FT 2nd Shift-Community Support Assistant-Mental Health Services

Continuum of Care
New Haven
Jul 17, 2017
Jul 18, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Community Support Assistants Overnight Shifts PT/FT

Position Summary: Provides rehabilitative mental health and substance abuse services to assist individuals to achieve and maintain the highest degree of independent functioning in the community. Works collaboratively to provide intensive rehabilitative community supports, crisis intervention, group and psycho-education, case management activities, person centered goal development. Provides transportation and assists in providing hands-on-instruction with activities of daily living. Performs other duties as assigned. EOE

Job Requirements: CSA require a minimum of a High School Diploma plus 3-5 years of work experience in a related field. Additional certifications in CPR and First Aid preferred.

Company Description Continuum is a private not-for-profit agency located in New Haven, Connecticut. Established in 1966, our fundamental mission is to provide comprehensive residential support, housing development, acute services, and home healthcare services that enable persons with psychiatric and developmental disabilities to live as fully and independently in the community as possible.

Continuum of Care, Inc. is dedicated to providing comprehensive residential case management, crisis services, and housing support services to adults challenged by psychiatric disabilities, intellectual disabilities, homelessness, and substance abuse treatment needs while maintaining their rights and dignities as productive members of society.

Through consultation with family members, home healthcare providers, clinical and community providers, roommates and friends, the Continuum of Care staff will develop an Individualized Service Plan that identifies specific personal goals and objectives for the individual's recovery.