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Community Living Specialist

Company: momentum-formerly-ucpla
Location: Glendale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Schedule Available: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday (full-time/40 hours per week)*Availability to work flexible 8 hours based on client needs*Availability to serve on Emergency Cell Phone on a rotating basisMomentum is currently hiring a Community Living Specialist (CLS) to promote the individual rights of people living with disabilities in Glendale, Burbank, and Pasadena. As a CLS, you'll have the opportunity to help the people we support build effective relationships and ties to their community. You will provide instruction and support in living skills, identify and facilitate access to community resources, and coordinate resources as requested or required by people supported. Responsibilities also include coordinating -Direct Support Professionals (DSP) who support Momentum's people to accomplish daily living activities at the person's home and/or in the local community. If you would like to make a difference in the community while building a rewarding career working with individuals with disabilities, we encourage you to apply.
Benefits (Full-time): -

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation/Sick/Bereavement leave
  • Credit Union Benefits and Discounts
  • $750.00 Referral Bonus Program
  • Retirement Plan (403B)
  • Direct Deposit -
  • Hands-On Training -
  • Reliable Schedule -Community Living Specialist Essential Responsibilities: -
    • Promotes a friendly, comfortable, and safe environment -
    • Respects and promotes the right of individuals -
    • Provide independent living skills training, support, and case management services to individuals with disabilities in the individual's own home and community - -
    • Supervise and coordinate the activities of Direct Support Professionals (DSP)
    • Provide oversight; coordinates personal care, training, and support to meet the goals and objectives of the individuals supported
    • Complete required paperwork, including notes, reports, logs, etc.
    • Participate in on-going in-service training - - - -
    • Performs other duties as assigned to meet department and/or business needsCommunity Living Specialist Qualifications:
      • Must be 21 years of age -
      • Bachelor's degree in a human services-related field; preferred (may be substituted with a high school diploma or equivalent with two years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities)
      • Experience working with developmentally disabled individuals; preferred -
      • Read, write, comprehend, and communicate in English well enough to perform essential duties and responsibilities
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality
      • Communicate and work professionally and cooperatively with others
      • Successfully pass all post offer, pre-employment screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, health screening, TB screening and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
      • Ability to run, push, pull, bend, squat, kneel, and lift up to fifty (50) pounds
      • Valid and current proof of legal right to drive in California; preferred, not required -With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, Momentum is the largest nonprofit provider of direct support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California.Momentum is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. Momentum also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance. -

Keywords: momentum-formerly-ucpla, Glendale , Community Living Specialist, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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