Western Massachusetts Training Consortium
187 High Street
HOLYOKE, MA 01040
The Consortium is a learning organization, committed to creating conditions in which people with lived experience pursue their dreams and strengthen our communities through full participation.
|Salary Range:||Location:||SOUTH HADLEY MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Human Services|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
Drivers License - Preference: Required|
|The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium’s Home and Community Connections program is currently seeking a Program Manager to join our team, providing supports in South Hadley, MA. This is a residential management position supporting people in our 24 Hour Supports Model.|
This position involves a combination of supervision, administrative, direct care and on-call responsibilities. The Program Manager is responsible for managing the day to day operations of residential supports to assigned individuals. The Program Manager plans, implements, coordinates, and evaluates direct services to individuals and is responsible for the safety and well-being of the individuals supported.
|CERTIFICATIONS: Program Managers are required to be have certifications in MAP, CPR & First Aid (preferred to have upon hiring otherwise will be trained in them). Medication Administration, pass all MAP examinations, and maintain current Medication Administrations Certifications and trainings.|
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent organizational and leadership skills, teaching and instructional ability, good communication skills, patience, ability to work under time/demand pressure, flexibility, and willingness to accept high levels of responsibility.
HOURS: Full time, salaried (exempt) position including on-call, evening, and direct care responsibilities.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Undergraduate degree in related field preferred - direct care and administrative experience may be substituted for education requirement.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of two years’ experience in direct care to persons with developmental disabilities or related field. Supervision experience preferred.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A valid Massachusetts driver’s license and reliable transportation is required. Two years positive driving history is required to drive people supported. Ability to safely transport individuals supported is essential. A basic competency in computer skills which include navigating Windows based programs and the internet. There are various training requirements however trainings will be provided as part of this position.
LIFTING REQUIREMENTS: Ability to safely lift 25 pounds is required.
Please email cover letter and resume by 1/12/19.
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