Community Inclusion Specialist-Part Time, 20 Hours/Week

Recruiter
Easter Seal Society
Location
Waterbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 12, 2017
Closes
Aug 16, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Summary:

* Works directly with our consumers in a variety of employment settings and/or program models designed to address their individual program needs and life goals.

* Assumes responsibility for implementation of individualized treatment plan goals, teaching strategies, and reporting assignments.

* Represents Easterseals with our community partners in promoting our collaborations with stakeholders, employers and community organizations.

* Actively participates as a member of interdisciplinary treatment teams for all assigned individuals.

* Establishes, develops and maintains respectful relationships with individuals served, and facilitate functional training in vocational, domestic, recreational, leisure and community settings.

* Provides on-site employment and life skills training. Maintains on-site support to consumers and serves in a liaison role with employers.

* Assists individuals in making personal choices and accessing community activities.

* Develops and expand community opportunities/relationships for our consumers that provide opportunities for increased independence.

* Assists individuals in accessing public and/or generic transportation (native supports); provides transportation as assigned.

* Assists with personal care such as eating, toileting and dressing as prescribed, based on the needs of the individuals served.

* Successfully completes all professional development and training requirements as identified by the vocational program, and by our organization.

Qualifications:

* This position may be authorized to have access to protected Health Information (PHI) to perform specific job duties.

* Excellent communication skills

* Excellent problem solving skills

* Valid driver's license, good driving record.

EDUCATION

* High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree strongly preferred.

EXPERIENCE

* Three (3) years of relevant work experience strongly preferred.Posted by StartWire