Community Living Instructor-Lead
Compass Health Network

Nevada, Missouri

Posted in Health and Safety
16 days ago

Job Info

Compensation: $15.00/hr


The Community Living Instructor Lead SW assists the Wellness Team in the facilitation of psychosocial education and training groups for residents of SWMPRC/Cedar Ridge/Gateway. They may also be responsible for planning and facilitating psychosocial education and training groups under the guidance and direction of their Supervisor.


• Will provide a safe and secure environment for therapeutic growth of clients through safety and oversight of program and facility grounds

• Will use individual and group activities to help consumers develop behaviors and skills to allow them to return to and remain involved in activities appropriate to his/her age and based on their needs and abilities
• Will use DMH approved curriculum focused on building skills and knowledge about the management of mental illness to help the consumer remain community living
• Will use methods and techniques that improve an individual’s desire or motivation to maximize independence
• Uses a curriculum built around 5 core components, 1) Living Skills, 2) Self-Care Skills, 3) Social Skills, 4) Leisure Skills, and 5) Work Skills, utilizing training, coaching and supporting daily living skills, mood management, relationships and boundaries, medication education, symptom recognition and reduction, health and wellness, anger management, problem solving, goal setting, conflict resolution, and communication skills
• Will provide consistent meaningful individual and group activity which is appropriate to the skill and cognitive level of functioning of the consumers and does so in a manner that is of interest of the consumer
• Will serve as a mentor for CLI team members; assists in the instruction and orientation of new CLI members regarding their duties in the care and treatment of clients and expectations of the facility; and provide direction and feedback regarding performance of duties
• Will participate in regularly scheduled interdisciplinary meetings pertaining to observations of clients' behavior as well as CLI functions within the program
• Will develop skills to receive certification as a Wellness Coach
• Other duties as assigned


• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity



• Regular exposure to blood and/or body fluids
• Operating vehicles or machinery



High School/GED required


• At least two (2) years experience as a Community Living Instructor or equivalent preferred
• A valid unrestricted driver's license at the time of hire with the ability to obtain and maintain a Class E MO driver’s license by the end of the 60-day introductory period required

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant. 

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