• Full Time
  • South County
  • Industry Sector : Healthcare
  • Healthcare

Website Heart of the Valley ILS Services

Position Title: Independent Living Skills Support Specialist

General Description and Purpose

The individual is responsible for providing direct services to the consumer. ILS services can vary in location such as consumers home, care providers home, or out in the community. The ILS Service Specialist works under the supervision of the assigned case manager.

Role and Responsibility

1.) Provide 1:1 support and training to assigned consumer.

2.) Provide individual training in conjunction to the service plan set up by the case manager.

3.) Provide complete time sheet, progress reports and quarterly reports in a timely manner.

4.) Maintain positive communication with consumer, family members, employers, landlords.

5.) Assist with continuous assessments of assigned consumers.

6.) Ensure a safe environment for consumer.

7.) Assist with development and implementation of consumers service plan.

8.) Ensure compliance of Consumer Rights.

9.) Handles consumer concerns in effective/timely manner.

10.) Attends in-service training, maintains current American Red Cross CPR and First Aid

11.) Embodies and demonstrates Heart of the Valley ILS values and philosophies.

12.) Provides thorough and effective communication with other staff and supervisors.

13.) Participates in team meetings and staff meetings.

14.) Complies with policies and procedures.

15.) Completes other duties assigned by case manager.

Desirable Skills/Education

Must possess a high school diploma or GED. CPR/First Aid Certified or must be completed prior to working with Consumers. Must complete Orientation period within 30 days. One year of working with the developmentally disabled community is preferred but not required.

Work Schedule

Usual hours are scheduled Monday through Friday (Business Hours). If necessary, it will be required to work some evenings and weekends. The work week will also depend on the needs of the consumer. The work schedule will be based on a full time or part time basis depending on the needs of the consumer. No holiday or overtime without pre-approval from Chief Executive Officer.

Other Duties

Requires extensive travel. Position requires transporting consumers to various sites. On site visits will be made to the consumers home, place of employment, and out into the community. Must have reliable transportation, a valid California driver license with up-to-date car insurance.

Physical Requirements

Ability to bend, walk, twist, stand, sit, lift and carry approximately 15 pounds. Also, must have the ability to push and pull 30 lbs.

ILS Service Specialist will report to assigned case manager.

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