Accessible Space

Coon Rapids , MN

Independent Living Skills Worker - Full time #257

Accessible Space
Coon Rapids, MN Full-time
Posted on April 3, 2019

Accessible Space is seeking a full-time Independent Living Skills Worker in the Twin Cities area.
 
Independent Living Skills Worker duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting clients towards achieving maximum functional independence
  • Promote community integration, safety, and effective problem solving.
  • Document client events and progress, provide crisis intervention, prepare client/program reports as required by private and public funding.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years of successful experience working with individuals with disabilities. Two years of successful experience in a related independent position requiring independent judgment and problem solving.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work respectfully with a diverse range of individuals in a professional manner.
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to prioritize and shift priorities.
  • Flexibility in work hours and locations to best meet the needs of the individuals served.
  • Ability to travel inside/outside throughout the community, in all kinds of weather.
  • Must be able to safely transport individuals and their equipment in the worker’s vehicle.
  • Must provide valid license, proof of insurance, and an acceptable driving record.

Supporting Qualifications:

  • Education and training in a related field.
  • Experience in evaluating need, developing goals, and measuring goal attainment.
  • Knowledge of community resources(housing, employment, transportation) for people with disabilities.
  • Understanding of Medicaid, Social Security, Minnesota Supplemental Aid requirements, HUD Housing guidelines, and waiver eligibility.