Responsibilities and duties include teaching appropriate coping and conflict resolutions skills, assisting in development of social, vocational and life management skills such as proper nutrition, basic cooking, housekeeping and hygiene, providing safe transportation to appointments and activities and encouraging access and utilization of community resources, support systems and services. They also promote cooperation and harmony in the communal living situation and uphold and promote the social rehabilitation philosophy in all duties performed.
Part time position available; 20 hours per week, Fridays through Mondays schedule.
High school diploma or equivalent and at least 2 years related human services experience. Spanish Bi-lingual preferred. Related bachelor's degree preferred. Must have strong interpersonal skills and oral/written communication skills; ability to handle intense situations, display good judgment and decision making skills, and remain calm and clearheaded under pressure; well-defined organizational and time management skills. Conditions of employment include: must be at least 18 years of age; possess a valid CA Driver's License, minimum 2 years driving experience, reliable transportation, proof of auto insurance, and DMV driving record that meets TMHA's current vehicle insurance requirements. May be required to utilize personal vehicle and auto insurance. At the time of hire, other conditions of employment are to comply with a T.B. skin test or chest x-ray indicating a negative tuberculosis result, and receipt of a criminal record clearance through fingerprinting. Must be able to successfully complete First Aid and CPR training.
Keyword: Independent Living Skills Specialist, Atascadero
From: Transitions-Mental Health Association