Arlington, Virginia
$86,424.00 - $131,996.80 Annually
Jul 23, 2021
Aug 06, 2021
Full Time
Position Information
Are you passionate about services to children and adults with developmental disabilities (DD)? Do you want to take your career to the next level? We are seeking an experienced professional for this opportunity which includes management, supervision, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of our clients with DD. This is a senior professional position which is responsible for the programmatic, clinical, administrative, and supervisory functions of the DD Support Coordination Team. The employee will establish positive working relationships with individuals served, their families, program staff, other service providers, and County employees.

The Developmental Disabilities Supervisor is responsible for meeting the service and budgetary requirements of the State Performance Contract and revenues while having program oversight to ensure quality assurance of all client services and records. The employee is accountable on behalf of the Aging and Disabilities Division for meeting standards set forth by all regulatory and funding sources including the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services including Offices of Licensure, Human Rights and Developmental Services, and the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services including DD Waiver, Day Support Waiver, and State Plan Option-funded targeted support coordination.

To learn more about Arlington County Department of Human Services, please visit DHS

Duties include:
  • Supervising 9 Support Coordinators;
  • Providing clinical direction to Support Coordinators including during crisis interventions;
  • Providing supervision of services to individuals with DD and co-occurring DD and with mental health diagnoses, collaborating with psychologists, therapists, and social workers;
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory and funding source requirements;
  • Monitoring program outcomes and performance measures;
  • Conducting intake interviews, gathering background information and clinical evaluations, determining eligibility based on clinical documentation, and making an initial assessment of service as needed.
The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker; works independently; and has strong oral and written communication skills to interact with a diverse staff and customers.

Arlington County DHS is committed to delivering client services in an effective, equitable, respectful, and trauma-informed manner. Our staff is dedicated to ensuring our clients are approached, engaged and cared for in ways that demonstrate competency, sensitivity and awareness of factors which impact the client experience including but not limited to: cultural identity, gender, racial, and ethnic diversity, religious/spiritual ascription, physical capability, cognitive and literacy levels, sexual orientation, and linguistic needs.

Selection Criteria
  • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field that included an off-site clinical practicum or internship prior to graduation; and
  • Considerable (at least two years) of post-degree clinical experience which includes one year of experience working directly with persons with developmental disabilities.
Substitution: Experience may not substitute for the Master's degree requirement and related experience must be post-master's degree.

Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:
  • Implementing and/or monitoring a Medicaid Waiver-funded Program;
  • Managing, coordinating, and/or supervising in a human services agency;
  • Ensuring compliance in a human services environment with internal policies/procedures and state and federal regulations; and/or
  • Licensure: a clinical license by an appropriate board of Virginia Department of Health Professions.

Special Requirements
A letter of interest and resume are required for a complete application.

An online application is required.

A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

The candidate selected will be required to complete a State of Virginia Central Registry check.

Applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence or the applicant must have the ability and willingness to use alternative methods of transportation to perform assigned duties and responsibilities at locations other than the primary worksite. If the applicant possesses or acquires a license, the applicant must provide or authorize Arlington County to obtain a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent on a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.

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