Administrate and provide Social Services to 320 residents residing at the Wrentham Developmental Center, and communicate issues and information to their families/guardians. Assure that social services and supports are based upon therapeutic goals, individually assessed choices and needs, and resident/family/guardian wishes and preferences. Carry out services in a manner consistent with Federal, State, and DDS guidelines and regulations. Functional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Hiring, supervision, training, and evaluating staff assigned to Social Services
• Coordinates placement activity for the facility
• Monitors the quality of services provided by reporting staff
• Completes ISP and Meditech documentation when vacancies exist within the Social Services department
• Participates on/within facility-wide committees and forums to assist in meeting agency needs
• Participates within a periodic, weekend/holiday (day shift) administrator-on-duty rotation
• Current and valid License in Social Work by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Work.
• Working knowledge of Meditech electronic record system, Individual Support Plan (ISP) process and HCSIS applications.
• Proficiency in computer skills and frequently used applications.
• Extensive managerial and supervisory experience within a Title 19 environment.
• Experience in addressing conflict-resolution situations.
• Experience in the direct supervision and evaluation of reporting staff.
• Demonstration of strong communication and interpersonal skills with staff at all levels.
• Experience in working effectively with families and guardians representing individuals’ interests.
• Thorough knowledge of Department, Facility, and Social Service policy and procedure.
• Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Department of Developmental Services standards
• Knowledge of the community, facility, and agency resources available to individuals with intellectual disabilities.
• Understanding of the inter-relationship of disciplines in the administration of facility supports and services to individuals.
Provide security for residents, staff and property at a 400 acre facility for the developmentally challenged located in Wrentham, MA. Patrol assigned campus buildings and adjacent areas on foot or in a patrol vehicle. Guards against trespass, theft, damage to property or injury to individuals by screening visitors, inspecting rooms, controlling crowds, conducting surveillance, searching for missing goods and persons, investigate complaints and reports of suspicious activity, mediate disputes, and inspect buildings, grounds, fire lanes, and emergency exits for compliance with safety standards to ensure campus security. Assist local fire department, law enforcement and emergency medical services responding to emergencies at the facility. Assist in the investigation of traffic accidents making sure that all reports are written properly; reinforce campus traffic, parking, and safety regulations. Assist grounds crew during snow storms. Operate equipment such as telephone switchboard, two way radios, fax, and computer equipment. Prepare and electronically distribute a log for each shift.
Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Appointee must be eligible for appointment as a special police officer under Chapter 22C, Section 60 (DPH) and Section 59 (DMH & DMR) of the Massachusetts General Laws.
Ability to deal tactfully with others
Ability to communicate in English, orally and in writing.
Valid Motor vehicle license.
Considerable knowledge of criminal law, police rules and regulations.
Looking for a part-time sitter (10 hours per week with potential for more) to care for my 2-year-old son at our home in Norfolk, MA. I will need a sitter on Mondays or Wednesdays with the potential for more hours. I would ideally like to find a sitter that will feel comfortable taking my little guy to the park or library for events so he is exposed to other little children. He is a sweet little man with lots of energy so we would need a sitter that would like to interact and keep up with him during play.
- Ages of Children: 7 months-3 years
- 1 child
- $10 - $20 per hour
Ideal Provider Qualifications:
- Has own transportation
- Comfortable with pets
To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Teaches District approved curriculum.
- Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
- Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
- Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students.
- Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
- Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and --in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
- Diagnoses the learning problems of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of the principal.
- Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
- Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
- Works effectively with all members of the staff.