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Administration

Hours: 24 hours per week; Monday through Friday; first shift hours with occasional weekend shifts as needed.

Job Summary:

  • This position provides administrative support to the Training Department at Crystal Springs.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance with all administrative functions of the Staff Training Department including training compliance and tracking, record reviews, and, course certification standards
  • Able to speak, read and write English, which is necessary for the safety and well-being of the children and adults we serve.

Under the supervision of the Director of Employee Training, the Training Data Clerk will:

  • Enter necessary data from in-service/orientation signature logs into the computer databases
  • Edit employee records in computer database when necessary
  • Process In-service History Reports for employee evaluations
  • Retrieve pertinent employee record lists upon request from all supervisors
  • Maintain all record log books associated with staff training
  • Organize and maintain employee training files (physical files)
  • Assist Training Specialists in preparing orientation signature log book on weekly basis
  • Process certification courses for CPR/First and the Crisis Prevention Institute including on-line registration of training courses and processing of payment requests
  • Process bi-monthly training reports for agency supervisors
  • Assist with the preparation of course materials needed for agency trainings
  • Meet EEC/DESE in-service hour requirements
  • Cooperate and participate in internal investigations

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have strong organizational skills and previous administrative experience in an office setting using Word, Excel, Access, and Power point.

Work Record:

  • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Adult Program

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Reports to: Director; Adult Residential Services

Shift: 40 Hours

The Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services under the direction of the Director of Adult Residential Services provides appropriate management and role modeling in a therapeutic environment. He/she works as a part of a collaborative team establishing and maintaining effective communication and support among co-workers and with families.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, health, human services, education, psychology or related field plus (1) year of human service experience, particularly with adults plus (1) year of supervisory experience in any field, or
  • Associates degree or 2 years of equivalent college experience plus (3) years of human service experience, particularly with adults plus (2) years of supervisory experience in any field;
  • Positive appraisal of a two question writing sample (conducted during interview session)

Essential Functions:

  • In conjunction with the Director of Adult Residential Services, participate in the recruitment and hiring of Residential Counselors, Community Supporters, Lead Staff, Program Manager, and Assistant Program Manager and recommend competent and qualified personnel for authorized vacant positions.
  • Assist Director of Adult Residential Services in the training, monitoring and supervision of Residential Counselors, Community Supporters, Lead Staff, Program Manager, and Assistant Program Manager in a consistent and proactive fashion in order to sustain and/or improve job performance and in a manner which recognizes staff’s skills and achievements.
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Adult Residential Services, responsible for the clear and effective implementation and monitoring of policies, procedures and protocols governing Residential care.
  • Assist Program Manager in planning, scheduling and conducting appropriate in-services for Residential Staff.
  • Maintain on-going, proactive assessment of the implementation of residential policies, procedures and protocols with particular emphasis on health and safety and assist the Director of Adult Residential Services in formulating corrective actions for any identified deficiencies.
  • Attend residential documentation audits and ensure that any identified deficiencies are corrected in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Attend Safety and Hygiene Committee meetings and audits and ensure that any identified deficits are corrected in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Consistently exercise responsibilities as a member of the residential management team, in such a way as to reinforce the philosophy of care and program protocols.
  • Understand and professionally represent the obligations, functions, programs, and services of the agency and their relation to staff, individuals and the community.
  • Abide by mandates regarding confidentiality and ethics as per federal, state and agency and policy procedures.
  • Consult with other departments in order to facilitate an environment of inter-departmental support, thus insuring that individuals’ medical, behavioral, and habilitation objectives are implemented within the residential setting.
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Adult Residential Services, ensure the overall coordination and implementation of residential aspects of care and monitoring of the people we support (i.e., health and hygiene, habilitation and social/emotional wellbeing)
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Adult Residential Services, ensure the overall coordination and implementation of residential aspects of residential household management (i.e., meals, cleanliness and safety).
  • Ensure that overall program functions are in compliance with applicable regulatory, licensure and accreditation standards and that the program’s scope of service strives to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of internal and external customers.
  • Participate in an alternating on-call rotation with the Director of Adult Residential Services and maintain phone and email availability during standard business hours to attend to varying needs of the people we support, staff, administration and other stakeholders.
  • Function as a support and resource to the Director of Adult Residential Services and all other Residential staff.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of Program Managers

Other Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws;
  • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

Hours: Multiple Openings

Job Summary:
The Assistant Program Director will be responsible for supervision, individuals, staff program development and general maintenance and operations of a residence for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Coordinates and supervises daily residential and program activities to include supervision of staff and maintenance of residence(s).
  • Assesses, teaches and supports individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, and safety rules.
  • Promotes a respectful and dignified living environment for all individuals at all times.
  • Organizes and facilitates opportunities for community integration in leisure, vocational areas for all individuals as well as maintaining open communication individuals and their families/guardians, service coordinators, various departments and external stakeholders.
  • Maintains a positive and professional relationship with the neighbors, community members, involved family members, colleagues and funding sources.
  • Coordinates and supervise community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping, programming, day program or vocational attendance and monitoring effectiveness through data collection.
  • Assist in development, coordination and implementation of ISP goals and objectives and behavioral plans.
  • Implement all behaviors, ISP objectives, ADL’s, and recreational/activities
  • Administers medications as established by MAP certification.
  • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle or staff car.
  • Ensures review of individual’s goals/objectives in treatment team meetings on a regular basis.
  • Provides crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention utilizing Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques as trained.
  • Provides on-call coverage as scheduled and ability to work various shifts
  • Identifies need for and arranges for attainment of additional support services.
  • Provides specialized training and instruction to residential supporters, community supporters, and other support staff
  • Ensures duties and responsibilities are carried out in a supportive and professional manner and attends appropriate meetings.
  • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by Crystal Springs, Inc.

