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Center for Human Development Assistant Manager-DMHAS in Chicopee, Massachusetts

Description CHD is seeking experienced Assistant Manager to provide direct support to three adults living in an intensive residential setting. The individuals served live with mental illness and present co-occurring challenging behavioral issues. Support Specialists provide residents with opportunities to maximize independence, community engagement and rehabilitation while assisting with activities of daily living, administering medication, and informal counseling. Requirements Ideal candidates will have at least two years of strong community-based human service experience with a similar population, the ability to provide structure, support and physical redirection, empathy for others and a commitment to those with significant needs. Must have a vehicle available for work purposes as well as ability to complete agency-sponsored first aid, CPR and medication administration training. CPI or other training in managing difficult behaviors is required