Supported Living (Community Living Services/CLS) supports individuals to live safely and successfully in their own apartments or shared homes with the needed support to be safe, healthy and lead meaningful lives.
High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) preferred
Previous work experience in the teaching/health/social service field preferred
Valid Drivers License Recommended
Pass background check
A vehicle in documented good working order
Pass CACS Fleet Management Training
Up to date CPR certification
Starting Salary is $15/hour
Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Health & Safety Knowledge of relevant safety equipment, policies, procedures, strategies, and first aid.
English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Client Support - You must adhere to the Code of Ethics delineated in the National Alliance for Direct Support Processionals. Understanding of Clients Rights, Person Centered Thinking (PCT), and Principles of Supported Living.
Technology- Knowledge of time and attendance system, ability to navigate the web, and communications (email, text, & phone).
Requires the ability to be mobile (including, but not limited to, bending, squatting, crouching, twisting).
Ability to lift 50 llbs.
Ability to see and respond to dangerous situations
Active Learning- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Learning Strategies- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Monitoring- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself to make improvements or take corrective action.
Reading Comprehension- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Writing- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Coordination- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Instructing- Teaching others how to do something.
Negotiation- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Persuasion- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Service Orientation- Actively looking for ways to help people.
Social Perceptiveness- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Teamwork- Ability to effectively work in a team and respect co-workers.
Self-Directed- Ability to work independently
Outreach- Develop and productive relationships with employers and co-workers at volunteer and job sites, and in self-employment situations. Be professional with family members, care providers, Regional Center and circle of supports.
Decision Making- Ability to make good judgements that benefit the client and their preference.
Role Model- Be a positive role model for client, including age-appropriate, socially acceptable behavior.
Provide client support including, but not limited to:
Domestic Home Care such as cleaning, cooking, and laundry.
Domestic Self Care such as bathing, dressing, and hygiene.
Financial management such as budgeting, assisting client with good money choices.
Promote healthy choices with diet, medical appointments, medications, exercise programs.
Identify household needs and safety issues.
Promote recreation through social activities, classes, and areas of personal interest.
Support relationships with family and friends, and facilitation of new relationships.
Provide transportation to and from school, work, appointments, and community outings.
Adhere to the *Principles of Supported Living.
Work hours agreed upon in clients monthly schedule.
Attend monthly staff meetings, in-services, safety meetings, trainings.
Document daily log notes, medication sheets, incident reports, etc.
Communicate any major changes in clients schedule (hospital visit, taking client out of town, encountering difficulties in the community, etc.) to your Supervisor immediately.
Record actual hours worked on our time and attendance system via smartphone, tablet, or computer and turn in on time.
Follow Emergency Procedures (chain of authority, 911).
Actively participate in CACS fundraising efforts.
Assuming other duties, responsibilities and special projects as needed.
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