Sheltered Living, Inc.
  • Topeka, KS, USA
  • $28,000 - $36,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in a related area and six months of experience in field of service is preferred.
  • Bachelor Degree may be waived for additional relevant experience in the field of services to individuals with Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities which may substitute for any portion of a Bachelor's Degree at a rate of six months of experience for each
  • Must complete a registration process that includes demonstrating qualifications, providing demographics information and agreeing to abide by service and ethics standards as well as case management-related policies and procedures, case management training, and assessments as required by the State of Kansas, Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Must have a basic knowledge of the principles of behavior
  • Must have a working knowledge of
  • Ability to plan, organize and carry out
  • Ability to read and understand
  • Ability to write routine reports and
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of
  • Valid Kansas driver's license and acceptable driving





  • Ability to coach and motivate persons served to achieve the best of their
  • Promote maximum independence and successful inclusion into community services for persons
  • Positive role model for persons served and co-workers i.e. appropriate behavior in specific setting, hygiene, dress, etc. Treat others with courtesy and
  • Carry out assigned duties in the course of working with a specific caseload of individuals with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities who have been referred for case management services/service
  • Promote positive working relations with other


  • Understand and demonstrate the organization's mission, philosophy and code of ethics. Ability to support each person's needs, choices, and participation in the community.
  • Support persons served choice and community participation to events not affiliated with SLI and in small
  • Interact with persons served professionally and respectfully at all times and respond to their needs in a dignified and timely
  • May transport persons served to evaluations, generic care, benefits, or supports and services relative to the individual's plan of
  • Promote maximum independence and successful inclusion into community services for individuals, minimize the individuals' reliance on exclusionary services, maintain accountability and continuity of services and supports to individuals and their families for as long as services are
  • Be responsive to persons served, families, guardians and
  • Meet face to face with persons served on caseload at their residential and day programs at least one time monthly or
  • Person Centered Support Plans will be developed with input of person served, their family and guardian, staff directly involved with provision of such services. No changes will be made to a plan without team



  • Report necessary information to supervisor in timely manner. Use all forms of communication such as written, e-mail, incident reports and personal
  • Understand instruction from supervisor and carry out instructions with minimal supervision. Contact supervisor when clarification is needed.
  • Communicate with persons served, designated representatives, support or service providers, others relative to the service plan and supervisor as needed to assure client needs and wants are



  • Work as a team to help persons served achieve preferred
  • Work in a professional manner and when conflict occurs, resolves disputes professionally. If this cannot occur, then supervisor will be
  • Responsible for working as a team for SLI, in order to provide a high quality of service and care.
  • Function as a member of team as assigned. Provide necessary related information to the team; attend PCSP reviews and annual
  • Perform other functions as assigned by
  • Work positively and effectively with other program
  • Mentor and train new Case Managers, provide formal Case Manager training to all staff as



  • Maintain persons served confidentiality.
  • Report all incidents, accidents and illnesses in a timely manner to the
  • Provide services in accordance with SLI corporate policy and procedure and within standards for licensing and
  • Document services according to
  • Follow Department of Human Services Targeted Case Management certification rules and code of



  • Follow dress
  • Represent the organization in a professional manner when in public and dealing with parents, guardians, schools, other organizations,
  • Follow SLI code of



  • Follow assigned work schedule and attend all required trainings and meetings. Notify supervisor of tardiness or absences as soon as possible prior to their shift, training, or
  • Time off from set schedule must be submitted to supervisor in a timely Illness or emergency leave will be submitted when staff return to work.
  • Complete leave requests according to policy and do not abuse leave
  • Use time productively while at



  • Develop, update, and monitor the Person-Centered Support
  • Complete all paperwork in a timely
  • Record all incidents, accidents, seizures, and illness reports and forward to supervisor.
  • Make routine visits to homes and work sites of individuals on



  • Handle stressful situations and changes with an even temperament and
  • Flexible to learn a variety of job
  • Change My Goals plan as
  • Hold special team meetings when



  • Provide ongoing determination of the person served current potential strengths, resources, and basic needs through formal and informal
  • Intervene appropriately in case of behavior problems. Utilize training and behavioral management plans, if applicable.
  • Apply sound judgment and make clear recommendations for solution to
  • Demonstrate the ability to assure client safety and
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends in Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities


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