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Independent Living Services Specialist

Category:
Part Time
Date received:
Wed, Jul 18th
Date closed:
Mon, Aug 20th

iMPOWER  L.L.C.  is currently hiring for an Independent Living Services Specialist

  • Works closely with disabled/challenged consumers by providing a self-sufficient, independent lifestyle which will allow the consumer to live independently in their community, while providing mentoring and guidance
  • Complete and maintain all necessary assessments, evaluations and documentation related to the development, implementation, modification and review of service plans in an organized, timely and accurate manner Provide counseling and crisis awareness to receiving services as needed
  • Escort or meet participants in the community and provide meaningful and productive activities at various volunteer/internship sites and community venues
  • Independent Living Specialist will serve as a contact with the Department of Rehabilitation & Alta California Regional Center to discuss Individual Service Plan

Skills/Requirements:

  • Strong desire to work with people with disabilities
  • Ability to work independently on-site and in community settings
  • To be familiar with and demonstrate the ability to utilize public transportation
  • Willing to travel to assigned locations to implement services
  • Complete home visits and to attend meetings with consumer and other service agencies
  • Good communication, customer skills and creative and knowledgeable about the community
  • Computer literacy, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • CPR and First Aid training, along with commitment to obtain and maintain certification
  • Coursework in Psychology, education, sociology, social work or unique human services preferred
  • Able to pass a background check, possession of a CDL, Clean DMV record, TB test
  • Provide transportation via the use of private vehicle & provide and maintain full coverage insurance

If interested in this position, please email resume to ddeefry [at] comcast [dot] net or craighays [at] ymail [dot] com

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