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(#R25907) IDD Habilitation Specialist / Clear Creek ICF

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IDD Habilitation Specialist / Clear Creek ICF


Mint Hill, NC



If you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities, and people facing mental health, and substance use challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services!  

Job Summary:

Seek to understand the individuals in the context of their personal history, their social and family networks, and their hopes and dreams for the future. Teaches people supported and direct support staff, writes programs aimed at supporting people in achieving personal outcomes, mentors, and models personal outcome programs, assesses and teaches aspects of daily living, community, residential and/or day placement settings. Writes evaluations, training programs, and progress notes, and teaches direct support staff in general and specific program implementation procedures. Develops programs with the end in mind of self-esteem, education, independence, health and being, and social role valorization. Conducts Quality Assurance assessments to ensure the effectiveness of mealtime interaction and formal programs. Conducts Personal Outcome Interviews along with other staff. Responsible that ensure compliance with ICF rules and regulations. Relies on direction and supervision to accomplish the job.

We are Looking for an IDD Habilitation Specialist!!!!

Payrate: $16.50 an hour

RHA Health Services is looking for a driven, resourceful and compassionate Residential Habilitation Specialist to join our interdisciplinary healthcare team focused on creating, implementing and supporting programs aimed at helping clients achieve personal outcomes, by mentoring and modeling personal outcome programs for clients and home care staff.

In this dynamic role, you will work closely with the interdisciplinary team writing evaluations, training programs, program notes, and training home care staff in program implementation procedures.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for conducting Quality Assurance assessments for mealtime, active treatment, and formal programs, focusing on areas of adaptive behavior including self-help, daily living, community living, education, socialization, pre-vocational, vocational and recreation.
  • Evaluating and assessing each client’s current level of adaptive behavior, areas of self-help, daily living, personal safety, community living, academics, pre-vocational and vocational skills upon admission and updates annually
  • Developing personal outcome programs based on priority objectives identified by the interdisciplinary team
  • Specifying behavioral objectives, training methods, reinforcers, criteria, data collection method, and task analysis or training steps for each program; writing program and implementing within required timelines
  • Observing and providing feedback while working closely with home care staff as they carry out personal outcome program procedures; providing encouragement and offering suggestions for fine-tuning intent of programs and overall support plan
  • Reviewing and documenting formal programs on 30-day cycles to modify as appropriate and conducting in-service training
  • Conducting Personal Outcome Interviews along with other staff members to assist in identifying outcomes and supports

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Social Services, Special Education, or Psychology or related Human Services degree
  • 1 year of experience working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Valid drivers’ license and automotive insurance
  • Ability to read and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence
  • Ability to pass background check and drug screen
  • CPR, first aid, NCI and/or role specific certification, a plus

Successful candidates for the Residential Habilitation Specialist are able to utilize a variety of assessment tools to develop habilitation programs for clients who usually have multiple developmental, physical, or behavior problems. Someone who displays communication skills that foster teamwork would be a good fit for this role.


We offer the following benefits to employees:
  • Payactiv: early access to the money you’ve earned from hours you’ve already worked, before payday!
  • Employee perks and discount program: to help you save money!
  • Paid Time Off (full-time employees only)
  • Health/Insurance (full-time employees only)
  • 401(k) retirement savings program
  • Wellbeing Programs: Physical, Emotional and Financial
  • Chronic Disease management programs for hypertension and diabetes (for qualifying employees)
  • Training: Free CPR, first aid, and job-specific training opportunities

*contract/contingent workers and interns do not qualify for any of the above benefits

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.

EEO Statement RHA is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, we provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our solutions center.