Community Living Support Worker

Community Living Support Worker

Community Living Support Worker

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.

Experience:

  • Knowledge of developmental disabilities and of people with developmental disabilities desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/providers, and community recreation providers in gaining access to inclusive leisure experiences.
  • Lived experience with mental illness, intellectual/ developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders valued.

Other:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record (as determined by the agency).
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays, and occasional overnight trips as needed.
  • Ability to maintain favorable public relations.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Community Support Workers will:

  • Assist the individual to increase or maintain personal self sufficiency, facilitating goals of community inclusion and participation.
  • Assist individuals served gain access to participation in recreational, volunteer and other community based activities of their choosing.
  • Participate in the interdisciplinary team meetings and person-centered planning process.
  • Assist, prompt and support individuals served in activities identified in the Individual Plan of Service (IPOS).
  • Assist with preserving the health and safety of individuals served to support the most integrated and independent setting.
  • Community Living Support (CLS) activities will focus on improving independence and enhancing recovery.

 

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.22/hr