Open Positions


Direct Support Specialist

The DSS works with our ISL consumer(s) in their homes assisting them to work toward their goals and have fun.

Responsibilities:

  • Assure a clean, safe, comfortable, personalized, and friendly home for each consumer.
  • Maintain standards as outlined by the Department of Mental Health, Medicaid Waiver, or other funding sources.
  • Assure that all medical orders are followed and documented properly, according to Level 1 Medication Administration guidelines.
  • Assure that the consumer receives immediate medical attention for any problem. 
  • Follow ALL Bridges and DMH policies regarding abuse and neglect reporting. 
  • Assist the consumer to live within his/her means.
  • Maintain a reliable automobile, valid driver's license, and current auto insurance and notify your supervisor immediately of any changes in this regard.
  • Transport consumer in your own automobile as needed. 
  • Exhibit appropriate modeling behaviors in your own health and hygiene. 
  • Work the hours you are assigned and be on time. 
  • Be an effective role model

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Reliable automobile, driver's license and current auto insurance
  • Previous Experience is a plus

Community Support Specialist

The Community Support Specialist shall work directly with individuals to foster the attainment of skills and increased independence.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing support within specific life skills which may include coaching in the following areas: cooking, menu planning, shopping, laundry, cleaning, budgeting, bill paying, banking, safety, coordinating medical appointments, using public transportation, accessing recreational or social activities or house organization.
  • Submitting monthly progress reports which detail activities toward the goals and objectives

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • College Degree Preferred
  • Minimum of one year experience in related field
  • Reliable automobile, driver's license and current auto insurance