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QIDP/Supported Living Coordinator

Job Details

Lafayette, LA (Waiver Program) - Lafayette, LA


Bachelors Degree in a field related to Human Services and 1 year experience supporting people with developmental disabilities

Job description

QIDP supervises the development and implementation of assigned individual(s) Program Plan by integrating services in accordance with their Individual Service Plan. Oversees the continuity and quality of client services. Under the general direction of the Program Manager, the Coordinator supervises the Direct Support Staff who provide training, assistance and support to individuals with developmental disabilities in supported living situations. The Coordinator will train the Direct Support Staff and provide guidance and leadership to ensure compliance with policies and procedures as well as licensing regulations.  The Coordinator is the core of the delivery of supports services. His/her job is also to coordinate all support services and to directly provide for opportunities that will increase the competency of each person served to do things for himself/herself, to the extent possible.


Job Duties:

  • Assure compliance with state and federal licensing requirements, participate in the programs licensing process
  • Develop individual program plans and complete assessment summaries based on individual strengths and needs, develop goals and objectives.
  • Observe individuals in their settings, complete observation summaries and review data sheets to ensure implementation of documented objectives.
  • Attend team meetings, to include quarterly, annually and as deemed necessary.
  • Review client incident reports and take appropriate, timely corrective action. Notify Program Director immediately of all critical incidents.
  • Facilitate client participation in community and recreational activities.
  • Assist and provide training to Direct Support Staff on implemented client objectives and client specific needs.
  • Communicate any issues with client family members, legal guardians, advocates, provider agencies, case management or Group Homes.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by Program Director
  • Minimum of one year on-site supervisory experience required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes some morning, nights and weekends and a rotating on-call schedule.
  • Ability to learn various tasks and work independently
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong problem solving ability 
  • Must have a working cell phone with data package to be able to clock in and out electronically
  • Creative in devising new, innovative approaches to supporting people with developmental disabilities
  • Must be a compassionate and patient person with strong oral/written communication skills
  • Must be organized and able to meet weekly/monthly deadlines
  • Basic computer skills in Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:


  • Must be personable with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi task with great attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • General Office Skills and experience operating office equipment
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel