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Community Support Specialist

Community Alliance Omaha, NE
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Job Description

General Summary

  • The Community Support Specialist coordinates the implementation of a rehabilitation plan in order for consumers to live independently in the community.

Duties include:

  • Developing/coordinating necessary services and supports in the community.
  • Assessing of clients needs, developing/implementing plans to help clients meet needs, and evaluating clients progress.
  • Assisting clients to obtain and maintain suitable housing.
  • Planning and providing training related to personal, community living and social skills.
  • Assessing clients behaviors and using appropriate intervention strategies/positive reinforcers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Basic knowledge and skills in mental health philosophy, service and behavior intervention practices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to initiate and complete tasks with moderate to minimal supervision.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Possession of valid driver s license and good driving record.
  • Ability and willingness to work varied hours, including evenings and weekends as required.

Desired Qualification:

  • Previous experience providing case management in a community based setting for adults with a major mental illness.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Details

Date Posted September 5, 2017
Date Closes October 5, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift
Daytime
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
SOC Category 21-1015.00 Rehabilitation Counselors
Zipcode 68105

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Same-Sex)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Merit Increases
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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