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291 Mystic Ave

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compensation: $15.10 per hour (within the first year)
employment type: employee's choice
non-profit organization

Do you have previous human services or long-term care experience? Not sure what career path to take or looking for supplemental income? This is the perfect entry-level position, and something that's not your typical 9-5 office job.

Walnut Street Center is looking for qualified Community Support Professionals to work directly with adults with developmental disabilities in one of our many residential sites. Multiple positions in the Cambridge, Somerville, and Arlington areas are available.

We have many schedules available, including part-time, full-time, and weekends that are sure to meet your schedule needs. Or, build your own schedule with our Relief/Per-Diem opportunities!

Responsibilities of the position include:
- Assisting individuals with Activities of Daily Living, personal care, and nutritional needs
- Providing individuals with supports to ensure access to community activities
- Participating in the development, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of ISP objectives
- Providing therapeutic support and assisting in the development of Behavior Support Plans
- Transporting individuals (vehicles provided)
- Medication Administration

- High School Diploma or equivalent required
- Valid driver's license for 3+ years, and a good driving record
- Ability to pass MAP Certification within first 6 months of employment
- Strong verbal and written communication skills required
- Ability to work in a team environment required
- Associates or Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred

All trainings are provided!

Starting at $13.40/hour for permanent positions! Once all trainings are completed, there is potential for $15.10/hour. Relief/Per-Diem positions available for flexible schedules starting at $12.50/hour.

Walnut Street Center offers many benefits including our generous health, dental, and vision insurance packages. We have several tuition programs for employees looking to further their education as well as offers for 401k retirement plans.
We believe that diversity strengthens the value of workplaces, and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume including your availability.

(Keywords: developmental, disability, disabilities, adults, human services, mental illness, mental health, autism, psychology, non profit, CNA, HHA, MAP, direct care, direct support, residential counselor)
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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6666503662


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