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

Reports To: Director of Training & Development

Description of Duties:

  • The Training Specialist contributes to the development, interpretation and implementation of standards, objectives, policies and procedures for Crystal Springs.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Education. Bachelor’s Degree requirement may be waived if the candidate possesses at five years of supervisory/training experience and has supported children or adults with intellectual disabilities for least three years.
  • Essential Functions:

  • Participate in employee training and development with both new and existing employees;
  • Evaluate training needs across all disciplines in light of those standards;
  • Develops new or revise existing orientation and in-service programs;
  • Present training initiatives that take into account the various learning styles of adult based participants;
  • Become certified as an instructor in Heartsaver First Aid and CPR, Basic Human Rights, & DDS Fire Safety;
  • Evaluate training programs by means of verbal and/or written feedback; consultation; and observation;
  • Contribute to the enhancement of agency-wide communication by means of training initiatives as well as participation in projects;
  • Participate in training programs which enhance or maintain professional skills;
  • Maintain current licensure, current CPR and First Aid certification;
  • Maintain required certifications of the Staff Training Program;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • 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.
  • Good Attendance is essential. References and job performance in prior/present position will be reviewed Each staff member must attend a minimum of 24 hours per year in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DOE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

    Available Positions – Adult Program

    Reports to: Program Director

    FLSA: Non-Exempt

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

    Qualifications:

      • High School Diploma or Associate Degree
      • 1 year experience working as a team leader caring for people 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.
    • 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.
    • Good Attendance is essential. References and job performance in prior/present position will be reviewed Each staff member must attend a minimum of 24 hours per year in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DOE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

    Reports To: Adult Nursing Supervisor

    Hours: 32 hours/week; Monday – Thursday; 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, with rotating weekends on-call

    Description of Duties:
    The Licensed Practical Nurse assists the Nursing department in the coordination of care for each individual in maintaining their health and well-being by following physicians’ orders, plans of care and appropriate policies, procedures and protocols.

    Qualifications:

    • LPN, currently licensed in the State of Massachusetts and in good standing.

    Essential Functions:

    • 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 effectively review and interpret lab, x-ray and other evaluation reports and consults;
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with physicians, outside specialists, funding agencies and parents/guardians as needed.
    • Demonstrated ability 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 medically related treatments/doctor’s orders as well as personal care development and maintenance as appropriate.
    • Demonstrated understanding of client confidentiality regulations such as HIPPA and other protocols.
    • 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 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.

    Licensed Practical Nurse Responsibilities:

    • Provide oversight to assigned homes/individuals to include but not limited to: bimonthly in-home audits, medication and MAR reviews, teaching/training for staff.
    • Complete monthly summaries to include head to toe skin assessments.
    • Administer medications when needed/required.
    • Provide physical assessment of individuals including vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight.
    • Provide basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas when needed.
    • Maintain open lines of communication with the individual’s team, parents/guardians, medical providers, DDS, and any other vendor/s involved in the individuals care.
    • Complete require documentation in a timely manner and submit to appropriate parties.
    • Document and communicate all medical issues, appointments and interventions, etc.
    • Function as Primary Nurse for assigned caseload and ensure that all lab work, physicals, dental, audio and vision exams etc., are current and ensure that all follow-up appointments are completed as recommended on consultation forms.
    • Review all appropriate tracking logs (BM, menses, etc.) and provide additional training/retraining when necessary.
    • Order medication from pharmacy as needed.
    • Attend doctor’s appointments as needed.
    • Prepare for and attend ISPs for assigned individuals.
    • Provide G and J tube care as needed.
    • Provide medically related assistance and training to staff as needed.
    • Attend staff meetings as directed.
    • Maintain current licensure, current CPR and First Aid certification.
    • Maintain required certifications of the Adult Program.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    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.

    Good Attendance is essential. References and job performance in prior/present position will be reviewed. Each staff member must attend a minimum of 24 hours per year in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DOE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

    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.

    Available Positions – Children’s Program

    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
    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: Special Education Teacher

    Hours Worked: Full-Time; 40 hours

    Shift: Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 3:30 pm but with 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 assigned 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.

      Each staff member must attend a minimum of 24 hours per year in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DOE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

     

    Apply Today!

    Apply online today by clicking the link below.
    To apply on-line today click here or submit resume and cover letter indicating position applying for to:
    recruiting@nullcrystalspringsinc.org
    Employment Requirements
    Must be 18 years or older; High School Diploma or GED; qualifying background check and safe driving record.
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    Awards Programs
    Referral Bonus Award Program
    Sign-On Bonus Award Program

    Applications
    Paper applications are available Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 3:00pm in Human Resources, 38 Narrows Road, Assonet, MA
    Contact us at:
    recruiting@nullcrystalspringsinc.org or
    T: (508) 644-3101 x3759
    F: (508) 644-3658