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SSA Team Lead

Company: Hamilton County
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

SSA Team Lead (2590-61)

Deadline to Apply:

June 1, 2021 at 9:00am

Work Location:

Kingsley

5093 Kingsley Drive

Cincinnati, OH 45227

Work Hours:

36.25 hours per week, 1st Shift

Salary:

$47,633.95 Annually

Generous Health and Dental Benefits

Ohio Public Employees Retirement Plan

Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):

  • 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 DD Services.
  • 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 implementation.

  • 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.

APPLICATION/TRANSFER PROCEDURE:

Please apply online at:

  • Our website www.hamiltondds.org (Careers)
  • Hamilton County website www.hamilton-co.org (Employment, Job Announcements)

All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2021 at 9:00am.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Keywords: Hamilton County, Cincinnati , SSA Team Lead, Other , Cincinnati, Ohio

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