551 East Columbus Ave.
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01105
Guidewire, Inc is a not-for-profit human service agency that provides residential and day supports to individuals diagnosed with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other psychiatric condition, throughout Western Massachusetts. Since its inception in 1982, Guidewire has maintained its mission and philosophy of positive, unconditional regard. We accept people for who they are, creating an environment where acceptance is the only option.
|Salary Range:||Location:||SPRINGFIELD, MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full / Part Time||Support Services|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
Up to One Year
Experience with American Sign Language - Preference: Nice to have|
|Guidewire Inc. is a Non-Profit Human Service Agency that provides residential and day supports to individuals with developmental disabilities throughout Hampden & Berkshire counties. We are seeking a highly motivated, personable, and communicative team member to join our multi-disciplinary Clinical team. The ideal candidate will possess a willingness to learn, a desire to help others, and a desire to make a difference in the lives of adults with disabilities. The Clinical Specialist provides evaluation, research of interventions, staff training, clinical assessments, and case coordination for individuals supported by Guidewire, Inc. This is a twenty-four (24) to forty (40) hour a week position, with the ability to flex your hours to accommodate your schedule and availability. This position provides the selected candidate with the flexibility to work both in the field and in the office for team meetings, weekly supervision with the Clinical Director, and other office-based tasks. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a friendly, professional, and supportive environment with growth potential.|
• Health, vision, dental & Life Insurance
• Short-term & Long-Term disability insurance
• 401 (K) retirement plan (with company contribution)
• Competitive sick, personal and vacation time
• Tuition Remission
• Employee Assistance & Employee Discount Program
We take the safety of our employees, the individuals we support and the community very seriously. We have COVID-19 Precautions and procedures in place including Personal Protective Equipment, sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures and on-site Agency provided COVID-19 testing. We follow the state mandates regarding periodic COVID testing as prescribed by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. We have also held numerous vaccination clinics for our employees and the individuals we support.
About the Agency:
Guidewire Inc is a Non-Profit Human Services Agency founded in 1982, supporting people with disabilities in community settings, enabling adults and young adults with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges to enjoy community living. We believe everyone deserves to experience a rich and fulfilling life within their local community. Our team is here to support them with well-trained and dedicated staff guiding them every step of the way. We appreciate the dedication and talents of our staff as the source of our success. We support our staff by offering professional development opportunities, recognition of accomplishments, rewarding and engaging work.
Guidewire Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
|Core Job Responsibilities (Not all inclusive)|
• Maintain a clinical caseload consisting of specific individuals or homes (programs)
• Identify areas of clinical concern, including behavioral needs and social/communication needs
• Work with program staff to develop behavior plans, or skills training/maintenance programs.
• Train program staff in all behavioral interventions, including data collection.
• Ensure completion of all required agency and regulatory clinical paperwork.
• Participate in the four Human Rights Committee meetings per year.
• Participate in team meetings and staff meetings as needed
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Bachelor’s degree or near completion of bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education, Special Education, or Applied Behavior Analysis.
• Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, challenging behaviors, or psychiatric illnesses.
• Excellent communication skills, including the ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
• Excel at working both independently and in a team environment.
• Must possess and maintain reliable transportation, valid Driver’s License, and automobile insurance.
• Preferred but not required: Experience with American Sign Language