Program Management and Operations Responsibilities:

  • Provides coverage of other Adult Residential programs as needed
  • Resolves problems, facilitates meetings and assigns tasks.
  • Facilitates agency’s financial and budgetary procedures including petty cash, individual’s petty cash, individual’s bank accounts and payroll.
  • Ensures compliance with Crystal Springs’ policies and procedures for both individuals and supporters.
  • Develops and monitors a programmatic schedule.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of the physical site, reporting all necessary maintenance issues to Maintenance Department in writing.
  • Maintains accurate programmatic documentation such as fire drills, incident reports, daily logs, progress notes, behavior programs, and any other documentation required.
  • Assumes responsibility for the basic care of assigned program vehicle.
  • Follows and implements all program safety/hygiene procedures.
  • Evaluates work performance of direct reports as specified by Crystal Springs’ personnel policies.
  • Interviews and hires direct reports as needed.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse population of individuals, other care providers, family and community members.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and management experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multidisciplinary and cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work as an effective change agent.
  • Professional documentation and communication skills, as well as demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve differences.
  • Ability to function under pressure in a fast-paced human service environment.
  • Ability to be flexible, open and responsive to ongoing industry changes.
  • Ability to articulate and communicate Crystal Springs' mission and strategic direction in a consistent and enthusiastic manner to departmental staff.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and obstacles and develop effective, creative solutions to pursue opportunities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Limited supervisory responsibilities
  • Directly responsible to and supervised by the Program Director 2

Competencies:
1. Customer/Person-centered focused.
2. Ethical Conduct.
3. Leadership skills.
4. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
5. Thoroughness.
6. Time Management/organization skills

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Associate Degree
  • 1 year experience working as a team leader caring for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Language/Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors accompanying residents to various activities, events and appointments;
  • Some duties performed in a rehabilitation pool.

Other Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws;
  • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

Hours: Full time; 40 hours per week; 2nd & 3rd Shift; Sunday – Wednesday; Thursday - Saturday

Job Summary:

Your position as a Residential Certified Nursing Assistant will routinely provide quality medical care and direct support services to medically fragile adults with developmental disabilities in a manner that promotes development of independent and community living skills and an improved quality of life to adults living in residential homes.

Duties:

    Under the direction of the Program Director, the Residential Certified Nursing Assistant will:

  • Promote a respectful and dignified living environment for all individuals at all times.
  • Provide skilled shift coverage, including weekends, holidays and awake overnights, as scheduled by the Program Directors, Assistant Directors of Adult Residential Services, Director of Adult Residential Services, Program Supervisors, or Director of Adult Services.
  • Teach and support individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, safety rules, community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, and shopping. Encourages individuals to utilize developing skills to the fullest extent possible.
  • Assist individuals with medically related treatments, as well as personal care development and maintenance as appropriate.
  • Assist individuals with nutritionally sound food options, and educate the individuals on the impact of their food consumption. Perform G-Tube feeds and flushes as needed.
  • Communicate with and provide necessary information on relevant health issues to Program Directors, Assistant Directors of Adult Residential Services, Director of Adult Residential Services, Program Supervisors, or Director of Adult Services and Nursing Staff.
  • Monitor general health status of individuals, including hygiene issues and skin integrity.
  • Obtain Vital Signs; Check portable O2 tanks and Emergency bags as per schedule.
  • Administer minor First Aid when necessary.
  • Administer glycerin suppositories and/or enemas.
  • Clean the individuals’ medical equipment (i.e., wheelchairs, feeding pumps, etc.) as per schedule.
  • Assist and support in developing and implementing program activities, which will foster the individual’s growth, skill development, and healthier life-style.
  • Accompany and transport individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle (wheelchair vans) or supporter car.
  • Assist in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) guidelines.
  • Provide specialized training and instruction to individuals and coworkers (e.g. Human Rights Officer) on an assigned basis. Please note that should you be assigned these duties, theywill be added as an addendum to this job description.
  • Flexibility to work varying hours to meet the needs of individuals we support (Mandatory Coverage is possible in the event that minimum staffing ratios are compromised. Please refer to the Mandatory Coverage Policy/Procedures for complete explanation).
  • Demonstrate ability to work both independently and within a team context.
  • Attend house, supporter and supervision meetings as required by Program Director, Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services, Director of Adult Residential Services, and/or Director of Adult Services.
  • Take responsibility for the proper and reasonable care of all individual and agency belongings (e.g. equipment, furnishings, clothing, and personal belongings).
  • Attend required orientation and training, including in-services, conferences and seminars.
  • Complete Medication Administration (MAP) training/certification within 3 months of employment.
  • Must be willing and able to react quickly and effectively to emergency situations at all times.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel.

Requirements:

  • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DESE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.
  • Must hold a valid Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license in the state of Massachusetts and have a minimum of a High School diploma
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws; assumes responsibility for keeping driver’s license current and maintaining a safe driving record;
  • An acceptable criminal background records check must be maintained during employment

Work Record:

  • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Hours: 40 hours per week; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Reports To: Assistant Directors

Job Summary:

    This position will routinely provide direct care services in a manner that promotes development of independent and community living skills and an improved quality of life to adults living in residential homes.

