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Transition II

Developmental Disabilities Professional

  • Location

    Burlington, VT
  • Posted On

    January 28, 2019
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  • Experience Level

    Not Specified
  • Education Level

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  • Salary


Job Description

Developmental Disabilities Professional

Self-Management Advisor (F/T)

Forward-thinking Non-Profit looking for self-starter, motivated, independent, team player willing to learn.  Join our dynamic team!

Ability to understand and interpret DS system regulations, policies and guidelines

Provide orientation, support and guidance for Vermonters with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families who fully-direct their Home and Community-Based Services.

Provide guidance and feedback in the development of individual plans of care (ISA, IEP, IPE, etc.)

Perform annual needs assessments

Oversight of individual documentation submission to agency

Meet with and maintain periodic contact with individuals and families

Excellent benefits and positive, supportive work environment

Statewide travel and computer experience required


Self-Management Advisor

Job description

Full-Time with Health, Dental, Life, Short and Long-term Disability, Retirement Plan, Holiday, Sick & Vacation Pay

Self-Management Advisor needed for progressive service agency providing statewide technical assistance to families and individuals with disabilities, who manage own daily supports.

Job skills necessary:

·       Honest, open and genuine approach

·       Creative thinking in unique scenarios

Versatility working with various people, values, and situations
Exceptionally strong oral & written communication
Time management, attention to detail, highly organized
Motivated to learn & guide others to problem-solve
Ability to work autonomously with natural investment in teamwork

Job responsibilities:

· Collaborate with colleagues to problem solve, identify community resources, implement training and provide technical assistance;

· Manage time, communicate effectively and work independently;

· Assist families and individuals in developing and monitoring their “Individual Support Agreements” (ISA), needs assessments, and related funding as required by VT Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD);

· Maintain relevant State required documentation;

· Possess or acquire familiarity with DDSD program requirements, regulations, etc.

· Possess or acquire DDSD endorsement as a “Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional”.

· Statewide travel required

How to Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Kara Artus

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed on Disability Scoop.