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  • EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM:

    Physical Therapist: The Physical Therapist has expertise in the motor development of the infant and toddler. These skills are used to provide home-based assessment, treatment, support, and education services to families to identify and assess their short and long-term needs and develop and implement a service plan. In addition, the Physical Therapist is available to provide clinical consultation to families and staff regarding motor development and assessment.
    Qualifications: Experience working with young children and families.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current Massachusetts PT license.

    Speech and Language Pathologist: The Speech and Language Pathologist has expertise in the language development of the infant and toddler. These skills are used to work with families to identify and assess their short and long-term needs and develop and implement a service plan. In addition, the Speech and Language Pathologist is available to provide clinical consultation to families and staff regarding language development and assessment.
    Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited Speech and Language Pathology program, experience working with families and children with disabilities.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Massachusetts licensure in Speech and Language Pathology, completion of Department of Public Health certification as an Early Intervention Specialist within three years.

    Occupational Therapist: The Occupational Therapist has expertise in the motor, sensory, and overall development of the infant and toddler. These skills are used to work with families to identify and assess their short and long-term needs and develop and implement a service plan. In addition, the Occupational Therapist is available to provide clinical consultation to families and staff regarding development and assessment.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Massachusetts licensure in Occupational Therapy, completion of Department of Public Health certification as an Early Intervention Specialist within three years.

    Developmental Specialist: The Developmental Specialist’s expertise is as a child development specialist. These skills are used to work with families and children to identify and assess their short and long-term needs and develop and implement a service plan.
    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in special education, early childhood development, and/or related fields, experience working with families and children with disabilities.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Completion of Department of Public Health certification as an Early Intervention Specialist within three years.

  • DAY SERVICES PROGRAM:

    Direct Support Staff: Part-time and full-time positions for energetic and qualified individuals to work with clients with developmental disabilities and autism in our Day Hab program. Responsibilities include engaging the clients in meaningful activities and daily living skills; assistance with personal care needs and behavioral needs; implementation of individuals Day Hab Service Plan objectives and documentation of progress; assistance with and supervision of meaningful and therapeutic activities in the community.
    Qualifications: High school diploma with at least 1 year of experience working with adults with intellectual and or developmental disabilities.
    OR a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field AND at least 6 months experience working with adults with ID/DD.

  • RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM:
    Residential Manager: Ability to effectively oversee the administration of the assigned program(s), including providing effective leadership, supervision, guidance and clinical support for the program.
    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field (preferred), plus one year supervisory, administrative, program experience in the field of developmental disabilities, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 1st Aid, CPR, MAP.

    Residential Counselors: We have several open positions at our location in the South Shore area. Working hands-on with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Responsibilities include providing direct care & support to ensure resident health and safety, developing & implementing ISP goals & recreational & community supports.
    Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). At least one year’s experience and/or training in working with individuals with physical, intellectual, and developmental disabilities.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 1st Aid, CPR certification required (training can be provided through our agency). MAP certified is a plus.

  • AUTISM:

    Autism Resource Center is looking to hire a Skills Trainer. The Arc of the South Shore provides the highest quality services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    Essential Duties And Responsibilities:
    This is a part-time (4 hours per week) SATURDAY position to support an individual with an intensive level of need who is likely to exhibit challenging behaviors in the home setting and supported environments. ABA, behavior management, and extensive experience working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum is required. Skills Trainor will provide in-home respite care and accompany the individual and her family on supported community outings. Bachelors degree preferred. First Aid/CPR certification required and Crisis Prevention Intervention training preferred. Commitment to working every Saturday is desired, however will consider a job share working every other weekend for the right candidate.

    Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team. A valid drivers' license is required. Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients. Other duties may be assigned. candidate must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Must have an acceptable CORI, Finger Print, and Driving History response. CPR and First Aid certification required.
    We follow all CDC and Massachusetts State COVID-19 Guidelines.

    The Arc of the South Shore requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirements for medical or religious reasons. We are an equal opportunity employer.

    Work Location:
    • One location

    Work Remotely
    • No

    Job Type: Part-time
    Pay: $25.00 - $27.00 per hour

    Benefits:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Employee discount
    • Paid time off
    • Parental leave
    • Referral program
    • Retirement plan

    Schedule:
    • Weekend availability

    Experience:
    • Autism/Behavioral: 1 year (Required)

    License/Certification:
    • Driver's License (Preferred)
    • CPR Certification (Preferred)

  • ADULT FOSTER CARE:
    Adult Foster Care Manager: The Care Mgr. regularly visits individuals and their families at their homes in and around the South Shore area. The visits take place one per month, or as needed. The Care Mgr. provides oversight to ensure the living situation is safe, healthy and cohesive for all parties. The Care Mgr. also ensures the families and individuals are in compliance with Mass Health AFC regulations. This is a full-time salaried position and may include some weekends and/or early evenings.
    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Social Work, Sociology or Psychology background strongly preferred.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: A social work license from the Mass Board of Registration in social work is preferred. Minimum of 5 yrs. of professional health care experience working with the elderly or people with disabilities. A Master’s degree in a relevant health care discipline may be substituted for two of the five years’ experience.

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