Long Term Support Coordinator

SCIL - Southeast Center for Independent Living

Job Description

32 Hours/week, Full-time Position: Long-Term Support Coordinator

Pay Rate: $23/hour

Great Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance, life insurance, 401k match, tuition reimbursement paid holidays, vacation and sick time, longevity, additional bonuses as financially available, and flexible day scheduling.

Southeast Center for Independent Living (SCIL) is a non-profit organization that services individuals with disabilities in the Greater Fall River and New Bedford areas. We provide skills training, advocacy, information and referrals, transition and prevention services, and peer counseling to individuals who wish to become more independent in their lives.
The Philosophy of Independent Living maintains that individuals with disabilities have the right to choose services and make decisions for themselves. Ultimately individuals with disabilities have the right to live the life they choose.
Long-Term Support Coordinator Position Summary

To collaborate and partner with Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) Care Partners in providing long-term support services for the Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) members.  Long-Term Services and Supports include a wide variety of services and supports that help people with disabilities meet their daily needs for assistance and improve the quality of their lives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)

·         Promote independent living and support Enrollees to direct their care to the greatest extent possible.
·         Responsible for intake and assessments. Assist in the development and fulfillment of consumers' Independent Living Service Plans and monitor goal achievement. 

·         Responsible for long-term support services (LTSS) for the Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) contract obligations as a Long-Term Support Coordinator for assessments, community support plans, and service coordination for Senior Care Options or One Care members. Provide information and referral and service coordination between providers and individuals with disabilities.

·         Responsible for building positive, productive relationships within care teams, with providers, and with coordinators of other formal supports, such as DDS and DMH case managers.

·         Be responsible for quality assurance and performance standards required for SCIL and the contract with CCA.

·         Responsible for travel to consumers and other work-related activities.


·         Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, or a related field; or at least two years experience working in a human service field with the Senior Care Options, One Care, or comparable populations.

·         Experience working with people with disabilities or elders in need of LTSS.

·         Ability to work with, support, and engage informal caregivers.

·         Knowledge of home and community-based service systems and how to access and arrange for services.

·         Must have a valid driver’s license and reasonable transportation means.

·         Must have experience with data entry and documentation of services provided using SCIL’s documentation system.

  • Bi-lingual, Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless can prove allowed exemption.
SCIL provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual preference, disability, or genetics. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided. 
For the full job description, go to the SCIL website at www.secil.org
A cover letter and resume are required. Submission of a resume without a cover letter will not be viewed. 
Send cover letter and resume to Director of Programs, Heidi Collins hcollins@secil.org