Career Opportunities

As a long-standing organization surrounded by the Greater Fall River, Taunton and New Bedford areas, Crystal Springs offers employment candidates the opportunity to begin an extremely satisfying career, focused on making a true difference in the lives of some of the most inspiring people one could ever hope to meet or work with. All of our positions require at least a high school diploma (or the equivalent) and the ability to complete introductory training courses (CPR, FirstAid). All positions also require applicants to be able to read/write/speak English fluently; drug screenings and criminal record background checks are performed on all potential employees.
Our team is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary group consisting of Residential, Day Habilitation, Nursing, Psychology and Case Management professionals who share information and strive to jointly develop individualized services that will deliver the most effective and supportive care to the people we serve.
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Statement of Nondiscrimination

Crystal Springs, Inc. does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices against any person on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual preference, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under the law.

Available Positions

Hours: Saturdays & Sundays; 5:30am – 5:30pm; with two 8 hour flex days during the week

We are actively seeking a dependable individual to fill our full-time Cook position in our Food Services Department.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing and serving palatable, nutritionally balanced, quality food to residents with specific dietary requirements.
  • Set up all serving carts with sufficient, clean, sanitary dishes and flatware prior to meals.
  • Deliver prepared meals to resident houses.
  • Carefully and completely wash and degrease pots, pans, serving utensils and all working surfaces (food preparation surfaces; sinks) and serving carts.
  • Close down kitchen and lock up at end of shift.

Requirements:

  • Read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Carry up to 30 lbs; bending, stooping and walking.
  • Current driver’s license. There is no public transportation to Crystal Springs. Employees are responsible to arrange for their own transportation and do so in a manner which allows them to arrive in time for their scheduled shift.
  • Meet EEC/DESE requirements for in-service hours.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Records Check (CORI) and mandatory drug test.

Work Record:

Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Hours: Monday - Friday; 6:00 am – 11:00 am; Part-Time; 25 hours/week

Job Summary:

We are actively seeking a dependable individual to fill our part-time Housekeeper position. The individual in this position must be capable of performing heavy cleaning tasks safely; possess skills in operating a variety of equipment and machinery used by the department as needed and understand and maintain standards of sanitary, hygienic practice.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Dust, wash and polish all furniture, windows and walls.
  • Clean and disinfect all bathroom areas daily and wash all tile and linoleum.
  • Vacuum, dry mop, wash floors and sweep outside carpet & vacuum entrances daily.
  • Distribute all paper supplies to living areas, classrooms and bathrooms.
  • Collect soiled linen and deliver clean linens to designated areas.
  • Remove trash and/or infectious waste in designated areas.
  • Cooperate and participate in internal investigations.

Requirements:

  • Read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Carry up to 30 lbs; bending, stooping and walking.
  • Current driver’s license. There is no public transportation to Crystal Springs. Employees are responsible to arrange for their own transportation and do so in a manner which allows them to arrive in time for their scheduled shift.
  • Meet EEC/DESE requirements for in-service hours.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Records Check (CORI) and mandatory drug test.

Work Record:

Consistent, exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Adult Program

Reports to: Program Director 2

The Assistant Program Director will be responsible for supervision, individuals, staff program development and general maintenance and operations of a residence for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates and supervises daily residential and program activities to include supervision of staff and maintenance of residence(s).
  • Assesses, teaches and supports individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, and safety rules.
  • Promotes a respectful and dignified living environment for all individuals at all times.
  • Organizes and facilitates opportunities for community integration in leisure, vocational areas for all individuals as well as maintaining open communication individuals and their families/guardians, service coordinators, various departments and external stakeholders.
  • Maintains a positive and professional relationship with the neighbors, community members, involved family members, colleagues and funding sources.
  • Coordinates and supervise community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping, programming, day program or vocational attendance and monitoring effectiveness through data collection.
  • Assist in development, coordination and implementation of ISP goals and objectives and behavioral plans.
  • Implement all behaviors, ISP objectives, ADL’s, and recreational/activities
  • Administers medications as established by MAP certification.
  • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle or staff car.
  • Ensures review of individual’s goals/objectives in treatment team meetings on a regular basis.
  • Provides crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention utilizing Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques as trained.
  • Provides on-call coverage as scheduled and ability to work various shifts
  • Identifies need for and arranges for attainment of additional support services.
  • Provides specialized training and instruction to residential supporters, community supporters, and other support staff
  • Ensures duties and responsibilities are carried out in a supportive and professional manner and attends appropriate meetings.
  • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by Crystal Springs, Inc.

Program Management and Operations Responsibilities:

  • Provides coverage of other Adult Residential programs as needed
  • Resolves problems, facilitates meetings and assigns tasks.
  • Facilitates agency’s financial and budgetary procedures including petty cash, individual’s petty cash, individual’s bank accounts and payroll.
  • Ensures compliance with Crystal Springs’ policies and procedures for both individuals and supporters.
  • Develops and monitors a programmatic schedule.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of the physical site, reporting all necessary maintenance issues to Maintenance Department in writing.
  • Maintains accurate programmatic documentation such as fire drills, incident reports, daily logs, progress notes, behavior programs, and any other documentation required.
  • Assumes responsibility for the basic care of assigned program vehicle.
  • Follows and implements all program safety/hygiene procedures.
  • Evaluates work performance of direct reports as specified by Crystal Springs’ personnel policies.
  • Interviews and hires direct reports as needed.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse population of individuals, other care providers, family and community members.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and management experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multidisciplinary and cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work as an effective change agent.
  • Professional documentation and communication skills, as well as demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve differences.
  • Ability to function under pressure in a fast-paced human service environment.
  • Ability to be flexible, open and responsive to ongoing industry changes.
  • Ability to articulate and communicate Crystal Springs' mission and strategic direction in a consistent and enthusiastic manner to departmental staff.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and obstacles and develop effective, creative solutions to pursue opportunities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Limited supervisory responsibilities
  • Directly responsible to and supervised by the Program Director 2

