Job Details

Requisition Number: 9460
Position Title: Developmental Specialist
Division: Long Term Support Services
Program Name: Bradston Day Habilitation
Location: Boston
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Date Posted: 10/02/2019
Responsibilities: Lead group in planning and implementing training and therapeutic activities that support Service Plan goals. Utilize training and teaching strategies to engage individuals and demonstrate skills of engagement to staff assigned to your group. Teach developmental skills to increase independent functioning including self-care, self-preservation, receptive and expressive communication, self advocacy, self-direction, and activities of daily living, (including personal hygiene & grooming, first aid and meal selection and preparation). Provide supportive counseling to participants around daily personal and social issues. Provide required documentation for participant activities for each day. Report medical and health concerns to the Healthcare Supervisor and provide emergency interventions as needed. Participate in the development and implementation of Day Habilitation Service Plans, goals, and activities for assigned caseload. In collaboration with program participants, help them to identify and develop plans, goals and objectives that are measurable and tailored to their individual strengths, needs and interests. Assess participant training needs, help develop descriptive teaching programs and monitor effectiveness through data collection. Communicate Service Plan objectives to staff working in your group. Assess progress made on Service Plan objectives and document in progress notes completed by the fifteenth day of the following month. Work cooperatively with supervisors to develop and implement program goals and ensure that program and regulatory requirements are met. Attend staff meetings, treatment team meetings, in-service trainings, conferences and seminars as required to develop skills and information for program operations. Deliver all services to all program participants at all times with respect and dignity in accordance with human rights training, DMR regulations for human rights, and Bay Cove standards. Provide emergency interventions and physical assistance to program participants whenever it is needed. Provide client coverage for other groups and activities as assigned. Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.
Qualifications: HS diploma or GED. One year experience in a training program for individuals with developmental disabilities. Obtain after hire and maintain certification in CPR and SFA are required. Ability to lift 30 pounds as needed.
Driver's License Required? Yes

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