Iowa Employer Supported Community Living Specialist in RED OAK, Iowa
National Career Readiness Certificate preferred. Ask IowaWORKS about getting your credential.Supported Community Living Specialist openings in several homes in Red Oak. Full time and part time openings available.The SCLS will teach, train, and assist individuals in developing the skills necessary to be as independent as possible when performing activities of daily living. Coordinating health and medical needs. Train individuals to take care of their own health and medical needs. Develop or maintain skills allowing for better participation in the community. Assist in becoming independent in accessing community services. Assist individuals in advocacy procedures to ensure his/her rights and to meet his/her needs, interests, and choices. Assist in preparing an individualized diet plan to meet nutritional needs. Write Individualized Intervention Plan for each individualized. Provide emergency training. Provide training in skills necessary to manage their personal business and property. Provide training in budgeting. Provide transportation (doctor's appointments, church, etc.). Provide training in daily living skills. Orientate new individuals in their home, assessing their skills during the evaluation period, and providing appropriate input to the individual's subsequent progress reports and Individual Treatment Programs (ITP). Supervise the individual's program goals and data collection related to running those goals. Supervise, as necessary, the individual's monthly personal allowance and/or earnings to give guidance in budgeting for personal needs and desires. Provide a supportive and therapeutic atmosphere. Supervise the individual's care and use of personal property, and assisting with purchases as necessary. As assigned, train new SCL staff relative to duties, work schedules, agency policies, and state and/or federal regulatory policies and procedures in coordination with the Team Leader, Community Service Coordinator, Group Home Administrator, and Director of Residential Services. Follow the assigned work schedule. Never leave individuals receiving twenty-four hour care unsupervised. Keep hours allotted to each individual within limits of the Individualized Service Budget. Complete all records and documentation using the proper forms as they relate to established procedures. Attend staff meetings and scheduled in-service training sessions. Ensure that the Nishna Productions, Inc. residence meets cleanliness, safety and health standards as set by the agency. Keeping informed of all programming and administrative information, changes, and additions by checking the daily log and/or other messages. Keep all written and verbal information on each individual strictly confidential. Complete documentation of behaviors and/or providing information for writing behavior modification programs. Handle any other duties as assigned by the Team Leader, Community Service Coordinator, Group Home Administrator, and Director of Residential Services. Monitor and document on an individuals physician ordered diet.Individuals must not have or be a carrier of serious infectious or communicable disease, such as but not limited to, incurable, fatal, or debilitating disease, which cannot be eliminated or reduced by reasonable accommodation. A current example would include, but not be limited to, tuberculosis. Determination of the existence of a serious disease is to be made by the proper medical authorities. Successful completion of pre-employment physical, TB Tine, and drug screenings prior to employment. Obtain and maintain a valid Iowa Chauffeur's license. Maintain acceptable driving record as determined by agency insurance carrier.Application, resume and interview workshops are available at IowaWORKS please call your local office for more information.