Competencies:
1. Customer/Person-centered focused.
2. Ethical Conduct.
3. Leadership skills.
4. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
5. Thoroughness.
6. Time Management/organization skills

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Associate Degree
  • 1 year experience working as a team leader caring for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Language/Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors accompanying residents to various activities, events and appointments;
  • Some duties performed in a rehabilitation pool.

Other Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws;
  • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

Shift: Full-Time; Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Department: Adult Residential

The individual in this position is responsible to provide transportation using the company van to support individuals on medical appointments, scheduled appointments (as needed), completes required documentation and notification of changes to individuals’ medical care as identified on appointments, to appropriate personnel. This position is full-time, working 8:00AM – 4:00PM.

Essential Functions:

  • Using company van, transport individuals to and from doctors’ appointments;
  • Promote a respectful and dignified living environment for all individuals at all times;
  • Support individuals in their homes when they are ill or require staying home during daytime hours (M-F);
  • Assist with Day Habilitation programs of individuals as assigned by supervisor;
  • Teach and support individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, safety rules, community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping. Encourage individual to utilize developing skills to the fullest extent possible;
  • Assist and support in developing and implementing programmatic activities, which will foster the individual’s growth, skill development, and healthier life-style;
  • Assists in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to trained Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI);
  • Flexibility to work in a variety of settings with a variety of professionals (nursing, doctors, day habilitation programs, residential programs). Mandatory Coverage is possible in the event that minimum staffing ratios are compromised. (Please refer to the Mandatory Coverage Policy/Procedures for complete explanation);
  • Ability to go up and down stairs to assist individuals on multiple floors and physical capacity to assist individuals with mobility impairments as needed;
  • Ability to carry supplies, groceries, etc. as needed;
  • Completes required documentation of all medical appointments as designated by supervisor;
  • Inform all required personnel of changes to medical needs of individuals as identified at appointments (includes scheduling follow-up appointments as necessary);
  • Assumes responsibility for keeping driver’s license current and maintains a safe driving record;
  • Ability to complete Medication Administration (MAP) training/certification within 3 months of employment;
  • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations;
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel.
  • Maintains programmatic documentation such as daily logs, behavioral data collection, data collection on individual goals/objectives, incident reports, seizure records, accident/injury logs, etc.;
  • Assists individuals with housekeeping tasks such as cleaning the bathrooms, kitchen, common areas, bedrooms, closets, etc.;
  • Performs other household maintenance and cleaning tasks which have been designated by shift responsibilities and as assigned by Administrative Coordinator to Director of Adult Residential Services, Director of Adult Residential Services, Residential Coordinators and Director of Adult Services to ensure a clean, safe living environment.;

Requirements for Position:

  • Valid Driver’s License, ability to meet Crystal Springs driver requirements and maintain a driving record with clean driving record;
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals;
  • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI), Drug & TB screen;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with individuals, other care providers, family and community members in a respectful manner;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team context;

1 Position: 20 hours; 10:00am – 2:00pm; Monday through Friday

1 Position: 1:1; 24 hours; Monday through Thursday 9:30am – 2:30pm; Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm

1 Position: 20 hours; 11:00am – 3:00pm; Monday through Friday

Job Summary:

This position provides support to individuals in active treatment / teaching of Habilitation goals/objectives and direct care supports in a manner that promotes development of independent and community integration skills and an improved quality of life.

Duties:

  • Provides skilled teaching, supports and evaluation of required programmatic services.
  • Assists in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to trained Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).
  • Ability to attend pool with individuals.
  • Maintains and provides all required programmatic documentation such as daily logs, behavioral data collection, collection of data on individual goals/objectives, incident reports, seizure records, accident/injury logs.
  • Take proper and reasonable care of all individual and agency belongings.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel
  • One year’s previous experience working with individuals with severe to profound developmental disabilities.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals in a Habilitation/Vocational setting.
  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • Ability to pass van driving in-service.
  • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI).
  • Ability to maintain and conduct functional life skill, behavioral and therapeutic programs.
  • Ability to collect data and maintain records as established within day program.

Work Record:

  • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

1 Position: 35 hours; 8:30am – 4:00pm; Monday through Friday

2 Positions: 1:1; 20 hours; 10:00am – 2:00pm; Monday through Friday

1 Position: 1:1; 30 hours; 9:00am – 3:00pm; Monday through Friday

Job Summary:

This position provides support to individuals in active treatment / teaching of Habilitation goals/objectives and direct care supports in a manner that promotes development of independent and community integration skills and an improved quality of life.

