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Community Support Professional - Full-time

Company: Region V Services
Location: Beatrice
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Description: NOW OFFERING A HIRING BONUS OF UP TO $600.00. APPLY TODAY!JOB SUMMARYEach Region V Services employee performs responsible, professional work in providing training and support for individuals with disabilities in their homes and/or various community locations. This support and training will enhance the individual's competencies and help him/her achieve individual goals and build goals and relationships within the community.The person in this position may be required to work in a variety of locations. Attendance will be required at various training sessions which will allow the CSP to expand their knowledge and provide quality services.SCHEDULEThis is a full-time position based on a 40 hour work-week between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, Opportunities for evenings, weekends and overtime may be available. This position is full time and eligible for full employee benefits including health, dental, paid leave and retirement benefits.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ensuring a meaningful day for individuals by providing systematic training and customized supports based on their individual needs and desired outcomes.
  • Attend and participate in team meetings to ensure that the training and supports that are developed for individuals are truly what the individual needs and desires.
  • Work with the individual, his/her family, and other team members in identifying the person's desired outcomes. This includes participation in the completion of any assessments/evaluations as recommended by the IPP team.
  • Develop training programs and maintain accurate data collection, records, and report as required to maintain accountability and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor training programs regularly to enhance personal growth and ensure individual progress by making changes as necessary.
  • Serve as a positive role model and trainer for the individual in regards to socially enhancing behavior, personal hygiene, language, personal grooming, etc., while utilizing teachable moments.
  • Work cooperatively with consultants, supervisors, and other agency staff to assist all personnel in meeting the needs of the individual.
  • Instruct, follow, and enforce safety precautions in accordance with federal, state, local and Region V Services rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule which can be adjusted to meet individual needs for training and support.
  • Assist the individual in meeting their nutritional and dietetic needs.
  • Be certified as a Medication Aide, if required, and follow all laws and regulations in the administration of medication.
  • Provide necessary supervision and training to the individual in various environments within their community to increase valued social roles.
  • Assist individuals in enhancing their image within the community by maintaining their personal appearance and hygiene.
  • Provide transportation and support as needed for the individual to improve their community access skills.
  • Attend staff meetings, training conferences, and other developmental sessions as required to continue to improve job performance.
  • Assist individuals in managing their personal funds with strict adherence to Region V Services procedures.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned to meet the needs of Region V Services.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Knowledge of training individuals with developmental disabilities helpful.
    • Ability to work with individuals with special needs, including personal hygiene/care.
    • Ability to contribute positively to the work team.
    • Ability to meet the physical demand of the service location.
    • Lifting may be required at the service location. If lifting or other adaptive equipment is available, it MUST be used.
    • Nineteen (19) years of age or older. If less than 19 years of age, Executive Director approval will be required.
    • Ability to accept directions and follow through with completion of assigned tasks.
    • Ability to identify and report situations requiring supervisor's advice.. Requirements: Type of Qualifying Education, Training and Experience
      • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge.
      • Prefer one year experience in the field of human services.Special Requirements
        • Possession of a driver's license valid in the state of Nebraska or other adequate means of transportation.
        • Must possess a reliable means of communication (e.g. telephone, cell phone, etc.).
        • Will be subject to criminal history APS and CPS background check. May be subject to drug and alcohol screen.

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Keywords: Region V Services, Lincoln , Community Support Professional - Full-time, Other , Beatrice, Nebraska

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