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Community Support Worker

Company: Adapt of Illinois, Inc.
Location: Belleville
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Title: *

Community Support Worker:

*Job Profile: *

The Community Support Worker (CSW) is responsible for providing recovery-based psychiatric services and assertive case management to consumers living in the community as part of a supported residential team.

*Duties and Responsibilities: *

1. The CSW assesses consumers' levels of risks, strengths, and weaknesses and interviews consumers, reviews records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate consumers' preparedness for independent living.
2. The CSW promotes independence in consumers' daily lives and ensures consumers adequately perform daily living tasks.
3. The CSW provides services according to consumers' Individual Treatment Plans and ensures that all services provided are documented accurately and on time.
4. The CSW consistently meets established productivity standards.
5. The CSW involves family members and guardians in supporting, understanding, and communicating with consumers.
6. The CSW encourages consumer participation in the recovery process.
7. The CSW encourages and ensures consumer medication adherence.
8. Under the direction of a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP), the CSW provides crisis intervention services.

*Skills, Competencies, and Specifications: *

1. Services are provided in accordance with Adapt's mission, philosophy and service principles, and professional code of ethics.
2. Adapt's services promote the development of a natural support system and increased community living skills as prescribed on consumers' Individual Treatment Plans.
3. The CSW must demonstrate significant independence in assessing psychiatric symptoms and consumer needs, teaching community living skills, providing crisis intervention, and making sound clinical decisions.
4. The CSW is able to plan and strategize in creative, flexible, and imaginative ways.
5. Hours of employment vary depending on the needs of consumers and may include evenings and weekends.
6. The position requires travel to visit consumers and includes transporting consumers in personal vehicle to and from appointments and errands.
7. The CSW is capable of performing physical activities as needed, which may include stooping, climbing stairs, and lifting or moving 50 pounds.

*Education and Qualifications: *

The CSW must have earned a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or a related Human Services field and must possess a valid driver's license, maintain a clean driving record, have access to a personal vehicle, and maintain acceptable liability insurance coverage.

*Benefits: *

------------------In exchange for your dedication and hard work some of your benefits will include the following:
* sign-on bonus (to be paid out in two installments - the first after 30 days of successful employment and the second after 6 months, pending a successful performance evaluation)
* an array of health insurance plans to choose from
* dental and vision insurance
* free life insurance
* 401(k) - traditional or Roth
* company sponsored trainings, including crisis prevention, CPR, First Aid
* 9 paid holidays
* Over 2 - weeks of Paid Time Off

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.00 - $22.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Signing bonus

Education:
* Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Adapt of Illinois, Inc., Belleville , Community Support Worker, Other , Belleville, Illinois

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