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Rehabilitation Specialist (Developmental Services)
Req Code:2021:3561-009
County:Montgomery County, PA
FT/PT:Full Time
Location:3561-CRR: 1001 Steigere S
Schedule:Mon-Fri 3p-11p
Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, a non-profit organization, has been widely recognized for its services as a provider of community-based behavioral health, intellectual disabled and homeless services in Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware. Each year, Horizon House provides a continuum of services at over 100 sites to over 4,5000 adults with psychiatric or developmental disabilities, drug and alcohol addictions, and/or homelessness. A pioneer in the field of community-based rehabilitation, Horizon House is widely recognized for its innovative approach to the delivery of services in a community setting. 

We are seeking a Full Time 
Rehabilitation Specialist  to work in our Developmental Services Division in Norriston, PA. 

Some of the responsibilities include the following:

  • To provide supervision, role modeling, skill coaching, and guidance to participants with mental health, developmental disabilities, and/or inappropriate sexual behaviors.
  • To ensure interactions with participants actively support recovery-oriented social and emotional development, progress towards identified goals, and the acquisition of effective self-management skills.
  • To monitor goal achievement and assist in the development of new plans.
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or a related field and one year of experience working directly with MH and/or DD diagnoses or 60 credits in human services or related field and two years experience working directly with persons with MH and/or DD diagnoses.
  •  Residential Experience with MH and/or DD population is preferred.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written); flexibility and patience.
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team and with all levels of staff.
  • The capacity to initiate safe, effective, and humane responses to participants’ challenging behaviors.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to operate a computer and type daily note.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.


  • Frequent talking and active listening; written documentation.
  • Requires ability to effectively respond to participant’s high risk behaviors, which may include aggression, property destruction, elopement, substance abuse, and sexual impulsivity.
  • Crisis intervention actions in response to participant situations may be required.
  • Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills.
  • May be required to walk, run, bend, lift, fold, kneel, go up and down stairs, any of which may involve participants.
  • May be required to operate agency vehicle, including transport of program participants.

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more.

To be considered an applicant, please you can apply at www.hhinc.org and click on the careers tab.

Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer • M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.



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