Duties:

  • Provides skilled teaching, supports and evaluation of required programmatic services.
  • Assists in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to trained Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).
  • Ability to attend pool with individuals.
  • Maintains and provides all required programmatic documentation such as daily logs, behavioral data collection, collection of data on individual goals/objectives, incident reports, seizure records, accident/injury logs.
  • Take proper and reasonable care of all individual and agency belongings.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel
  • One year’s previous experience working with individuals with severe to profound developmental disabilities.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals in a Habilitation/Vocational setting.
  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • Ability to pass van driving in-service.
  • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI).
  • Ability to maintain and conduct functional life skill, behavioral and therapeutic programs.
  • Ability to collect data and maintain records as established within day program.

Work Record:

  • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Department: Day Habilitation Services

Reports To: Director of Adult Services

Job Summary:

The Director of A.B.L.E. I or II will assist the Administrator A.B.L.E. programs/Director of Adult Services in providing administrative, clinical and programmatic operations of Day Habilitation Services supporting individuals with developmental disabilities.

Competencies/Skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of day habilitation services including how to establish systems for smooth day habilitation functioning and managing staff to carry out the mission of the program.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of atypical person with intellectual or developmental disabilities including mild through severe disabilities in physical, health, cognitive, social/emotional, communication, and sensory functioning;
  • Demonstrated ability to hire, supervise, and motivate staff to achieve high levels of day habilitation services performance;
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in functioning without constant and direct supervision or guidance and ability to display sound judgment and make reasonable decisions independently;
  • Demonstrated multi-demand, results focused and organized work orientation and skill set;
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and manage team dynamics and development as an on-going activity;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to the agency’s mission, vision, values and goals through leadership;
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to function as a healthy & therapeutic role model maintaining personal and professional self-awareness;
  • Demonstrated understanding and adherence to the agency’s treatment philosophy and protocols;
  • Demonstrated receptive and cooperative attitude and effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with others (individuals and their families, supervisors and other professionals) to nurture good working relationships;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain professional relationships with colleagues, subordinates, individuals’ families and other stakeholders while remaining non-judgmental, objective and upholding appropriate boundaries;
  • Demonstrated effective utilization of verbal & physical crisis intervention techniques;
  • Demonstrated understanding of general environmental & safety policies/procedures with a focus on PICA safety;
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to attend to all required documentation;
  • Demonstrated understanding of member’s confidentiality regulations and protocols (HIPPA);
  • Demonstrated functional knowledge of computer skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgetary management;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of policies and procedure for reporting suspected abuse & neglect;
  • Demonstrated ability to understand conflict management and dispute resolution;
  • Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, racial, and socio-economic issues;
  • Demonstrated understanding of Human Resources functions and protocols;
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and ensure compliance with licensing, certification, accreditation & funding agent regulations and protocols.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes a respectful and dignified habilitative environment for all individuals at all times;
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the provision of the day habilitation services;
  • Monitor compliance with all applicable laws and regulations governing the provision of the day habilitation services;
  • Implement and oversee the day habilitation provider’s policies and procedures;
  • Hire, oversee training, supervise, evaluate and when necessary fire staff members;
  • Oversee members services and participate on all interdisciplinary teams;
  • Report to MassHealth agency and other involved agencies, as requested and required by the agency or agencies;
  • Assesses, develops, teaches and supports members’ habilitation goals/objectives, monitoring effectiveness through data collection;
  • Assist in development, coordination and implementation of ISP goals and objectives and behavioral plans relevant to Day Habilitation program;
  • Ensures review of member’s goals/objectives in treatment team meetings on a regular basis;
  • Provides support to member’s concerning daily personal and social issues;
  • Provides advocacy for members, which includes contact with families, day habilitation placement and other service providers;
  • Maintains a positive and professional relationship with the neighbors, community members, involved family members, colleagues and funding sources;
  • Provides crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention utilizing Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques as trained;
  • Provides supervision, training and evaluation for Developmental Specialists and Day Habilitation Aides;
  • Ensures provision of adequate supporter coverage during operating hours of the program;
  • Maintain driver’s license;
  • Ability to carry supplies, groceries, etc. as needed;
  • Ability to attend pool, with individuals, up to and including lifting and swimming as needed;
  • Oversees staff scheduling and provides skilled shift coverage;
  • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations;
  • Completes other duties and projects as assigned by the Administrator of A.B.L.E. I & II/Director of Adult Services;
  • Able to speak, read and write Standard English, which is necessary for the safety and well-being of the members we support;
  • Participate in applicable internal investigations;
  • All other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of Developmental Specialist and Day Habilitation Aides as needed;
  • Directly responsible to and supervised by the Director of Adult Services;
  • Provide supervision to the consultants and nurses;
  • In the absence of the Director of Adult Services, oversees all day habilitation coordination and management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, with at least three years of relevant health care experience, of which at least two of those years must have been spent in a supervisory role.
  • Six years’ of relevant health care experience, with three of those years serving in a supervisory role, may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.

Language/Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English; and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors accompanying members to various activities, events and appointments;
  • Some duties performed in a rehabilitation pool.

Physical and other Demands:

  • Ability to hear alarms, phones, and communications from adults and employees in short and long range;
  • Ability to lift at least 100 pounds with another employee or lifting equipment more than twice during each shift;
  • Ability to bend, kneel, squat and stand for long periods of time throughout the shift (more than 15 minutes at a time, 8 or more times during the shift);
  • Ability to reach above the shoulders at least four times during a shift, often lifting an item of weight;
  • Ability to grasp, retrieve, pinch and hold small items frequently throughout the shift, at least once every ten minutes;
  • Ability to assist the adults in rehabilitation pool, which is 4 feet deep and at least 90 degrees air and water temperature, at least twice per week for periods of an hour at a time;
  • Ability to walk and run with or alongside the members we support when assisting them to and from day programs, residences, during community activities, and within the residences constantly for periods of time exceeding a half an hour;
  • Ability to train and perform procedures surrounding CPR, First Aid, physical restraints and crisis intervention for the safety of the residents and staff;
  • Ability to manage and handle stressful and emotionally charged interactions and situations.

