DDS In Home Support Staff - $1,500 Sign-on Bonus

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UCP of Western Massachusetts
535 Curran Highway
North Adams, MA 01247
Phone:(413)442-1562
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Company Description:
UCP of Western Massachusetts is a nonprofit organization that provides services to people with all types of disabilities, including Cerebral Palsy (CP). Our mission is to advance the independence, productivity, and full community inclusion for everyone we support.
We are dedicated to providing innovative programs and services that meet the needs of our members and their families.
We are committed to providing high-quality services that are tailored to the individual needs of our members. We are also committed to providing a family-centered approach to service delivery.
If you are new to human services and you are looking for a rewarding career, UCP of Western Massachusetts is a great place to start. We offer a variety of opportunities including volunteer opportunities, internships, and full-time positions. We are always looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our team. UCP has offices in Pittsfield, North Adams and West Springfield, MA.
DDS In Home Support Staff - $1,500 Sign-on Bonus
16-18 Per Hour
Pittsfield
Full Time
Human Services
High School or Equivalent
2+
Experience working with individuals with disabilities - Preference: Required
Knowledge and ability to assist with ADLs - Preference: Preferred

Job Highlights
$1,500 Sign-on Bonus

Are you looking for rewarding work with individuals with disabilities? UCP, a growing human services agency, works with people with disabilities in their homes and in the community. In this role you will work with a contracted UCP member with physical or developmental disabilities in Northern Berkshire County. You will help this member live a "Life Without Limits" by assisting or supervising in a variety of daily living activities. For example, you may assist or supervise household chores, menu planning, or grocery shopping. You will explore community integration such as seasonal events, hobbies, and interests. Your work is done in accordance with a therapeutic goal in the member's service plan. 

About us:

As a part of the UCP affiliate network, UCP of Western Massachusetts offers a variety of community programs and services for persons with disabilities and other similar service needs, including Assistive Technology, Early Intervention, Individual and Family Support, and Adult Family Care. UCP has offices in Western Massachusetts and is COA accredited. UCP of Western MA is guided by a set of core principles - Respect, Integrity, Communication, and Empathy. Our team is dedicated to providing a "Life Without Limits" for people with differing abilities, and we are seeking a motivated and talented individual who shares our commitment to these principles to join us in our mission. Learn more at http://ucpwma.org 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance or supervision with essential ADLs such as eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, ambulating, and transferring
  • Assist with activities such as but not limited to meal prep., cleaning, laundry, shopping, and community integration as needed
  • Implement care and support services in alignment with therapeutic goals outlined in members service plan

In Home Support Staff Benefits

  • Sign on Bonus
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance after first month of employment
  • Earn two weeks vacation in first year of employment, three week rate after first year
  • Three personal days per year
  • Earn up to seven sick days per year
  • 403(b) retirement program with company match after one year
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Tuition remission program
  • Employee referral program and more!

In Home Support Staff Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma
  • Two or more years' experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Knowledge of and ability to assist with ADLs 
  • Valid driver's license, availability of private vehicle, up-to-date auto insurance
  • Travel between Pittsfield and North Adams is required
  • Appropriate communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with members, caregivers, and professionals
  • Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate the needs of members
  • Acceptable CORI, SORI, DPPC, and National Fingerprint Check
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