Careers At Independent Connection In Salina KS
Independent Connection Careers

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Independent Connection Inc. is often looking for talented and passionate individuals to add to our team. If you are interested in joining us, please complete an online application. We will be in touch if we would like to proceed.

Available Positions

  • Independent Living Specialist

    One full-time position will be filled or a combination of part-time hours among candidates. • Salina, KS

    If you think you’ll enjoy connecting with a variety of individuals with disabilities to work alongside them providing support, working with community partners, and enjoy one on one and small group type discussions/presentations – then consider the Independent Living Specialist position at Independent Connection!

    As an Independent Living Specialist, you will provide one on one support to individuals of any age, with any type of disability throughout our nine-county service area in North Central Kansas. Using a variety of strategies – virtual/in person/in office – you will focus on providing support using a variety of goal setting strategies. Support could include teaching new skills by offering individual skills training, supporting social interactions and information by offering peer support services, offering assistance locating and accessing community resources, and supporting integration into living independently by offering transition supports (for those that are leaving institutions and youth after high school or foster care). You will also do a variety of community outreach activities to educate partners about our services.

    Educational Requirements

    Qualified applicants with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for open positions at Independent Connection. A disability is defined as one or more things that make something in an individual’s life difficult.

    High School Diploma or GED required and two years’ experience working with people who have disabilities (may be personal experience). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

    Must be at least 18 years of age and be able to pass background checks. Bachelor’s degree preferred. The ability to speak Spanish is preferred.

    Office hours will be determined by needs but will most generally be between 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday. There will be times when it is necessary to work outside regular office hours, weekend days, or longer than an 8-hour day.

    Travel within North Central Kansas is likely. If traveling, employee must have access to transportation. Or, if a personal vehicle is used, employee must maintain current auto insurance. Mileage reimbursement will be provided for work-related travel.

    Benefits include a retirement match, paid time off, 12 paid holidays, team atmosphere, flexible schedule, compressed workweek, and more!

    To Apply

    Send cover letter and resume to:

    Independent Connection

    436 South Ohio

    Salina, KS, 67401

    EOE.

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We are often looking for individuals to add to our growing team. Please submit your application today!