. Minimum salary for this position is $35,463.00/annual.
Starting rate for new employees will be based on the prospective employee’s knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the position’s duties. Current or most recent verified salary will also be taken into consideration prior to making an offer of employment. Starting salaries for new employees will not exceed the advertised maximum and will be based on the availability of funding within the current budget.
Position requires pre-employment extensive background check and drug screening. Driver’s License in state of residence with a point balance of -6 or higher.
District 19 is committed to developing a multicultural workplace. Minorities and persons with disabilities seeking career advancement are encouraged to apply. EOE.
Position is Open Until Filled