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Day Services Paraprofessional $18.00/hour M-F

Company: New England Village Inc.
Location: Kingston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

New England VillageLocation: Kingston or Pembroke, MAHours: Monday through Friday day shiftWhat You'll Do:Work directly with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities to teach, assist, and to facilitate choices in their daily lives and within their community.Summary of Position:Perform a variety of direct support duties including: implementation and documentation of Day Habilitation Service Plan objectives; providing motivation and support during offerings and transitions; within the Efron Center/DEP/TLC programs, New England Village, external agencies, and state and local policies, regulations and procedures.Why work here?Do work that matters. Make a difference in the world. We offer training!NEV values its employees and offers a comprehensive and generous benefit package that includes:

  • 403b with company match
    • Health, Vision, Dental with generous contribution toward medical insurance premiums
      • Flexible Savings Account and HRA
        • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, LTD, and voluntary STD
          • Tuition Remission Program and Tuition Reimbursement program
            • Free on-site gym with pool, free wellness classes (yoga, Zumba, and more!)
              • Generous Paid Time Off for work-life balanceEssential Job Functions:
                • Assist members to identify, develop and participate in a variety of activities designed to increase functional independence. Support and assist members to build upon their individual strengths and interests.
                • Coordinate and follow established schedule and provide support for members to integrate into the community and incorporate each member's therapeutic goals into routine on site and community activities within each person's needs and interests. Follow the learning style and implementation strategy as provided in each DHSP.
                • Inform appropriate parties of medical, behavioral, social or other relevant issues concerning members, document in log book, incident reports or tracking tools as indicated.
                • Develop life skill and enrichment curriculum in accordance with DMA standards.
                • Provide assistance to participants during activities as appropriate. Ensure member's safety and well-being when in attendance and maintain a clean and stimulating environment. Assist members to maintain hygiene.
                • Ensure that members with specific diet plans are followed.
                • Participate in meetings as appropriate and is current on required trainings and certifications if applicable.
                • Perform other similar duties as instructed or directed by supervisor.Knowledge and Experience Required:1. High school diploma required. Additional education preferred2. Over 1 year and up to 3 years experience working with adults with disabilities preferredSkills:Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, policies and procedure manuals. Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence.Ability to communicate effectively with individuals served. Good personal communication skills.Ability to deal with problems involving known variables in standardized situations.Valid Drivers LicenseMust be willing to be COVID tested

Keywords: New England Village Inc., Brockton , Day Services Paraprofessional $18.00/hour M-F, Other , Kingston, Massachusetts

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