Description of Duties:

  • Obtain and maintain Lifeguard and Pool Operator certification
  • Obtain and maintain certification as a Special Olympics coach
  • Maintain and actively participate in the swimming program
  • Coordinate all in-house recreational activities involving varying sized groups with emphasis on gymnasium activities and other outdoor activities
  • Develop and implement a plan to maximize use of our playgrounds, gym, tree house, sensory room and other on-grounds recreational facilities.
  • Explore, plan and coordinate community-based recreational opportunities
  • Maintain appropriately detailed logs and records for all recreational trips including vehicle travel log, student census, evaluations of activities including such elements as highlights, student participation and responses and augmentative and alternate ideas
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of all recreational equipment and arts and craft supplies
  • Maintain a calendar of recreational events and coordinate all summer recreational schedules, including play schedule
  • Coordinate all religious services for residential students
  • Cooperate and participate in internal investigations
  • Coordinate, train, supervise and evaluate the Recreation Aides
  • Train and reinforce Residential Managers and Counselors in recreation theory and implementation strategies
  • Assist the Residential Manager to coordinate treatment goals with regard to the IEP process for the residents that you service

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals in a habilitation/vocational setting;
  • Ability to pass van driving in-service;
  • Ability to maintain and conduct functional life skill, behavioral and therapeutic programs, ability to collect data and maintain records as established within day program

Hours:
35 hours; 8:30 am – 4:00 pm; Monday through Friday
32 hours; Monday through Friday

Job Summary:

The Day Habilitation Aide will provide support to individuals in active treatment/teaching of Habilitative goals/objectives and direct care supports in a manner that promotes development of independent and community integration skills and an improved quality of life.

Duties:

  • Provides care, skilled teaching, supports and evaluation of required programmatic services.
  • Transports, accompanies and supports individuals to and from home, medical, dental and psychiatric appointments and/or leisure activities.
  • Assists in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to trained Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).
  • Attends pool and gym with individuals.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. Must have at least one year experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals in a Habilitation/Vocational setting.
  • Valid Driver’s license for 6 months with clean driving record.
  • Ability to pass van driving in-service.
  • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI).
  • Ability to maintain and conduct functional life skill, behavioral and therapeutic programs.
  • Ability to collect data and maintain records as established within day program.
  • One year’s previous experience working with individuals with severe to profound developmental disabilities.

Work Record:

  • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.
Hours:
20 Hours; 10:00 am - 2:00 pm; Monday through Friday
35 Hours; 8:30 am - 4:00 pm; Monday through Friday; Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Job Summary:

This position provides 1:1 support to individual in active treatment/teaching of Habilitation goals/objectives and direct care supports in a manner that promotes development of independent and community integration skills and an improved quality of life.

Duties:

  • Provides skilled teaching, supports and evaluation of required programmatic services.
  • Assists in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to trained Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).
  • Ability to attend pool with individuals.
  • Maintains and provides all required programmatic documentation such as daily logs, behavioral data collection, collection of data on individual goals/objectives, incident reports, seizure records, accident/injury logs.
  • Take proper and reasonable care of all individual and agency belongings.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel.
  • One year’s previous experience working with individuals with severe to profound developmental disabilities.
  • Accessing community daily with 1:1.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals in a Habilitation/Vocational setting.
  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • Ability to pass van driving in-service.
  • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI).
  • Ability to maintain and conduct functional life skill, behavioral and therapeutic programs.
  • Ability to collect data and maintain records as established within day program.

Work Record:

    • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Department: Adult Nursing

Schedule: Monday – Friday; per diem hours

Job Summary:

The Nurse Case manager assists the Nursing department in the coordination of care for each individual in maintaining their health and well-being by following physicians’ orders, plans of care and appropriate policies, procedures and protocols. In addition to providing direct oversight to assigned individuals and staff, the Nurse Case Manager may be required to provide direct nursing care to individuals at CSI. Such care must be in accordance with current federal and state law and regulation, facility policies and procedures, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times for the individuals of Crystal Springs. The Licensed Practical Nurse must at all times, act in a professional manner and have the ability to multi-task.

Competencies/Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform nursing medical assessments, effectively triage day-to-day emergencies, phone calls and/or other medically related situations that may arise
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively review and interpret lab, x-ray and other evaluation reports and consults
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with physicians, outside specialists, funding agencies and parents/guardians as needed.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and the ability to multitask.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to the agency’s mission, vision, values and goals through leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a healthy & therapeutic role model.
  • Demonstrated fairness, forethought and good judgment in decision making.
  • Demonstrated understanding and adherence to the agency’s culture of care expectations and family-centered care and treatment philosophy and protocols.
  • Demonstrated cooperative attitude and effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with others (students and their families, supervisors and other professionals) to nurture healthy and productive working relationships.
  • Demonstrated understanding of general environmental & safety policies/procedures with a particular focus on Pica safety.
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to attend to and complete all required documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to assist residents and supervise staff with regard to medically related treatments/doctor’s orders as well as personal care development and maintenance as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated understanding of client confidentiality regulations such as HIPPA and other protocols.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, set goals and follow through on tasks as well as motivating staff and fostering opportunities for teamwork.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of policies and procedure for reporting suspected abuse & neglect.
  • Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, racial, and socio-economic issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and adhere to relevant laws, contractual obligations and licensing regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight to assigned homes/individuals to include but not limited to: bimonthly in-home audits, medication and MAR reviews, teaching/training for staff
  • Complete monthly summaries to include head to toe skin assessments.
  • Administer medications when needed/required.
  • Provide physical assessment of individuals including vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight
  • Provide basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas when needed.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with the individual’s team, parents/guardians, medical providers, DDS, and any other vendor/s involved in the individuals care
  • Complete require documentation in a timely manner and submit to appropriate parties.
  • Document and communicate all medical issues, appointments and interventions, etc.
  • Function as Primary Nurse for assigned caseload and ensure that all lab work, physicals, dental, audio and vision exams etc., are current and ensure that all follow-up appointments are completed as recommended on consultation forms
  • Review all appropriate tracking logs (BM, menses, etc.) and provide additional training/retraining when necessary.
  • Adhere by MAP regulations
  • Order medication from pharmacy as needed
  • Attend doctor’s appointments as needed
  • Prepare for and attend ISPs for assigned individuals
  • Provide G and J tube care as needed
  • Provide medically related assistance and training to staff as needed
  • Attend staff meetings as directed
  • Maintain current licensure, current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Maintain required certifications of the Adult Program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Rotating weekend on-call
  • Rotating holiday on-call

