Autism Specialist II Job at Pathlight Group, Northampton, MA

  • Pathlight Group
  • Northampton, MA

Job Description

POSITION TITLE/GRADE : Autism Specialist II 40 hours/Exempt 10

PROGRAM/HOURS: 40 hours with on-call rotation

SCHEDULE: Tuesday through Saturday 11 am-7 pm with Flexibility to meet Programmatic needs.

LOCATION: Northampton with travel throughout Hampshire and Franklin County

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Responsible for performing a variety of duties to support individuals with autism and/or intellectual disabilities who reside on their own by providing skill building, referrals to other agencies; health care management; collaboration with the community regarding disabilities and/or autism, identify natural supports; responsible for all required documentation.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Provide individualized support to families including complete intakes/assessments/discharges, make family visits, develop support plans/intervention strategies for emergency and ongoing needs; provide information on resources and services; maintain contact and ongoing support as needed; connect families with other families for support; maintain files and records.

Act as liaison between programs, families, providers, and allied professionals on routine or acute-related matters. Work with DDS, supervisor, and individual to provide coordination, assistance, and skill-building to the individual.

Coordinate and execute individualized services within the including generic supports, visual aids, and structured skill-building; interfaces between providers and individual, if needed; provides individualized training; assists in budget development and tracking; participates in recruitment and training of additional team members, including initial and ongoing training; monitors allocations and usage; help develop a schedule and tracking systems based on goals and needs, supervises Individual support specialists.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Program Manager

QUALIFICATIONS : 1. Broad knowledge of a discipline involving the use of broad theoretical knowledge equal to a complete 4-year college education.

  1. Knowledge of autism and treatments.
  2. Over 1 year up to and including 3 years working with adults with autism and intellectual disabilities. Experience in mental health preferred.
  3. Requires valid driver's license and reliable transportation/vehicle.

SALARY: $44,782.40 Annually plus on-call compensation when scheduled

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Minimum of two weeks from the date posted until the position is filled.

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