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27 Christina Street

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compensation: Dependent on education and experience
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization

Who We Are:

The Price Center, founded in 1977, is a non-profit human service organization in Newton Highlands. We are a values based and team focused organization offering residential services, employment supports and day habilitation programs. Our mission is to empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to thrive in their living, social and work communities. For more information on The Price Center, please go to our website at: http://www.thepricecenter.org

Summary:

Oversee and supervise the overall operation of a Day Habilitation program for developmentally disabled adults.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Supervise and monitor health, safety, schedule and training of all staff and recipients in the program while in the center and community, consistent with ISPs, human rights, community integration, dignity and choice.
2. Screen and select staff and individuals for the program in consult with the Vice President.
3. Provide regular supervision for supervisors /professional staff, and conduct initial and annual performance evaluations for the same.
4. Ensure adequate staffing ratios include the hiring, performance management and training for staff, relief, interns and volunteers.
5. Complete all assigned paper work in a timely manner and monitor submission of all paper work required for payroll and billing.
6. Ensure the program's compliance with the Price Center's policies and procedures, contracts, State and Federal regulations and certification standards.
7. Oversee the general security, safety, cleanliness and upkeep of the facility, equipment and supplies.
8. Assist staff as needed including implementation of behavior plans including physical interventions as needed.
9. Schedule, set agenda and chair monthly interdisciplinary team and all staff meetings, and monitor or attend ISP/member/family meetings, as needed.
10. Liaison with funding sources (and coordination of referral intake, placement, transportation and funding) families and other agencies, solving problems
11. Support program participants right to express their religious affiliations and cultural traditions through preferred and relevant activities. Support diversity of individuals served through respect of religious preferences and/or cultural backgrounds.

Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree required.
• 5 years of professional experience in a management or supervisory role (at least 1 year in administration).
• 2 years experience working in a program for the developmentally disabled.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Valid Driver's License, good driving record and a willingness to use personal or agency vehicle in the course of employment.
• Ability to lift and support the body weight of any program individual with the assistance of another staff member.

Hours:

Position is 40 hours per week.

Our comprehensive and generous benefit package includes:

- Competitive health insurance (no deductible, employer pays 85% of premium)
- Dental insurance
- Employer paid Life and Long Term Disability
- 403(b) matching retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement and tuition remission programs
- Generous Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time Benefits
- 12 Paid Holidays
- $1,000 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!

To apply:

Please send a cover letter & resume or fax to 617-244-0069.

Keywords:


vocational, job coach, day time, behavioral health, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, case worker, care giver, social services, counseling, social work, DSP, DDS, Direct Care, psychology, mental health, disability, rehabilitative, human services, nonprofit, autism, advocacy

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