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Direct Service Worker for A shift (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.)

Company: Communicare
Location: Tupelo
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Communicare is a community mental health center in North Central Mississippi that serves Calhoun, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Tate and Yalobusha counties. Communicare offers specialized treatment services for adults with serious mental illness, children with serious emotional disturbances, individuals with substance abuse disorders and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Communicare is currently seeking a Direct Service Worker for A shift (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) in Tupelo, MS. Responsibilities for Direct Service Worker: 1. The Supervised Living Direct Support Professional will provide direct care for individuals who are designated as ID/DD who live in the supervised living program.2. Services provided will include:a. Assistance and acquisition, retention, or improvement in social self-help, socialization, and other adaptive skills that enhance social development and skills in performing activities of daily living (i.e. money management, medication management)b. Meaningful day activities for the Individual to include the acquisition and maintenance of skills, building positive social behavior and interpersonal competence, greater independence and personal choice.c. Community integration activities3. Always maintain responsibility for monitoring and supervising individuals during service provision, whether in a supervised living home, during transporting, or in the community.4. Serve as a member of the Communicare Treatment Team and participate in team meetings as required.5. Perform other duties as assigned.6. Work under the supervision of the Supervised Living Supervisor or other supervisor as designated.7. Transport Clients to various activities, appointments, etc. Because we are the people who care, Communicare offers the following benefits for full-time Direct Service Worker's:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Life/AD&D/Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Dental/Vision/Term Life/Cancer coverage available
  • Retirement Plan
  • 403-B
  • 403-B matching
  • 11 Holidays per year
  • 15 Annual Leave days per year (18 days after 3 years of employment)
  • 15 Sick Leave per year
  • Professional Development leave
  • Jury leave
  • Military leave Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to perform the responsibilities of the job as listed above.
  • Must be CPI certified or able to complete CPI training and any other training required by DMH and Communicare.
  • Ability to relate positively to individuals who are served through the Adult Day Services program and their families.
  • Must have transportation or access to transportation and be able to provide transportation to individuals being served. A current valid driver's license, automobile insurance, and an insurable driving record must be maintained continuously throughout employment. PI248955fabb31-31181-33564085

Keywords: Communicare, Oxford , Direct Service Worker for A shift (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.), Other , Tupelo, Mississippi

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