|ID:||Support Broker/ ODP|
|Department:||Office of Developmental Programs|
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Posting Date: 01/10/2018
Company: CareGivers America
Position: Support Broker
Type: Per Diem
Location: Bucks / Philadelphia Area
This position supports people with disabilities and their families in directing their own services. The Support Broker provides information; guidance and technical assistance to the individual so that (s)he can access, organize and utilize opportunities, resources and services necessary to live a self-determined life.
The role of the Support Broker is uniquely defined by the individual utilizing the brokering service, but often includes the following components:
-Promoting best practices in employee management
-Ensuring civil and personal rights-Working as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team
-Partnering to ensure the best possible planning
-Ensuring the best possible use of public funding
A Support Broker will demonstrate the following abilities:
~Function within a participatory management structure;
~Self direct work;
~Work effectively as a member of a team;
~Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
~Working knowledge and application of basic employment law, principles of self determination, person centered thinking and planning
18 years of age
Supports Broker Certification is preferred
Must have at least one year experience in a supervisory role or HR management or HR Degree
Must Possess a valid driver's license with a safe driving record AND a reliable means of transportation
Supports Brokers must successfully complete a Supports Broker Certification Program provided by ODP or its Designee to provide Supports Broker services. Staff hired on or after July 1, 2017 must successfully complete the Supports Broker Certification Program prior to enrollment as a Supports Broker
This is Per Diem, with flexible availability needed to meet the needs of the individuals supported.
CareGivers America is dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment and delivery of services.CareGivers America employs personnel and provides services to consumers without regard to race, color, age, gender, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, disability (mental or physical), marital status, communicable disease, or any other legally protected state or federal status.
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