BAMSI Day Support Professional - Direct Care - Full Time in Dedham, Massachusetts
TitleDay Support Professional - Direct Care - Full Time
LocationDedham Day Hab
Pay Range$12 / hr
Join our growing workforce delivering compassionate care!
Day Support ProfessionalsatBAMSIprovide direct care supports to individuals in supervised day hab settings and help them develop skills that will foster personal growth and independence.
BAMSI is a 1900+ employee health and human services organization with locations across Eastern Massachusetts. We offer generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid trainings in a supportive environment that offers growth opportunities! Health and Dental Insurance
is available for employees working 30+ hours.
You will need to have a high school diploma/GED, direct care experience working with a disabled population and a valid driver's license in state of residence and satisfactory driving record.
General Statement of Duties:To provide supports necessary to enable persons with developmental disabilities to develop and maintain skills that will foster personal growth and independence. These duties must be carried out in a manner that
respects the rights of individuals, is driven by individual choice, and based on the concept of community inclusion.
Provide direct service in both basic care (toileting, hand and face washing, eating, etc.) and programmatic (fitness, gross motor, communication, sensory, functional living, leisure, self-preservation, etc.) areas in the community and within the program.
Actively participate in program development, maintaining activity manual in program area as directed.
Fulfill case management and advocate responsibilities for assigned caseload.
Provide feedback to program manager and other treatment team members regarding consumer progress or concerns in a timely manner.
Insure that group and leisure times are spent on age appropriate, preferred activities while maintaining a skill development focus.
Participate in supervision, staff meetings, team meetings, ISP meetings, etc. as directed.
Implement behavior plans as required.
Organize and participate in group and individual activities, addressing objectives and guidelines established in the individual service plans.
Perform duties in a team approach.
Maintain knowledge of developments with program.
Provide physical support to consumers having physical challenges such as lifting and transferring consumers as needed.
Record necessary data, including but not limited to, communication notebook, ABC sheets, and data on ISP objectives.
Complete monthly progress notes, incident reports, communication books, behavior sheets, ISP documentation, etc. as required.
Participate in ISP semi-annual reviews and other meetings as required.
Maintain current and accurate documentation (written plans and data sheets) in program areas relating to objectives being addressed.
Ensure consumer safety and a safe environment in compliance with agency and program standards.
Intervene in crisis situations that may include physical restraints.
Perform duties to reflect agency/program policies and philosophy.
Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Standard/universal precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.
Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor.
High school diploma or equivalency, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
A minimum one year experience working with individuals with brain injury, developmental and/or physical disabilities required.
Ability to record data using a computer, enter time worked into an electronic system and receive and send email required.
A valid driver's license in state of residence; at least two years’ driving experience and satisfactory driving record.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure
is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41