Aftercare Coordinator

Full Time
Irvington, NY
Posted 2 months ago

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Job CategoryAvailable Jobs, Other
Job Description:" Job Summary: The Aftercare Coordinator is responsible for discharge planning and associated aftercare services planning of each youth entering an Abbott House QRTP Group Home placement. Goals related to discharge and aftercare must be developed and presented in the first support plan and in every subsequent support plan thereafter while in the QRTP or EMPOWER placement. The aftercare coordinator will develop objectives that are measurable and may change throughout the youth’s placement at the Group Home to reflect progress toward achieving the goals. The aftercare coordinator will provide required QRTP services for all Group Home youth for a minimum of six months post-discharge or step-down About Abbott House Abbott House is an innovative community-based organization that helps children, families, adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex needs build lasting foundations for a promising future. We operate programs in the New York Metropolitan area and Hudson Valley. Duties & Responsibilities: Expectations for in-facility discharge and aftercare planning include the following: Creation of the youth’s discharge plan in conjunction with the youth’s permanency team Face-to-face meetings with youth twice per month (one must include the family/discharge resource. Assessment of the needs of the youth’s family and referrals to community resources as needed. Facilitation of permanency/support team meetings no less than monthly with key members of the agency staff, the youth, the youth’s family, and other community resource members. What We Offer: Health Insurance Dental insurance Life Insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Paid time off Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Professional growth opportunities Employee Recognition Awards Job Type: Full -Time (35 hours per week) Position is located in Irvington, NY. To Apply Submit resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to : . "
Qualification:"About You You are the ideal candidate if you are passionate about the social services field and empowering underserved communities. Being compassionate, organized, self-motivated, driven, flexible and responsive are critical attributes to be successful in this role. You have a bachelor's degree You have 3 years of experience in Group Homes/Foster Care settings with at least 1 year in residential services You have a valid driver's license You have good written and oral communication skills"
Anticipated Start Date:4/15/2023
Job Type:Full-Time
Salary:$45,000 to $46,000 per year

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