Other Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini-vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws.

Employees will be expected and required to perform all essential functions with or without accommodation. Crystal Springs will make reasonable accommodation in compliance with state and federal disability laws.

Locations: 38 Narrows; 56 Narrows

Job Summary:
The Program Director II will be responsible for providing administrative, clinical and programmatic operations of the adult residential programs supporting individual supervision, individuals, staff program development, coordination of care, and general maintenance and operations for two (2) or more residences for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Ensure the quality of support for the people supported with prominence on independence, self-determination, health and safety.
  • Promote a respectful and dignified living environment at all times for the people we support.
  • Maintain ongoing professional communication with supervisor and all stakeholders.
  • Meet with team on a routine basis to discuss program operations and the people supported.
  • Support the people we support in the development of their person-centered ISP and implement plans
  • Foster and maintain professional partnerships with all stakeholders through active communication
  • Assesses, teaches and supports individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, and safety rules.
  • Organizes and facilitates opportunities for community integration in leisure, vocational areas for all individuals as well as maintaining open communication individuals and their families/guardians, service coordinators, various departments and external stakeholders.
  • Maintains a positive and professional relationship with the neighbors, community members, involved family members, colleagues and funding sources.
  • Coordinates and supervise community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping, programming, day program or vocational attendance and monitoring effectiveness through data collection.
  • Assist in development, coordination and implementation of ISP goals and objectives and behavioral plans.
  • Implement all behaviors, ISP objectives, ADL’s, and recreational/activities
  • Administers medications as established by MAP certification.
  • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle or staff car.
  • Ensures review of individual’s goals/objectives in treatment team meetings on a regular basis.
  • Provides crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention utilizing Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques as trained.
  • Provides on-call coverage as scheduled and ability to work various shifts
  • Identifies need for and arranges for attainment of additional support services.
  • Provides specialized training and instruction to residential supporters, community supporters, lead staff and other support staff.
  • Ensures duties and responsibilities are carried out in a supportive and professional manner and attends appropriate meetings.
  • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations
  • Coordinates and supervises daily residential and program activities to include supervision of staff and maintenance of residence(s).
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by Crystal Springs, Inc.

Staff Management and Development:

  • Ensure program coverage based on funding source standards. Coordinate staff coverage with the scheduler.
  • Act as advocate and role model for the people we support, staff and all other stakeholders
  • Interview and hire prospective employees in a timely manner.
  • Complete orientation documentation, monthly check-ins, and annual evaluation on all assigned program staff in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that your direct reports adhere to Crystal Springs’ policies and procedures.

Quality Management:

  • Ability to identify program needs and address them and seeking assistance as needed.
  • Maintains accurate programmatic documentation such as fire drills, incident reports, daily logs, progress notes, behavior programs, and any other documentation required.
  • Assumes responsibility for the basic care of assigned program vehicle.
  • Ensures appropriate use of agency petty cash, gas cards, grocery/housekeeping funds and funds
  • belonging to the people we support

  • Complete score cards/audits to ensure ongoing compliance with funders’ standards.
  • Participate in internal and external reviews.
  • Ensure highest quality for safety and infection control procedures are followed.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse population of individuals, other care providers, family and community members.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and management experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multidisciplinary and cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work as an effective change agent.
  • Professional documentation and communication skills, as well as demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve differences.
  • Ability to function under pressure in a fast-paced human service environment.
  • Ability to be flexible, open and responsive to ongoing industry changes.
  • Ability to articulate and communicate Crystal Springs' mission and strategic direction in a consistent and enthusiastic manner to departmental staff.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and obstacles and develop effective, creative solutions to pursue opportunities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of Assistant Program Director, Residential Supporters and Community Supporters of assigned programs
  • Directly responsible to and supervised by Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services
  • Assumes full responsibility over assigned programs in the absence of the Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services and Director of Adult Residential Services as assigned by the Director of Adult Services.

Competencies:
1. Customer/Person-centered focused
2. Ethical Conduct.
3. Leadership skills
4. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
5. Effective Critical Thinking and communication skills
6. Time Management/organization skills

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred or
  • Associate Degree and 3 years of experience working in a supervisory role caring for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • 5 years of experience working in a supervisory role caring for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Language/Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors accompanying residents to various activities, events and appointments;
  • Some duties performed in a rehabilitation pool.

