Work Group Lead

<div class="row"> <div class="col-md-6 col-sm-8 col-xs-12"> <p class="vacancy-description ng-binding">Empowering individuals to live a meaningful life.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div>

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> <p>Experience thoughtful care and let Continuum of Colorado support you or your loved one.</p>

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Associate's Degree Preferred

$13.65 – $14.12 Hourly

Overview: <p>The Work Group Lead provides supports to individuals in service in all aspects regarding maintaining successful employment. This position is also responsible for continually working on moving individuals towards greater independence.</p> <p>Here are some of the excellent benefits we offer and why it's so great to work here!</p> <ul> <li>A great work-life balance where our typical workweek is Mon-Thu</li> <li>Health/dental/vision coverage</li> <li>Employer paid and supplemental life insurance</li> <li>Short- and long-term disability insurance</li> <li>Generous paid time off and holiday pay</li> <li>401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%</li> <li>Mileage reimbursement</li> <li>Tuition reimbursement program</li> <li>Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans</li> <li>Onsite gym and lounge for employee use at both office locations</li> <li>Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance</li> <li>Employee assistance program</li> <li>Credit union membership</li> <li>Employer-paid training</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: What You&rsquo;ll Get To Do! <ul> <li>Provide on-site support to up to eight individuals at community-based work sites.</li> <li>Ensure work is completed to the satisfaction of the employer.</li> <li>Monitors performance and coaches as needed to maintain quality of work.</li> <li>Ensures individuals can complete jobs as assigned and use applicable time clock systems.</li> <li>Transport work crew employees to and from community-based work sites as needed.</li> <li>Mentor and provides employment skills training, job development, on- the- job training and followalong.</li> <li>Coordinate services and support (i.e. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, employers, Social Security).</li> <li>As needed, coordinate with the individual, their family and multidisciplinary team to develop annual reviews and ISSP&rsquo;s.</li> <li>Reviews plan regularly to ensure required supports are being met.</li> <li>Monitors and assesses job-related skills and provides feedback as needed.</li> <li>Facilitate natural supports and provide consultation and education to employer/supervisor.</li> <li>Respond promptly and professionally to all needs and requests with regards to employment</li> <li>Maintain regular communication with case manager regarding funds needed for employment services, as needed.</li> <li>Coordinate with Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) regarding authorizations needed for service as needed.</li> <li>Complete monthly Medicaid and DVR billing as required as required.</li> <li>Accurately completes and distributes program documentation to include case notes, DVR application and supporting documentation, comprehensive assessment documentation, etc.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p>Must Have&rsquo;s To Be Our Work Group Lead!<br /><br /></p> <ul> <li>Associates Degree or two years of experience and/or related education or training working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.</li> <li>Two years supervisory experience, preferably in developmental disabilities. Prior supervision of a work crew or enclave, preferred.</li> <li>Two years&rsquo; experience and/or related education or training working with individuals with developmental disabilities, required.</li> <li>Working knowledge of the DD system, rules and regulations and DVR, preferred.</li> <li>Knowledge of various vocational training techniques and basic behavior management principals.</li> <li>Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills; professionally and effectively communicates and interacts with a diverse group of individuals</li> <li>Ability to modify supports to individual needs.</li> <li>Effectively write, review and implement plans.</li> <li>Demonstrate good negotiation and organizational skills.</li> <li>Ability to perform computer functions and math calculations necessary to carry out job responsibilities.</li> <li>Ability to work flexible hours, as dictated by the job requirements. Ability to productively conduct interviews to obtain needed information.</li> <li>Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.</li> <li>Ability to meet physical demands of the position which vary by contract(s). Includes but are not limited to the ability to: push, pull and carry equipment related to specific jobs; frequently lift 5-25lbs; and frequently traverse multiple stairs.</li> <li>Ability to successfully complete large vehicle training and operate a 15-passenger van or other large vehicle.</li> </ul> The Other Stuff You Need:<br /><br /> <ul> <li>Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work as appropriate.</li> <li>Valid Colorado motor vehicle license.</li> <li>Proof of adequate motor vehicle insurance.</li> <li>Meet and maintain agency driving requirements.</li> <li>What are our agency driving requirements?</li> <li>Show three (3) current, consecutive years of driving history.</li> <li>No suspensions or revocations during that period for any reason.</li> <li>No serious violations in the past three (3) years.</li> <li>No more than two moving violations in the past three (3) years.</li> </ul> Please note that we will pull your Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) in all states that you have had a driver&rsquo;s license in during the past 3 years as part of our hiring process. Upon hire, we monitor all employees&rsquo; MVRs on a monthly basis. You&rsquo;ll need to have a pretty clean driving record to be employed with us!