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Day Support Professional (Behavioral) - Direct Care - Full Time

Position No.1495NB


Req No.17-0883


TitleDay Support Professional (Behavioral) - Direct Care - Full Time


LocationNorth Brockton Day Hab


CityNorth Brockton


Pay Range$13.50 / hr


Scheduled Hours40


ScheduleMo-Fr:8a-4p


Company Info

Schedule:Mo-Fr:8a-4p


Join our growing workforce delivering compassionate care!


Day Support ProfessionalsatBAMSIprovide supports necessary to enable persons with developmental disabilities who are served in designated behavioral programs to develop and maintain skills that will foster personal growth
and independence. These duties must be carried out in a manner that respects the rights of individuals, is driven by individual choice, is based on the concept of community inclusion and successfully implements the behavioral support plan for the individual
served.


BAMSI is a 1900+ employee health and human services organization with locations across Eastern Massachusetts. We offer generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid trainings in a supportive environment that offers growth opportunities! Health and Dental Insurance
is available for employees working 30+ hours.


You will need to have a high school diploma/GED and at least 3 months experience implementing behavioral support plans and emergency physical interventions. At least 2 years of life or work experience providing services to individuals with disabilities is
required.A valid driver's license in state of residence and satisfactory driving record.



Description

Schedule: Mo-Fr:8a-4p


Responsibilities:


1. Provide direct service in both basic care (toileting, hand and face washing, eating, etc.) and programmatic (fitnc (fitess, gross motor, communication, sensory, functional living, leisure, self-preservation, etc.) areas in the community and within the
program.


2. Actively participate in program development, maintaining activity manual in program area as directed.


3. Successfully and regularly implement, execute and document behavioral support plans (including Level 1 time out procedures) for a population at high risk for maladaptive behaviors that include, but are not limited to: self-injury; aggression; elopement;
property destruction; pica; and suicide attempts.


4. Intervene on a regular basis in crisis situation that include the use of physical intervention using appropriate techniques to ensure the safety of persons served and employees.


5. Fulfill case management and advocate responsibilities for assigned caseload.


6. Provide feedback to program manager and other treatment team members regarding persons served progress or concerns in a timely manner.


7. Insure that group and leisure times are spent on age appropriate, preferred activities while maintaining a skill development focus.


8. Participate in supervision, staff meetings, team meetings, individual service plan (ISP) meetings, etc. as directed.


9. Organize and participate in group and individual activities, addressing objectives and guidelines established in the individual service plans.


10. Perform duties in a team approach.


11. Provide physical support to persons served having physical challenges such as lifting and transferring persons served as needed.


12. Maintain current and accurate documentation including but not limited to behavior data tracking sheets, monthly progress notes, incident reports, communication books and ISP documentation


13. Insure persons served safety and a safe environment in compliance with agency and program standards.


14. Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards, agency/program policies and philosophy. Standard/universal precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.


15. Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor.



Requirements

1.At least 3 months experience implementing behavioral support plans and emergency physical interventions.


2. High school diploma or equivalency.


3. At least two years of life or work experience providing services to individuals with disabilities.


4. Basic computer literacy, including the ability to record data, use electronic time and attendance software and receive and send electronic mail, as needed, is required.


5. A valid driver's license in state of residence and a satisfactory driving record


6. A demonstrated ability to make appropriate, accurate judgments including handling of emergency situations, and the mental and physical ability to successfully perform job duties and responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, implementing
behavioral support plans and transferring and restraining persons served, as needed.


7. The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with persons served, families, service providers and case managers


8. Demonstrated ability to set limits, to solve problems independently, and to appropriately protect confidential information.


9. Demonstrated ability to monitor and report on a participants progress, challenges and status verbally or in writing as required. 10. Demonstrated ability to interpret vocational rehabilitation evaluations and individual service plans and to conduct situational
assessments





+ Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


+ Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere.


+ The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure
is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41
CFR 60-1.35(c)




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