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Communitas, Inc. Woburn Assistant Day Program Director in Woburn, Massachusetts

As an organization, we hold ourselves to the highest standard when it comes to your safety. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have been working hard to ensure everyone in our agency, from our employees and individuals to our applicants, stay safe and healthy. Our protocols and safety measures include providing masks, holding virtual meetings, testing when needed, and following all safety procedures. At Communitas, your health and safety are our first priority.

Who we are…

Communitas is an agency dedicated to delivering individualized, family-centered services, programs, and support for people of all abilities, throughout their lifespan and in their communities. We are inspired by and committed to our people as we meet their changing needs and create new pathways for growth.

Communitas offers great training opportunities with plenty of room for growth, both personally and professionally. Employees that are eligible will receive a substantial benefit package with 3 weeks of vacation, 5 days of sick time, 13 holidays, medical/dental insurance, and more!

What you will do…

The Assistant Director is responsible for leading the development of community-based work, recreation, leisure, and life skills activities which motivate, excite, and enhance the lives of the people served. This position will focus on innovative ways for individuals to express choices and share ideas in order to improve services and encourage participation to the fullest extent possible. This position will be split between case management, providing coverage for groups and administrative work.

  • The pay rate for this position is $19.55.

  • This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.

  • The schedule is Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm

  • This position also includes 10 hours of vocational case management work per week.

You can make a difference by…

  • Assisting in hiring, supervising, evaluating, and training staff. Conducting annual performance evaluations of employees you supervise. Addressing performance issues proactively and in line with agency policy, including the Life Choices Director and Director of Day Services as necessary or required.

  • In conjunction with program and clinical staff, providing and monitoring systems for individuals to choose their participation in development and implementation of community-based activities that promote personal choice, community inclusion, dignity and respect while enhancing personal skills.

  • Supervising and participating in the implementation of individual support plans, Rolland Integrated Service Plans, and other services which enable individuals to increase their self-sufficiency and ability to fully participate in Communitas’ services. Ensuring all necessary case management documentation is maintained in accordance with all regulatory agencies.

  • Facilitating training for staff instilling a clear awareness of the agency’s mission and goals fostering the development of staff knowledge and skills, and demonstrating through action, the kind of behavior which fosters and individual centered environment. Assist in the development of training's for individuals receiving services based on developmental skill need areas and other regulatory requirements.

  • Maintaining confidential records for individuals on his/her caseload. Ensuring that all necessary documentation is completed in a timely manner. Ensuring all DHSP AND ISP progress reports are completed. Routing all required documentations to members of the DHSP team such as DHSP sign off sheets, incident reports, etc. Filing all required paperwork in the individual’s confidential file.

  • Planning for and participating in planning meetings (team meetings, DHSP, ISP) actively advocating for individual needs, and contributing to overall goals of the department and individuals supported.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field with two or more years’ experience working with adults with developmental disabilities is required.

  • Working knowledge of OSHA, DPH, CARF, QUEST, DDS, EOEA (Medicaid) policies and procedures preferred.

  • At least one year experience in an administrative role.

  • Valid driver’s license required. Must have a clear driving record.

  • Acceptable CORI report and clear fingerprint results.

Benefits

  • Pay increase after 1 year of service, pending a performance evaluation.

  • 3 weeks of vacation, 5 days of sick time, and 13 holidays!

  • Highly competitive employer paid life insurance and long-term disability, 401k Retirement Plan, medical and dental insurance, and more!

  • Employee Referral Bonus.

  • Comprehensive training opportunities and room for personal development and growth abound for motivated and dedicated candidates.

  • Recognition and awards for performance.

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