Decatur Case Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:    B.S. in field of human services required.  Ability to exercise sound judgment and sensitivity when making decisions.  Valid Illinois driver’s license required.  Must have Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification (training available). Employee MUST demonstrate the ability to successfully perform CPR in a kneeling position adjacent to the floor.

REPORTS TO:  Chief Marketing Business Development Officer

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:  Provide advocacy, linkage to services, parent education and networking services, assessment, evaluation, and person centered programming.  On occasion, required to lift 50+ pounds.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Evaluate individual and family needs in regard to maximizing independence and reaching their full potential in the home, community, school and vocational setting.
  2. Participate with direct service providers in developing goals and program plans for individuals. Assist in the implementation of individual goals, document progress, and work with the individual to revise goals as needed.
  3. Make referrals and assist with establishing services with other providers and agencies as needed.
  4. Conduct ongoing home visits and communication with the individual and/or family/guardian as appropriate to ensure that needs are being met and services are appropriate.
  5. Consult with other providers and attend staff and IEP meetings to advocate for the best interest of the individual and promote positive communication between providers, family and persons served.
  6. Document service provision to the person served. Maintain appropriate assessments, social histories, consent forms, program plans, ongoing service documentation and other documentation as required by each program.
  7. Assist with transition programs including life skills and vocational training, social and recreational activities, and community based learning.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

You can fax or email your resume or application to Khood@ucpll.org or  217-522-0736.

Decatur Administrative Assistant

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of high school diploma.  Knowledge and skills

of office duties, proficient computer skills for Microsoft Word,

Excel, Publisher and Outlook. General knowledge of social media. Must be able to type 45 words per minute. Ability to professionally interact with the public.

REPORTS TO:           Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:    To answer a multi-line phone system and greet guests.  To assist with Development and Programming clerical duties. Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.  Effective communication skills.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Present a positive image of UCP when greeting visitors and answering telephones by being respectful and courteous to all persons doing business with the agency. Willingness to reach out to community partners and businesses to gain support for UCPLL.
  • Complete office responsibilities, such as maintaining database, network system, donor base, inventory, typing, filing, mail, copying of materials, etc., as requested and needed.
  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of office equipment, including computer, copy machine, postage machine and scale, printers, and phone system terminal. Provide assistance as needed to staff.
  • Answer incoming calls and direct them to the appropriate staff. Take messages when necessary.
  • Enter cash receipts and bank receipts on a daily basis. Enter monthly deposit logs and bi-weekly timesheets.
  • Assist the Marketing Department with all various fundraising projects, Telethon, Life Without Limits Celebration, Radio A Thon, Bar Stool, and other events and community business expos etc. Hours flexed as needed when working events.
  • Maintain and update UCPLL Facebook page and other social media outlets as directed by CMBDO.
  • Other duties as assigned.

You can fax or email your resume or application to Khood@ucpll.org or  217-522-0736.

Job Coach Position:

This position coaches persons with disabilities in various employment settings and assist them in acquiring skills needed to maintain their job.

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license/reliable transportation.
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule.
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED.
  • CPR First Aid certifications (training provided)
  • Good organization and writing skills.
  • Complete training to become DSP certified.
  • Work as needed in Vocational and Adult Services.
  • 18 years of age

You can fax or email your resume or application to Khood@ucpll.org or  217-522-0736.

 

 DSP- Home Support Staff Position:

POSITION:                   DSP – Home Support Staff

JOB GRADE:                Hourly

HOURS OF WORK:      Schedule as determined by Supervisor, including evenings, nights and weekends

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Will need to be able to pass the TABE test for adult literacy.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to pass an agility test, drug screening test, and be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Must possess a valid IL driver’s license.
  • Prefer experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and a working knowledge of basic medical terminology.
  • Ongoing position requirements –
    • Successful DNP training
    • Maintenance of CPR certification and First Aid training
    • Medication training required, including maintenance of CBTA training for all individuals in CILA assignment.

REPORTS TO:  House Manager Supervisor

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: This position is responsible for aiding individuals who are receiving Residential Services to successfully maintain themselves in their choice of residence. This position is also responsible for aiding these individuals to increase their level of independence and to become more integrated into the community. Works with individuals residing in Residential Services requiring intermittent supervision. Must regularly lift and transfer individuals served weighing over 50+ pounds. Must be able to complete training course to become DSP certified and work as needed in the Adult Services and Vocational Programs.

You can fax or email your resume or application to Khood@ucpll.org or  217-522-0736.