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Residential Behavioral Coordinator

The PLUS Company

The mission of the PLUS Company, an acronym for People Learning Useful Skills, is to Empower Individuals and Maximize Independence. We serve over 400 individuals and families with offices in Nashua, New Hampshire and Lawrence and Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Our goal is to provide a supportive, innovative, and creative environment that assists individuals with disabilities to develop useful skills, increase self-reliance, and become vital, productive members of their communities.  What makes us unique is that our services allow individuals to explore Home and Life skills, along with Educational/Social and Work Skills all in ONE agency. Programs are created with the vision that all people with disabilities have the confidence, dignity, and skills needed to lead quality lives

Established in 1972 by the Nashua Association for Retarded Citizens, The PLUS Company was incorporated as a non-profit entity in 1978. In 1980, a State of New Hampshire court order mandated that residents of Laconia State School return to live in their communities. This increased the need for community-based services for people with developmental disabilities and resulted in the rapid growth of The PLUS Company. Several group homes were established in the Greater Nashua area, and an emphasis was placed on vocational training.


We have recently experienced a need to expand our services to include individuals with a dual diagnosis. The supports needed for this population requires a more specialized training. Thus, The PLUS Company is looking for a coordinator that has the experience to oversee this Behavioral Needs Program that will specifically focus on behaviorally challenged adults.

The success of this program will be the direct result of a coordinator who implement the Integration of treatment and care, collaboration, innovation, observation and communication amongst his/her staff. 

This is a supervisory position therefore the ability to promote a positive working atmosphere will be essential. We promote an environment that encourages coordinators to work independently while still having the benefit of a supporting team environment.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of two years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, individuals
  • At least three-year experience in direct programming for individuals with disabilities and behavioral health care needs.
  • Must have direct support experience supporting individuals with mental health and developmental disability diagnosis.
  • MANDT Trained
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to ensure follow through on all assignments
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work a flexible work schedule
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record are a requirement for this position.
Responsibilities:
  • Provides administrative on-call coverage in accordance with established PLUS Company on-call procedures.
  • Maintains a pleasant and safe home-life environment, which includes maintenance of the home and program vehicle.
  • Maintains and monitors program budget within given guidelines.
  • Monitors and maintains the administration of client medication.
  • Maintains a professional liaison with service providers, funding sources, parents/guardians and other professionals.
  • Coordinates, plans and executes Individual Service Plans for clients.
  • Participates in the hiring and training process of staff and coordinates scheduling orientation for new employees.
  • Responsible for implementing PLUS Company policies and procedures, including licensure and accreditation.
  • Responsible for health care, activities of daily living, social skills training and other services as outlined in the Individual Service Plan.
  • Attends interdisciplinary meetings as needed.  Acts as liaison with service providers.
  • Responsible for monthly administrative documentation as outlined by the Director.
  • Coordinates monthly, quarterly and annual documentation regarding client programming.
  • Coordinates, implements and participates in staff meetings (at least twice a month), in-service training, Coordinator’s meetings, client meetings (at least monthly) and conferences.
How to Apply:

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please contact Brenda Merrill at  (603) 889-0652, or send your resume to bmerrill@plucompany.org.

If mailing via post office 19 Chestnut Street, Nashua, NH 03060.  Please be sure to include your salary requirements as well.

The PLUS Company offers a competitive wage and benefit package, which includes 85% employer paid medical and dental coverage, 100% employer paid life and disability insurance, employer matched tax sheltered annuity plan.

 All positions require a valid driver's license with a good driving record and an insured vehicle. To learn more about The PLUS Company, please visit us at www.pluscompany.org or friend request us on Facebook!

Job Location:

Nashua/Hudson

Date Added: June 22, 2017

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