compensation: $13.40 per hour employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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Walnut Street Center is looking for a qualified Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Specialist to work directly with adults with developmental disabilities in our Day Habilitation at 291 Mystic Ave. in Medford. The schedule is Monday-Friday, 9a-3p.
•Providing personal care and hygiene to individuals, including: toileting, dressing/undressing, changing, grooming, skin care, and oral hygiene
•Providing daily living assistance by preparing meals and feeding individuals
•Assisting individuals with ambulating, transferring, and repositioning; utilizing Hoyer lift when required
•Recording and documenting ADL care provided throughout the day for each individual
•Preparing and cleaning changing rooms on a daily basis; ensuring rooms are properly supplied
•Reporting changes or concerns of individuals' conditions to Day Habilitation Nurse
•Transporting individuals as needed
•High School Diploma or equivalent required
•CNA certification, preferred
•Associates or Bachelor's degree in a related field, preferred
•Valid driver's license, 3+ years' driving experience
•Strong verbal and written communication skills required
•Ability to work in a team environment required
•Previous human services or long term care experience strongly preferred
•Previous behavioral experience strongly preferred
Starting at $13.40/hour for permanent positions! Once all trainings are completed, there is potential for $15.10/hour.
Walnut Street Center offers a competitive benefits package:
•Harvard Pilgrim HMO; Individual and Family Plans with employer contributions of 70% and 73%, respectively. Employer paid HRA account to cover the first half of the deductible.
•Guardian Dental Insurance with both high and low options available
•Vision insurance coverage offered through VSP
•Tuition Reimbursement and Remission programs
•2 weeks vacation, 12 sick days, holiday time, and personal time within first year of employment
•401K with a 50% employer match
•100% paid long term disability and life insurance benefits
Walnut Street Center believes diversity strengthens the value of workplaces. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
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