$28.65-$42.55 Hourly / $2,005.61-$2,978.56 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Developmental Services this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in Day Services including teaching strategies, providing direct support to individuals with intellectual disabilities, or performing duties related to development and implementation of in-service programs.
Works under the general supervision of a Developmental Services Adult Services Supervisor, Director of Staff Development, or other designated employee of a higher grade.
DAY SERVICES: Develops teaching strategies consistent with goals of OPS/FAP; provides individual supports for individual specific needs as they relate to employment (individual job, group, sheltered) or habilitation; participates in person centered planning such as career planning, individual designs, OPS, transitional meetings and futures planning; consults with individuals (consumer, supporter and/or families) regarding program plans, futures plans and desired outcomes; assesses job compatibility for individuals; identifies and develops natural supports; assists with adaptation of materials (tools and equipment) to individuals ability; identifies and develops community resources and matches with individual interests; participates in intra-regional and intra-facility committees and work groups; transports individuals; administers medication, CPR and first aid; utilizes PMT; may conduct, with supervision, individual assessments using standardized instruments for evaluation; performs related duties as required.
IN-SERVICE: Develop, prepare and conduct in-service training programs, to agency staff, including but not limited to physical/psychological management training, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and abuse and neglect prevention; track employee registration, attendance and course completion using a web based learning management system; conduct new employee orientation which may include the use of web-based College of Direct Support; conducts various presentations using multi-media equipment or computer based presentation software; schedules training sessions and attendees; prepares reports; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of current practices and trends in services and supports for individuals with intellectual disabilities; knowledge of principles and techniques of in-service training; knowledge of education methods and techniques including computer based training and related equipment; knowledge of knowledge of state agencies and community organizations and supports as they relate to services for individuals with intellectual disabilities; knowledge of processes and material used in specific vocations and trades; knowledge of relevant equipment and emergency procedures; knowledge of interdisciplinary process for development of individual supports; some knowledge of program evaluation; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable skill in behavior management of individuals; skill in manual and machine operations of relevant vocations or trades; ability to work cooperatively with individual and other staff; ability to gather data independently and prepare reports; ability to develop positive relationships with individuals; ability to utilize teaching and/or training techniques for individual needs; ability to support individuals and participate in recreational and occupational activities; some supervisory ability.
Four (4) years of experience in providing direct service to individuals with intellectual disabilities.
DAY SERVICES: Incumbents in this class may be required to lift individuals and/or use behavioral or physical intervention and may be exposed to risk of injury or exposure to occupational disease.
This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Developmental Services Adult Services Instructor in Salary Group IN 01 approved effective October 18, 2019. (Retitled to include "(35 Hour)" as part of the P-3B contract negotiations) Final No. 22-050