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POSITION: Work Readiness Manager

DEPARTMENT: Programs

REPORTS TO: Chief Program Officer

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Operations Generalist. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: Manages the day-to-day operations of the work readiness programs and activities. Is responsible for ensuring all training activities are conducted according to best practices and regulatory policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Manages the day-to-day activities of the Work Readiness Trainers to ensure consistent standards of educational and vocational training are being provided to students at all times to include processing time records; administering procedure changes; recommending new hire selections; providing employee coaching, counseling, and recommending discipline; conducting performance evaluations; recommend department budgetary changes; and the like.

2. Designs, implements and administers the Work Readiness training for all Providence Place Programs ensuring individual and group learning plans are in place to ensure that individuals successfully master vocational, work, and independent living skills.

3. Must meet and maintain all credentials and regulations under UNT and TWC guidelines.

4. Ensures program compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, licensing, and other requirements and guidelines.

5. Conducts periodic classroom observations and assessments.

6. Recommends to the CEO and/or COO the hiring, discipline and termination of staff.

7. Establishes and maintains effective professional rapport with staff and clients.

8. Maintains files and accurately documents as required by Providence Place policies and its regulatory agencies.

9. Ensures lesson plans are in place for all assigned staff.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, or related field. Current Texas Teacher Certification strongly preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Must have at least two (2) years’ life skills curriculum development, job readiness, and training individuals with disabilities, which includes overseeing and/or supervising others.

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Veronica Elizalde at veronica@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: Specialized TrainerDEPARTMENT: Programs

REPORTS TO: Work Readiness Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Work Readiness Manager. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: Teaches practical living, occupational and vocational skills to clients by adapting teaching methods to meet the needs varying needs of assigned students. Provides community education instruction to the community based on needs identified in strategic planning.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Submits professional, error free, written lesson plans to Work Readiness Manager as directed; reviews and updates lesson plans as needed to meet the needs of assigned students using varying teaching methods (discussion, hands-on, demonstrations, etc.) and ensures 100% accountability for student attendance and hours in class as required by state regulatory agency (TWC).

2. Teaches specialized classes to the community as identified by strategic initiatives.

3. Researches and prepares written lesson plans for teaching practical life, occupational and vocational skills (i.e. health/wellness, personal hygiene, social interaction, decision making, time management, job skills, public transportation, community resources, American with Disabilities Act, etc.) to assigned students by working independently and without direct supervision.

4. Must meet and maintain all credentials and regulations under UNT and TWC guidelines.

5. Ensures program compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, licensing, and other requirements and guidelines.

6. Maintains a positive learning environment at all times by utilizing positive behavior management tools and techniques.

7. Establishes clear objectives for all classes and communicates objective to others including students, supervisors and TWC counselors.

8. Teaches classes in an understandable manner by utilizing various non-traditional learning techniques such as play acting.

9. Develop individualized goals for improving independent living and employment skills by working with Case Managers and other team members.

10. Records student progress and other documentation accurately and without error in the computer as required to support the Case Managers in preparation of required monthly reports for TWC.

11. Plans for and participates in student staffing as scheduled.

12. Perform other duties as required.

EDUCATION: Must have an Associate’s Degree in English, Human Services, or related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred. ASL proficiency preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Must have at least one (1) year of training or assisting adults with developmental disabilities, or related experience.

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Veronica Elizalde at veronica@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: Adoptive Family Case ManagerDEPARTMENT: Programs

REPORTS TO: Wholistic Care Director

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Specialized Trainer. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: Delivers and provides case management services to eligible clients according to prescribed policies and procedures. These procedures are designed to provide array of professional services for prospective and enrolled clients which meet the needs of the individual or family.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Develops and implements a case plan that presents intervention strategies to meet client needs including (but not limited to) alternative placement, job training, socialization, nursing services, legal and medical care and intervention, and financial assistance according to state and federal regulatory guidelines and budget limitations. Prepares complete and accurate case notes; writes correspondence, reports and other written materials; may prepare statistical reports and summaries; and inputs data.

