Careers

Community Living Specialist

East Bay, San Francisco, Full-time, Part-Time

  • Reports to: Community Support Coordinator
  • Supervises: N/A
  • Status / Level: Non-Exempt
  • Purpose: To support people with disabilities in maintaining independent community living.
  • Starts: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities:

Client Support Functions

  • Provide attendant care, in-home support, and training to clients in all areas of daily living, including, but not limited to: meal preparation, shopping, hygiene, personal care, budgeting, safety awareness, and maintaining a clean and healthy living environment
  • Provide instruction regarding client rights and self-advocacy
  • Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary

Administrative Functions

  • Create and maintain schedule
  • Monitor client progress in case notes
  • Complete Special Incident Reports as needed
  • Keeps First Aid/CPR current
  • Complete all other required paperwork

Other duties as required

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with adults with disabilities required, preferably in a community setting.

Skills requirement:

  • American Sign Language, Spanish or Cantonese skills preferred. Some level of fluency for certain target populations may be required.
  • Fluent report writing skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet client needs.
  • Able to recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities
  • Strong time management skills, patient, detail oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Program requirements:

  • Recent, clean TB test and health screening (within 30 days)
  • Fingerprint background check (Child Abuse Index, Criminal Record Clearance)
  • First Aid/CPR certification required (within 30 days)
  • Clean DMV printout and proof of auto insurance

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation:

  • Depends on experience