DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:|
Coordinate, implement, and supervise the administrative and clinical operations of the homes, including residential program development and the implementation and/or compliance of policies, regulations, and procedures ; promote principles of normalization and dignity; provides for the welfare of individuals by making personnel recommendations for hiring and promoting staff; supervise and evaluate support staff; maintain adequate staffing patterns; ensure a safe home by participating in and supervising the day to day interactions and activities of the individuals; provide staff training; assess individuals needs, abilities, and resources to develop therapeutic programs in community living skills, participate in the interdisciplinary team, coordinate and participate in ISP implementation; develop, implement, and maintain data collection and records; monitor and evaluate the physical operation and maintenance of the setting; monitor residential budgets; maintain individuals funds; assist individuals with expenditures and money management; act as a liaison to adjunct personnel; ensure effective communication between staff; perform related work as required.
Computer experience required in the daily operations of home.
Qualifications:MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE: At least four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in counseling, guidance, teaching, or therapeutic services for individuals with mental retardation, of which at least two years must have been in a supervisory capacity.
LICENSES: Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.
- A Bachelor's degree with a major in social work, rehabilitation, psychology, sociology, human services, education of the physically or emotionally handicapped, or education of the multiple handicapped or education of the learning disabled may be substituted for two years of the required nonsupervisory experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience.
- A Master's or higher degree in social work, rehabilitation, psychology, sociology, human services, education of the physically or emotionally handicapped, or education of the multiple handicapped or education of the learning disabled may be substituted for an additional year of the required nonsupervisory experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience.
- One year of education equals 30 semester hours. Education toward a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
- No substitution will be permitted for the required supervisory experience.
This is a Civil Service position.
ALL EMPLOYEE ARE PAID ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS AND MUST HAVE DIRECT DEPOSIT.
Days Off: Sunday/Monday
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit