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Day Support Specialist / Driver
Summary
Title:Day Support Specialist / Driver
ID:1015
Location:Danvers
Shift:N/A
Job Type:N/A
Description
The Northeast Arc helps people with disabilities become full participants in the community; choosing for themselves how to live, learn, work, socialize and play.
One of the most innovative agencies in the state serving children and adults with disabilities, Northeast Arc was founded in the 1950's by parents with the courage and determination to ensure their children and others with disabilities will always have every opportunity to live and thrive in the community.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Hands on direct personal care with adults with developmental disabilities and mental health and/or medical challenges
  • Implementing goal oriented and varied programming in a supportive setting within a team of dedicated professionals
  • Case management responsibilities involve daily documentation, quarterly reviews and giving feedback to our interdisciplinary team
  • Professional communication within the program and divisional team as well as stakeholders such as families, residential vendors etc
  • Participate in ongoing trainings and certifications specific to role requirements
  • Need to be comfortable working with people with disabilities, assisting with wheelchairs, etc.
  • Transporting adults with developmental disabilities to and from various North Shore work sites

Requirements:
  • Ideal candidate has at least 1 year of experience in the Human Service field along with a familiarity of working with adults with behavioral / medical challenges.
  • Prior Day Habilitation experience a plus.
  • GED / High School Diploma required. BS/BA in related field preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, adaptability and team work skills required (Must be able to communicate in English).
  • Must have a valid drivers license and at least 3 years driving experience (Must be able to present a copy of clean record at interview).
  • Employment is pending a criminal record check and a drug test
  • Physical ability to lift, pull and push up to 50 lbs required.


Northeast Arc is one of the largest employers on the North Shore, and we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive and excellent benefits package.  Please visit us at: http://www.ne-arc.org/about-us/careers/benefits/ for a more detailed explanation of benefits.
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