2. Provides ongoing case management services which may include (but not limited to) conducting home visits, monitoring delivery of services and quality of care, reassess client needs including ongoing eligibility for services, track progress and well-being, evaluate case plan effectiveness, effectively manages resources, and prevents conflicting case plans and duplication of services.

3. Conform to or exceed the expectations of licensing and accrediting agencies.

4. Directs the effective recruitment and retention of prospective adoptive parents, in collaboration with other team members, to meet the needs of relinquishing parents, or agencies, as well as an adequate stream of income to sustain Adoptions of Texas operations.

5. Communicates the Adoptions of Texas philosophy about open adoption and present information regarding the adoption process, services and fees, provide training, orientation and on-going support to prospective adoptive families and birth mothers.

6. Conducts the required home studies, home study updates and posts placement visits as required by TDFPS, the regulatory agency, and prepares the written reports as required in adherence of TDFPS requirements.

7. Facilitates the completion of the Open Adoption Agreement; outlining the tenets of birth arrangements and the parameters of on-going relationship between the adoptive family and birth mother.

8. Cooperates with other agencies, institutions and individuals to ensure that all legal requirements, including but not limited to birth certificates and finalization documents are completed and filed in accordance with the court/legal system.

9. Maintains comprehensive case files.

10. Establishes and maintains effective professional rapport with all clients.

11. Attends the finalization of the adoption process and represents Providence Place in the legal proceedings.

12. Conforms to or exceeds the expectations of licensing and accrediting agencies.

13. Maintains, retrieves and restores files from permanent storage, keeps records of transactions of services rendered, and submits pertinent information to the financial department for service billing.

14. Ensures program compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, licensing, and other requirements and guidelines.

15. Provides basic intervention and client and family counseling as required; provides crisis intervention to include responding to emergency calls; reports instances of neglect or abuse to the appropriate authorities; and utilizes appropriate controls for individuals who may be aggressive, combative or hostile by following established protocols and policies.

16. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit’s service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.

17. Completes reports in a timely manner and in the format required by state or local authorities. Accepts direction from supervisor regarding report format.

18. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science, Psychology, Social Work, or experience in related field. Licensed as a Child Placing Agency Administrator strongly preferred

EXPERIENCE: Must have two (2) years Case Management experience or experience in related field.

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Veronica Elizalde at veronica@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: Campus Registered NurseDEPARTMENT: Programs

REPORTS TO: Residential Services Director

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Adoptive Family Case Manager. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: The Campus RN consistently applies and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills, and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to persons enrolled in or associated with campus programs Communicates and utilizes interpersonal skills effectively and role models confidence and professionalism within nursing by active engagement in the department and organizational activities. Demonstrates team work, adaptability, and is a resource person. Administers an array of professional health services by providing prescribed medical treatment and instruction regarding personal health care to persons enrolled in or associated with campus programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Provides leadership, supervision and direction to LVN/Wellness Coordinator, medical and nursing interns and volunteers as necessary.

2. Maintains and implements all medical policies including but not limited to infection control, biohazard disposal, and immunization schedules.

3. To assess, direct and intervene in crisis situations.

4. Ensures annual physical, vision, and dental exams are maintained as prescribed by Medicaid; assists persons during medical examinations when needed; and maintains medical records as required.

5. Assists with monthly psychiatrist visits with counseling and medication changes and ensures psychiatrist is kept up to date on clients.

6. Provides general medical care for program participants by dressing wounds; monitoring medications; or administering injections, compresses, and topical dressings.

7. Instructs program participants regarding health and wellness issues, self-administration of medication, how to make medical appointments, and how to behave appropriately within a medical environment.

8. Instructs and counsels program participants concerning issues such as compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development patterns, family planning, and personal health maintenance.

9. Conducts team training on First-Aid/CPR and on medications and their side effects.

10. To document nursing care, treatment progression and implement care plan.

11. Provides team members with student/client medical information for various disabling conditions including physical limitations and vocational implications.

