Community Supported Living Agent-Entry Level Position
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Marshfield, WI 
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Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Lutheran Social Services (LSS) is a private, non-profit, human service agency providing a variety of services throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Over the years, LSS has grown to become one of the largest human service agencies in the two state area serving more than 125,000 clients annually. We are looking for passionate, mission-driven individuals like you to help provide services including outpatient behavioral health management, international, domestic and special needs adoptions, older adult services, support services for children, youth and families, community corrections programs and support services for adults with disabilities and/or mental health concerns.

Motivated by the compassion of Christ, we help people improve the quality of their lives. Does this describe your personal mission statement? Are you motivated to serve by sharing your talents? If you would like to help us achieve our mission, please apply for the following opportunity.

Description

The Community Supported Living Agent provides individualized support, problem solving, companionship, and guidance to individuals in their homes. Promotes an individual's independence in a home of their choice with supports of their choice and a lifestyle of their choice.

Successful candidates would possess the following skills: able to work 1:1 as well as with a team; able to teach daily living skills tailored to an individual's style of learning; patience and flexibility; knowledge of community resources; and great communication skills.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Supports and cares for individuals within established policies and procedures.
  • Interacts with individuals on one-to-one or group basis providing guidance and a positive supportive influence.
  • Provides documentation according to individual services and LSS best practices.
  • Assists individuals in performing personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, recreational activities, obtaining appropriate health care, and community involvement. May provide limited health care such as administering tube feedings and obtaining vital signs.
  • Performs general housekeeping, laundry, and outdoor maintenance duties.
  • Transports and accompanies individuals to meetings, services, appointments, and other activities.
  • May purchase supplies and/or groceries for the program.
  • Advocates for individuals in the community.
  • Provides information concerning the status of individuals to families, guardians, social workers and other professionals within established guidelines.

Keywords: CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant, Personal Care Worker, PCW, DSP, HHA, Home Health Aide, Caregiver

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school or GED equivalency is preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • The incumbent of this position must have a valid driver's license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
  • First Aid training, and CPR Certificate (when required) preferred but may be required to obtain after hire.

PERKS:

  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Service Awards and Recognition
  • Ability to Contribute to 403B
  • Employee Assistance Program

TRAVEL: Daily local travel may be required.

We want you! Apply today to join our team.

LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Travel Required
Yes. Daily local travel
Education

Preferred

High School Diploma/ GED or better.

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

Driver's License

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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