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Program Specialist - Residential

Job Type Full Time
Location Erie, PA
Education LevelBachelor's degree
Pay Rate$19.24/hour
HoursMid shift and involves some evening and weekend work.
Job Description

Are you an organized and responsible person looking to make a difference?

You will work with and supervise Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to care and coordinate programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in residential group homes located in Erie.

From monitoring weekly food budgets to approving employees’ time cards, you will be working toward one goal: making sure our adults lead active and independent lives.

Program Specialist Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, developing and recommending individual program plans
  • Monitoring, supervising and coordinating services for the individual
  • Maintaining communication with inter-agency support staff as well as other service agencies, parents and the general public
  • Assuring parent and family involvement with individual to the greatest extent possible
  • Monitoring and supervising full- and part-time staff in assigned Residential Group Homes

Qualifications – Must meet one of the following:

  • Associate’s degree with four years’ experience working with adults with developmental disabilities
  • Bachelor’s degree with two years’ experience working with adults with developmental disabilities
  • Master’s degree with one year of experience working with adults with developmental disabilities

Qualifications – Must meet all of the following:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Experience with 6400 CLA Regulations preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements

Benefits:

We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and flexible scheduling for both Full- and Part-Time positions. In addition, Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package, which includes:

 Medical & Time Off

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability available

Bonuses & Opportunities

  • 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings options
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Available $250 bonus through Employee Referral Program
  • Paid training
  • Scholarship opportunities

Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

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We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

 

 

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check.
We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE