Catholic Charities of Madison
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Full Time

Our full-time benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Medical Expense Flex Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 403(b) Retirement Plan (with 6% company match after 1 year), Paid Vacation (3 weeks to start), Paid Sick Leave (8 days each year), and Paid Holidays (9.5 days per year).


Catholic Charities Community Living Program has been providing top-notch care for our clients in the Madison area for many years. We support 40+ clients with developmental disabilities in their homes. Our clients are always looking for new Community Support Specialists to help them become more active and involved in the community. This opportunity involves assisting clients with personal cares, administering medication, taking clients to outings daily, and working on independent living skills. If you are creative, have strong problem solving skills, and are up for a challenge, this opportunity is one which will keep you on your toes while you make a huge impact in the lives of the clients you support. 

Client Support Duties:

  • Provide the appropriate level of supervision to each client according to his/her needs. Maintain a detailed knowledge of the client' behavior support plan. Recognize behavior patterns and respond appropriately to them according to the approved plan.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed and thorough documentation for each client daily. Monitor and report deviations in client behavior to the appropriate manager in a timely manner.
  • Develop a therapeutic relationship with the client and maintain appropriate boundaries.

Community Integration: 

  • Assist clients in developing new social supports through hobbies, support groups, and encourage clients to maintain current relationships.
  • Maintain an inventory of needed groceries and supplies and transport clients for shopping when needed.

Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or the equivalent is required.
  • Experience working with people with disabilities is preferred but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A car is preferred with valid license and car insurance.
  • 1-2 years caregiving experience, or similar experience.
  • Want and desire to care for others,

Perks of working with Catholic Charities:

  • Health, dental, short term and long term disability.
  • Matching 403B retirement account
  • PTO (vacation and sick time)
  • Discounts at local retailers
  • Working for a non-profit in a feel-good environment!
  • Get PAID to do activities in the community!
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