Hob: Buckland, MA - Direct Support Professionals

Pathlight Inc

220 Brookdale Drive
Springfield, MA 01104

Company Description:
Salary Range:Location:
10 Per Hour BUCKLAND, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full / Part TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required
Up to One Year
Preference: Nice to have
CPR, First Aid, MAP, Safety Care - Preference: Nice to have
Multiple positions available in Buckland the pay rate for this location starts at $14.13

Interested in Applied Behavior Analysis? Need Experience? You may be interested in working as a direct care worker for Pathlight, a nonprofit residential organization. At this location there are multiple individuals with medical needs and intensive behavior challenges. With the behavior challenges this location receives support from clinical and behavior specialist. We believe that all people want to live fulfilling, happy lives. Our goal is to provide the individual and family with those services that support individual choice and maximize independence.

What's in it for you? 
Helping others to live safe, happy and dignified lives!
No experience necessary
Paid on the job trainings (no cost to you!)
Build experience in a field of work you can make a career of!

Employee Benefits Offered: *For eligible employees (after applicable waiting period)*
Tuition Reimbursement
Paid Time Off/Paid Sick Time
Holiday Pay
Paid AAA Membership
Verizon Wireless Plan & Accessory Discounts
Health/Dental/Life Insurance
Short Term Disability
403(b) MassMutual Retirement Services
Flex Spending

Essential Job Functions:
Promoting positive behavior
Build trust and empathy through consistent and meaningful communication
Assist in the implementation of medical, behavioral, and/or clinical team care plans.
Take the individuals to community activities/outings: (movies, dinner, concerts, etc.) - at no cost to you!
Transporting/escorting individuals to their appointments
Administering medications and utilizing assistive medical devices
Assisting with tasks related to personal hygiene which may include: feeding, dressing, bathing, restroom assistance, etc.
Complete housekeeping, laundering and general maintenance duties as assigned

If unable to apply online, apply in person at either of our office locations:
101 Munson St. Greenfield, MA 01301 Monday thru Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.
220 Brookdale Drive, Springfield, MA 01104 Monday thru Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.
Job Qualifications:
At least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or equivalent
Have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation
Have an acceptable driving record
Provide two professional references
Acceptable CORI