Self-Directed Services Representative

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Location
Laconia, NH
Job Type
Full-time
Salary Type
Hourly
Salary Range
$20.00 - $20.00

About the Organization

LRCS is one of 10 designated Area Agencies in New Hampshire that provides community-based services to individuals with developmental disabilities or acquired brain disorders, and their families. NH’s Area Agency system serves in excess of 10,000 individuals and families. The region encompasses Belknap County and southern Grafton County. The 24 communities served by LRCS are:  Alexandria, Alton, Ashland, Barnstead, Belmont, Bridgewater, Bristol, Campton, Center Harbor, Ellsworth, Gilford, Gilmanton, Groton, Hebron, Holderness, Laconia, Meredith, New Hampton, Plymouth, Rumney, Sanbornton, Thornton, Tilton and Wentworth.

About the Job

Description

Lakes Region Community Services is recruiting for a Self-Directed Services Representative to provide support and assistance to individuals and families in coordinating and managing their SDS services. The successful candidate shall possess the following: 

1) A mix of business orientation with programs and services; an ability to comply with the rules & regulations with individuality. 

2)Listens to, and help draw on, their hopes and dreams. Encourage individuals in community participating and intentional relationship building. Support transition from the Local Education Agency to the adult system, as needed. 

3) Maintains current information on future planning. Participates in IEP meetings as applicable and requested. Facilitates team meetings and develops Service Agreements for LRCS services. 

4)Empowerment-the Ability to support and encourage individuals to make their own decisions through the teaching and learning process. 

5) The ability to achieve a balance between respecting family values while working within the boundaries of rules and health & safety. 

How to Apply

Qualified candidates will have prior casework or related experience. Bachelor degree in education, social work, or related field is required. Possesses effective interpersonal, communication, and organization/time management, and computer skills. Must be self directed, able to think quickly and work independently. Knowledge of Belknap and Southern Grafton County communities for available resources in preferred. 

 

Interested candidates may submit their resume to: 

Lakes Region Community Services 

Attention: Emily Mulinski, Human Resources Coordinator and Recruiter

P.O Box 509 

Laconia NH 03247

emily.mulinski@lrcs.org