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Sevita Community Support Specialist in Springfield, Massachusetts

MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family, is a community-based, behavioral health care organization offering a continuum of services including adult behavioral health, substance abuse counseling, children’s behavioral health, autism services, and early childhood services.

COMMUNITY BASED DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

MA MENTOR Adult Services offers Shared Living, Adult Family Care and individualized residential services for people with disabilities. Each of our services is dedicated to offer adults, children, young people and their families innovative, quality services and supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual or behavioral challenges they face. Massachusetts MENTOR’s philosophy emphasizes partnerships—with those we serve, their families, our employees, Mentors, payers and the communities in which we work—in an effort to help people shape the direction of their own lives.

MA MENTOR Adult Services seeking Direct Care Professionals in the areas surrounding Canton. This is a non-exempt, position, flexible schedule, primarily afternoon, evenings and weekends part- time or full-time as needed. There are no overnight shifts offered.

Direct Care Professionals develop a strong rapport built on mutuality of love, kindness and respect.

Direct Care Professionals:

  • Identify and engage in person specific community activities which may include; recreation, social activities or life skill training

  • Assist people to achieve their ISP goals - Provide companionship and model appropriate social skills to help build and maintain personal relationships.

  • Support people to stay safe by following person specific plans

  • Transportation to/from preferred activities

    Job Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license, clean driving record, and a reliable vehicle

  • Pass a Massachusetts and nationwide criminal background check (CORI and finger printing)

  • Current annual physical or the ability to be seen by PCP within 30 days

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent

    Why Join Us?

  • Full, Part Time and As needed schedules available

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid time off, holiday pay, annual bonus plan

  • Rewarding work impacting the lives of those we serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers

  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities

  • Dayforce Wallet – On Demand Access to your pay!

    EOE/AAE/ADA We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today!

    Caregiver, Direct Support Professional, DSP, Help at Home, Home Health, HHA Helpers, Assisted living, Care, Companion, Weekly Pay ,

Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We’ve made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

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