Community Integrated Living Specialist

Job Description

  Provides daily living support and assistance to individuals in one of the agency’s Community Integrated Living Arrangements under the supervision of the CILA Team Leader and with the support of the Supported Living Program Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide training and guidance to the residents in Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) in the areas of activities of daily living (example-hygiene), community integration (example-outings) and economic self sufficiency skills (example-accurate recording of financial transactions).

Provide direct personal care or oversight as needed.

Provide excellent customer service to residents and families and maintain positive relationships and lines of communication.

Ensures resident medication needs are met by monitoring and documenting medication regimen. Brings any health issues to the supervisor’s attention.

Works with and participates in the community in order to assist residents in utilizing resources and developing natural supports. Includes providing client transportation.

Completes all required documentation.

Prepares and/or utilizes basic household necessities such as food, program supplies, and cleaning supplies, and is responsible for the overall appearance of the home, including daily housekeeping tasks.

Follow and maintain all safety procedures and participate in safety drills.

Qualifications

 

  QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Job Description Community Integrated Living Specialist Page 2

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D. Experience working in a residential setting with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred.

Salary and Benefits

How to Apply

Apply online at commlink.org

or email hr@commlink.org for information.

About the Employer

Community Link offers services to the disabled in southwestern Illinois, including the operation of eight Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) homes in Clinton and Washington Counties.
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