The Community Living Specialist is responsible for the general growth, development and well-being of the people residing in community housing provided by Mainstay Life Services.

Earn $13.50-$15/hour

Responsibilities

  • Care for those served with dignity and respect while providing them an opportunity to exercise choice
  • Integrate those served within the community; organize and implement activities within person’s home and/or community
  • Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and therapeutic living environment for those served
  • Encourage, guide, and train those served to develop competencies, including daily living skills, social skills and interpersonal skills
  • Administer medications and other health care services as prescribed by person’s health providers. This may include administering oral, topical and/or injected medications.
  • Adhere to documentation and reporting requirements
  • Assess and evaluate behaviors and skills of those served and complete written assessments
  • Develop and implement goal plans as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Actively participate in scheduled staff meetings, training seminars, and supervisory sessions
  • Participate productively and cooperatively on the staff team, with person’s family members, the community, and vocational and educational providers.

Available Shifts

  • Afternoons, weekend block, overnights, and flexible variable hour

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years experience/education in developmental disabilities
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Eligibility for Act 33/34 clearances
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Pre-employment drug screen
  • Must be 21 years of age
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