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As a condition of employment, all CCS employees are required to qualify for an Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card

Support Service Provider I/Case Worker

Position Purpose

Serves as the eyes and ears of individuals who are deafblind or deaf-plus by providing supports that enhance independence.  Relays visual and environmental information and as well as provides sighted guide support and transportation to and from events.  Transports individuals who are deafblind or deaf-plus using agency and/or rental vehicles.  Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned. 

Essential Functions

    • Facilitates environmental and visual communication access between clients who are deafblind or deaf-plus and the community.
    • Provides mobility/travel, communication, and other supports to clients conducting errands, participating in community events, and other client directed activities.
    • Provides text access/translation by reading clients’ mail (correspondence and bills) and signs in the environment as well as assist clients in completing forms.
    • Assist clients in telephonic communications, provides assessment and training as necessary and requested.
    • Supports the independence of individuals who are deafblind or deaf-plus in the community by relaying information about the environment and providing communication access at all times.
    • Ensures completion of all required agency paperwork, forms, and reports, as required or assigned.
    • Keeps appropriate Program staff informed of changes and important information in the lives of clients served.
    • Completes all required trainings and participates in required meetings.
    • Provides transportation for clients who are deafblind or deaf-plus to/from their home into the community using agency and/or agency rented vehicles
    • Ensures passenger safety and practice safe driving while operating the vehicle
    • Ensures Agency vehicle meets accepted operational standards
    • Performs pre-operation and post-operation checks
    • Ensures operational logs are accurately maintained
    • Notifies Agency personnel in writing when vehicle components give indication of failure
    • Maintains the interior/exterior of the vehicle as required or scheduled
    • This is a safety-sensitive position
    • May drive agency, agency rented, and or personal vehicle on company business
    • May perform other duties as assigned

     

Minimum Qualifications

Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position, and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.

  • Experience working with individuals who are deafblind or deaf-plus
  • High School / GED
  • Proven ability to lift 35 lbs 15% of the time
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Basic computer and typing skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with consumer
  • Ability to travel independently
  • Arizona - Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Pass drug screening
  • Valid Arizona or New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance, and  Motor Vehicle Division 39 month Motor Vehicle Report for Arizona and 36 month Motor Vehicle Report for New Mexico

 


Desired Qualifications

  • Additional years of experience working with individuals who are deafblind or deaf-plus
  • Familiar with the use of assistive technology (AT), assistive listening and/or other technologies to support individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind, or low vision.
  • Experience working with individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind, or low vision.
  • Knowledge of uncontracted Braille
  • Ability to communicate in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Ability to us the communication systems preferred by individuals who are deafblind (e.g., ASL, Signed English, Spoken English, writing, large print, and/or Braille)
  • Ability to communicate in Signed English
  • Ability to communicate in Tactile ASL
  • First Aid and CPR certification
No.: 03-10-191
Location: Deaf & Residential Services-Tucson
Status: Non-Exempt-On Call
Salary: $11.00 per hour

How to Apply

Complete application at:
Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc.
Human Resources Department
140 W. Speedway Blvd. #230
Tucson, AZ  85705

Fax resume and cover letter - 520-770-8505
Email resume and cover letter – Humanresources@ccs-soaz.org

Selection

Applicants will be rated and evaluated based upon of their qualifications, training and related job experience

We encourage our Veterans to apply.

Open: Jul 5, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing Recruitment

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Any individual seeking accommodations should contact the Corporate Director of Human Resources at 520-623-0344, ext.1068

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families, supports communities, provides compassionate services, and strives for excellence.  For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

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