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Mid-Atlantic Human Service Corp., Bel Air, MD, is a division of The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. of Vermont, a private, non-profit corporation with principal interests in serving individuals with developmental and other disabilities. Mid-Atlantic Human Service Corp. has been a licensed provider of the Developmental Disabilities Administration in Maryland since 1998, offering residential, educational, and technical services. Mid-Atlantic now supports over 50 individuals who have autism spectrum disorder, traumatic brain
injury, intellectual disabilities, complex medical needs, psychiatric disorders, dual diagnoses and social-emotional maladjustment.

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Mid Atlantic Human Service Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Day Options Manager - Bel Air: Full time opening for a manager in our day program, in Harford County, working with individuals with developmental disabilities. The Day Options Manager will support adults with autism at Day Options, in the community, and employment environments. The Day Options Manager will assist in providing quality services to all individuals.

Under the supervision of the Director of Day Options, the Day Options Manager will support individuals by:

  •  Addressing logistical concerns regarding supports, staffing and transportation (staff on leave, individuals in attendance/ratios). Developing a complete plan in advance of Day Options opening for the day.
  • Assisting with planning and overseeing daily activities and outings for all individuals (Day Options Activity Calendar Submitted monthly). Communicates all plans to all team members daily.
  • Assisting with the implementation of all IP goals for all individuals.
  • Offering feedback on progress of individuals Social and Adult Daily Living Skills, notes areas of improvement.
  • Assisting Director with maintaining positive relationships with families, agencies and residential supervisors.
  • Data collection – enters data routinely as well as reviews the progress of individual’s vocational skills, notes areas of improvement.
  • Assisting Director with expanding and maintaining relationships with members of the community, researching possible partners/employers for participants.
  • All Peer Support Professional’s would report to the Day Options Manager before and during Community Outings and activities.
  • Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all Day Options participants.
  • Providing transportation and assistance for individuals with Community Outings/Community Integration (supervision of participants while in the community).
  • Routinely engaging all Day Options participants in meaningful activities of their choice.
  • Assisting individuals with improving upon their vocational and employment skills (Job Development).
  • Learn and remain aware of all individuals needs.
  • Provide redirection and emotional support as needed.
  • Deescalate any potential crisis-(Pro-Active support).
  • Report general observations and changes in behaviors.
  • Other duties as assigned

Administrative Duties:

  • Complete required daily, weekly, and monthly documentation for assigned individuals,
  • Complete daily behavior and program data,
  • Ensure that the individuals schedule is current,
  • Inform the Director of Day Options of any issues, concerns, or questions.
  • Meet with the Director of Day Options and the Clinical Director to discuss individual progress and needs.
  • Participate in individual plan meetings with individuals, parents, and/or other professionals as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Human Service field.

Education:

  • BA in Psychology or Human Services is preferred
  • BCBA optional.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience in Human Service, minimum of 3 years
  • Must have own, reliable transportation
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Clean Criminal Background
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Valid Driver’s License

Excellent Career Opportunity with a rapidly growing Human Service agency. Mid-Atlantic offers an excellent benefits package to its full time employees.  In addition, we offer paid training and holidays.

To Apply: Apply online by clicking the button below, or via email to mdemployment@ippi.org, or in person at our main office: 2109 Laurel Bush Road, Bel Air, MD 21015.

Note: Only applicants who have an application under consideration will be contacted. 

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Peer Support Professional (Bel Air): The Peer Support Professional will support adults with autism at Day Options, in the community, and employment environments. The position is 30 hours per week and will report to the Director of Day Options and assist the Clinical Director in overseeing quality services.

Essential Job Functions: Under the Supervision of the Director of Day Options, the Peer Support Professional will support individuals by:

  • Assist individuals with supported employment, community outings, and social skills training.
  • Assist individuals with supported employment by working with individuals with job searches, completing applications, developing interview skills, and on the job training.
  • Assist individuals with understanding the job, duties and the work environment, while maintaining a positive business relationship with the employer and the community to ensure successful placement for both the individual and business.
  • Act as a peer counselor to individuals.
  • Coordinate and/or provide transportation for individuals, while also educating individuals on mobility options.
  • Ensure that all materials needed for the individuals weekly routine are prepared and ready for use. (e.g. schedule, communications, etc.)
  • Assist individuals to plan and participate in meaningful activities in the community.
  • Assist individuals with activities of daily living. (e.g. cooking, folding clothes, grocery shopping, etc.

Administrative duties as follows:

  • Complete required documentation daily, weekly and/or monthly for assigned individuals.
  • Complete daily behavior and program data.
  • Ensure that the individuals schedule is current.  Inform the Director of Day Options of any issues, concerns or questions.
  • Meet with Director of Day Options and the Clinical Director to discuss individual progress and needs.
  • Participate in individual plan (IP) meetings with individuals, parents, and other professionals as needed.
  • Attend required staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • BA in Psychology or Human Service
  • Experience in Human Service, minimum of 2 years
  • Must have own reliable transportation

Computer Skills Required: Microsoft Word & Excel.

Required Knowledge, Abilities, & Skills:

  • First Aid/CPR
  • DDA required trainings
  • Valid driver’s license, vehicle and proof of insurance
  • Required to take Relias Learning training through the Maryland office.
  • RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) and Supervision hours will be offered.
  • Supervision hours will be offered for BCBA and BCaBA.

To Apply: Please send resume with cover letter specifying salary range to mdemployment@ippi.org or fax to 410. 569.2128, or apply online by clicking the button below.

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Direct Support Professional (DSP): As a member of our team, you will directly support the care and personal achievement of individuals in our programs. You will also act as an advocate to promote, protect, and integrate individuals within various communities. With a variety of schedules and locations to choose from, Mid Atlantic Human Services is a great employer of choice for those that care for others.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities, in a residential setting.
  • Provide assistance with ADL’s.
  • Support daily activities which include household chores, meal preparation, recreational activities, learning activities, and physical fitness activities.
  • Accompany individuals on routine errands, provide assistance as needed in accomplishing tasks.
  • Represent the needs, wants, and interest of individuals served or supported by the program.
  • Implement program initiatives and related support as directed by the Residential Program Manager and Program Director.
  • Provide input on program planning and implementation for individuals.
  • Document in accordance with policies and procedures, and all pertinent laws and regulations.
  • Implement activities specific to each individual plan.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and working relationships with other staff, families, and general public.

Requirements: GED or high school diploma.  Basic computer skills.  Valid driver’s license.  Good verbal and written communication skills.  Prior experience is preferred but will consider applicants with relatable skill set or healthcare background.  Ability to demonstrate responsibility for others.  CNA, GNA, or MTTP certification a plus.

Physical requirements: Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Experience: Preferred but not limited to, direct experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities (DDA) or experience in Human Services field. 

Benefits: 

  • Free college education through College for America SNHU
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Personals days
  • Paid sick days
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • 403(b) retirement plan

To Apply: Please send resume with cover letter specifying salary range to mdemployment@ippi.org or fax to 410. 569.2128, or apply online by clicking the button below.

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