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Program Specialist in Chester, PA at KenCrest Services

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chester, PA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Program Specialist

KenCrest is seeking a  Program Specialist responsible for the “team” working together in the best interest of the individuals served. The Program Specialist coordinates and ensures all required needs and services are available for supported individuals in their programs, a caseload of up to 25-30 individuals.  This position acts as an advocate for the residents, and a position of support for all program/specialized services.  The job responsiblities include but are not limited to:

  • Complete quarterly reports, annual assessments, outcomes and required paperwork for the PA 6400 and PA 51 regulations, and attend ISP and team meetings.
  • Write procedures for all residents’ activities and outcomes.
  • Ensure the resident’s home is a safe, functional living space to meet individual needs.
  • Be on-call on a regular rotation and respond to emergency calls as needed.
  • Serve as school liaison.
  • Coordinate and participate in all evaluations including, PT, OT, speech, sensory as well as wheelchairs, medical and adaptive equipment.
  • Assess potential resident risks for admission and complete intake paperwork, initial assessment, initial ISP and initial and ongoing staff training.


  • Bachelors Degree in human services related field and 6 or more years of work experience with persons with intellectual disabilities, or Master's Degree and 5 years experience.
  • Must successfully complete orientation, first aid, CPR, Diabetes training and medication training and practicum.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Pass all clearances in accordance with state regulations.

KenCrest offers a wide variety of benefits for full time employees including Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D, Disability, 403b Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off and more.   Please see the KenCrest website for additional details.

####PA - Chester ####Full-Time