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Date Posted03/08/2023
Job TitleAftercare Coordinator
StateNew York
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Job Summary:

The Aftercare Coordinator is responsible for discharge planning and associated aftercare services planning of each youth entering an Abbott House QRTP Group Home placement. Goals related to discharge and aftercare must be developed and presented in the first support plan and in every subsequent support plan thereafter while in the QRTP or EMPOWER placement. The aftercare coordinator will develop objectives that are measurable and may change throughout the youth’s placement at the Group Home to reflect progress toward achieving the goals. The aftercare coordinator will provide required QRTP services for all Group Home youth for a minimum of six months post-discharge or step-down

About Abbott House

Abbott House is an innovative community-based organization that helps children, families, adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex needs build lasting foundations for a promising future. We operate programs in the New York Metropolitan area and Hudson Valley.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Expectations for in-facility discharge and aftercare planning include the following:

Creation of the youth’s discharge plan in conjunction with the youth’s permanency team
Face-to-face meetings with youth twice per month (one must include the family/discharge resource.
Assessment of the needs of the youth’s family and referrals to community resources as needed.
Facilitation of permanency/support team meetings no less than monthly with key members of the agency staff, the youth, the youth’s family, and other community resource members.

About You

You are the ideal candidate if you are passionate about the social services field and empowering underserved communities. Being compassionate, organized, self-motivated, driven, flexible and responsive are critical attributes to be successful in this role.

You have a bachelor's degree
You have 3 years of experience in Group Homes/Foster Care settings with at least 1 year in residential services
You have a valid driver's license
You have good written and oral communication skills

What We Offer:

Health Insurance
Dental insurance
Life Insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
Professional growth opportunities
Employee Recognition Awards

Job Type: Full -Time (35 hours per week)

Salary: $45,000.00 - $46,000.00 per year

To Apply - Submit resume with cover letter indicating position of interest to:

NameRichard Griffin
Company NameAbbott House
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