Work Group Lead

<strong>Continuum of Colorado is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit agency providing services to people with a wide range of abilities. At Continuum, we empower individuals to live a meaningful life. We believe it is our responsibility to not only meet the needs of each individual we support but also to partner with our supported-individuals to help them reach milestones, achieve their goals, and make their dreams a reality.</strong>

Englewood, CO

Continuum of Colorado

<p>Continuum of Colorado is a&nbsp;nonprofit agency providing services to people with a wide range of abilities. At Continuum, we empower individuals to live a meaningful life. We believe it is our responsibility to not only meet the needs of each individual we support but also to partner with our supported-individuals to help them reach milestones, achieve their goals, and make their dreams a reality. Person-centeredness is not just a trend or buzzword to us; it&rsquo;s a philosophy that embodies each Direct Support Professional we hire. Our mission is to be a partner in choice and independence by collaborating with individuals and their families to provide high-quality lifetime supports that will empower them to thrive in their community.</p>

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$13.81 - $14.36 Hourly

Overview: </div></div><div class=" row" aria-label="Description" name="description"><div class="row formRowStandard " id="jobDesc-row"> <div class="formLine"><span class="fbText ignore-global-css" name="jobDesc"><div><span>Continuum of Colorado has an exciting opportunity for a <strong>Work Group Lead</strong> in our Supported Employment Department. The Work Group Lead provides on-site employment coordination in various community settings. As our Work Group Lead, you will get to support individuals in services by helping them maintain successful employment while continually working on moving those individuals towards greater independence.</span></div><div> </div><div><span>The position is based out of our community partner job sites. <strong>This role is full-time, 40-hrs/week, typically working Mon - Fri between the hours of 8:00a m- 7:00pm, but flexibility is required</strong>.</span></div><div> </div><div><span><span><strong>Click here to easily apply via Vizi! </strong></span></span><br> </div><div><span><span><u><strong>Here's some of the excellent benefits we offer and why it's great to work here!</strong></u></span></span></div><p><span><span><strong>Competitive Pay - $13.81 - $14.36/hr</strong></span></span></p><ul><li><span><span>A great work-life balance </span></span></li><li><span><span>Health/dental/vision coverage</span></span></li><li><span><span>Employer paid and supplemental life insurance</span></span></li><li><span><span>Short- and long-term disability insurance</span></span></li><li><span><span>Generous paid time off and holiday pay</span></span></li><li><span><span>401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%</span></span></li><li><div><span><span>M</span>ileage reimbursement</span></div></li><li><div><span>Tuition reimbursement program/ certified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program</span></div></li><li><div><span>Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans</span></div></li><li><div><span>Onsite gym and lounge for employee use at both office locations</span></div></li><li><div><span>Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance</span></div></li><li><span><span>Employee assistance program</span></span></li><li><span><span>Credit union membership</span></span></li><li><span><span>Employer-paid training</span></span></li></ul><p> </p><p><span><span><u><strong><br/><br/>
Responsibilities: what you’ll get to do as our Work Group Lead!</strong></u></span></span></p><ul><li><span><span>Provide on-site support for up to eight individuals at community-based work sites</span></span> and e<span><span>nsure work is completed to the satisfaction of the employer</span></span></li><li><span><span>Monitor performance and coach as needed to maintain quality of work</span></span></li><li><span><span>As needed, coordinate with the individual, their family and multidisciplinary team to develop annual reviews and ISSP’s. Review plan regularly to ensure required supports are being met</span></span></li><li><span><span>Maintain regular communication with case manager regarding funds needed for employment services, as needed</span></span></li><li><span><span>Transport work crew employees to and from community-based work sites as needed</span></span></li><li><span><span>Mentor and provide employment skills training, job development, and on-the-job training</span></span></li><li><span><span>Coordinate services, authorization and support (i.e. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, employers, Social Security)</span></span></li><li><span><span>Respond promptly and professionally to all needs and requests with regards to employment</span></span></li><li><span><span>Complete monthly Medicaid and DVR billing as required as required</span></span></li><li><span><span>Accurately complete and distribute program documentation</span></span></li></ul></span></div></div></div><div class="underlinedHeader underlinedHeaderView"><div class="leftContent">
Requirements: </div></div><div class=" row" aria-label="Qualifications" name="qualifications"><div class="row formRowStandard " id="jobQualifications-row"> <div class="formLine"><span class="fbText ignore-global-css" name="jobQualifications"><p><span><span><u><strong>Must have’s to be our Work Group Lead</strong></u></span></span></p><ul><li><span><span>Associates Degree, preferred</span></span><ul><li><span><span>OR two years of experience and/or related education/training working with individuals with developmental disabilities, preferred</span></span></li></ul></li><li><span><span>Two years supervisory experience, preferably in the developmental disabilities field</span></span><ul><li><span><span>Prior supervision of a work crew or enclave, preferred</span></span></li></ul></li><li><span><span>Two years experience and/or related education or training working with individuals with developmental disabilities</span></span></li><li><span><span>Ability to work flexible hours, as dictated by the job requirements</span></span></li><li><span><span>Working knowledge of the DD system, rules and regulations and DVR, preferred</span></span></li><li><span><span>Knowledge of various vocational training techniques and basic behavior management principals</span></span></li><li><span><span>Ability to productively conduct interviews to obtain needed information</span></span></li><li><span><span>Ability to successfully complete large vehicle training and operate a 15-passenger van or other large vehicle</span></span></li><li><span><span>Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work</span></span></li><li><span><span>Valid Colorado driver’s license/proof of insurance</span></span></li><li><span><span>Meet our driving requirements; no suspensions/less than three tickets in three years</span></span></li></ul></span></div></div></div></div>