SSA Team Lead
Company: Hamilton County
Posted on: June 12, 2021
SSA Team Lead (2590-61)
Deadline to Apply:
June 1, 2021 at 9:00am
5093 Kingsley Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45227
36.25 hours per week, 1st Shift
Generous Health and Dental Benefits
Ohio Public Employees Retirement Plan
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure,
- Bachelor's degree required; a degree in psychology, special
education, human services, or related field preferred.
- Eligible for Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
(DODD) SSA certification.
- One (1) year experience working with individuals with
Developmental Disabilities in a vocational, residential, case
management or treatment program or equivalent preferred.
- One (1) year experience working as an SSA for Hamilton County
- Meets Agency's driver's insurability requirements.
Job Duties (Summary): (Not intended to describe all duties.)
Assists SSA Supervisor with assignment of individuals to SSA
Caseloads and with review of My Plans; provides coverage of
caseloads due to vacancy or absence of assigned SSA; and mentoring
of new SSA staff. Assists with tracking of data elements for each
person served on the caseloads of assigned team.
Facilitates and assists the individual and/or family in the
development of a single service plan; assigns or clarifies
responsibilities among team members, providers, and community
resources; and develops goals and action plans for
Assists individuals and families in identifying and selecting
services and support and in obtaining/maintaining benefits;
coordinates and facilitates the planning, provision of services,
supports, and documentation of an overall service delivery plan;
funding, and other services; and assists individuals and families
in selecting providers.
Serves as the primary point of contact for assigned individuals
and families; participates as a member of the individual's
interdisciplinary team when acting as technical resource.
Assures, with supervisory support, that all required
documentation is completed and maintained in a timely and accurate
manner consistent with all regulatory requirements (federal and
state laws, Agency policy).
Monitors the individual plan for compliance and quality in
service delivery; communicates rights to individuals.
Prepares case notes, reports, evaluations, and summaries;
maintains confidentiality of individual files.
Collaborates with other staff to problem solve; identify
resources and gaps in service provisions.
Complies with guidelines established by DODD and HCDDS regarding
reporting abuse, neglect, and other incidents related to Major
Unusual Incidents (MUI)
Attends meetings, seminars, and conferences to develop knowledge
of current best practices; participates in division, agency, local,
and/or state meetings as assigned by the supervisor.
Travels to various locations throughout the county for the
purpose of service planning and monitoring in a safe, efficient,
and effective manner in accordance with agency procedures.
Works a flexible and rotating on-call schedule if employee opts
to be on the on-call team*; responds to emergency/crisis situations
involving eligible individuals; provides backup coverage for other
staff in their absence; and works nights and weekends as required
to provide necessary services.
- Performs other duties as assigned as requested by/in the
absence of the SSA Supervisor.
Maintains an ongoing caseload of no more than one-half the size
of the typically assigned caseload for assigned team.
Please apply online at:
- Our website www.hamiltondds.org (Careers)
- Hamilton County website www.hamilton-co.org (Employment, Job
All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2021 at
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