We have multiple work sites in Amherst, Pelham, Shutesbury, and Orange.
We currently have full time and part time positions open for all shifts, as all our of sites are staffed 24/7.
Past experience in Human Services is preferred, but not required. We have training opportunities available for all staff.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
To provide direct support care to individuals residing in community-based settings. To ensure the health and safety of all individuals and promote independence in all areas of daily living. To include but not limited to community integration, health and wellness, skill development, and successful goal achievement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Provides supervision, assistance, and support to individuals receiving services from Almadan, Inc. in accordance with the individuals’ support plan
-Ensure the health and safety of all individuals receiving services
-Ability to physically assist individuals as needed to promote independence in activities of daily living skills, to include but not limited to: Personal care, community integration, meal preparation, funds management, and social skills
-Review and complete all required daily documentation
-Perform daily housekeeping task and cleaning of residence to include laundry, sweeping, mopping, dishes, and snow shoveling; ensuring to engage individuals within the residence in these tasks when appropriate.
-Provides transportation to individuals in accordance with agency policy
-Maintain current certification and training in CPR, First Aid, MAP as well as any required site-specific trainings
-Perform job responsibilities in accordance with agency policy and procedure manual in addition to state regulations
-Attend and participate in mandatory staff meetings in accordance with agency policy
-Attend in participate in meetings identified by the direct supervisor
-Participate in the development of individual’s ISP under the direction of the Program Director/Manager;
-Ensure implementation of provider support strategies outlined in individuals’ ISPs
-Maintain a flexible schedule as schedules may be altered based on the needs identified by individuals receiving supports
-Perform other duties as assigned.
-Consistently uphold Almadan principles outlined in the agency code of conduct
High School Diploma
1 year of experience working with DMH/DDS individual population preferred
Must 18+ years of age
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle to remain on site
Must be able to bend, lift, stoop, and reach to file
Crisis Management/De-escalation (Training Provided)
About this company
Almadan has provided quality, person-centered services to adults with Developmental Disabilities and various Mental Health Challenges since 1985. The agency works in collaboration with the
Department of Developmental Services (DDS) as well as the Department of Mental Health (DMH) to provide an array of specialized services to include:
24-hour supported residential programs
Additionally, the agency offers support services through a Private Pay model and works with individuals and families to create individualized supports based on the unique needs of the individual/family. Almadan is committed to ensuring that individuals are supported by staff who are highly skilled and demonstrate values reflective of the agency’s vision and mission.
Location/Region: Amherst, Pelham, Shutesbury, Orange