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Individual Support Staff at Better Community Living, Inc.

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Job Description:

16 hours per week - Monday through Thursday 10:00AM to 2:00PM

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend to the daily needs of consumers on an individual basis as well as foster increased independence and self-determination.

  • Teach socialization skills and activities of daily living including: household maintenance; self-care and hygiene; self-awareness and human development, menu planning, food shopping and preparation; money management skills/budgeting; transportation and community orientation; consumer skills; and utilization of community resources.

  • Record and appropriately utilize necessary data, daily progress notes, staff log and complete all other ISP and program required documentation.

  • Supervise and document self-administration of consumer medications as well as administer and document consumer medications as prescribed by a physician in accordance with agency and program procedure

  • Required to attend all staff training sessions and staff meetings as scheduled.

Working Conditions:

  • Physical activities include but not limited to climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, pulling, etc.

  • Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally.

  • Subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.

  • The worker is subject to hazards such as moving parts, moving vehicles, etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School/GED

  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have had a current US drivers’ license for 3 years and use of personal vehicle.

  • Time management and writing skills

  • Successful applicants must be able to successfully pass a CORI check, Drug Test, and a Driving Record Check.

  • All applicants must be able to become First Aid, CPR, Human Rights, Safety Care, and MAP certified within 30 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 months experience in human services

Salary: $13.83 per hour or as outlined in Collective Bargaining Agreement, without MAP certification, $14.83 with MAP certification.

Benefits:  BCL offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition, and 401k and life insurance options for all eligible employees.