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Community Support Specialist - $500 sign on bonus


DuBois, Pennsylvania, United States

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$500 sign on bonus available!

The Community Support Specialist is responsible for providing support and one-on-one interventions to Adult Autism Waiver consumers. This position is responsible for working with adults on acquiring, developing, and increasing social engagement and independent living skills, and increased interaction in the community and home settings. This position works to reduce problem behaviors that impede functioning.  Community Support Services may be provided in the consumer's home or the community setting.  

Position details:  This is a full-time position. Daylight hours available.  This position will provide services in the Punxsutwaney/Big Run/DuBois area, PA area.  This position requires travel and consumer transportation in the employee’s personal vehicle.

Pay rate: $15 - $17 an hour for the position; depending on education and experience

Job responsibilities of the Community Support Specialist:

  • Implements interventions in home, school, and various community environments
  • Completes all required clinical documentation
  • Participates in assessment of needs, and objective development, as appropriate
  • Collects data related to progress on consumer objectives
  • Transports consumer to engage in community activities
  • Responds to emergency/crisis situations with team members and consumers
  • Maintains assigned, planned schedule
  • Maintains a commitment to professional development
  • Adheres to professional and ethical interaction policies and procedures
  • Supports on-going and future business needs

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license
  • Clearances: (Perspective employee must have the following clearances before their first day)
    • PA State Child Abuse Clearance (Upon hire, prior to working with clients, and every year thereafter)
    • Pennsylvania State Criminal Background Check (Upon hire, prior to working with clients and every year thereafter
    • FBI Clearance - Department of Human Services

AERI staff will be transporting consumers and are responsible for providing his/her proof of insurance face sheet that notes the Liability coverage limits of at least $100,000 bodily injury and at least $300,000 total per accident in their policy.

About Family Behavioral ResourcesWe work in local schools, homes, and communities servicing children with diagnosed behavioral and mental health disorders.  We also provide Outpatient Mental Health Therapy in numerous locations throughout the state of PA and in Ohio. Our mission is to empower people to improve their lives by providing the highest quality behavioral health care.

FBR is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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