Recruitment #20-S2-0159

Job Description

Are you a passionate individual, committed to helping others? Do you enjoy being an advocate for the individuals you support? It is our mission to connect individuals and their families with person-centered, recovery-oriented services and supports in partnership with the Loudoun community. The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services is currently seeking a Support Coordinator with the Outpatient and Outreach Coordination Division. This position is responsible for assessing, monitoring, and linking service delivery for children and/or adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Experience with the HCBS waivers, CCC+ Waiver, and Medicaid is preferred. Additionally, knowledge of community based resources including integrated housing options and employment first principles is desired. Duties may include: assessing eligibility and needs of the individuals; interviewing individuals and their families; developing and documenting Person Centered Plans using a strengths based approach. Assuring quality service provision; maintaining compliance with all State of Virginia Licensure standards, Medicaid standards, and crisis intervention and prevention. Effective oral and written communication skills, strong organizational and time management skills, proficiency in using the established electronic health records and other software programs is required. The support coordinator is responsible for providing high-quality customer service consistent with the mission, vision, and values of MHSADS.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or related field with (2) years job related experience is required. Ability to work independently and autonomously.

Special Requirements

Program experience with individuals with developmental disabilities and the ability to communicate in Spanish using all modes of communication is preferred.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check, TB test, driving record check and a valid driver's license in Virginia or regional state of residence.