Social Work - Community Living Specialist (CLS)

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United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Are you looking for meaningful work? Are you passionate about making a difference? When you join UCPLA, you will help us promote independence for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full-time staff: Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Bereavement Leave, Credit Union Benefits and Discounts, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan.

United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is currently hiring a Community Living Specialist (CLS) to promote the individual rights of people living with disabilities in Goleta, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. As a CLS, you will have the opportunity to help the people we serve build effective relationships and ties to their community. You will provide instruction and support in living skills, identify and facilitate access to community resources, and coordinate resources as requested or required by the people we serve. Responsibilities also include coordinating Direct Support Professionals who support people served to accomplish daily living activities in the person’s home and/or in the local community. If you would like to make a difference in the community while building a rewarding career working with individuals with disabilities, we encourage you to apply.

Rate of Pay: $16.00 per hour
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Community Living Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Provide independent living skills training, support, and case management services to individuals with developmental disabilities in the individual’s own home and community  
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of Direct Support Professionals
  • Provide oversight and coordinate personal care, training, and support to meet the goals and objectives of the individuals served
  • Complete required paperwork, including notes, reports, logs, etc.
  • Participate in on-going in-service training    
  • Other duties as assigned

Community Living Specialist Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services-related field is preferred (may be substituted with a high school diploma or equivalent with two years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities)
  • Experience preferred
  • Ability to set priorities, perform job duties in an orderly fashion, and complete job duties effectively and efficiently
  • Successfully pass all post offer, pre-employment screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Reliable transportation

With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, UCPLA is the largest nonprofit provider of direct care services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California.

UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Location: Social Work / Case Manager / QIDP in Goleta, CA
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