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Community Inclusion Specialist-Part Time, 20 Hours/Week

Part-time; posted: Thursday, May 11 2017

Easterseals Serving Greater Waterbury, Central and Northwest Connecticut

Send resume to:

Linda Ball
Waterbury, Connecticut

Phone: 203-236-0188

Email: lball@eswct.com

Summary:

·         Works directly with our consumers in a variety of employment settings and/or program models designed to address their individual program needs and life goals.

·         Assumes responsibility for implementation of individualized treatment plan goals, teaching strategies, and reporting assignments.

·         Represents Easterseals with our community partners in promoting our collaborations with stakeholders, employers and community organizations.

·         Actively participates as a member of interdisciplinary treatment teams for all assigned individuals.

·         Establishes, develops and maintains respectful relationships with individuals served, and facilitate functional training in vocational, domestic, recreational, leisure and community settings.

·         Provides on-site employment and life skills training.  Maintains on-site support to consumers and serves in a liaison role with employers.

·         Assists individuals in making personal choices and accessing community activities.

·         Develops and expand community opportunities/relationships for our consumers that provide opportunities for increased independence.

·         Assists individuals in accessing public and/or generic transportation (native supports); provides transportation as assigned.

·         Assists with personal care such as eating, toileting and dressing as prescribed, based on the needs of the individuals served.

·         Successfully completes all professional development and training requirements as identified by the vocational program, and by our organization.

Qualifications:

·         Valid driver’s license, good driving record.

 

EDUCATION

·         High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Associates Degree strongly preferred. 

 

EXPERIENCE   

·         Three (3) years of relevant work experience strongly preferred.

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