COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Are you interested in working with adults diagnosed with a mental health disorder and assisting them with gaining skills to live successfully in the community of their choice? We have just what you need to step up in the position! The Community Support Specialist in the Clifton Heights area supports those in our care to reach their highest potential by providing them with assistance to achieve their goals and their daily activities.
There are many rewards of working as a Community Support Specialist; our employees say that it is professionally fulfilling to see the personal growth and joy of the people they support.
About us: Step by Step, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides supports to over 2000 individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism, mental illness, and substance abuse. Our community-based programs provide a setting where individuals we serve can be independent.
What we can offer you:
· Starting salary of $19.26 per/hour
· $1000 sign-on bonus and employee referral bonus
· Weekly pay
· Work/life balance
· Paid training
· Participate in activities while working with the people you support
· Generous vacation, sick leave, 11 paid holidays
· Health, dental, and vision insurance
· Life and long-term disability insurance
· Retirement plan (401k)
. Employee Assistance Program
The essential function of the position includes the following:
· Role models and implements psycho-social rehabilitation philosophy and principles while assisting individuals in their recovery inclusive of reestablishing roles in the community, developing support networks and increasing quality of life.
· Recognizes, appreciates and incorporates the individual’s culture into the rehabilitative plan to promote recovery.
· Ensures the cleanliness and safety of the site, both inside and outside, while assisting and teaching individuals.
The Successful Candidate Will:
· be 18 years of age or older
· have a current driver’s license with no suspensions or points within the past three years
· possess an associates degree or 60 credits from an accredited college or university
· have no prohibitive criminal offenses
Direct Apply: https://careers.stepbystepusa.com/jobs/2328621
Step By Step is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. At Step By Step, we are committed to and value an inclusive and diverse workforce and we believe that diversity and inclusion among our workforce is critical to our success. Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and staff without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, political affiliation, parental status and any other characteristics or protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. All employment decisions are based upon qualifications, merit, and business necessity.