Family Support DDS Respite - Per Diem at Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The Family Support program strives to achieve the goal of helping families stay together through developing families' natural capacity to meet the needs of family members; offering additional supports such as staff resources, goods and services, and financial assistance; and enhancing the capacity of communities to value and support people with disabilities and their families. Guided by these principles and through in home support, the Family Support Respite Worker ensures that all families are treated with dignity and respect and given opportunity to reach the goal of services provided.

This is a non-exempt position.

Supervisory Responsibilities:None

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Engages in program activities which foster the individual's growth, address treatment plan goals and help them use developed skills as outlined by the individual's family support plan

  • Teaches daily living skills including but not limited to, safety training, travel training, banking, cooking, shopping, budgeting, hygiene, and care of personal space and belongings also according to the family support plan.

  • Provides family respite through a variety of activities or community involvement with individuals.

  • Provides support to the individual and family around daily, personal and social issues.

  • Maintains programmatic documentation in accordance with Bay Cove standards.

  • Communicates on a weekly basis with case supervisor (Family Support Coordinator's)

  • Attends agency meetings as needed.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Valid driver's license required

  • Written and verbal communication skills are a necessity

  • Ability to work with others in a manner that promotes teamwork, cooperation and community integration.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the physical, social, emotional and educational needs of adults and children with disabilities.

Mission Traits:

  • Utilizes a flexible and responsible work style that meets evolving needs of the agency.

  • Works with integrity and respects the dignity and value of all individuals.

  • Exhibits mission through job knowledge, pride in work role, and advocacy.

  • Promotes diversity and inclusion of all individuals.

  • Works in a collaborative, compassionate manner with stakeholder/partners.

Required Training: See List of Required Staff Training
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