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DDS- Assistant Program Coordinator- New Braintree Road (West Brookfield)
at Open Sky Community Services
West Brookfield, MA

DDS- Assistant Program Coordinator- New Braintree Road (West Brookfield)
at Open Sky Community Services
West Brookfield, MA

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DDS- Assistant Program Coordinator- New Braintree Road (West Brookfield)

US-MA-West Brookfield

Job ID: 2019-4208
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Direct Care
New Braintree Road Residence

Overview

Open Sky Community Services is a human service agency that provides counseling services and treatment options to people diagnosed with a mental illness or developmental disability. This residence currently provides services to 5 women ages 50-66 years old. The focus of this program is to assist people to develop and apply daily living skills as well as the skills needed to develop relationships in their local communities. The women who live in this home may also benefit from assistance from staff to apply learned daily living skills, including personal care, assistance with medical appointments and procedures and developing coping strategies related to minor behavioral challenges.During the day 4 women attend a day program and 1 woman receives 1:1 supports at home.

Open Sky Community Services agency provides generous time off, starting at 27 days your first year. Open Sky also provides various free trainings, yearly salary increases and room for advancement. Our agency is an eligible employer for the public Student Loan forgiveness Program, as well as provides tuition reimbursement and will fully compensate for some certifications, including a CNA certification.



Responsibilities

The Assistant Program Coordinator provides direct supervision to the Overnight staff and takes on a leadership role working alongside Residential Counselors to provide direct support to people.

Additionally, the Assistant Program Coordinator's will:

  • Provide administrative assistance to the Program Manager.
  • Assist with program budgets and scheduling.
  • Assist with Activities of Daily Living, which includes direct care duties, hygiene (personal care), lifting, assisting with transfers, medication administration, documentation, assisting with group therapy, transportation, behavioral intervention, role modeling, and recreational activities.
  • Implement activities that facilitate the development of valued roles and personal relationships in the community.
  • Develop and implement all habilitation, whole life, and other service plans.
  • Participate in supervision, team, and other assigned meetings.
  • This position has on-call responsibilities


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services/Social Services related field preferred or experience working with adults with disabilities.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
  • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable. Open Sky Community Services provides all required trainings.

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