Woodfords Family Services
  • 10-Jan-2019 to 07-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • Westbrook, ME, USA
  • Full Time

Full Benefits

Shared Living Case Manager


Woodfords Family Services is growing and has an opening for a full-time Shared Living Case Manager within our Shared Living Program.

Woodfords' Shared Living Program is designed to provide family, home-based services to adults age 18+ with developmental disabilities who are not able to live independently. An alternative to group home living, adults are matched with provider families who provide stable support systems and natural family environments that foster relationship building and community inclusion.


About Woodfords Family Services:

Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967. As Maine's leader in the provision of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities and intellectual disabilities, Woodfords offers programs to help children, youth and adults reach their goals and achieve their highest potential. When you join Woodfords Family Services, you make a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs. Join the Woodfords family and discover why more than 500 people across Maine call Woodfords their professional home! Woodfords is an equal opportunity employer. www.woodfords.org


Responsibilities of the Shared Living Case Manager:

  • Maintain and model appropriate professional and personal boundaries
  • Meet with Shared Living Coordinator bi-weekly for supervision
  • Provide work schedules, case notes, and other required paperwork to Shared Living Coordinator on a weekly basis
  • Case management of open established Shared Living Provider homes
  • Serve as a field supervisor for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and Shared Living Providers
  • Meet with Shared Living Providers, support staff (DSPs), community partners and providers, consumers' families and consumers at least once monthly
  • Maintain contact with staff (DSPs), Shared Living Providers, consumers and their families via phone, email and general mail as needed
  • Coordinate and facilitate service plan meetings every 180 days
  • Write service plans and ensure they are distributed to the team and consumer
  • Serve as liaison between consumers and service providers utilized by the consumer (public schools, medical providers, psychiatrists, day programming, etc.)
  • Be on-call for Shared Living Providers, staff (DSPs), and consumers to provide support in case of an emergency
  • Assist the Shared Living Coordinator with program growth and development as needed 


Qualifications of the Shared Living Case Manager:

  • Candidate must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, although an Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree is preferred (A candidate actively pursuing their degree each semester may be considered if they possess multiple years of professional experience in the field)
  • Must possess at least two (2) years of experience in the field and have knowledge of developmental disabilities/delays and mental health challenges
  • Must possess a valid State of Maine Driver's License, an acceptable background check and have use of a properly insured, and dependable vehicle
  • Must possess excellent organization skills
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess the ability to observe, interpret and document each consumer's progress according to each consumer's individualized service plan
  • Must possess the ability to develop a positive and healthy rapport with consumers and their families


Benefits Offered to Full-time Employees:

  • Health Insurance with multiple plan options to meet your needs, gym membership reimbursement and vision discounts
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employer-Paid Group Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP Benefits)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Services' Employees


Additional Opportunities for Our Employees:

  • Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
  • Training and Professional Development


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