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Community Support Staff - Floater

  • Job Tracking ID: CSSFLOAT
  • Job Location: Concord, CA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 02, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: January 2, 2019



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Job Description:

 

Position Description:

 

The Community Support Staff is responsible for providing home-based support and assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities served by Las Trampas Supported Living Services. The CSS is responsible for understanding the goals and objectives of the individuals served as outlined in the individuals’ Individual Program Plans (IPPs) and Individual Service Plans (ISPs). The CSS provides assistance to individuals served in meeting their personal needs, supports needed and training in the acquisition of skills needed for individuals served to maintain community placement in a home of their own, respecting the personal rights of individuals with developmental disabilities, and providing for the care, welfare and safety of the individuals served.

 

The CSS is also responsible for providing services and maintaining the Five Principles of Supported Living and consumers’ full participation in their lives and the responsibilities of an adult life. The CSS is responsible for adhering to California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Consumer Rights, and all aspects of the Individual Service Plan (ISP) process.

The primary purpose of the CSS-Floater is to fill in shifts at various locations that are open including those that are open due to illnesses, vacations, leaves of absence, unfilled regular positions, etc. He/she must have an open, flexible schedule for this position and shifts to be filled will include all available shifts (daytime hours, overnights, weekends, etc.

Experience and Skills:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide direct service and support and personal assistance services for individuals served by the program (personal hygiene and grooming needs, shopping, administering medications, laundry, general household cleaning, community access, medical and/or dental appointments, etc.).
  • Assisting individuals in increasing and/or maintaining their quality of life and attaining their goals and objectives as outlined in the IPP and ISP.
  • Assisting individuals in developing their Circle of Support within the community by building and maintaining relationships with family members, friends, neighbors, referral source agency, community resource agencies, and others the individual feels are important to the maintenance of their independence.
    • Encourage active participation from members of the individual’s Circle of Support.
  • Ensure that all generic resources such as outside agencies and members of the Circle of Support are primary support agents (e.g., In-Home Support Services, subsidized housing, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, etc.).
  • Providing transportation for the individuals as necessary to scheduled and unscheduled appointments and activities necessary for maintaining independence in the community.
  • Monitoring the health and medical needs of the individuals and support the individuals in all aspects of maintaining adequate medical care.
  • Supporting individuals to effectively manage their finances.
    • Assisting with plans for the reduction of expenses while observing personal rights to choose.
  • Attending all mandatory and required in-service training, staff meetings, conferences and workshops.
  • Respecting and supporting individual choices, routines, and preferences.
  • Responsible for logging all trips in agency-owned and personal vehicles for reimbursement consideration.
  • Assisting individuals in the acquisition and use of adaptive equipment if necessary or needed.
  • Provide training to individuals and members of the Circle of Support in emergency disaster planning.
  • Proactively communicating with supervisors regarding the individuals’ needs and threats to health, safety, and welfare.
  • Proactively communicating with supervisors regarding the progress and barriers to success for the individuals served.
  • Respecting confidential and proprietary agency information by not sharing with such information with other organizations.
    • Avoiding any conflict of interest.
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of the individuals served.
  • Ensure that all documentation on consumer progress, communications between staff members and outside agencies is completed thoroughly, accurately, and timely.

 

Job Benefits:

Entry level wage of $16.00 per hour

Fulltime employees receive paid vacation time, sick time, health, dental and vision coverage at little to no cost, 403B plan.