Winthrop

Title Behavioral Specialist – DS Residential
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, Healthcare, Revere, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, Boston, Revere, Winthrop, MA
Job Information

The Behavioral Specialist helps to support individuals and staff in the Developmental Services Department. This person will assist the Clinical Coordinator/ Clinical Manager with day to day person centered clinical services provided to individuals. This person will also be responsible for training staff around clinical matters and Positive Behavior Supports and Person Centered Planning. They will work in a team environment to help individuals increase adaptive skills and behaviors, while decreasing maladaptive behaviors. This person may also help create and complete documents for a variety of topics including assessments and behavior.   The Behavioral Specialist is expected to use Person Centered Planning and Positive Behavior Supports on a daily basis when working with staff and clients and understand the characteristics of a wide range of intellectual disabilities as well as disorders such as autism and acquired brain injury.  This positions trains direct support professionals in the areas of data collection, Positive Behavior Supports, Person Centered Planning, and more; as well as actively participates in the collection and review of Key Indicators of Quality Service data, assist in identifying trends, and participate in Performance Improvement Projects with the goals of developing solutions and problem solving.

Multiple Positions Open!

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, education, or a related field strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with individuals who have Developmental Disabilities, and other disorders
  • Knowledge of ABA and Positive Behavior Support
  • Must have valid driver’s license and personal vehicle
  • Knowledge of ABA and Positive Behavior Supports
Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40 Hours or 32 Hours Available
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Title Assistant Program Coordinator – DS
Categories Boston, Developmental Services, Winthrop
Location Winthrop, MA
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Job Summary:
The Assistant Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the programmatic and administrative aspects of a residential program under the supervision of the Program Coordinator and/or Residential Service Coordinator.  Assists in recruiting, training and evaluating staff.  Assists in arranging staff schedules to meet the health and safety requirements of the program.  Assists in the development and implementation of Quality Indicators through the ISP process.  Assists with families/guardians, DDS, MCB and other service providers.   Supervises and participates in the housekeeping and maintenance of the house and vehicle.  Monitors medications in accordance with MAP regulations.  Assists with caseload, ISPS, menu planning, activities and day to day operations of the programs.  Assists with end of the month supervisions, work orders, ordering of food, food shopping, and medication and money audits.

Requirements:
High School Degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.  Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.   Two years experience in the Human Services field required.  Supervisory experience preferred. Valid Massachusetts Drivers License Required.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Program Coordinator – DS
Categories Developmental Services, Healthcare, Revere, Winthrop
Location Winthrop, Revere, MA
Job Information

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the clinical and administrative aspects of a program, as well as the overall health and safety of the residents, under the supervision of the Residential Services Coordinator.  Recruit, train, supervise, evaluate, and facilitate progressive discipline as needed for all staff in conjunction with the Residential Services Coordinator.  Supervises the development and implementation of Quality Indicators through the ISP process and Program Goals. Ensures the program and individual records are current, comprehensive and meet agency and funding source standards.  Participates in the development of the program budget, and monitors the program expenses.  Perform on-call duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
  •   Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire
  •    Two (2) years experience in human services and supervisory experience required.

 

 

Schedule M-F 10a-6p
Hours 40
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Title Awake Overnight Counselor – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

As the Awake Overnight Counselor for North Suffolk Mental Health Association, you’ll be responsible for the safety and well-being of consumers in a residential setting (MH or DS) during overnight shifts. Assist clients based on need level, while following all agency policies, procedures, and licensing/funding source requirements. The Awake Overnight Counselor is awake and available to consumers during the entire overnight shift.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform general cleaning and housekeeping duties
  • Oversee nightly activities as assigned by supervisor
  • Conduct security checks on an hourly basis, documenting that consumers are in the facility.
  • Perform basic data collection, entry, and tallying of information with respect to IAP goals, objectives, and protocol.
  • Perform weekly medication counts, medication audits and communicate with day staff the need to order refills.