Language/Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English; and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Duties may include accompanying residents to various appointments

Physical & Other Demands:

  • Ability to hear alarms, phones, and communications from adults and employees in short and long range
  • Ability to lift at least 100 pounds with another employee or lifting equipment
  • Ability to bend, kneel, squat and stand for long periods of time throughout the shift
  • Ability to reach above the shoulders at least four times during a shift, often lifting an item of weight;
  • Ability to grasp, retrieve, pinch and hold small items frequently throughout the shift, at least once every ten minutes
  • Ability to train and perform procedures surrounding CPR, First Aid, physical restraints and crisis intervention for the safety of the residents and staff
  • Ability to manage and handle stressful and emotionally charged interactions and situations

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No supervisory responsibilities

Competencies:

    • 1. Customer/Person-centered focused.

 

    • 2. Ethical Conduct.

 

    • 3. Leadership skills.

 

    • 4. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.

 

    • 5. Thoroughness.

 

    6. Time Management/organization skills

Qualifications:

  • LPN currently licensed in the State of Massachusetts and in good standing.

Other Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws;
  • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

Hours: Part-Time; 18.5 hours per week

Job Summary:

The Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) is responsible for providing direct treatment programs as established and directed by the Physical Therapist and consistent with the regulations governed by the MA Board of Allied Health Professionals. The PTA will serve as an active team member for the implementation of a comprehensive, interdisciplinary therapeutic program to address the specific needs of the person.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Promotes a respectful and dignified Habilitative environment for all Day Habilitation members, at all times.
  • Provides direct treatment as planned by the Physical Therapist.
  • Provides training to Day Habilitation Aides and Residential Supporters (i.e. range of motion, ambulation, standing programs) to ensure supports/orders are being carried out correctly.
  • Provides regular feedback to supervising therapist regarding the progress of Day Habilitation members.
  • Maintains proper documentation (i.e. monthly flow sheets, quarterly notes) as necessary.
  • Assist in obtaining appropriate adaptive equipment, as needed for members.
  • Monitors PT equipment (i.e. wheelchairs, AFO’s, walkers, standers etc.) for safety and repair needs. Contacting Adaptive Design personnel as needed to address identified repairs/replacements.
  • Monitors and assist with positioning programs for members.
  • Provides Aquatic Therapy for Day Hab members, as ordered.
  • Participates actively in brace/wheelchairs clinic, as needed.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel.

Requirements for Position:

  • Associate Degree in related field.
  • Must be currently licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Professions.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI).
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team context.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, open and responsive to ongoing changes.
  • Demonstrated ability to function under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to attend pool with individuals, up to and including lifting and swimming as needed.

Program Management & Operations:

  • Maintains and provides all required treatment documentation per DMA regulations.
  • Take responsibility for the proper and reasonable care of all individual and agency belongings (e.g. equipment, furnishings, clothing, and personal belongings).

Professional Development:

  • Attends required orientation and training, including in-services, conferences and seminars.
  • Attends a minimum of twenty four (24) hours in-services trainings annually as assigned by the Director of Adult Services.
  • Successfully completes and maintains certification in First Aid, CPR and CPI training.

Work Record:

  • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Locations: Assonet

Program: Adult Residential

Position Level: Exempt

Job Summary:
The Program Director I will be responsible for providing administrative, clinical and programmatic operations of the adult residential programs supporting individual supervision, individuals, staff program development, coordination of care, and general maintenance and operations of a residence(s) for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Essential Functions of Position:

      • Ensure the quality of support for the people supported with prominence on independence, self-determination, health and safety.
      • Promote a respectful and dignified living environment at all times for the people we support.
      • Maintain ongoing professional communication with supervisor and all stakeholders.
      • Meet with team on a routine basis to discuss program operations and the people supported.
      • Support the people we support in the development of their person-centered ISP and implement plans
      • Foster and maintain professional partnerships with all stakeholders through active communication
      • Assesses, teaches and supports individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, and safety rules.
      • Organizes and facilitates opportunities for community integration in leisure, vocational areas for all individuals as well as maintaining open communication individuals and their families/guardians, service coordinators, various departments and external stakeholders.
      • Maintains a positive and professional relationship with the neighbors, community members, involved family members, colleagues and funding sources.
      • Coordinates and supervise community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping, programming, day program or vocational attendance and monitoring effectiveness through data collection.
      • Assist in development, coordination and implementation of ISP goals and objectives and behavioral plans.
      • Implement all behaviors, ISP objectives, ADL’s, and recreational/activities
      • Administers medications as established by MAP certification.
      • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle or staff car.
      • Ensures review of individual’s goals/objectives in treatment team meetings on a regular basis.
      • Provides crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention utilizing Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques as trained.
      • Provides on-call coverage as scheduled and ability to work various shifts
      • Identifies need for and arranges for attainment of additional support services.
      • Provides specialized training and instruction to residential supporters, community supporters, lead staff and other support staff.
      • Ensures duties and responsibilities are carried out in a supportive and professional manner and attends appropriate meetings.
      • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations
      • Coordinates and supervises daily residential and program activities to include supervision of staff and maintenance of residence(s).
      • Other duties and projects as assigned by Crystal Springs, Inc.

