Hob: Residential Direct Care $18/hour

BFAIR

771 S. Church St.
North Adams, MA 01247

Company Description:
We are a national and state accredited human service agency responsive to the unique needs of people with disabilities and their families through: a dedication to excellence; diverse service options;safe and healthy environments; fiscal responsibility; community partnerships; career opportunities and advancement. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetic information, age, and disability, military or veteran status, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being an member of the Reserves or National Guard. Also it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law should be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.
Salary Range:Location:
18 Per Hour Westfield, Southampt MA
Job Type:Category:
Full / Part TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required

Preference: Nice to have
Skills/Certifications/Licences:
- Preference: Nice to have
Description:

Inspiring Abilities/Creating Limitless Possibilities

BFAIR has rewarding job openings for Direct Care staff.  Join a premier human service organization and help change the lives of individuals served.   Support individuals with Acquired Brain Injury in a group home setting, assisting with personal care, activities of daily living, and help them to live their best life.  Starting rate is $18.00 per hour. BFAIR offers generous PTO, comprehensive benefits and a rewarding work environment.

Duties include:

  • Develop rapport with individuals supported and foster their personal growth striving to obtain their goals
  • Provide and maintain safe home environment
  • Plan, implement and document teaching plans/strategies

Skills/Abilities:

  • Patience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Passion for helping others

Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid US driver's license and ready access to a vehicle
  • HS Diploma/GED or one year in the field
  • Complete all initial background checks
  • Complete pre-employment physical and TB test

BFAIR will consider all qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, and/or protected veteran status.

 

Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED or one year experience in a related field, must possess basic math (addition/subtraction) skills, ability to read & write, communicate effectively both verbally and written, ability to multi-task and exercise good judgement. Ability to complete all initial and ongoing background checks including but not limited to: CORI, SORI, Fingerprinting, LEIE, Driving record, E-verify, Physical, PPD and licensing and/or certification checks (i.e. nursing).  Valid US driver’s license and ready access to a vehicle.

Full and comprehensive training is provided. Weekend hours are required for most positions. For more information, visit our website at www.bfair.org. Please include preferred shift in cover letter when applying.