LSSWis - Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan

Lutheran Social Services of
Wisconsin and Upper Michigan

Job Details


Post Date 2/16/2017
Req # 17-0062
Title Community Supported Living Agent-Entry Level Position
City Rice Lake
State WI
Location 2200 - Rice Lake CSL
Starting Pay 11.00
Shift 1st & 2nd Shift
Hours per Week 10
Status Part-time
Description

Do you enjoy trying new things in your community? Are you interested in helping individuals get involved in their community? Do you have a flexible schedule?

Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI is currently seeking a Community Supported Living Agent to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities, individuals who are aging and/ or individuals who have a mental illness as they strive to connect to their interests within the community and maintain their independence at home.

 This position is supporting individuals in their own homes.  Successful candidates would possess the following skills: able to work 1:1 as well as with a team; able to teach daily living skills tailored to an individual's style of learning; patience and flexibility; knowledge of community resources; and great communication skills.

Please keep in mind schedules are determined based on the needs of the clients and may include day, night, and weekend hours.

 We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates, who are looking to help individuals live life to the fullest!

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Supports and cares for individuals within established policies and procedures.
  • Interacts with individuals on one-to-one or group basis providing guidance and a positive supportive influence.
  • Provides documentation according to individual services and LSS best practices.
  • Assists individuals in performing personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, recreational activities, obtaining appropriate health care, and community involvement. May provide limited health care such as administering tube feedings and obtaining vital signs.
  • Performs general housekeeping, laundry, and outdoor maintenance duties.
  • Transports and accompanies individuals to meetings, services, appointments, and other activities.
  • May purchase supplies and/or groceries for the program.
  • Advocates for individuals in the community.
  • Provides information concerning the status of individuals to families, guardians, social workers and other professionals within established guidelines.

 

 

 

Keywords: CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant, Personal Care Worker, PCW, DSP, HHA, Home Health Aide, Caregiver

Requirements

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school or GED equivalency is preferred. 

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

May be required to have a valid Driver’s License.  Motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record will be required when a license is required.  Must pass a Caregiver Background Check according to program regulations and LSS best practice. First Aid training, and CPR Certificate (when required) preferred but may be required to obtain after hire.

 

 

TRAVEL: Daily local travel may be required. 

 

Discover what makes Lutheran Social Services a great place that helps improve the quality of peoples’ lives – one grace-filled life at a time.

We want you! Apply today to join our team.

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