Staff Management and Development:

      • Ensure program coverage based on funding source standards. Coordinate staff coverage with the scheduler.
      • Act as advocate and role model for the people we support, staff and all other stakeholders
      • Interview and hire prospective employees in a timely manner.
      • Complete orientation documentation, monthly check-ins, and annual evaluation on all assigned program staff in a timely manner.
      • Ensure that your direct reports adhere to Crystal Springs’ policies and procedures.

Quality Management:

        • Ability to identify program needs and address them and seeking assistance as needed.
        • Maintains accurate programmatic documentation such as fire drills, incident reports, daily logs, progress notes, behavior programs, and any other documentation required.
        • Assumes responsibility for the basic care of assigned program vehicle.
        • Ensures appropriate use of agency petty cash, gas cards, grocery/housekeeping funds and funds

belonging to the people we support

      • Complete score cards/audits to ensure ongoing compliance with funders’ standards.
      • Participate in internal and external reviews.
      • Ensure highest quality for safety and infection control procedures are followed.

 

Personal Characteristics:

      • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse population of individuals, other care providers, family and community members.
      • Demonstrated supervisory and management experience.
      • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multidisciplinary and cross-functional teams.
      • Ability to work as an effective change agent.
      • Professional documentation and communication skills, as well as demonstrated organizational skills.
      • Ability to negotiate and resolve differences.
      • Ability to function under pressure in a fast-paced human service environment.
      • Ability to be flexible, open and responsive to ongoing industry changes.
      • Ability to articulate and communicate Crystal Springs' mission and strategic direction in a consistent and enthusiastic manner to departmental staff.
      • Ability to identify opportunities and obstacles and develop effective, creative solutions to pursue opportunities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

      • Supervision of Assistant Program Director, Residential Supporters and Community Supporters of assigned programs
      • Directly responsible to and supervised by Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services
      • Assumes full responsibility over assigned programs in the absence of the Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services and Director of Adult Residential Services as assigned by the Director of Adult Services.

Competencies:

        • 1. Customer/Person-centered focused

 

        • 2. Ethical Conduct.

 

        • 3. Leadership skills

 

        • 4. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

 

        • 5. Effective Critical Thinking and communication skills

 

      • 6. Time Management/organization skills

Education/Experience Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred or
      • Associate Degree and 3 years of experience working in a supervisory role caring for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
      • 5 years of experience working in a supervisory role caring for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Language/Communication Skills:

      • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.

Environmental Conditions:

      • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors accompanying residents to various activities, events and appointments;
      • Some duties performed in a rehabilitation pool.

Other Requirements:

      • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws;
      • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.
      • Provide 24 hour on-call on a rotating basis to ensure program oversight, staff coverage and access to various resources

Hours:

Various Schedules Available (Full-Time & Part-Time)

Job Summary:

Your position as a Residential Supporter will routinely provide direct care services in a manner that promotes development of independent and community living skills and an improved quality of life to adults living in residential homes.

Essential Functions of Position:

    Under the direction of the Residential Supervisor II and/or Program Director, the Residential Supporter will:

  • Promote a respectful and dignified living environment for all individuals at all times.
  • Provide skilled shift coverage, including weekends, holidays and awake overnights, as scheduled by the Residential Supervisor II, Program Directors, Assistant Directors of Adult Residential Services, Director of Adult Residential Services, Program Supervisors or Director of Adult Services.
  • Teach and support individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, safety rules, community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, and shopping. Encourages individuals to utilize developing skills to the fullest extent possible.
  • Assist and support in developing and implementing program activities, which will foster the individual’s growth, skill development, and healthier life-style.
  • Accompany and transport individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle (wheelchair vans) or supporter car.
  • Assist in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) guidelines.
  • Provide specialized training and instruction to individuals and coworkers (e.g. Human Rights Officer) on an assigned basis. Please note that should you be assigned these duties, they will be added as an addendum to this job description.
  • Flexibility to work varying hours to meet the needs of individuals we support (Mandatory Coverage is possible in the event that minimum staffing ratios are compromised. Please refer to the Mandatory Coverage Policy/Procedures for complete explanation).
  • Demonstrate ability to work both independently and within a team context.
  • Attend house, supporter and supervision meetings as required by Residential Supervisor II, Program Director, Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services, Director of Adult Residential Services, and/or Director of Adult Services.
  • Take responsibility for the proper and reasonable care of all individual and agency belongings (e.g. equipment, furnishings, clothing, and personal belongings).
  • Attend required orientation and training, including in-services, conferences and seminars.
  • Complete Medication Administration (MAP) training/certification within 3 months of employment.
  • Must be willing and able to react quickly and effectively to emergency situations at all times.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. or Bachelor’s degree in related field or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled adults

Language/Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.
  • Maintain accurate program documentation such as daily logs, behavioral data collection, data collection on individual goals/objectives, incident reports, seizure records, accident/injury logs, etc.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors accompanying residents to various activities, events and appointments;
  • Some duties performed in a pool.

Physical and other Demands:

  • Ability to hear the alarms, phones, and communications from children, adults and employees in short and long range;
  • Ability to lift at least 100 pounds with another employee or lifting equipment more than twice during each shift;
  • Ability to bend, kneel, squat, and stand for long periods of time throughout the shift (more than 15 minutes at a time, 8 or more times during the shift);
  • Ability to reach above the shoulders at least four times during a shift, often lifting an item of weight;
  • Ability to grasp, retrieve, pinch and hold small items frequently throughout the shift, at least once every ten minutes;
  • Ability to accompany and assist individuals into a pool, at least twice per week for periods up to two hours at a time;
  • Ability to walk and run with or alongside the individuals when assisting them to and from the day programs, during community outings, and within the residences constantly for periods of time exceeding half an hour;
  • Demonstrated physical capacity to assist individuals with mobility impairments as needed;
  • Assists individuals with housekeeping tasks such as cleaning the bathroom, kitchen, common area, bedrooms, closets, etc;
  • Performs other household maintenance and cleaning tasks which have been designated by shift responsibilities and as assigned by the Residential Supervisor II, Program Director, Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services, Director of Residential Services, and Director of Adult Services to ensure a clean, safe living environment;
  • Ability to perform procedures, and maintain certification in CPR, First Aid, physical restraints and crisis intervention (CPI) for the safety of the residents and staff;
  • Ability to manage and handle stressful and emotionally charged interactions and situations in a calm and professional manner, especially when dealing with the behavior programs of the individuals we serve.

