|Department||TEACCH - Chapel Hill-427420|
|Career Area||Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)|
|Is this an internal only recruitment?||No|
|Posting Open Date||03/28/2023|
|Position Type||Permanent Staff (SHRA)|
|Position Title||Human Services Practitioner - Journey|
|Salary Grade Equivalent||GN07|
|Working Title||Resource & Referral Specialist (Chapel Hill)|
|Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited||Full-Time Permanent|
|If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment|
|Hours per week||40|
Monday – Friday; 8am – 5pm
|Work Location||Chapel Hill, NC|
|Position Location||North Carolina, US|
|Hiring Range||$37,912 - $48,500|
|Pay Band Information||
To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet .
Position Summary Information
|Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit||
The TEACCH Autism Program began in 1972 as a system of university-based regional centers to serve children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. As part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the program has an active clinical, teaching, and research program. TEACCH operates seven community regional clinics across the state. Each center offers a set of core services along with unique demonstration programs meeting the needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. Also, part of TEACCH are the Carolina Living and Learning Center, a residential/vocational training facility for autistic adults as well as an Employment Services program providing Job Coaching and related services to adults on the spectrum.
TEACCH is part of the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program and faculty are actively involved in student and professional training activities within the state, nation, and across the world. All TEACCH programs are coordinated through a central administration and research unit in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
TEACCH provides clinical services such as diagnostic evaluations, psychotherapy, speech language therapy, and parent support groups. In addition, TEACCH conducts training nationally and internationally and provides consultation for teachers, residential care providers, and other professionals from a variety of disciplines. Research activities include clinical trials intervention and implementation studies.
This position is located at the TEACCH Clinic in Carrboro, NC.
The primary purpose of the Resource & Referral Specialist position in TEACCH is to assist individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families in navigating community resources to meet their complex needs. These needs may include the areas of physical, health, education, socialization, family life, recreation, and nutrition. This position will also assist families through the TEACCH referral process, as well as offer support and information about TEACCH services and additional community resources.
|Minimum Education and Experience Requirements||
Associate’s degree in a related Human Services discipline and two years of experience related to the area of assignment, or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
|Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience||
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals – TEACCH clients, families, clinicians, staff, and TEACCH clinic & administrative leadership
Ability to effectively use MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Attention to detail
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks
|Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience||
Experience working and/or interacting with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Knowledge of Medicaid and waiver benefits
Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Spanish speaking skills
|Special Physical/Mental Requirements|
|Campus Security Authority Responsibilities||
|Position/Schedule Requirements||Evening work occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Patient care involved, Weekend work occasionally|
|Office of Human Resources Contact Information||
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
|Equal Opportunity Employer Statement||
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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