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Community Living Facilitator-ILS

Toolworks, in partnership with people with disabilities, is a human service agency dedicated to providing the tools and resources that promote independence, equality, and personal satisfaction. Toolworks provides a number of programs including: job placement and training, community integration, and supported living services.

 

Position Title:             Community Living Facilitator-ILS

Reports to:                 Assistant Director Community Living-ILS

Supervises:                 N/A

Status/level:                Non-exempt

Purpose:                     To support people with disabilities in maintaining independent community living.

Starting Date:            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
  • Assess client interests and abilities through the person-centered planning process, develop written plans.
  • Contributes to the development of individual support plans
  • Assist clients in managing personal affairs
  • Provide linkages in the community for needed services; provide case management and service coordination
  • Creates and uses natural supports and supports client in a person centered manner
  • Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary

 

Administrative Functions

  • Documents client progress in T-logs, Responsible for completing all required documentation, including monthly billing reports, case notes and additional case records
  • Creates and maintains schedule based on client need and authorized hours
  • Completes all other required paperwork
  • Responsible for maintaining professional relationships with clients, referral sources, employers, families, care providers and appropriate others; and for maintaining confidentiality

 

Organizational (all staff)

  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings and retreats as required
  • Comply with current agency performance standards
  • Report changes in criminal or employment status on a timely basis
  • Represent the organization to visitors and the community as needed
  • Maintain a professional attitude, working cooperatively with other staff, clients and members of the community
  • Maintain confidentiality of client/staff information as required by law and agency policy
  • Treat clients and co-workers with dignity and respect

 

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. May substitute education in a related field for experience

 

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:

  • 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

 

Benefits:

  • Paid employee medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401k contribution
  • Twelve days of paid vacation accrued annually
  • Twelve sick days accrued annually
  • Ten paid holidays annually
  • Birthday holiday per year
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee wellness program

 

 

Toolworks is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with respect to hiring, promotion and training. We welcome applicants from diverse communities