Other Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws;
  • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.
  • Provide 24 hour on-call on a rotating basis to ensure program oversight, staff coverage and access to various resources

Locations: 9 Payne Cove; 19 Payne Cove

Department: Adult Residential Services

Job Summary:
The Program Director/Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) coordinates and facilitates the development of the (ISP) Individual's Service Plan for individuals within established time frames; arrange and organize generic support services in response to individual’s needs; monitor the implementation on these support services and the ISP process; monitor residential and day program supports-visiting on a frequent basis and documenting these visits; monitor the safety and well-being of assigned individuals; provide advocacy in human, civil and legal rights; maintain communication and outreach with community services and other state agencies and coordinate referrals as needed; maintain individual’s records and relevant computer databases for assigned individuals; maintain regular and consistent contact with individuals, service providers and families as indicated; arrange for an provide crisis intervention for individuals as needed-assessing needs and making recommendations for follow-up planning; facilitate team meetings and monitor follow through on recommendations; provide information to supervisor and other members of the Management Team as needed.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Ensure the quality of support for the people supported with prominence on independence, self-determination, health and safety.
  • Promote a respectful and dignified living environment at all times for the people we support.
  • Maintain ongoing professional communication with supervisor and all stakeholders.
  • Meet with team on a routine basis to discuss program operations and the people supported.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the development of the people we support person-centered ISP and implement plans in a timely manner.
  • Monitor residential and day program supports and visits on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain the people we support records and upload documents in MCIS on a regular basis per Record’s Policy.
  • Foster and maintain professional partnerships with all stakeholders through active communication.
  • Organizes and facilitates opportunities for community integration in leisure, vocational areas for all individuals as well as maintaining open communication individuals and their families/guardians, service coordinators, various departments and external stakeholders.
  • Implement all behavior plans, ISP objectives, ADL’s, and recreational/community activities.
  • Ensure that the people we support are members of the greater community and have the ability to community connections.
  • Ensure that the people we support receive continuous active treatment program, which includes aggressive, consistent implementation of a program of specialized and generic training, treatment, health services and related services to include guardianship process for Washington, DC Court.
  • Assesses, teaches and supports individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, and safety rules.
  • Maintains a positive and professional relationship with the neighbors, community members, involved family members, colleagues and funding sources.
  • Coordinates and supervise community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping, programming, day program or vocational attendance and monitoring effectiveness through data collection.
  • Administers medications as established by MAP certification.
  • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle or staff car.
  • Chairs the Interdisciplinary Team Meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Provides crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention utilizing Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques as trained.
  • Provides on-call coverage as scheduled and ability to work various shifts
  • Identifies need for and arranges for attainment of additional support services.
  • Provides specialized training and instruction to residential supporters, community supporters, lead staff and other support staff.
  • Ensures duties and responsibilities are carried out in a supportive and professional manner and attends appropriate meetings.
  • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations
  • Coordinates and supervises daily residential and program activities to include supervision of staff and maintenance of residence(s).
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by Crystal Springs, Inc.

Staff Management and Development:

  • Ensure program coverage based on funding source standards. Coordinate staff coverage with the scheduler.
  • Act as advocate and role model for the people we support, staff and all other stakeholders
  • Interview and hire prospective employees in a timely manner.
  • Complete orientation documentation, monthly check-ins, and annual evaluation on all assigned program staff in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that your direct reports adhere to Crystal Springs’ policies and procedures.

Quality Management:

  • Ability to identify program needs and address them and seeking assistance as needed.
  • Maintains accurate programmatic documentation such as fire drills, incident reports, daily logs, progress notes, behavior programs, and any other documentation required.
  • Assumes responsibility for the basic care of assigned program vehicle.
  • Ensures appropriate use of agency petty cash, gas cards, grocery/housekeeping funds and funds
  • belonging to the people we support

  • Complete score cards/audits to ensure ongoing compliance with funders’ standards.
  • Participate in internal and external reviews.
  • Ensure highest quality for safety and infection control procedures are followed.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse population of individuals, other care providers, family and community members.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and management experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multidisciplinary and cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work as an effective change agent.
  • Professional documentation and communication skills, as well as demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve differences.
  • Ability to function under pressure in a fast-paced human service environment.
  • Ability to be flexible, open and responsive to ongoing industry changes.
  • Ability to articulate and communicate Crystal Springs' mission and strategic direction in a consistent and enthusiastic manner to departmental staff.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and obstacles and develop effective, creative solutions to pursue opportunities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of Assistant Program Director, Residential Supporters and Community Supporters of assigned programs
  • Directly responsible to and supervised by Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services
  • Assumes full responsibility over assigned programs in the absence of the Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services and Director of Adult Residential Services as assigned by the Director of Adult Services.

Competencies/Skills:
1. Customer/Person-centered focused
2. Ethical Conduct.
3. Leadership skills
4. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
5. Effective Critical Thinking and communication skills
6. Time Management/organization skills
7. Have a working knowledge of the basic theory and principle of social work, with special skill in social casework. He/she should be abreast of new trends and developments within the field and have the capacity to apply these to practical situations
8. Open to supervision and learning
9. Expected to have working knowledge of the governing regulations within six months
10. Excellent verbal and written skills
11. Ability to work under pressure
12. High energy and the willingness to work as a team player
13. Required to be a generalist

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • A human service professional with at least a bachelor’s degree in a human services field (including, but not limited to: sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, and psychology) and who has specialized training in intellectual disabilities or one (1) year of experience in working with persons with intellectual disabilities; or
  • An educator with a degree in education from an accredited program and with specialized training or one (1) year of experience in working with persons with intellectual disabilities; or
  • A social worker with a master’s degree from an accredited school of social work and with specialized training in intellectual disabilities or with one (1) year of experience in working with persons with intellectual disabilities; or
  • A rehabilitation counselor who is certified by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification and who has specialized training in intellectual disabilities or with one (1) year of experience in working with persons with intellectual disabilities.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors accompanying residents to various activities, events and appointments;
  • Some duties performed in a rehabilitation pool.