Other Requirements:

  • Each full-time staff member must participate in a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours of in-service training per year (pro-rated for employees working less than full-time) to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement;
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws; assumes responsibility for keeping driver’s license current and maintaining a safe driving record;
  • An acceptable criminal background records check must be maintained during employment.

Children's Program

Reports to: Director of Special Education

Hours Worked: 40 hours

Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Physical Education or Adapted Physical Education or related field plus teacher licensure with the MA Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education

Essential Functions:

      • The Adapted Physical Education (A.P.E.) Teacher is responsible for:

      • Developing, implementing, and coordinating the physical education lessons/programs for students as designated through their Individual Educational Plans (IEPs).
      • Working in conjunction with the Special Education Director and Special Education Teachers in order to ensure that the comprehensive needs of the students/individuals are met through an integrated approach.
      • Record keeping, annual/triennial evaluations, and classroom/residential consultation.
      • Maintaining and keeping accurate inventory of all equipment in the gym and pool.
      • Directly supervising all A.P.E. Aides.
      • Maintain Pool Operator Certification.
      • Maintain all pool maintenance, pool cleaning, chemical purchases, chemical checks.

Specific Duties:

      • Complete assessments/evaluations including goal and individualized fitness program development for each student
      • Perform individual and/or group adaptive physical education treatment sessions in accordance with the Curriculum Frameworks
      • Provide creative input for departmental growth and development to supervisor
      • Keep accurate records of each individual student’s progress
      • Oversee the pool area and aquatic sessions and consult with maintenance department as needed
      • Provide consultative service to the day program and/or residential staff
      • Provide inservice as needed
      • Recommend and obtain appropriate adaptive equipment
      • Supervise and provide direction for A.P.E. Aides as related to A.P.E. department; including overseeing and insuring proper training (behavior plans, Supportive and Protective Device Plan, etc.)
      • Provide training to the A.P.E. Aides, including the Curriculum Frameworks and MCAS testing
      • Attend and participate in interdisciplinary team meetings as requested
      • Attend and participate in departmental staff meetings
      • Meet EEC/DESE requirements for inservice including related total hours (24 hours per year)
      • Other duties as assigned

Reports To: Director of Behavior Services

Shift: 40 Hours; Some Flexibility; On-Call

Job Duties:

The Behavior Specialist II is responsible for providing in-service instruction to all staff, (on-going in-service training and orientation of new staff), particularly, in the area of understanding the practice of applied behavior analysis. Provides direct service and in-service instruction to Day Hab, education and residential staff in need of support for the behavioral needs of students and individuals served as well as on-going in-service training and orientation of new staff, particularly in the area of applied behavior analysis. Collaborates with the Behavioral Team under the supervision of a BCBA/BCaBA to collect data for functional behavior assessments, develop behavior support plans and positive behavior supports, develop skill acquisition plans, integrate data collection systems, and conduct treatment integrity checks. Processes fully all referrals for behavioral services for those students and individuals served on his/her caseload.

The Behavioral Specialist II will report to Crystal Springs’ Director of Behavioral Services and may work under the supervision of the Coordinator of Behavioral Services and/or Behavior Specialist III. This is a 40-hour per week position with some flexibility required and some on-call responsibility.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Psychology or related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience; BCaBA or BCBA preferred.
  • Experience implementing behavior intervention programs, including experience with persons who have multiple challenges, including severe and challenging behaviors preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Work Record:

    Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Reports to:

Children’s Residential Director

Hours:

40 Hours Flex

Job Duties:

The House Manager provides appropriate role modeling in a therapeutic environment that promotes the physical, emotional and behavioral health of each student and assists them in developing adaptive life skills. He/she works as a part of a collaborative, trauma-informed and family-centered therapeutic team establishing open communication and support among co-workers and families. The team is comprised of clinical and non-clinical staff in the residential program. The House Manager provides on-site management in all assigned residential areas including monitoring, quality assurance, staff training and development, and scheduling of personnel. He/she also assures the safety and well-being of the children entrusted to the program and maintains a nurturing and supportive environment. He/she is responsible for assisting in the management of resources so as to maximize the quality of residential services and promote the growth and development of program staff. The House Manager is directly accountable to the Director/Assistant Director who provides supervision and training. Due to the nature of the workflow and level of responsibility, the House Manager maintains a flexible schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in social work, health, human services, education, psychology or related field or 2 years of equivalent college experience plus (18) months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents and (12) months supervisory experience in any field, or
  • High School diploma plus 36 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents plus 18 months supervisory experience in any field preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Shift: Full-Time; Monday through Friday; 3:00pm – 11:00pm and every other weekend

Sign on bonus available (prorated based on the number of hours worked) up to $1000.00.