12. Works cooperatively with individuals and professionals in the community.

13. Orders, maintains, controls, and issues medical supplies and equipment.

14. Provides services at the Oasis Group Home, and other programs as directed.

15. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Must have a High School Diploma or GED. Graduate of board of nursing approved program with a current State of Texas R.N. license.

EXPERIENCE: Must have at least two (2) years providing basic patient care, medication regimens, or related experience with pregnant women and/or individuals with disabilities. Experience working with deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals preferred.

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Veronica Elizalde at veronica@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: InstructorDEPARTMENT: Oasis

REPORTS TO: Oasis Home Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Instructor. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: Teaches practical living, occuptational and vocational skills to young adults with disabilities by adapting teaching methods to meet the needs varying needs of assigned students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Submits professional, error free, written lesson plans to Education and Training Manager as directed.
2. Ensures 100% accountability for student attendance and hours in class as required by state regulatory agency.
3. Researches and prepares written lesson plans for teaching practical life, occupational and vocational skills (ex: health/wellness, personal hygiene, social interaction, decision making, time management, job skills, public transportation, community resources, ADA, etc.) to assigned students by working independently and without direct supervision.
4. Manintains a positive learning environment at all times by utilizing positive behavior management tools and techniques.
5. Establishes clear objectives for all classes and communicates objective to others including students, supervisors, and state regulatory agency counselors.
6. Develop individualized goals for improving independent living and employment skills by working with Case Managers and other team members.
7. Records student progress and other documentation accurately and without error in the ETO system as required to support the Case Managers in preparation of required monthly reports for state regulatory agency.
8. Plans for and participates in student staffings as scheduled.
9. Teaches classes in an undertandable manner by utilizing various non-traditional learning techniques such as play acting.
10. Perform other duties as required.

EDUCATION: Must have an Associate’s Degree in English, Human Services, or related field.

EXPERIENCE: Must have at least one (1) year of training or assisting adults with developmental disabilities, or related experience. Communicates effectively in English and ASL (verbal/written/ASL).

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Veronica Elizalde at veronica@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: Client Relations Case ManagerDEPARTMENT: Operations and Outcomes

REPORTS TO: Outcomes & Operations Director

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Client Relations Case Manager. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: Manages and supports case management services to former clients of Providence Place Programs according to prescribed policies and procedures. Will be responsible for tracking client’s progress and arrange any post services needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Develops a detailed individual service plan for each client, meet with assess progress, and maintain up to date client files. Prepares complete and accurate client case notes; writes correspondence, reports and other written materials; may prepare statistical reports and summaries; and inputs data

2. Provides ongoing case management services which may include (but not limited to) conducting home visits, monitoring delivery of services and quality of care, reassess client needs including ongoing eligibility for services, track progress and well-being, evaluate case plan effectiveness, effectively manages resources, and prevents conflicting case plans and duplication of services.

3. Determine potential client’s ability to qualify for programs. Answer questions and coordinate internal and external consumer centered services, or provides referrals to other agencies.

4. Provide information and resources to clients that will help them achieve their goals and overcome barriers to employment. Keep clients up to date and receive information about their job search and ongoing barriers.

5. Prioritizes and responds in a timely manner to requests for post adoption services, which may include (but not limited to) counseling for former birth mothers, search and reunion, maintenance of the match database, provision of de-identified information, intermediary services, medical emergencies and death notifications as delegated by supervisor.

6. Maintains, retrieves and restores files from permanent storage, keeps records of transactions of services rendered, and submits pertinent information to the financial department for service billing.

7. Remains current and knowledgeable with regard to state and federal laws which regulate the governing of adoption, post-adoption and CHI-related issues.

8. Provides basic intervention and client and family counseling as required; provides crisis intervention to include responding to emergency calls; reports instances of neglect or abuse to the appropriate authorities; and utilizes appropriate controls for individuals who may be aggressive, combative or hostile by following established protocols and policies.

9. Identifies psychosocial, economic and physical needs of clients. Assesses and reassess client’s support systems, available community resources and other factors to plan, develop, and implement an appropriate service plan.

10. As deemed appropriate and necessary under the direction of the Case Manager Supervisor, Case Manager may attend birth mother delivery, provide support to the birth mother during the relinquishment process, and facilitate the completion of the Open Adoption Agreement outlining the main tenets of birth arrangements and parameters of ongoing relationships in an open adoption.

11. Refers clients to appropriate community medical, emotional, economic and social support organizations; and advocates for or assists the client in obtaining such services.

12. Explains agency and program rules, regulations and procedures which may include (but not limited to) open adoption and relinquishment process; and assists clients in completing required forms and in gathering necessary documentation.

13. Communicates CHI’s and Adoptions of Texas’ philosophies which may include (but not limited to) the process, services, fees, providing training, orientation and on-going support to individuals and families.

14. Confers with other division professionals and supervisors regarding cases, scheduling, and/or to coordinate activities, which may include participation in meetings with CHI students and their families, birth parents and prospective adoptive families.

15. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit’s service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.

16. Completes reports in a timely manner and in the format required by state or local authorities. Accepts direction from supervisor regarding report format.

17. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Behavioral Science or experience in related field.

EXPERIENCE: Must have two (2) years Case Management experience or experience in related field.
Experience in the community building, event coordination, and public speaking is important.

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Veronica Elizalde at veronica@provplace.com or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: Work Readiness TrainerDEPARTMENT: Programs

REPORTS TO: Work Readiness Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Work Readiness Trainer. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: Teaches practical living, occupational and vocational skills to young adults with disabilities by adapting teaching methods to meet the varying needs of assigned students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Submits professional, error free, written lesson plans to Work Readiness Manager as directed; reviews and updates lesson plans as needed to meet the needs of assigned students using varying teaching methods (discussion, hands-on, demonstrations, etc.) and ensures 100% accountability for student attendance and hours in class as required by state regulatory agency (TWC).

2. Researches and prepares written lesson plans for teaching practical life, occupational and vocational skills (i.e. health/wellness, personal hygiene, social interaction, decision making, time management, job skills, public transportation, community resources, American with Disabilities Act, etc.) to assigned students by working independently and without direct supervision.

3. Must meet and maintain all credentials and regulations under UNT and TWC guidelines.

4. Ensures program compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, licensing, and other requirements and guidelines.

5. Maintains a positive learning environment at all times by utilizing positive behavior management tools and techniques.

6. Establishes clear objectives for all classes and communicates objective to others including students, supervisors and TWC counselors.

7. Teaches classes in an understandable manner by utilizing various non-traditional learning techniques such as play acting.

8. Develop individualized goals for improving independent living and employment skills by working with Case Managers and other team members.

9. Records student progress and other documentation accurately and without error in computer as required to support the Case Managers in preparation of required monthly reports for TWC.

10. Plans for and participates in student staffing as scheduled.

11. Perform other duties as required.

EDUCATION: Must have an Associate’s Degree in English, Human Services, or related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Must have at least one (1) year of training or assisting adults with developmental disabilities, or related experience.

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Veronica Elizalde at veronica@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: Operations GeneralistDEPARTMENT: Outcomes and Operations

REPORTS TO: Outcomes & Operations Director

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Operations Generalist. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: Works with Providence Place staff and community partners to provide excellent services to clients and employees, in a timely manner, which requires flexibility to work with all aspects of Providence Place constituents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Establishes and maintains effective, professional rapport with sponsoring agencies to include occassionaly responding to general inquiries and answering questions regarding Providence Place programs.

2. Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to the agency.

3. Manage the telephone, internet and voice mail system; add users, make changes or coordinate necessary repairs to the system.

4. Analyze and evaluate equipment malfunctions. Repair equipment when possible. Arrange for repairs of equipment from external sources when necessary.

5. Review and approve quotes from external sources for major repairs and/or equipment needed to maintain facilities and/or property.

6. Assists personnel in learning computer hardware and software as needed

7. Performs financial management duties including but not limited to timely billing and payment/collection of invoices, promptly complete follow-up actions regarding overdue accounts.

