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Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Bridgeport, CT, Danbury, CT, Greenwich, CT, Madison, CT, Shelton, CT, Stratford, CT, Waterbury, CT
Category: Early Intervention Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
Benchmark Human Services, a national leader committed to providing quality services to individuals with disabilities, is hiring! We are actively seeking applicants for a variety of therapeutic positions including Licensed Clinical Social Workers to serve in our Connecticut locations. Ideal candidates will be licensed in their chosen profession and will be eager to provide home – based early intervention therapy services to infants and toddlers who are at risk for developmental disabilities as part of the Early Intervention Services Program.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker will provide direct services to assist in meeting the needs of the child and family in Connecticut’s Birth to Three Program. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for completing the ADOS-2 or the CARS assessment tools for children who are referred to Benchmark’s Early Intervention Services Program.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations, including those outlined in the Connecticut Birth to Three Program Regulations.
  • Develop rapport with children, families, and team members to promote a healthy learning environment.
  • Utilize the coaching model and natural environment teaching.
  • Administer developmental evaluations and assessments including the ADOS-2 and the CARS.
  • Maintain consistent communication with team members.
  • Participate in Birth to Three sponsored trainings, meetings and learning opportunities as appropriate.
  • Assist with reviewing IFSP and related documents as requested.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and individuals we serve.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Valid Connecticut driver's license
  • Confident in adapting to various learning styles to meet the needs of each child and their individualized treatment plan
  • One year of experience working with children with Autism in early intervention
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Natural Learning Environment Practices.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills. Ability to collaborate well with the team
  • knowledge of Connecticut’s Birth to Three early intervention program and best practices for early intervention service delivery.

BENEFITS:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Schedules
If interested apply on-line at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers.

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Branford, CT, Danbury, CT, Greenwich, CT, Hamden, CT, Madison, CT, Milford, CT, New Haven, CT, Seymour, CT, Sherman, CT, Stamford, CT, Waterbury, CT
Category: Early Intervention Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
Benchmark Human Services, a national leader committed to providing quality services to individuals with disabilities, is hiring! We are actively seeking applicants for a variety of therapeutic positions including Speech Language Pathologists to serve our Connecticut locations. Ideal candidates will be licensed in their chosen profession and will be eager to provide home-based early intervention therapy services to infants and toddlers who are at risk for developmental disabilities as part of the Birth to Three Program.

This position address functional needs of the child in various developmental domains, particularly related to speech and language development. Work involves developmental screening/ assessment, speech therapy, and consultation with family members and other professionals working with the family.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops joint plan with family and recommends strategies utilizing evidence based practices and following the Natural Learning Environment Practices
  • Implements IFSP for enrolled families and recommends frequency of services based on child development status and family priorities and concerns
  • Assessment of children’s developmental needs for individualized planning
  • Provides families with information, skills and support related to enhancing their child’s development
  • Includes direct activities with the child designed to enhance the child’s development in one or more domains, including: cognition, adaptive functions, social/emotional skills, physical development and communication
  • Adaption of the environment to meet child/family needs in play, language and communication development.
  • Promotes activities in the “natural setting” to enhance implementation of the IFSP
  • Completes necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources
  • Attends mandatory in-service training sessions and monthly team meetings
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve
  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid SLP License
  • Registered with American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Knowledgeable of infant and toddler development
  • Prefer some experience working with birth to 3 population
  • Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening

FULL TIME BENEFITS:

  • Competitive wages
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Advancement opportunities

If interested apply on-line at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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