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.

Reports to: Laundry Services Manager
Hours: Part-Time; 16 hours
Shift: Tuesdays & Fridays; 5:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Essential Functions:

  • Collect all soiled clothing and bedding from the living units up to 30 lbs.
  • Driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 30 – 50 pounds

Specific Duties:

  • Sort all soiled clothing and bedding according to color and type of fabric.
  • Appropriately pre-treat any extraordinary or stubborn stains.
  • Wash and dry all clothing and bedding.
  • Fold and sort by individual student and living unit.
  • Return clean clothing and bedding to the proper living unit, mend all torn clothing and bedding.
  • Care and maintenance of dryers and lint traps and clean and polish machinery.
  • Sweep laundry floor and empty trash.
  • Meet EEC/DESE requirement for in-services.
  • Cooperate and participate in internal investigations.

Requirements:

  • Ability to speak and read English (necessary for proper use of cleaning solvents and detergents as well as name recognition)
  • Ability to operate 30 and 50 pound capacity Hoyt and Unimax commercial washers
  • Ability to operate 30 – 50 pound Hoyt commercial dryers.
  • Laundry workers should also possess basic hand or machine sewing skills
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 per week; Monday – Thursday; 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    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.

    Reports to: Assistant Director of Adult Residential

    Hours Worked: 40 Hours

    FLSA: Exempt

    The Program Director 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 of a residence(s) for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

    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.
    • Essential Functions:

    • 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).
    • Understand and professionally represent the obligations, functions, programs, and services of the agency and their relation to staff, students and the community.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    Department: Children’s Services – Residential
    Reports to: Director of Residential Services

    Position Summary:

      Reporting to the Director of Residential Services, the Overnight Manager supervises all overnight awake, on-call, and contracted staff and is responsible for the quality of the direct support services provided, including daily operations that meet Federal, State, and agency compliance regulations. The Overnight Manager implements all procedures that ensure: 1) the health, safety, and well-being of the students, and 2) physical safety and cleanliness of the program. In partnership with the Director of Residential Services and the Human Resources department, the Overnight Manager conducts Overnight Awake Staff supervision, provides performance management, staff development, staff evaluations and assesses staff training needs with consistency. The Overnight Manager completes all administrative functions within the required time frames. As a member of a collaborative, trauma-informed, and family-centered therapeutic team, the Overnight Manager establishes a therapeutic environment that promotes the physical, emotional and behavioral health of each student and assists them in developing adaptive life skills. The Overnight Manager acts as the primary leadership mentor for the Awake Overnight Staff by providing necessary developmental training support and ensuring mandatory training compliance. The Overnight Manager is responsible for implementing key objectives, ensuring high standards of direct care and ongoing monitoring and management of operations. The Overnight Manager implements students’ Individual Education Plans (IEP), Individual Service Plans (ISP), and Individual Treatment Plans (ITP). The Overnight Manager reviews and completes all required documentation and communicates all pertinent information to all stakeholders. The Overnight Manager participates in supervision, team, and other assigned meetings. The Overnight Manager provides direct service to the students as needed. The Overnight Manager 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 preferred in any field, or
      • Associates degree or (2) years of equivalent college experience + (9) months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents + (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

      Competencies/Skills:

      • Demonstrated ability and commitment to function as a healthy & therapeutic role model maintaining personal and professional self-awareness.
      • Demonstrated fairness, forethought and good judgment in decision making.
      • Demonstrated cooperative attitude and effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with others (students and their families, supervisors and other professionals) to foster good working relationships.
      • Demonstrated effective utilization of verbal & physical crisis intervention techniques (CPI).
      • Demonstrated ability to model and reinforce skills in the program and out in the community while fostering independence.
      • Demonstrated understanding of general environmental & safety policies/procedures.
      • Demonstrated understanding and ability to attend to and complete all required documentation.
      • Demonstrated ability to assist residents with personal care development and maintenance as appropriate.
      • Demonstrated understanding of client confidentiality regulation and protocols (HIPAA).
      • Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and follow through as well as supervise and motivate others.
      • Demonstrated ability to maintain professional relationships with co-workers, professionals, residents’ families, to remain non-judgmental, stay objective and uphold appropriate boundaries.
      • Ability to remain awake on the overnight shift.

      Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

      • Supervises all overnight awake, on-call, and contracted staff
        • Monitors and assists with change of shift activities and personnel
        • Ensures that appropriate staffing ratios for his/her shift and incoming shift are maintained or coordinated as necessary to preserve compliance with state mandated staffing ratios. Assigns break coverage on-shift.
      • Responsible for the quality of the direct support services provided, including daily operations that meet Federal, State, and agency compliance regulations.
        • Implements crisis intervention techniques in accordance with policy, procedure and agency training.
        • Understands and professionally represents the obligations, functions, programs, and services of the Agency and their relation to staff, students and the community.
        • Abides by mandates regarding confidentiality and ethics as per federal, state and agency policy and procedures.
      • Implements all procedures that ensure the health, safety, and well-being of the students.
        • Physically rotates through all Children’s Program campus residences throughout third shift to provide monitoring, supervision, support and assistance to staff on-duty.
        • Monitors Awake Overnight staff to ensure that they are awake and alert at all times.
        • Monitors Awake Overnight staff to ensure that they are performing expected duties including appropriate bed checks and student care and assistance.
        • Conducts reviews of appropriate shift documentation to ensure consistent and appropriate completion (i.e., Incident/observation reports, logs, bed checks, pica sweeps, clinical books, etc.)
        • Conducts thorough walkthroughs of residences including physical checks on students to ensure safety and well-being.
        • Assists and supervises staff and students in areas of student self-care while fostering independence and ensuring dignity and respect are honored.
        • Ensures that student briefs checks are completed and/or toileting programs are followed.
      • Implements all procedures that ensure physical safety and cleanliness of the program.
        • Monitors Awake Overnight staff to ensure that they are performing expected duties cleaning and other tasks as assigned.
        • Conducts thorough walkthroughs of residences to ensure safe and hygienic environments.
      • In partnership with the Director of Residential Services and the Human Resources department, conducts Overnight Awake Staff supervision, provides performance management, staff development, staff evaluations and assesses staff training needs with consistency.
        • Conducts Overnight Awake Staff training policies, procedures and protocols.
      • Completes all administrative functions within the required time frames.
      • Establishes a therapeutic environment that promotes the physical, emotional and behavioral health of each student and assists them in developing adaptive life skills.
      • Acts as the primary leadership mentor for the Awake Overnight Staff by providing necessary developmental training support and ensuring mandatory training compliance.
        • Functions as a support and resource to the House Manager and Overnight Awake staff.
      • Implement key objectives, ensuring high standards of direct care and ongoing monitoring and management of operations.
        • Ensures that appropriate staffing ratios for his/her shift and incoming shift are maintained or coordinated as necessary to preserve compliance with state mandated staffing ratios.
        • Assigns break coverage on-shift.
        • Consistently acts, as a member of the residential management team, in exercising responsibilities in such a way as to reinforce the residential philosophy and program protocols.
      • Implements students’ Individual Education Plans (IEP), Individual Service Plans (ISP), and Individual Treatment Plans (ITP).
        • Implements both agency and individualized behavior support practices using appropriate techniques to monitor, assess and document situations and student status.
      • Reviews and completes all required documentation and communicates all pertinent information to all stakeholders.
        • Liaisons with the Educational Director, other supervisors and administrators as applicable to ensure appropriate transfer of relevant written and verbal program information to incoming staff.
        • Communicates with the on-duty Program Supervisors regarding on-shift related issues.
        • Conducts information and status reporting and reviews with House Managers at least weekly via email and in-person a minimum of twice a month or as needed to ensure an appropriate flow of information.
        • Ensures that all parent, agency and state notifications are made as necessary and required.
      • Participates in supervision, team, and other assigned meetings.
        • Attends weekly check-ins with Residential Director and/or Assistant Residential Director.
        • Readily accepts feedback from supervisors, colleagues, and other staff and foster a safe environment for dialogue and disagreement.
        • Attends all staff meetings, and mandatory in-service trainings as required by state licensing and/or Crystal Springs.
        • Engages in self-evaluation to establish goals for professional development.
      • Provides direct service to the students as needed.
        • Transports or to provide ratio coverage during the overnight shift hours in the event of a student emergency care visit to a hospital.
        • Coordinates and ensures transportation of students in a safe and secure manner following state and agency transportation policies.
      • All 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 (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: 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.
    To view the complete list of employment requirements click here.
    Company Benefits
    For a complete list of company benefits click here.

    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