Direct Support Facilitator- San Marcos

<strong>At&nbsp;Adjoin,&nbsp;we strive to create an impassioned and fulfilling environment for both our clients and employees. We have been in action for 40 years and have worked tirelessly towards generating a positive impact in our communities. If you are interested in serving your community and becoming a valued asset to our team, please read ahead!</strong>

San Marcos Office - San Marcos, CA, 92078


<strong>At Adjoin, we are agents of change, building a future where all people can belong in the places they live, work, learn, and play. Together with our community partners, we remove barriers to belonging with innovative solutions that center the unique needs of every individual we serve. <br /><br /><br /></strong>

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$17.00 - $19.00 Hourly

Overview: <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Adjoin Us!</strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">At&nbsp;<strong class="ignore-global-css">Adjoin,</strong>&nbsp;we strive to create an impassioned and fulfilling environment for both our clients and employees. We have been in action for 40 years and have worked tirelessly towards generating a positive impact in our communities. If you are interested in serving your community and becoming a valued asset to our team, consider joining our team!</span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css"><em class="ignore-global-css">Together we ignite possibility!</em></strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">The Direct Support Facilitator is a unique position that combines both an office administration and direct support component. We are seeking an energetic professional who doesn't mind wearing multiple hats. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes the challenge of each day being different.</span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Values:</strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">On a day-to day basis, we work guided by our core values of integrity, people, compassion, innovation, and fun. As a Direct Support&nbsp;Facilitator and part of our team, you will build professional relationships that inspire clients to reach their potential. Our team members are positive role models and encouraging souls when a client is facing a challenging day. We are committed to advocacy and ensuring client rights are respected.</span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Benefits and Perks:</strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">At Adjoin, we know our employees have diverse and individual needs and have gone a step beyond the standard, cookie-cutter benefits package that other organizations offer. We have thoughtfully designed a unique package that goes above and beyond!:</span></p> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Providing the client with appropriate and effective services such as support and training programs</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Serving each client in the least restrictive environment</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Increasing the independence of all clients served</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Assisting each person with improving his/her/their quality of life</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Participating in client evaluations through task analysis and other requested assessment devices</span></li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Independent Living and Supported Living:</strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">In our Independent Living Program, Adjoin team members assist clients with a wide array of tasks to support them in their goals to be more independent, such as:</span></p> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Meal Planning and Preparation</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Money Management</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Household Maintenance</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Shopping</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Medical Appointments</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Social Skill Development</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Volunteer Opportunities</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Safety Planning and Preparation</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Problem Solving</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Advocacy</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Transportation</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Training</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Parenting Skills</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Mental Health Symptoms</span></li> </ul> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">In the Supported Living program,&nbsp;Adjoin team members&nbsp;provide training and personal support services so that the individual may live in their own apartment or house fully integrated into the community. Traditionally, supported living services are best suited for individuals who prefer or require more comprehensive levels of regular and on-going support. This may involve assistance with personal care, home care, and meals.</span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Documentation:</strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">When providing direct support, Adjoin team members are responsible for writing daily activity records for our clients in our electronic client management system. This is a critical duty that helps every member of the client&rsquo;s support team communicate and collaborate to maximize the effectiveness of the services the client receives. A requirement of this position is the ability to complete this documentation within the system and meet all appropriate deadlines.</span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css">&nbsp;</p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Transportation:</strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">When providing direct support, Adjoin team members&nbsp;must be capable of making on-site visits to clients, agencies and employers. Often these on-site visits are at a distance from the office and no regular means of public transportation exists. Overnight travel is rare, but may be required for training and as part of a client's program. This position is required to transport a client as part of their job duties.</span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Adjoin does not furnish transportation or vehicles for its employees however, mileage is reimbursed. A reliable means of transportation, valid California license and insurance is required.</span></p>
Requirements: <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><u class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Skills and Education:</strong></u></span></p> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">18 years or older</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">High School Diploma</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Demonstrated computer literacy including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, search engines</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality in the execution of job duties.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, communication and time management skills.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Hands-on, high-energy work ethic, with an ability to work very effectively as part of a team and with all levels of the company.&nbsp;</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Ability to proactively anticipate and resolve/coordinate issues.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Ability to remain focused and professional in an ever-changing, fast paced industry.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality in the execution of the job.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Able to work independently with little or no supervision.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Well organized, flexible and enjoys the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Excellent with communication and organizational skills.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Able to actively discover new ways to do the job more efficiently and takes initiative to move projects forward.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">A process and analytically focused individual with the highest attention to detail to proactively anticipate and resolve/coordinate issues.</span></li> </ul> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><u class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Physical Requirements:</strong></u></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">The Direct Support Professional must be able to perform such tasks on an urgent or emergency basis. Many of the jobs/activities in which our clients engage require physical exertion on the part of the Adjoin staff person (i.e., walking (75% of workday), climbing stairs (10% workday but on a frequent basis), lifting (10% of workday but on a frequent basis), stretching, bending, etc.).</span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css"><u class="ignore-global-css">Other Requirements:</u></strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Adjoin employees must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and boosted if eligible. A reliable means of transportation, valid California license and insurance is required. Candidate must successfully pass a screening for illicit drug use prior to employment. Candidate must possess a record clear from past criminal activity that would present a concern in working with a vulnerable population and submit to a Department of Justice criminal activity background check.</span></p>