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Center for Human Development Direct Care/Recovery Specialist in Greenfield, Massachusetts

Description Direct care support specialists will provide direct services to program clients that live in a group home setting in the community. Responsibilities include supporting clients' activities of daily living, observing medications as needed, advocating for individuals within various community settings, and providing opportunities to optimize their independence, rehabilitation and recovery. Develop professional and supportive relationships with clients and provide informal counseling and guidance with a person-centered focus. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience; strong interpersonal skills; empathy for others; demonstrated commitment to serving those with significant needs; ability to work well within a team model and independently. Computer skills necessary. Must have a vehicle for work use and current driver's license; ability to complete medication administration training. All candidates must complete and pass background record screening process. Qualifications Skills Preferred CPR Certif, Current - Expert First Aid Certif, Current - Expert Medication Admin, Current - Expert Education Preferred High School or better.