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Case Manager - Autism Services

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: Leominster
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Salary: USD $18.75/Hr.Description and Responsibilities:Open Sky's Autism Spectrum Disorder program serves adults 18 and older who are aging out of school based programs, that benefit from continued supports to assist in achieving their life goals and dreams. Services provided to individuals include assessment, case management, individual supports, employment/education supports, and in home services. All members of the team are highly trained with extensive experience in clinical models and working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We are known for the rigor in which we train, supervise, and support our staff to deliver the best possible service and treatment.The ASD program is located in Worcester, but serves individuals living in the communities of Central, South Central and North Central Massachusetts, so travel is required for this position. Travel is eligible for mileage reimbursement!The Case Manager will provide community based behavioral supports that are specific to the individual served to allow them to live independently, in the least restrictive setting in the community. Case Managers will teach, and foster skills related to personal finance, health, shopping, use of community resources, community safety, and other social and adaptive skills to enable the participant to live within the community. They also work to facilitate the exploration of, and participation desired in one's community, promoting development of leisure/recreational opportunities and coordination of day supports, including supported employment and education.Other Key Responsibilities:Refer individuals to employment supports that will assist with employment readiness and maintain employment. This will prepare participants to exercise control and responsibility over services and supports they receive as they become more independent.Enhance the quality of life by using Positive Behavioral Supports.Engage with the individual's team in a collaborative manner inclusive of behavior specialists, family members, and other providers of support services.Qualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent. Alternative education/experience in lieu of formal education will be considered.Experience working with individuals with Special Education, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), behavioral needs, is preferred.Valid Driver's License, acceptable driving record, and reliable transportation is required.About Us:At Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity and justice for ALL.At Open Sky, you'll join over 1,100 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond.As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives.Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility, and begin your career with Open Sky today!Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training OpportunitiesGenerous paid time off plan - you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certificationsEligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness ProgramMedical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan403b Retirement Plan with Employer MatchLife Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)And more!Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or disabled Veteran status.IND123

Keywords: Open Sky Community Services, Leominster , Case Manager - Autism Services, Executive , Leominster, Massachusetts

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