Location: Elkhart, IN
Benchmark Human Services, a national leader committed to providing quality services to individuals with disabilities, is hiring for a Developmental Specialist. We are actively seeking applicants to serve Elkhart County. Ideal candidates will be licensed and eager to provide home – based early intervention therapy services to infants and toddlers who are at risk for developmental disabilities as part of the Indiana First Steps Program. This is a part-time position.
- 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
- 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 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
- Valid Driver’s License
- Valid Teaching License with special education certificate is required
- Meets degree requirements and criteria for Developmental Specialist
- Knowledgeable of infant and toddler development
- Prefer experience working with birth to 3 population
- Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening
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.