Other Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws;
  • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.
  • Provide 24 hour on-call on a rotating basis to ensure program oversight, staff coverage and access to various resources

Full-time: 2nd & 3rd shifts; Part-time: All shifts

Description:

The Residential Supporter provides direct care services in a manner that promotes development of independent and community living skills and an improved quality of life to adults living in residential homes.

Qualifications:

  • Teaches and supports individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, safety rules, community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping. Encourages individuals to utilize developing skills to the fullest extent possible.
  • Assists and supports in developing and implementing program activities.
  • Accompanies and transports individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle (wheelchair vans) or supporter car.
  • Assists in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to trained Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).
  • Demonstrated physical capacity to assist individuals with mobility impairments as needed.
  • Attend pool, with individuals, up to and including lifting and swimming as needed.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals.
  • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI).
  • Must complete Medication Administration (MAP) training/certification within 3 months of hire date.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with individuals, other care providers, family and community members in a respectful manner.
  • Must be able to fluently read, write, and speak English for the safety of the individuals we serve due to the programs and health issues individualized for each person.
  • Must be able to lift heavy weight (up to 100 pounds) with assistance from another person or a mechanical device.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, and stand for long periods of time.
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.

Children’s Program

Reports to: Director of Children’s Services

Shift: Full-Time; Requires Flexible Schedule

POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Nursing functions as a part of a collaborative, trauma-informed and family-centered therapeutic team. He/she is responsible for the coordination of medical care for our students in maintaining their health and well-being and for the clear and effective development, implementation and monitoring of policies, procedures and protocols governing Nursing care at the school. The Director of Nursing directly supervises the RN Supervisor, LPN’s, CNA’s, and MA’s providing medical care to students of Crystal Springs and also assesses children’s medical status routinely and as needed. He/she must also provide on-going, proactive assessment of staff and processes with particular emphasis on safety and wellbeing of our students and the maintenance of a nurturing and supportive environment.

He/she must be responsive in formulating corrective actions for any identified deficiencies. This person is responsible for managing the resources so as to maximize the quality of medical services and promote the growth and development of program staff.

This position is directly accountable to the Director of Children’s Services. The Director of Nursing is a salaried position, and is exempt from overtime and at all times abides by Agency confidentiality policies. Due to the nature of the workflow and level of responsibility, the Director of Nursing maintains a flexible schedule, which may go beyond a forty-hour work week.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Massachusetts in good standing

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform nursing medical assessments, effectively triage day-to-day emergencies, phone calls and/or other medically related situations that may arise.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, set goals and follow through on tasks as well as motivating staff and fostering opportunities for teamwork.
  • Demonstrated ability to hire, supervise, and motivate staff to achieve high levels of residential services performance.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in functioning without constant and direct supervision or guidance and ability to display sound judgment and make reasonable decisions independently.
  • Demonstrated results-focused, multi-demand and organized work orientation and skill set.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and manage team dynamics and development as an on-going activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to review, analyze and make recommendations on relevant incident/observation and Pica specific reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively review and interpret lab, x-ray and other evaluation reports and consults.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with in-house physicians, outside specialists, funding agencies and parents/guardians as needed.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to the agency’s mission, vision, values and goals through leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to function as a healthy & therapeutic role model.
  • Demonstrated fairness, forethought and good judgment in decision making.
  • Demonstrated understanding and adherence to the agency’s culture of care expectations and family-centered care and treatment philosophy and protocols.
  • Demonstrated cooperative attitude and effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with others (students and their families, supervisors and other professionals) to nurture healthy and productive working relationships.
  • Demonstrated understanding of general environmental & safety policies/procedures with a particular focus on Pica safety.
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to attend to and complete all required documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to assist residents and supervise staff with regard to with medically related treatments as well as personal care development and maintenance as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated understanding of client confidentiality regulations and protocols.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of related necessary computer skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of policies and procedure for reporting suspected child abuse & neglect.
  • Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, racial, and socio-economic issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and adhere to relevant laws, contractual obligations and licensing regulations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for recruitment, hiring, supervision, oversight and management of the Nursing Department staff.
  • Function as a support and resource to all Nursing department staff.
  • Responsible for staff scheduling and department payroll.
  • Responsible to function as part of the Admission Review Team; with specific focus on medical appropriateness needs and level of care.
  • Active Participation in Intakes, Admission screenings, Discharges, Off campus site visits and planning meetings.
  • Coordination of gathering and implementing needed admission and discharge paperwork.
  • Implement both agency and individualized support practices utilizing appropriate techniques to monitor, assess and document medically related situations and client status.
  • Responsible to ensure departmental compliance with federal, state, municipal laws and licensing regulations.
  • Review documentation by department staff to ensure compliance with applicable law and regulation and in accordance with best nursing practices.
  • Ensure that students’ physical, dental, audiology, ophthalmology exams and lab work are up-to-date.
  • Assist the Medical Director or other consulting specialists on-site or via telephone and email.
  • Ensure the appropriate completion of quarterly progress notes, admission treatment plans/IHCPs and other necessary documentation by RN Supervisor/lead LPNs.
  • Attend quarterly and IEP meetings, intake & discharge meetings as well as contingency and transition meetings as needed.
  • Attend appointments/field trips with students as needed.
  • Conduct and assist other nurses with medication and treatment administration.
  • Function as a trainer to Crystal Springs employees (nursing and non-nursing staff) with departmentally relevant topics as needed during orientation and on-going staff development processes.
  • Ensure that consistent 1:1 Supervisions and team meetings are conducted with Nursing department staff.
  • Provide oversight and supervision of the Medical Services building staff as well as any children being treated or housed in the building in the absence of the Director of Nursing.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and maintain phone and email availability during standard business hours to attend to varying needs of the client, staff administration and other stakeholders.
  • Understand and professionally represent the obligations, functions, programs, and services of the agency and their relation to staff, students and the community.
  • Abide by mandates regarding confidentiality and ethics as per federal, state and agency and policy procedures.
  • Maintain an active and productive participation within the Children’s Services Management Team.
  • Readily accept feedback from supervisors, colleagues, and staff and foster a safe environment for dialogue and disagreement.
  • All other duties as assigned.

