771 S. Church St.
North Adams, MA 01247
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
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 Time||Human Services|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
Preference: Nice to have
- Preference: Nice to have|
|Berkshire Family and Individual Resources (BFAIR) is currently looking for Direct Care staff to join our residential teams in our group homes located in Westfield, Southampton and Northampton.|
We have PT and FT positions available in our 3 group homes. The starting rate for direct care is $18.00 per hour.
The ABI Direct Care staff primary responsibilities include:
*Provides various supports to individuals under the ABI or MFP waiver programs in a group home setting
*Assists individuals in all areas of daily living including personal care, housekeeping, cooking, and recreational activities
*Works closely with individuals to help them to become as independent as possible and to meet their own personal goals
*Assists individuals to find and participate in community activities they enjoy while encouraging community membership as well as pursuing individual interest.
Sign On Bonus Method of Distribution** (to be paid the subsequent payroll of the defined measurement periods): Sign on bonus of $3,000 will be paid after successfully completing 60 days of employment.
** Staff must be in good standing to receive bonus distribution and actively working.
Must be hired into a Full Time (30 or more hours/week) and a Massachusetts resident to be eligible. Management reserves the right to end or extend program based on funding and needs of the program(s) at any time.
|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.