Living Skills Specialists Wanted

Posting ID : A1068533966
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Healthcare

**LOOKING FOR COMPASSIONATE & INTELLIGENT INDIVIDUALS WHO WANT A REWARDING JOB!**

NAR/CNA upon application is not required

Evergreen Supported Living is looking for creative and fun individuals to provide compassionate support and advocacy through work as Living Skills Specialists.

Evergreen is a team-oriented high energy environment that strives to encourage greater independence and community integration for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Evergreen employees utilize their positions to gain and enhance skills for professional development and have opportunities to work on special projects for specific resume building. Evergreen boasts a very low turn-over rate, including staff members who have worked with our folks for over 25 years!

EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN THE FIELDS OF MEDICAL, SOCIAL WORK, EDUCATION, AND/OR PSYCHOLOGY!

You will gain the following skills and certifications (all certification costs will be paid by Evergreen):
*CPR/First aid Certifications
*Bloodborne Pathogens Certification
*NAR (Nursing Assistant Registered-Statewide Credential)
*Diabetes Management/Insulin Administration training (Nursing Assistant Registered-Statewide Credential)
* Functional Assessment & Positive Behavior Support training

Evergreen provides excellent benefits for employees including:
*Agency Vehicles available for transportation
*Time and a half pay for holidays.
*Potential for college or grad school internship credit.
*Dental and Supplemental Medical for full-time employees
*Paid time off for Full-time employees
*Opportunities for professional development
*Birthday/Anniversary gifts
*Mentorship Program

Required qualifications:
*Must have a CLEAN background check
*Must have a clean driving record with minimal tickets
*Must be able to provide proof of valid driver's license
*Must be a high school graduate, or have a GED
*Must be a problem-solver and be able to take initiative & work independently with little supervision
*Must have a sense of humor and enjoy working with people
*Must be available for a minimum of 20hrs (ideally 30-40 hrs/wk) of training per week during the 1st 3months of employment. (We have a very involved training program to prepare new staff for all aspects of the job & ensure comfort, confidence, and competency)
*Must be available to work full shifts on a variety of weekdays as well as weekends (Typical Shifts include: 8a-noon, noon-5p, 5p-10p, 10p-8a)
*Must be able to commit to 1yr minimum

**PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME AND LETTER OF INTEREST TO BE CONSIDERED**


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