1st Position: Full Time (Evenings); Monday through Friday and every other weekend; 3:00pm – 11:00pm

2nd Position: Full Time (Overnights); Monday through Friday and every other weekend; 11:00pm – 7:00am

3rd Position: Per Diem

Sign on bonus available (prorated based on the number of hours worked) up to $1000.00.

POSITION SUMMARY: The LPN will be working within the Children’s Services nursing department providing support to individuals with various medical needs. The LPN is responsible for implementing and monitoring an array of health care and other personal support services designed to enrich the lives of our students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Administer medications and implement nursing treatment plans
  • Confer with physicians, dentists, and therapists as appropriate
  • Communicate with/provide necessary information on relevant health issues to parents, guardians, and applicable Agency staff
  • Respond to participant complaints of illness and recommend appropriate action
  • Confer with pharmacists regarding medications and their acquisitions as appropriate
  • Monitor general health status of participants, including hygiene issues and skin integrity
  • Administer minor first aid when necessary
  • Complete all health related documentation requirements
  • Other duties as required by the children’s nursing department

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • LPN, currently licensed in the State of Massachusetts
  • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Acceptable Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)

WORK RECORD:

  • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.
Full-time: 2nd & 3rd shifts; Part-time: All shifts

Description:

We are actively seeking Residential Counselor’s for our Children program. This position provides supervision and care to our residents while providing a safe and secure living environment.

Qualifications:

      • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals
      • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, collaboratively, and respectfully with individuals, other care providers, family, and community members
      • Flexibility to work varying hours to meet the needs of individuals
      • Physical ability to carry, lift, run, and bend as needed
      • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to speak, write, and read English as required for communication and documentation
      • Must obtain First Aid, CPR, CPI training/certification within 3 months of employment
      • Valid Driver's License; assumes responsibility for maintaining current license and safe driving record
      • Ability to pass a Criminal Records Check (CORI) and mandatory drug test

Department: Children’s Services - Residential

Reports to: Director of Nursing

FSLA Status: Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY: The Nursing Supervisor functions in a supervisory/management position, primarily on 2nd shift with some flexibility for other shifts as necessary under the direction of the Director of Nursing. He/she is responsible for on-shift coordination of care for our students in maintaining their health and wellbeing by following physicians’ orders, plans of care and appropriate policies, procedures and protocols. The Nursing supervisor assesses children’s medical status routinely and as needed and directly supervises LPN’s, CNA’s, and MA’s providing medical care to students of Crystal Springs. The Nursing Supervisor must at all times, act in a professional manner and have the ability to multi-task.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse currently licensed in the State of Massachusetts in good standing

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform nursing medical assessments, effectively triage day-to-day emergencies, phone calls and/or other medically related situations that may arise.
  • Demonstrated ability to review, analyze and make recommendations on relevant incident reports
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively review and interpret lab, x-ray and other evaluation reports and consults.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with in-house physicians, outside specialists, funding agencies and parents/guardians as needed.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and the ability to multitask.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to the agency’s mission, vision, values and goals through leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to supervise others, communicate and otherwise function as a healthy & therapeutic role model.
  • Demonstrated fairness, forethought and good judgment in decision making.
  • Demonstrated understanding and adherence to the agency’s culture of care expectations and family-centered care and treatment philosophy and protocols.
  • Demonstrated cooperative attitude and effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with others (students and their families, supervisors and other professionals) to nurture healthy and productive working relationships.
  • Demonstrated understanding of general environmental & safety policies/procedures with a particular focus on Pica safety.
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to attend to and complete all required documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to assist residents and supervise staff with regard to with medically related treatments as well as personal care development and maintenance as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated understanding of client confidentiality regulations and protocols.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, set goals and follow through on tasks as well as motivating staff and fostering opportunities for teamwork.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of policies and procedure for reporting suspected child abuse & neglect.
  • Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, racial, and socio-economic issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and adhere to relevant laws, contractual obligations and licensing regulations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Director of Nursing with oversight and management of the Nursing department.
  • Function as a support and resource to all Nursing department staff.
  • Forward any interdepartmental matters to the Director of Nursing
  • Implement both agency and individualized support practices utilizing appropriate techniques to monitor, assess and document medically related situations and client status.
  • Review documentation by department staff to ensure compliance with applicable law and regulation and in accordance with best nursing practices.
  • Assist in ensuring that students’ physical, dental, audiology, ophthalmology exams and lab work are up-to-date
  • Assist the Medical Director or other consulting specialists on-site or via telephone and email.
  • Responsible for completion of quarterly progress notes, admission treatment plans/IHCPs and other necessary documentation
  • Attend quarterly and IEP meetings, intake & discharge meetings as well as contingency and transition meetings as needed.
  • Attend appointments/field trips with students as needed.
  • Conduct and assist other nurses with medication and treatment administration.
  • Function as a trainer to Crystal Springs employees (nursing and non-nursing staff) with departmentally relevant topics as needed during orientation and on-going staff development processes.
  • Assist with nursing schedule and payroll as needed
  • Conduct 1:1 supervisions with Nursing department staff as assigned
  • Provide oversight and supervision of the Medical Services building staff as well as any children being treated or housed in the building in the absence of the Director of Nursing.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and maintain phone and email availability during standard business hours to attend to varying needs of the client, staff administration and other stakeholders.
  • Understand and professionally represent the obligations, functions, programs, and services of the agency and their relation to staff, students and the community.
  • Abide by mandates regarding confidentiality and ethics as per federal, state and agency and policy procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings as required.
  • Readily accept feedback from supervisors, colleagues, and staff and foster a safe environment for dialogue and disagreement.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Language/Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English; and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors accompanying members to various activities, events and appointments;

