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Program Coordinator - Pine Drive

Company: Carelink
Location: Chester Springs
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

CareLink Community Support Services has a current opening for a Program Coordinator at our new Pine Drive Program in Chester Springs, PA.

As we celebrate over 60 years of service, CareLink Community Support Services has been dedicated to helping people with disabilities to live in the community with dignity and independence since 1959. Our rehabilitation services and professional staff provide the supports that people with serious mental illness, physical disabilities and other developmental challenges need to be active, productive members of their communities.

The Program Coordinator is responsible for providing assistance to the Program Supervisor in all areas of the program, and daily supervision of the program in the absence of the Program Supervisor, or at the direction of the Program Supervisor. The position is responsible for implementation of agency mission, values and goals, and will be responsible for oversight of recovery planning, progress reporting and record keeping. This position also requires incorporating experience, knowledge and expertise into the position in a responsible, professional manner.


  • Medical, dental, tuition reimbursement, 403(b),
  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
  • Long term disability coverage, employee assistance program,
  • Basic life insurance, and basic AD&D coverage at no cost to employees.
  • Voluntary, employee paid, benefit plans including short term disability, supplemental life insurance and AD&D.
  • Critical illness and accident coverage are also available.

Salary Range:

  • $17.75/hour


  • Educational Requirement:
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited institution in related field OR
  • Two years of college plus two years of related work experience OR
  • High school diploma/GED plus four years of related work experience.

  • CPRP certification preferred.
  • Motivation, interest and ability to work empathetically with people with disabilities using methods of recovery principles.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate in a supportive and teaching manner.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Ability to prepare meals, perform general housekeeping and maintenance duties.
  • Valid state driver's license required.
  • Willingness to drive agency vehicle as required.
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide leadership and supervision to all staff by providing instruction, leadership, example, and suggestions as appropriate.
  • Ensure coverage for each shift through various means: asking on-duty employees to remain, calling staff roster, etc.
  • Provide adequate information exchange at end of shift with on-coming supervisor or staff.
  • Plan shift operations of the site including shift assignments, reporting all problems to the Program Supervisor.
  • Assist in providing an orientation for new employees in agency's and facility's philosophy, policies and procedures.
  • Participate in performance reviews for employee introductory, annual and interim evaluations.
  • Participate in development and training of staff to improve quality of services provided to consumers.
  • Participate in and assume leadership role during staff meetings and training programs.
  • Provide coverage at site when needed.
  • Report all concerns regarding staff to Program Supervisor.
  • Attend and participate in supervision.
  • Coordinate referral and intake process as directed.
  • Conduct initial and ongoing assessments of program participant's strengths, interests, and areas needing assistance.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and monitoring of goal plans and treatment interventions.
  • Coordinate the orientation of new program participants, take inventory of all personal items upon admission, and conduct introductions to staff and consumers.
  • Coordination of all program participant appointments.
  • Assist consumers in planning, coordination, and implementation of daily, evening, and weekend social and recreational activities.
  • Participate in the development of individual service plans designed to improve the social and self care skills of program clients.
  • Assess, teach, supervise and evaluate staff on an on going basis regarding their work on individual service plans.
  • Attend monthly case management meetings when appropriate.
  • Coordinate site meetings.
  • Review all documentation generated during the shift to ensure that work is accurate, complete and finished in a timely manner.
  • Monitor medication of all consumers as prescribed and document as required. Report all medication errors to Program Supervisor.
  • Prepare program participant's progress reports and other reports as required.
  • Serve as a liaison with outside agencies and individuals as appropriate.
  • Execute professional daily progress notes, log book entries and other related paperwork as required.
  • Assist with payroll processing as necessary.
  • Participate in on-call rotation as necessary.
  • Respond appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Transport clients as necessary/appropriate.
  • Perform job within framework of agency, site and professional standards.
  • Participate in staff meetings and training programs.

Please visit our website to apply online at:

CareLink Community Support Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not practice or permit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Keywords: Carelink, Reading , Program Coordinator - Pine Drive, Other , Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

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