8. Performs administratiave tasks including but not limited to the preparation of required monthly reports, data entry with regard to programatic attendance and outcomces, maintains and reviews purchase orders.

9. Assists in teaching Independent Living Skills classes and related group sessions, which may include providing assist with instruction during Career Path Courses, including providing interpretation between primary instructor and student.

10. Investigates reported events involving assigned clients and prepares Incident Reports when appropriate.

11. Coordinates activities to ensure compliance with Providence Place Mission statement and Core Values and responsiveness to needs of person(s) served and assisting management team in completing activities to support Providence Place mission.

12. Participates in planning and marketing efforts to promote new business development and a positive company image to include conducting campus tours.

13. Must meet and maintain all credentials and regualtions under UNT and TWC guidelines.

14. Ensures program compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, licensing, and other requirements and guidelines.

15. Adheres to established company policies and procedures and support all programs.

16. Develops annual net promoter surveys for distribution to net promoters and partners; ensures customer satisfaction with consistent follow-up and maintains survey data and assists in data interpretation.

17. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Must have an Associate’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Bachelor Degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Must have at least three to five (3–5) years working with individuals who have disabilities which includes group instruction or related experience. Experience working with deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals preferred. Must have technical skills sufficient to assist with information technology processes.

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Veronica Elizalde at veronica@provplace.com or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: Counselor DEPARTMENT: Wholistic Care

REPORTS TO: Wholistic Care Director

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Counselor. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: Counsel students, both individually and in group sessions, to deal with the personal, social and vocational effects of living with a disability. Evaluate the strengths and limitations of CHI and Oasis Home students. Assists students in overcoming disabilities, adjust to living independently and making life changes. Counsel individuals receiving services through the Volino Center, which may include women who are facing crisis situations, women who are mothers of young children, women who are pregnant, birth mothers, birth families, and adoptive parents. Focus of these sessions may include working to assist these individuals in coping with the emotional challenges of managing major life events, placing a child for adoption, or adopting a child.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Individual and group counseling and education sessions to deal with the personal, social and vocational effects of living with a disability.

• Individual and group counseling and education sessions focused on managing the emotional challenges of placing a child for adoption or adopting a child.

• Develop and implement individual therapeutic/life plans and evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs, treatment plans and students’ progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.

• Modify treatment activities and approaches as needed in order to meet changes in clients’ status.

• Ensure individualized care teams are aware of changes to any therapeutic/life plans.

• Communicate with the consulting psychiatrist regarding client progress, behaviors, medication concerns/reviews and other staffing issues.

• Maintain comprehensive case notes for each client.

• Maintain confidentiality of client records.

• Gather information about community and mental health resources that can be used in conjunction with therapy.

• Establish and maintain effective professional rapport with sponsoring agencies and students.

• Consult with staff in determining appropriate actions regarding reported behavioral incidents.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences or closely related field

EXPERIENCE: One (1) to three (3) years’ experience counseling persons with disabilities and/or individuals in the adoption triad, preferred.

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) Employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Veronica at veronica@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: Direct Care Team Member DEPARTMENT:  CHIREPORTS TO:  Evening and Weekend Manager

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Direct Care Worker. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

 

Our Mission:  Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities.  We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

 

SUMMARY:        Provides a variety of interactive support services in a residential setting to assist with the supervision and safety of individuals with varying disabilities in a dorm facility providing 24-hour care; reinforces and promotes independent living and vocational skills; and ensures a safe, orderly, and clean environment within the facility.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Ensures accountability of all residents
  2. Provides “hands on” support and assistance to residents
  3. Performs crises intervention and problem solving with residents
  4. Maintains order and cleanliness in the dormitory
  5. Assists in ensuring that medication is taken as prescribed
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED

 

EXPERIENCE:   Preferred: Experience working with people with disabilities, ASL or ESL signing experience

 

BENEFITS: Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

 

To apply, email your resume to: veronica@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550.  No phone calls please.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

 

 

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