Physical and Other Demands:

  • Ability to hear alarms, phones, and communications from adults and employees in short and long range;
  • Ability to lift at least 100 pounds with another employee or lifting equipment more than twice during each shift;
  • Ability to bend, kneel, squat and stand for long periods of time throughout the shift (more than 15 minutes at a time, 8 or more times during the shift);
  • Ability to reach above the shoulders at least four times during a shift, often lifting an item of weight;
  • Ability to grasp, retrieve, pinch and hold small items frequently throughout the shift, at least once every ten minutes;
  • Ability to assist the adults in rehabilitation pool, which is 4 feet deep and at least 90 degrees air and water temperature, at least twice per week for periods of an hour at a time;
  • Ability to walk and run with or alongside the members we support when assisting them to and from day programs, residences, during community activities, and within the residences constantly for periods of time exceeding a half an hour;
  • Ability to train and perform procedures surrounding CPR, First Aid, physical restraints and crisis intervention for the safety of the residents and staff;
  • Ability to manage and handle stressful and emotionally charged interactions and situations.

Other Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini-vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws.
  • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DESE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.
Shift: 40 hours; primarily 2nd shift

Position Summary:

The Shift Supervisor provides appropriate role modeling in a therapeutic environment that promotes the physical, emotional and behavioral health of each student and assists them in developing adaptive life skills. The Shift Supervisor provides formal supervision and coordination of shifts with regard to activities and structure, documentation, monitoring and maintenance of environmental safety and staff performance and interactions. Shift Supervisors work as a part of a collaborative, trauma-informed and family-centered therapeutic team. He/she is expected to establish open communications and support among co-workers and is directly accountable to the House Manager who provides supervision and training. The Residential Shift Supervisor is a non-exempt, hourly employee who at all times abides by the agency’s policies & procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, health, human services, education, psychology or related field plus 6 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents plus 3 months supervisory experience in any field, or
  • Associates degree or 2 years of equivalent college experience plus 9 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents plus 6 months of supervisory experience preferred in any field, or
  • High School diploma plus 18 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents plus 6 months supervisory experience in any field preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Reports to: Director of Special Education/Lead Teacher

Hours Worked: Full-Time; 40 Hours; Flexible

Shift: Monday – Friday

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Massachusetts Special Needs Teaching Certification, Severe Special Needs preferred.

Specific Duties:

    Under the supervision of the Director of Special Education and Lead Teacher, the Special Education Teacher will:

  • Develop, coordinate and participate in the implementation of the educational programs for all students in the areas of academics, fine and gross motor skills, language skills, behavioral/social development and activities of daily living (feeding, dressing, personal hygiene, toileting and domestic skills)
  • Monitor the overall educational progress of students in the class
  • Develop the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) or assist with the development of an IHP for each student in the class
  • Submit all student-related paperwork, including: annual educational summary, annual IEP with goals and objectives, six month reviews, quarterly reports and lesson plan books and attendance roll books
  • Provide supervision and evaluation for classroom teacher aides
  • Provide training to teacher aides, including Curriculum Frameworks
  • Confer with support personnel (i.e., psychology, speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, living unit, recreation and nursing personnel) in order to provide comprehensive service to each student in the class. Incorporate the goals and recommendations of support services with the daily educational programs
Reports to: Special Education Teacher
Hours Worked: Full-Time; 40 Hours
Shift: Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 3:30 pm with an additional 7:00 am – 8:00 am Residential hour

Specific Duties:

    Under the supervision of the Special Education Teacher, the Teacher Aide will:

  • Assist in providing the assigned student with all necessary educational and therapeutic services.
  • Develop an understanding of the Mass. Curriculum Frameworks.
  • Provide input to the Special Education Teacher regarding progress of students during evaluation periods, i.e., annual summaries, six month reviews, and quarterly reports.
  • Perform direct care of the assigned student during classroom time, i.e., eating, toileting and personal hygiene training.
  • Implement activities and provide direct care for students in residences on Teacher Planning Days.
  • Assist the Special Education Teacher with maintaining accurate and current student records.
  • Accompany students into the pool during rehab sessions.
  • Transport students to and from classes in the school vans.
  • Transport students in vans on community outings (Transport includes driving Crystal Springs regular and wheelchair vans).

Good Attendance is essential. References and job performance in prior/present position will be reviewed.

 

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