Active Treatment Facilitator

Recruitment #110420-MDCA01-350600

Summary Statement

The incumbents in these positions work under the direction of a registered nurse assisting with client goals and interventions listed in client’s recovery plans.  The incumbents provide therapeutic activities on the unit and assists with ADLs such as bathing, dressing, and room clean up.  The incumbents also participate in crisis prevention with clients experiencing acute or chronic disabilities including multiple physical, mental, and developmental disorders.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Serves as team leader mentoring less experienced staff and leading therapeutic groups.
  • Implements treatment plans through individual/group therapeutic sessions. Chooses activities/topics and leads group sessions.
  • Updates written record of therapeutic sessions noting progress/problems/possible solutions.
  • Intervenes in crisis situations, using appropriate therapeutic techniques.
  • Observes/records/reports any unusual behavior/significant behavior changes.
  • Observes/supervises clients/patients/residents ensuring appropriate location/safety/security.
  • Plans, conducts/participates in individual/group social activities, on and off campus.
  • May work with public/private sector to define/establish employment opportunities for client/patient/resident. Guides/teaches client/patient/resident regarding employment behavior.
  • Participates in inter-disciplinary team meetings to provide input on client needs, strengths, and weakness and discuss client/patient/resident progress to assist the team's development of client's individual program plan.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and general cleaning of training materials, work areas, and equipment such as equipment such as/not limited to beds/bed rails/wheelchairs/splints/braces/adaptive mealtime equipment/various assistive technology devices.
  • May drive/ride van to transport/accompany client/patient/resident to and from the facility or around grounds.
  • May monitor vital signs as directed by professional staff.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Active Treatment Facilitator
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of instructing and assisting clients in developing functional, social, recreational and vocational skills.
  2. Knowledge of working with persons with disabilities.
  3. Knowledge of applying laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  4. Knowledge of narrative report writing.

Additional Posting Information

Incumbents working four or more hours of work between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. the following day will receive 5% shift differential pay.

This posting may be closed on or before (5/21/20) upon filling the vacant position(s).

Conditions of Hire

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization).  The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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