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Job Title:

Community Support Services Associate

Job Post ID:

18310

Posted Until:

12/08/2018

Salary:

$18,000/yr.

Location:

Joliet

Hours:

1st Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Healthcare/Medical

Job Description:


Provide training on an individual and group basis, offering classes in work behaviors, job skills, coping skills, management of disability, independent living skills, behavior management, social and recreational skills and/or other needed training areas. Assist with implementation of alternate programming as assigned.

Develop lesson plans for each class offered in program, and update program manual as necessary.

Develop and implement a complete individual training plan for each client in the program as required and to update the plan as needed. Promote client participation in discussion of plans, goals, etc.

Conduct formal staffings, which include the client and any ancillary agencies, on a regular basis in order to evaluate client progress and develop a training plan based on client needs and preferences.

Provide crisis counseling to clients as needed.

Assist all clients as needed in order to promote community based services and full community inclusion.

Job Requirements:

Actively engage clients, implementing instructional plans and activities designated by the Community Support Services Supervisor.

Assist in implementation and documentation of behavior programs.

Maintain data collection and other required documentation, i.e., behavior tracking sheets, behavior incident reports, data sheets, injury/witness reports, etc. Submit documentation in a timely manner to the Coordinator of Community Support Services.

Provide for client toileting needs and clean up as necessary.

Monitor client break/lunch periods.

Ensure secure storage and inventory of program supplies.

Participate in staffing and development of program plans whenever possible.

Drive agency vehicle, as assigned.

Other duties as assigned by the Community Support Supervisor.

Benefits:


Comprehensive Health Benefits (full-time employees)
• FREE Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO (or four other HMO/PPO plans)
• FREE 24/7 medical consult phone service, no copay if enrolled in the HMO/PPO plans
• FREE dental insurance (full-time employees)
• Optional low-cost vision coverage
• FREE $15,000 life insurance benefit
• Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Generous Paid Time-off Benefits
• 11 paid holidays
• 10 paid vacation days per year
• 2 paid personal days
• 12 paid sick days per year
• 2 paid attendance bonus days available

Additional Benefits
• Tuition reimbursement
• 403B retirement plan
• AFLAC elective benefit plans
• Extensive paid training
• Professional and personal growth
• Discounts on area businesses and services
• Loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

Company Information

Cornerstone Services provides progressive, comprehensive services to people with disabilities promoting choice, dignity, and the opportunity to live and work in the community. Since 1969, Cornerstone has been a leader in meeting the unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illnesses, physical disabilities and sensory impairments.

Application Instructions:

Other Information:

or email resume to jkrasnican@cornerstoneservices.org
jkrasnican@cornerstoneservices.org