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Community Support Specialist - WISe Program - Skagit County

Company: CCSWW
Location: Burlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Community Support Specialist provides in-home and community support and supervision for children and families. This includes implementation of the treatment plan and communicating with foster parents, parents, therapists, and other treatment team members. Status: This position is Part-time Variable 0-37.5 hours per week. Must be available to work after school hours during the school year. Starting Salary/Hourly Rate: $16.56 - $17.39/hr. DOE, plus excellent holiday / vacation / sick pay and health benefits! For internal candidates/union positions only: Compensation is set by agreed to language in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between CCSNW & SEIU 1199NW and determined based on experience. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Follow service plan as developed and directed: + Child supervision or monitoring. + Planning and participating in social/recreational activities with child. + Assisting in developing childs social skills; role modeling. + Tutoring or assistance with school work and other specific skills. + Listening/supporting companionship. + Transportation as requested. + Providing parental respite or in-home support as specified by treatment team. + Other specific activities as assigned. Attend team meetings: + Provider team meetings, as requested. + Case staffing, consultation, as requested. + CSS supervision - one-to-one and/or group, as assigned. Paperwork/Documentation: + Complete documentation of contacts with clients in timely and appropriate fashion. + Complete billing documents in timely manner. + Other written reports and documentation as required. Access to and protection of PHI: + Responsible for upholding a culture of privacy and security in highly confidential work environment (HIPAA covered entity service area). + Complies with all CCSWW policies and procedures that involve access to and safeguarding of client Protected Health Information (all forms). Other work related duties as required. MINIMUM: + 1 year direct experience working with children in a professional setting and/or demonstrated life experience. + Ability and willingness to obtain WA State Agency Affiliate Counselor Certification. + Must have reliable transportation, valid drivers license and current automobile insurance. + Proof of acceptable driving record (Full Record Driving Abstract from the WA DOL). + Some College or post high school education. + CPR/First Aid Certified (Infant/Child/ Adult). + Ability to work with minimum supervision. + Knowledgeable of family and cultural differences. + Strong communication, interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team model. + Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services. + Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes teamwork. + Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations. + Demonstrated commitment to the preservation of a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusivity. + Criminal History Background Checks are required prior to employment. PREFERRED: + Bachelors Degree in Social Services, Counseling or related field. + Knowledge of child development and parenting issues. ID: 2021-5256 External Company URL: Street: 725 E. Fairhaven Avenue

Keywords: CCSWW, Bellingham , Community Support Specialist - WISe Program - Skagit County, Other , Burlington, Washington

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