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Employment Support Professional

PathWays of the River Valley

PathWays is an Area Agency designated by the State of NH to be the single point of entry to community based supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Sullivan and lower Grafton counties in NH. 

Our misson:  PathWays is dedicated to expanding the opportunities that enrich the lives of people with disabilities.  Our passion is working together with children, adults and their families to create their own desired future in their own community.  We provide our services in a spirit of partnership and respect.

Services we provide:

Family Centered Early Supports and Services.  Children aged birth to three, who are at risk of developmental delay, often with significant medical issues receive home-based services with a therapeutic focus with goal of minimizing permanent effects of delay. 

Family Support. The family is at the center of this service and defines both their needs and the type of engagement they have with the agency. Services provided include respite, educational advocacy, information and referral, transition from school to adult services and person-centered planning. 

In-Home Supports. PathWays provides in-home supports to children and adults who continue to live with their families. These services may focus on personal care, skill acquisition and family defined supports. These supports are tailored to each family with the common goal of keeping the family together.

Service Coordination. This service provides a central person to make sure that an individual has all the services and supports they need in all aspects of their life. This includes engaging in the development of individualized service plans and the monitoring of community-based services.

Outreach. Limited support is provided to facilitate the independent living of individuals in the community through support with money management, grocery shopping, or other life skills.

Vocational Supports. The focus of these supports is identifying employment opportunities, getting a job and providing support to maintain it. This includes working with local businesses to develop work opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Day Services. This is a broad range of services provided to individuals in their local communities. This may include recreational opportunities, volunteer activities, work experiences, relationship building and personal skill development.

Residential Supports. This is a wide range of services, which may include in-home supports to keep families together, adult foster care, individualized supports and small group arrangements. These supports may range in intensity for several hours a day to 24-hour care and may involve specialized medical or behavioral supports.


Full time. Based in Lebanon, NH with daily regional travel. Acts as an advocate for and a support to individuals with developmental disabilities in obtaining employment. Works with individuals in a variety of employment environments and on a variety of employment tasks including applying and interviewing and adherence to employers’ policies and procedures. Works with co-workers to cross-train them as coach employers and other community members in how to provide quality supports for individuals. Strong problem solving skills a must. Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills required. Strong conflict management, organizational, and time management skills necessary. Intermediate MSOffice skills a must. Additional education, special training, or experience in human services/public service preferred. Flexibility required (hours and on-call assignments).

Requirements:

All PathWays positions require: Passing a criminal background check and MVR check, Valid Driver’s License, Proof of valid auto insurance, Must be 18 years of age or older, Proof of High School Diploma or Equivalent, TB test. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities:

Based in Lebanon, NH with daily regional travel. Acts as an advocate for and a support to individuals with developmental disabilities in obtaining employment. Works with individuals in a variety of employment environments and on a variety of employment tasks including applying and interviewing and adherence to employers’ policies and procedures. Works with co-workers to cross-train them as coach employers and other community members in how to provide quality supports for individuals. Strong problem solving skills a must. Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills required. Strong conflict management, organizational, and time management skills necessary. Intermediate MSOffice skills a must. Additional education, special training, or experience in human services/public service preferred. Flexibility required (hours and on-call assignments).

How to Apply:

Check out https://www.pathwaysnh.org/, call 603-504-1501, or email skovler@pathwaysnh.org for more information.

Job Location:

Lebanon

Date Added: August 16, 2017

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