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Developmental Specialist – Newton, CT

Location: Newton, CT
Category: Infant and Toddler 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. The Birth to Three program in Connecticut is actively seeking applicants for a Developmental Specialist. Ideal candidates will be licensed in their chosen profession and will be eager to provide home – based early interventional 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 children (birth to 3 years) in all developmental domains, cognitive, social/emotional, communication, physical, and adaptive. They will incorporate parent/caregiver involvement in order to encourage follow-through and intervention of the developmental skills in all aspects of the child’s daily life.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations

  • Assessment of children’s developmental needs for individualized planning

  • Provide families with information, skills and support related to enhancing their child’s development.

  • Include 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.

  • Promote activities in the “natural setting” to enhance implementation of the IFSP.

  • Complete necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources.

  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve.

  • Comply with Provider Agreement with regard to continuing education, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Teaching License is required

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Meets degree requirements and criteria for Developmental Specialist

  • Early Intervention Practice Manual.

  • Knowledgeable of infant/toddler development.

  • Prefer some experience working with birth to 3 population.

  • Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening.

BENEFITS:

  • Health Insurance

  • 401 k

  • PTO

  • Profit Sharing

  • Sick Time

  • 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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