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|Position:||Independent Living Skills (ILS) Specialist|
|Job Location(s):||Golden Valley, MN|
|Special Notes/Instructions:||You must include a current resume and/or employment history with dates of employment to be considered for this position. Please explain any gaps in history.|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Hours per Week:||40|
|Starting Salary Range:|
|Required Education:||Bachelor's Degree|
|Required Experience:||1 to 20+ years|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Social Services/Community, Healthcare - Home Services|
We are looking for an ILS Specialist to provide training and support to individuals with disabilities living in the community in order to develop or maintain their maximum level of independence. Services are provided in consumers' homes or other community locations. Consumer population is primarily individuals with physical disabilities or acquired cognitive disabilities.
Courage Center - proud to be an equal opportunity employer
We are a Minnesota-based non-profit rehabilitation and resource center that empowers people with disabilities to realize their full potential in every aspect of life. We use a holistic approach that includes comprehensive rehabilitation therapies, independent living services, drivers services, a community reintegration program, accessible aquatics and fitness programs, camps, and adapted sports and recreation programs. We have an inpatient residential program for rehabilitation after brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injury, as well as a chronic pain rehabilitation program. We also advocate for people with disabilities at the legislature and in other public forums.
We have locations in Golden Valley, Stillwater, Burnsville and Forest Lake, as well as a sports and recreation office in Duluth.
Bachelor's Degree in Health or Human Services related field.
Minimum of 1 year experience or similar work experience.
Must have current valid drivers license and reliable transportation.
Preferred: Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS)
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, reach above shoulder, kneel, balance, enter data, squat, crawl, crouch, lift/carry/push 50#, talk in person, talk on phone, hear in person, hear on phone, vision for close work, repetitive hand and foot movement with or without reasonable accommodations.
*At times the working conditions will be less than ideal. The specialist will work in homes that may be dirty, cluttered, or where people have been smoking.