POSITION SUMMARY: The LPN will be working within the Children’s Services nursing department providing support to individuals with various medical needs. The LPN is responsible for implementing and monitoring an array of health care and other personal support services designed to enrich the lives of our students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

      • Administer medications and implement nursing treatment plans
      • Confer with physicians, dentists, and therapists as appropriate
      • Communicate with/provide necessary information on relevant health issues to parents, guardians, and applicable Agency staff
      • Respond to participant complaints of illness and recommend appropriate action
      • Confer with pharmacists regarding medications and their acquisitions as appropriate
      • Monitor general health status of participants, including hygiene issues and skin integrity
      • Administer minor first aid when necessary
      • Complete all health related documentation requirements
      • Other duties as required by the children’s nursing department

QUALIFICATIONS:

      • LPN, currently licensed in the State of Massachusetts
      • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record
      • Acceptable Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)

WORK RECORD:

      • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.
Reports to: Family Services Director

Hours: 40 Hours Flex

JOB DUTIES:

The Case Manager works as a part of a collaborative residential school team. They are responsible for maintaining a caseload and function as the main contact person for families and agencies for those students on his/her caseload ensuring open and responsive two-way communication among all stakeholders. They are responsible to facilitate quarterly meetings and update pertinent sections of assigned student treatment plans. The Case Manager will assist parents with guardianship, SSI and 688 Referrals as needed. He / She must be skilled in establishing and maintaining good rapport with families and agencies. The Case Manager will be committed to family-driven care and will model these values and practices in their everyday professional interactions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Massachusetts licensure to practice as an LSW
Hours: 40 hours per week

Job Duties:

The pre-vocational instructor functions as a part of a collaborative, trauma-informed and family-centered therapeutic team in developing, coordinating and participating in the implementation of the lessons and tasks for students in the school workshop and community environments. Areas of focus for transitional/pre-vocational instruction include: fine and gross motor skills; language skills; daily living activities (feeding, dressing, personal hygiene, toileting and domestic skills); behavioral regulation; and outdoor gardening in season.

Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in education, psychology or related field required.

Prior job coaching or pre-vocational experience preferred

Work Record:

Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance required. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Each staff member must attend a minimum of 24 hours per year in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DOE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

Full-time: 2nd & 3rd shifts; Part-time: All shifts

Description:

We are actively seeking Residential Counselor’s for our Children program. This position provides supervision and care to our residents while providing a safe and secure living environment.

Qualifications:

          • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals
          • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, collaboratively, and respectfully with individuals, other care providers, family, and community members
          • Flexibility to work varying hours to meet the needs of individuals
          • Physical ability to carry, lift, run, and bend as needed
          • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to speak, write, and read English as required for communication and documentation
          • Must obtain First Aid, CPR, CPI training/certification within 3 months of employment
          • Valid Driver's License; assumes responsibility for maintaining current license and safe driving record
          • Ability to pass a Criminal Records Check (CORI) and mandatory drug test
Department: Children’s Services; Residential

Job Duties:

The Shift Supervisor provides formal supervision and coordination of shifts with regard to activities and structure, documentation, monitoring and maintenance of environmental safety and staff performance and interactions. The Shift Supervisor provides appropriate role modeling in a therapeutic environment that promotes the physical, emotional and behavioral health of each student and assists them in developing adaptive life skills. Shift Supervisors work as a part of a collaborative, trauma-informed and family-centered therapeutic team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree or 2 years of equivalent college experience plus 9 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents plus 6 months of supervisory experience preferred in any field, or
  • High School diploma plus 18 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents plus 6 months supervisory experience in any field preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Reports to: Director of Special Education/Lead Teacher

Hours Worked: Full-Time; 40 Hours; Flexible

Shift: Monday – Friday

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Massachusetts Special Needs Teaching Certification, Severe Special Needs preferred.

Specific Duties:

        • Under the supervision of the Director of Special Education and Lead Teacher, the Special Education Teacher will:

        • Develop, coordinate and participate in the implementation of the educational programs for all students in the areas of academics, fine and gross motor skills, language skills, behavioral/social development and activities of daily living (feeding, dressing, personal hygiene, toileting and domestic skills)
        • Monitor the overall educational progress of students in the class
        • Develop the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) or assist with the development of an IHP for each student in the class
        • Submit all student-related paperwork, including: annual educational summary, annual IEP with goals and objectives, six month reviews, quarterly reports and lesson plan books and attendance roll books
        • Provide supervision and evaluation for classroom teacher aides
        • Provide training to teacher aides, including Curriculum Frameworks
        • Confer with support personnel (i.e., psychology, speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, living unit, recreation and nursing personnel) in order to provide comprehensive service to each student in the class. Incorporate the goals and recommendations of support services with the daily educational programs
Reports to: Special Education Teacher
Hours Worked: Full-Time; 40 Hours
Shift: Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 3:30 pm with an additional 7:00 am – 8:00 am Residential hour

Specific Duties:

        • Under the supervision of the Special Education Teacher, the Teacher Aide will:

        • Assist in providing the assigned student with all necessary educational and therapeutic services.
        • Develop an understanding of the Mass. Curriculum Frameworks.
        • Provide input to the Special Education Teacher regarding progress of students during evaluation periods, i.e., annual summaries, six month reviews, and quarterly reports.
        • Perform direct care of the assigned student during classroom time, i.e., eating, toileting and personal hygiene training.
        • Implement activities and provide direct care for students in residences on Teacher Planning Days.
        • Assist the Special Education Teacher with maintaining accurate and current student records.
        • Accompany students into the pool during rehab sessions.
        • Transport students to and from classes in the school vans.
        • Transport students in vans on community outings (Transport includes driving Crystal Springs regular and wheelchair vans).

Language/Communication Skills:

      • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English; and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.