For DS residential programs: 

  • During the week, wake individuals up for day program
  • Assist with showering, and dressing for the day
  • Make sure clothing is clean and appropriate for the weather
  • Prepare breakfast for the individuals
  • Make sure lunch is packed for day program

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: At least 1 year in the human services field working with a similar population required.

Education: High School degree or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in a similar field, preferred.

Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, SFA, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

Positions available in both DS Residential and CBFS (Mental Health) Residential homes in Chelsea, East Boston, Hyde Park, Revere, Saugus, Waltham, West Roxbury and Winthrop.  Please indicate preference in application.

Full and part-time positions available.  Please indicate preferred shift in application.

Division Town Schedule Hrs
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thur 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thurs 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-9a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Tues-Sat 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thurs 11-7 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun – Thur 11-7 40
CBFS Res East Boston Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Revere Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
DS Res Hyde Park Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Revere Sat-Mon 9p-9a 36
DS Res Revere Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Saugus Mon-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Saugus Mon-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Waltham Thur-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Waltham Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res West Roxbury Thurs 9a-9p, Fri 9p-11p, Sat 9p-10a 39
DS Res Winthrop Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Winthrop Sun-Tues 32

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.

Schedule Multiple
Hours Multiple
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Title Awake Overnight Counselor – Bilingual Spanish
Categories Developmental Services, Healthcare, Winthrop
Location Winthrop, MA
Job Information

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As the Awake Overnight Counselor (Bilingual Spanish) for North Suffolk Mental Health Association, you’ll be responsible for the safety and well-being of consumers with developmental dissabilities in a residential setting  during overnight shifts. Assist clients based on need level, while following all agency policies, procedures, and licensing/funding source requirements. The Awake Overnight Counselor is awake and available to consumers during the entire overnight shift.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be awake and available to individuals during overnight shift
  • Perform cleaning duties
  • Oversee nightly activities as assigned by supervisor
  • Conduct security checks on an hourly basis, documenting that consumers are in the facility.
  • Perform basic data collection, entry, and tallying of information with respect to IAP goals, objectives, and protocol.
  • Perform weekly medication counts, medication audits and communicate with day staff the need to order refills.
  • During the week, wake individuals up for day program
  • Assist with showering and dressing for the day
  • Make sure clothing is clean and appropriate for the weather
  • Prepare breakfast for the individuals
  • Make sure lunch is packed for day program

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be Bilingual Spanish

Experience: At least 1 year in the human services field working with a similar population required.

Education: High School degree or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in a similar field, preferred.

Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, SFA, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

Schedule Full Time
Hours Sun-Wed 11:00 pm-9:00 am
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Title Awake / Asleep Overnight Counselor
Categories Boston, Developmental Services, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA & others
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The Awake/Asleep Overnight Counselor is responsible for the safety and well-being of individuals in a residential setting during overnight shifts. Provides assistance to individuals based on their need, and adheres to all agency policies and procedures and licensing/funding source requirements.  Be awake/asleep (dependent on need), and available to individuals during overnight shift.  During awake hours, check in with staff, individuals who are awake and complete a walk-through of the program.  Perform household maintenance and upkeep activities as needed. Monitor and insure health and safety of individuals.

For DS programs:  During the week, wake individuals up for day program, assist with showering and dressing for the day.  Prepare breakfast for the individuals and make sure lunch is packed for day program.

Part time positions available in both DS residential homes and CBFS (Mental Health) Residential homes in Boston, Winthrop, Revere & Waltham.  Please indicate preference in application.

