Transitional Support Specialist
Under the direction and supervision of the Life Skills Coordinator/Administrator and/or Residential Care Manager/Administrator, provide supportive assistance, personal care & training to consumers in their daily living, social, recreational, day services and community activities, in accordance with the goals & requirements prescribed in each consumers I.S.P. and in a manner that facilitates cross-team collaboration, cooperation and service integration across work unit, departments and organizational boundaries.
As a Transitional Support Specialist (TSS):
Provide support & comfort to people with developmental and other disabilities, assisting them to lead self-directed lives, achieve their personal goals and contribute to their community; and encourage attitudes and behaviors that enhance inclusion in their communities.
High School diploma or GED. Six months successful work/volunteer experience with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Posses or acquire within first ninety days of employment, self-administration of medication , defensive driving, first aide and C.P.R., updating as required by licensing agency. Valid Illinois driver’s license with proof of current vehicle insurance.