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Full-time Supported Living Specialist
East Bay Innovations

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Full-time Supported Living Specialist
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Job Summary

Wage
$18.25 per hour
Job Type
Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 16 days ago
Job Role
Community Support Services
Employer's Industry
Caregiving, Nonprofit
Job Schedule
Evenings, Afternoons, Mornings, Weekends, Weekdays

Job Description

About the Position:

The Specialist is responsible assisting the Director of Supported Living in managing the day-to-day support of Supported Living clients. They will work alongside the director to ensure client shifts are filled and support staff are trained in their duties. The Specialist will also perform administrative work for clients and employees and advocate for and support clients in accessing the community.

Qualifications and Duties:

Duties of the Supported Living Specialist include: covering staff direct service vacancies, carrying the emergency cell phone and appropriately responding by either arranging staff coverage or directly responding to cover shifts and training new hires to support supported living clients. Individual must have flexibility, as work hours will include some weekends and nights.

  • Ability to think strategically, creatively problem solve and exercise good judgment
  • Provide individualized training and support to clients with respect and sensitivity to each client’s needs and preferences
  • Provide personal care and assist with wheelchair transfers
  • Provides overnight support to clients as assigned
  • Have the ability to train a team around a common goal
  • Maintains a consistent positive attitude when working with each client and in representing the agency in the community effectively
  • Carries the emergency cell phone as assigned (additional pay while carrying emergency cell phone)
  • Provides on-call support as assigned

Applicants must have a valid California driver's license, proof of auto insurance, and access to a vehicle. Must complete a Live-Scan DOJ background check and consent to a DMV driving record pull.

Work Schedule:

The specialist must be willing and able to travel to all parts of Alameda County. This is a full-time position, evenings and weekends included.

Benefits:

Employee benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Membership in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Counseling benefits
  • Financial coaching
  • Education Assistance Fund

Salary: $18.25/hour

SIGNING BONUS: For a limited time, EBI is offering a signing bonus of $250 to all new employees, plus an additional $250 bonus after the first 90 days of employment. That's a total of $500 extra income to thank you for joining our team. Apply today!

*East Bay Innovations is an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Business Overview

Our Story

Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a non-profit human services organization that supports people with developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy. Our person centered services support people to live in their own homes, make choices about how they live, work in jobs of their choosing, and enjoy being part of their communities. We seek to further the human rights and empowerment of people with disabilities seeking to lead lives of meaning as part of their communities. We hire people who care about social justice and want to make a difference in the lives of others. 

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Benefits
Commuter Benefits
Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Retirement Benefits
Training
Workplace
Collaborative
Community Oriented
Diverse
Fun
Mission Driven
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