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Communitas, Inc. Residential Assistant Program Director in Wakefield, 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, across 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, 1 week of sick time, 12 holidays, medical/dental insurance, and more!

What you will do...

The Assistant Program Director is responsible for supporting the Director in the day-to-day operations of the program, including implementing agency policy and practice and ensuring compliance with the statutory requirements of the DDS.

The pay rate for this position is $17.95. This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. The schedule is comprised of four 10-hour days either Sunday through Wednesday or Wednesday through Saturday, depending on the program.

You can make a difference by...

  • Providing personal care and assistance to the person supported consistent with both their physical needs and defined support plans.

  • Implementing policies, practices and procedures of the Residential Program. This position protects the rights, freedoms and confidentiality and supervises the medical, nutritional health and general welfare of individuals living within the program.

  • Overall supervision of the medical health, nutritional standards, educational and general welfare of the residents. Participate in the development of the Individual Service Plan and its periodic review, in collaboration with other participants.

  • Participating in the screening and selection of all individuals being considered for admission to the program, in conjunction with the Program Director and Program Coordinator, as well soliciting, screening, and interviewing candidates for staff openings at the program.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High School diploma is required, a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or a related field is preferred.

  • At least two years of experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities is required, along with a passion and dedication to supporting our people.

  • A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and reliable transportation is required.

  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check including references, CORI and fingerprinting.

Benefits

  • Recognition and awards for performance.

  • Employee Referral Bonuses

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

  • For employees working 20 hours per week, we offer 3 weeks of vacation, 1 week of sick time, and 12 holidays!

  • For employees working 30 hours or more, we offer a highly competitive employer paid life insurance and long-term disability, 401k retirement plan, medical and dental insurance, and more!

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