The community support worker holds a medical position in which the worker is responsible creating a pleasant, active environment for people with disabilities in day programs and group homes. They encourage participation in these programs, which are meant assist clients in the development of physical, emotional, and social skills intended to promote well-being, independence, and self-confidence. They also follow up with people already in the program to assess their progress, and they may also help develop initiatives to address concerns within the community, especially related to housing, health, and employment.
Community Support Worker Tasks
Monitor clients and provide a safe environment.
Assist clients with obtaining benefits and services, troubleshooting, and providing documentation.
Interview clients, assess needs, and identify a portfolio of targeted service agencies and opportunities.
Educate and coordinate client employers, family, and other involved individuals.