Center for Specialized Services
  • 11-Aug-2017 to 10-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Community Support Services
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Part Time

Do you enjoy supporting others with increasing their skills to reach their goals? Are you needing a flexible schedule? The Community Supports program is looking for TWO independent problem solvers who enjoy having fun while forming trusting relationships with individuals served. 

TITLE: Community Supports Instructor
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Part time, Variable hours; Non-exempt
JOB PURPOSE: Support individuals with developmental disabilities achieve their goals to live independently.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide targeted and goal-oriented supports to individuals with developmental disabilities residing in their natural homes.
  • Provide direct care supports and training to increase consumers independence.
  • Effectively teach daily living skills to consumers where barriers have been recognized per Individual Support Plan (ISP).
  • Consistently seek out new opportunities for consumers to connect with their community to increase their independence.
  • Support consumer with learning appropriate responses to real life situations.
  • Clearly and thoroughly document all interactions per funder's and agencies guidelines.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent required, direct care experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities highly preferred. Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office products and use of search engines is required. Candidates should poses: knowledge of resources within the county; ability to comprehend, speak, read, and write effectively in English; ability to do basic math; ability to problem solve, to effectively multi-task, plan and prioritize to meet deadlines; effective communication skills. Knowledge of disabilities and special needs populations highly preferred. Must be certified in CPR and first aid within 60 days of hire date (these trainings will be provided upon hire along with required agency trainings).

MISCELLANEOUS: Reliable vehicle, driver's license and auto insurance with the ability to travel independently required. Must have the ability to obtain a Class E Missouri license within 60 days of hire. Must have the ability to continually walk or stand up to 3 hours; ability to lift, push, pull or otherwise move objects up to 50 pounds in weight. Must have the availability to work days, evenings, nights and weekends.

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