Job Requirements:

  • High School degree or GED required
  • Zero to six months human services experience with similar population preferred
  • Must have valid Driver’s license
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five(5) months of hire.
Schedule part time
Hours 30 – 40 Hours a week
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Title Weekend Floater MH & DS
Categories Boston, Cambridge/Somerville, Charlestown, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA – Multiple Locations
Job Information

Weekend Floaters are part-time (16 hours per week) positions, responsible for providing weekend coverage in a residential home setting; in either a Direct Support Professional or Awake Overnight capacity. During their assigned hours, floaters must be willing, and able, to work at any residential program at short notice. Floaters may be hired to work at either Mental Health or Developmental Disability residential programs. Access to reliable transportation is required, to ensure the floater’s ability to travel to different sites quickly and efficiently.

Residential direct support staff are members of a team, responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with mental illness. Each direct support staff member is responsible for ensuring that the human rights of all individuals served are met. Staff are responsible for treating all individuals with dignity and respect. Direct support staff are responsible for supporting individuals in the completion of their daily routines; and for ensuring persons served live a safe, healthy, enjoyable life in the community. Direct support staff are responsible for ensuring that individuals are provided with opportunities to learn and exercise, increasing independence as much as is practicable.

High school diploma or GED required. Three years related experience, providing child care/elder care/direct support to developmentally disabled persons, or previous experience supporting individuals in a mental health/special education or other human services setting is required. An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Requirements:

High school degree or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/1st aide within five (5) months of hire.

Salary:  $16/hour

Three Shifts Available:

Overnight – Sat-Sun 11pm-7am
Day – Sat-Sun 7am-3pm
Evening – Sat-Sun 3pm-11pm
Schedule Multiple
Hours Part Time
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Title Direct Support Professional III – Bilingual Spanish
Categories Developmental Services, East Boston, Healthcare, Revere, Winthrop
Location Winthrop, Ma
Job Information

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a Bilingual Spanish Direct Support Professional III, you’ll be responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting. Direct Support Professionals will help clients live a safe, healthy, and enjoyable life in the community. Direct Support staff are responsible for ensuring Individuals are provided with opportunities to learn and exercise, increasing independence as much as possible.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the health and safety of Individuals served
  • Serve as a Mandated Reporter
  • Handle crisis situations according to agency policies and procedures
  • Monitor group home site and vehicle for safety, cleanliness and upkeep
  • Support the learning of Individuals by use of motivational techniques
  • Assist individuals with any activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Accompany individuals to medical appointments/treatment
  • Properly administer medication in accordance with Agency, DDS and DPH guidelines – Medication Administration Procedures (MAP).
  • Support each Individuals existing relationships and assist in increasing their network of friends and acquaintances.
  • Provide transportation for individuals to/from activities, medical appointments, and/or day programs through use of agency vehicle.
  • Assist individuals in becoming part of their community by supporting them in learning how to find resources, activities and transportation in the community.
  • Adheres to positive behavior support strategies. Carry out all interventions in an Individual’s Behavioral Protocol Plan as written and trained. Redirect and/or physically support Individuals who may be aggressive using proactive techniques while maintaining self-control.
  • Serve as an active, contributing and problem-solving member of the team.
  • Attend and actively participate in mandatory staff meetings and trainings as well as supervision meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be Bilingual Spanish

Experience: Zero to two years related experience (depending on DSP level) providing child care/elder care/direct support to developmentally disabled persons or previous experience supporting individuals in a mental health/special education or other human services setting is required.

Education: High School diploma or GED required

Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

Work Demands:

  • Off-site travel is required to attend meetings, client functions/appointments and trainings.
  • Individual must have normal vision and hearing
  • Must have no lifting restrictions in order to assist clients and handle routine program functions.
  • Individual must have normal vision and hearing.
  • Must have full use of both arms and hands.
  • Must be able to walk, climb stairs and drive a car, in order to attend off-site functions.

 

AVAILABLE SHIFTS:

Tuesday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, Wednesday 1:00 pm-9:00 pm, Thursday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, Friday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, Saturday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm

Wednesday 1:00 pm-11:00 pm, Thursday 1:00 pm-11:00 pm, Friday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Please indicate preference for shifts.

Hours 40
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