Supported Living Specialist **$500 Retention Bonus**
Sheboygan, WI 
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TitleSupported Living Specialist **$500 Retention Bonus**
LocationSheboygan
Wage/Salary$14 - $16 per hour
Hours per weekHours are flexible.
Work HoursVaries
Full-Time/Part-TimePart-Time
Description

ATTIC Correctional Services, Inc. a nonprofit has developed and provided services to meet the increasing needs for supervision and treatment of correctional clients living in Wisconsin communities since 1977. ATTIC Correctional Services strives to be an industry leader in providing alternatives to traditional incarceration of Citizens.

Do you enjoy helping others? This is the job for you!

ATTIC Correctional Services is recruiting part-time Supported Living Specialists in our Manitowoc, Calumet & Sheboygan County coverage area. The Supported Living Specialist is responsible for providing assistance of daily living skills to persons with a history of sexual violence following their release and transition back to their home community. Hours for these positions are typically 8:00 am to 11:00 am and 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

**This position is eligible for $500 bonus after six months of service (must work a minimum of 190 hours during this time frame).**

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating clients using evidence-based tools to determine needs; uses results to develop responsive strategies to enhance client stability and success in the community.
  • Providing in-home services such as medication administration, activities of daily living skill building, and money management based on evidence-based approaches and tools, including motivational enhancement techniques and cognitive-behavioral models.
  • Providing nutritional guidance that incorporates both educational (what to eat and why, based on individual needs) and practical (tactics and techniques for cost-effective, healthy shopping, food preparation, and eating) information.
  • Assisting with building a program-wide culture of awareness and appropriate role-modeling of both "soft" (interpersonal) and "hard" (practical) daily living skills for all clients, with a special emphasis on clients assessed as needing specific Supported Living interventions.
  • Training Community Care Technician staff in effective role-modeling of behaviors and assisting clients with skills related to Supportive Living Services.
Position Requirements

Education & Work Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience providing services to:
    • Individuals with serious and persistent mental illness; OR
    • Individuals who have a developmental disability

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Valid driver's license, good driving record and proof of insurance.
  • Ability to travel frequently.
  • Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to interactions with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with staff, clients, and other parties in an effective manner while maintaining professional boundaries.
  • Strong decision making abilities and self-motivated.
  • High level organizational, time management and planning skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Demonstrated initiative and flexibility.
  • Experience enforcing rules, policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in the use of automated computer systems and Microsoft Office software programs.

BenefitsAvailable to those who qualify for part time benefits. Benefits include: 403(b) and pension.
CategoryCriminal Justice
EOE StatementATTIC Correctional Services, Inc. is in compliance with applicable state and federal statutes and regulations relating to nondiscrimination in employment and service delivery. No otherwise qualified person shall be excluded from employment, be denied the benefits of employment or otherwise be subject to discrimination in employment in any manner on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, disability or association with a person with a disability, arrest or conviction record, sexual orientation, marital status or pregnancy, political belief, or affiliation, military participation, or use or non use of lawful products off the employer's premises during working hours. All employees are expected to support goals and programmatic activities relating to nondiscrimination in employment. No otherwise qualified applicant for service or service participant shall be excluded from participation, be denied benefits, or otherwise be subject to discrimination in any manner on the basis of race, color, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, disability or association with a person with a disability. Under the Food Stamp Act and USDA policy, discrimination is prohibited also on the basis of religion, political beliefs or affiliation. This policy covers eligibility for the access to service delivery, and treatment in all of our programs and activities.

As a Federal Contractor, ACS supports Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which prohibits discrimination of qualified individuals with disabilities, and the Vietman Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 which prohibits discrimination of covered veterans; and requires affirmative action in all personnel practices for qualified individuals with disabilities and for covered veterans.
supervisorUIDNone Specified


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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