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Case Manager(s) – Midlands/Charleston/York/Florence:
Full time Case Managers needed to provide services to people with developmental disabilities (intellectual disabilities/related disabilities/autism) and/or head and spinal cord injuries in each of the areas of SC listed above. Case Managers will work in the area closest to their home location, not in multiple areas of the state.
– Applicant must possess a bachelor’s or graduate degree from an accredited college or university, and have at least one (1) year of experience working with people with disabilities and special needs.
All interested persons should submit a completed application to 301 Greystone Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29210 or email to email@example.com.
Resumes without applications will not be accepted.
It is important that applications show all experience in working with people with disabilities and special needs, incomplete applications may be rejected. EOE
Step Ahead Early Interventionists – Midlands/Charleston:
Step Ahead is currently seeking full-time Early Interventionists. Our Early Interventionists work closely with families to help their children to reach developmental milestones. Early Interventionists provide developmental instruction for parents/caregivers and their children with disabilities and special needs. Early Interventionists will serve families in the area closest their home location, not in multiple areas of the state.
Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
Need at least a Bachelor’s degree in:
- Child/Human Development,
- Education (early childhood, special education, early childhood special education or elementary education),
- Family and Consumer Sciences,
- Public Health,
- Social Work,
- For additional accepted degrees please click this link
Requires either 1 year experience in early childhood education, OR 1 year experience working with infants and toddlers, OR 1 year experience working with children age birth to 5 years with disabilities.
Great Benefits – Retirement, Medical Insurance, Annual and Sick Leave and more options. All interested persons should submit a completed application to 301 Greystone Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29210 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications can be obtained at the agency’s office or online at www.rldsn.org.
Resumes without applications will not be accepted. It is important that applications show all experience, incomplete applications may be rejected.
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301 Greystone Blvd
Columbia, SC 29210
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Community Training Home I Caregiver- contract position
Change a person’s life! Our caregivers invite someone with a disability to live in their home with them and they receive compensation for providing that person with a home, and for providing them with care, supervision and skills training!
A Community Training Home I (CTHI) is a specialized community based residential program. It is funded by the state, organized by Richland/Lexington Disabilities and Special Needs Board, and carried out by people like you.
Caregivers offer people with disabilities a family-like living environment and help them live their best life in as independent a setting as possible.
Maybe you want to help but you do not have the time to care for someone full time, there is also a need for Respite Caregivers. Respite Caregivers homes are licensed to provide short-term alternative placement for individuals while their caregiver have a break.
- Must be 21 years old
- Have a high school diploma or GED
- Complete a full background check
- Ten-year driving record
- 2 step TB Skin test
- A physical/mental examination
- A Home Study/Walk-through
- 40+ hour training to be Licensed as well as annual training to remain in compliance
Some responsibilities of a Caregiver (full time) or Respite Caregiver (part time):
- A caregiver must provide a “homelike” environment, this means the person served must be included in things as if they were a member of the family.
- A caregiver must attend to the health of the person served, this includes taking the individual to doctor visits, maintaining his/her specific diet, and any other medical care needed.
- Caregivers are responsible for assisting the person served with managing their finances.
- Caregivers and Respite Caregivers will be required to follow Richland/Lexington Disabilities and Special Needs Board policies and procedures as outlined in DDSN Residential and Licensing Standards.
Compensation for providing a loving and inviting home environment for the people we serve:
- Full time Caregivers receive a monthly Stipend and Room and Board payment for each person served living in the home.
- Respite (Alternative Placement Caregiver) is paid either an hourly rate for any care under 8 hours or a daily rate for stays longer than 8 hours in a 24-hour period.
If you are interested in becoming a CTHI Caregiver or Respite Caregiver, and would like more information, please contact Michele Armstrong, Rich/Lex DSN Board Residential Coordinator. You can reach her by email: MArmstrong@rldsn.org or by phone at 803-603-2850.