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Consumer Services Transition Liason

Company: North LA County Regional Center
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

CONSUMER SERVICES TRANSITION LIASON The Organization North Los Angeles County Regional Center NLACRC is a private, non-profit agency that is contracted with the State of California, Department of Developmental Services, to provide services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. NLACRC is one of the largest regional centers in California and has proudly served the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Antelope Valley since 1974. We serve individuals across the lifespan from infants and toddlers, school age children, transition-age youth, to adults and aging adults. SUPERVISION : Receives general supervision from Early Start Supervisor or School Age Supervisor. THE POSITION AND JOB SUMMARY Develop collaborative partnerships with local school districts and other agencies that promote inclusive options for children transitioning to preschool or kindergarten. Serving as the regional centers primary point of contact for interagency collaboration regarding school transitions of consumers up to age 5 Facilitating coordinated efforts within the regional center to develop best practices to meet Part C to B transition requirements Establishing recommended practices for family engagement during transitions to increase efforts to improve family connections with Local Educational Agencies Gathering information about families concerns and/or the barriers faced during transition and recommending changes in policies, procedures and practices to address those concerns and barriers Educating families on the school transition process Assisting the regional center with the development of publications and materials that regional center staff can use to improve the transition process Monitoring implementation and supporting the continuous improvement of the transition policies and procedures outlined in local memorandums of understanding (MOU) between the regional center and local educational agencies Participating in regular Part C to B coordination calls with the Department of Developmental Services Employment Standards Any combination equivalent to or likely to provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be a Bachelors degree in a related subject and three years of related experience. A Masters degree in a related subject may be substituted for two experience. Skills and Abilities Knowledge of intellectual, developmental or related disabilities including current values and best practices. Able to understand and apply regulatory and statutory information. Strong communication and organizational skills with the demonstrated ability to work independently and cooperatively. Basic proficiency of MS Word and MS Outlook. Assessment, customer service and organizational management skills with proficiency communicating complex information both written and verbal. Must work successfully with people from a variety of cultures. Essential Requirements Frequent telephone, virtual, and out-of-office meetings required. A valid California Drivers License and reliable and transportation, or acceptable substitute, and minimum liability insurance required for this position. NLACRC Offers an Excellent Benefits Package: We offer employees a variety of health and dental plans. Health Insurance - NLACRC pays the full cost of coverage for certain Medical plans for employee only. We also provide a generous contribution to additional plans that the employee may select for employee only or employee and dependents costs. Dental Insurance NLACRC pays the full cost of the Dental DMO Plan for employees and eligible dependents. We also offer a Dental PPO plan with a low employee monthly contribution for employees and eligible dependents Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Account for eligible health care expenses Pre-Tax Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for eligible dependent care expenses No cost Life, Accidental Death & Disability, Long Term Disability Insurance for employees No cost Vision plan for employees and eligible dependents Retirement plan - NLACRC is a member of CalPERS which is a defined benefit plan that provides a monthly retirement allowance for eligible employees NLACRC offers two (2) deferred compensation plans - 457 and 403(b) Participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program Paid Time Off Eligible for 3 weeks of accrued vacation in the first year, 8 hours per month sick time, education, wellness and sabbatical time Holidays NLACRC offers 13 paid holidays throughout the year Most positions are offered a hybrid remote option Professional Development Opportunities & Growth NLACRC values the professional development of staff Many Consumer Services Supervisors gain experience and enter into Manger or Director positions. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion At NLACRC, we value and celebrate diversity In September 2021, NLACRC launched an initiative to enhance and strengthen our commitment to diversity and belonging. Covid-19 Job Requirements Upon job offer acceptance, candidates will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. A reasonable accommodation may be requested for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. This position is non-exempt. Regular Salary: $18.88 - $22.40 per hour, plus $69.24 per bi-weekly pay period for bilingual services, if applicable. Please note that this position is subject to a temporary "add on" enhancement of 9.85% for qualified compensation. For more information, please contact Human Resources. NLACRC is an equal opportunity employer. Further, NLACRC will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Keywords: North LA County Regional Center, Anaheim , Consumer Services Transition Liason, Other , Anaheim, California

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