Environmental Conditions:

      • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors accompanying residents to various activities, events and appointments;

Physical & Other Demands:

      • Ability to hear alarms, phones, and communications from children, adults and employees in short and long range;
      • Ability to lift at least 100 pounds with another employee or lifting equipment more than twice during each shift;
      • Ability to bend, kneel, squat and stand for long periods of time throughout the shift (more than 15 minutes at a time, 8 or more times during the shift);
      • Ability to reach above the shoulders at least four times during a shift, often lifting an item of weight;
      • Ability to grasp, retrieve, pinch and hold small items frequently throughout the shift, at least once every ten minutes;
      • Ability to walk and run with or alongside the children when assisting them to and from the education/day programs, within the classrooms, during field trips, and within the residences constantly for periods of time exceeding a half an hour;
      • Ability to train and perform procedures surrounding CPR, First Aid, physical restraints and crisis intervention for the safety of the residents and staff;
      • Ability to manage and handle stressful and emotionally charged interactions and situations.

Good Attendance is essential.

Department: Education

Hours/Shift: Monday – Friday; 7:30 am - 4 pm; 40 Hours

Job Duties:

  • Implement activities and provide direct care for students in residences on Teacher Planning Days
  • Assist the Special Education Teacher with maintaining accurate and current student records
  • Transport students in vans on community outings (Transport includes driving Crystal Springs regular and wheelchair vans.)
  • Assist Special Education Teacher with lesson preparations
  • Ensure proper classroom management and lesson implementation in the absence of the Special Education Teacher
  • Accompany students into the pool during rehab sessions
  • Transport students to and from classes in the school vans
  • Complete paperwork/filing as assigned by the Special Education Teacher
  • Cooperate and participate in internal investigations
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors

Essential Functions:

  • Directly supervise teacher aides in the absence of Special Education Teacher
  • Assist in providing assigned students with all necessary educational and therapeutic services
  • Develop an understanding of the Mass. Curriculum Frameworks
  • Provide input to the Special Education Teacher regarding progress of assigned students during evaluation periods, i.e., annual summaries, six month reviews, and quarterly reports
  • Perform direct care of all assigned students during classroom time, i.e., eating, toileting and personal hygiene training

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred or Associates degree/para-professional certification and/or experience/specific skills in dealing with multiply handicapped individuals; classrooms with medically involved students require a certification as a nurse’s aide.

Support Services

Department: Food Services

Hours Available:

  • Monday through Friday; 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. & 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Job Description: We are actively seeking dependable individuals to fill our full-time (40 hour per week) Dietary Aide positions in our Food Services Department.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing and serving palatable, nutritionally balanced, quality food to residents with specific dietary requirements.
  • Set up all serving carts with sufficient, clean, sanitary dishes and flatware prior to meals.
  • Deliver prepared meals to resident houses.
  • Carefully and completely wash and degrease pots, pans, serving utensils and all working surfaces (food preparation surfaces; sinks) and serving carts.
  • Close down kitchen and lock up at end of shift.

Requirements:

  • Read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Carry up to 30 lbs; bending, stooping and walking.
  • Current driver’s license. There is no public transportation to Crystal Springs. Employees are responsible to arrange for their own transportation and do so in a manner which allows them to arrive in time for their scheduled shift.
  • Meet EEC/DESE requirements for in-service hours.

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS:
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Hours:

40 hours; 6:00 am to 2:30 pm; Monday – Friday; some flexibility is needed occasionally for nights and/or weekends

Job Summary:

We are actively seeking a dependable individual to fill our full time Housekeeper/Floor Technician position. The individual in this position must be capable of performing heavy cleaning tasks safely; possess skills in operating a variety of heavy equipment and machinery used by the department as needed and understand and maintain standards of sanitary, hygienic practice.

Duties:

  • An individual who has his/her own transportation to commute to and from designated assignments;
  • Can bend, lift heavy equipment, squat, and use repetitive motion with hands;
  • Can work independently and communicate well with other departments;
  • Must be capable of performing heavy cleaning tasks safely;
  • Must possess skills in operating a variety of floor cleaning equipment and machinery used by the department;
  • Must understand and maintain standards of sanitary, hygienic practice.

Requirements:

  • Read, write, speak and understand English;
  • Carry up to 30 lbs; bending, stooping and walking;
  • Current driver’s license. There is no public transportation to Crystal Springs. Employees are responsible to arrange for their own transportation and do so in a manner which allows them to arrive in time for their scheduled shift;
  • Meet EEC/DESE requirements for in-service hours;
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Records Check (CORI) and mandatory drug test.
Hours: 15 hours per week; Monday - Friday; 6:00 am – 11:00 am

Job Summary:

We are actively seeking a dependable individual to fill our part-time Housekeeper position. The individual in this position must be capable of performing heavy cleaning tasks safely; possess skills in operating a variety of equipment and machinery used by the department as needed and understand and maintain standards of sanitary, hygienic practice.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Dust, wash and polish all furniture, windows and walls.
  • Clean and disinfect all bathroom areas daily and wash all tile and linoleum.
  • Vacuum, dry mop, wash floors and sweep outside carpet & vacuum entrances daily.
  • Distribute all paper supplies to living areas, classrooms and bathrooms.
  • Collect soiled linen and deliver clean linens to designated areas.
  • Remove trash and/or infectious waste in designated areas.
  • Cooperate and participate in internal investigations.

Requirements:

  • Read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Carry up to 30 lbs; bending, stooping and walking.
  • Current driver’s license. There is no public transportation to Crystal Springs. Employees are responsible to arrange for their own transportation and do so in a manner which allows them to arrive in time for their scheduled shift.
  • Meet EEC/DESE requirements for in-service hours.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Records Check (CORI) and mandatory drug test.

Work Record:

Consistent, exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Available Position:

Hours:

        • Part-Time; 16 hours

Shift:

      • Tuesdays and Fridays from 5:00 am – 1:30 pm

Essential Functions:

      • Collect all soiled clothing and bedding from the living units up to 30 lbs.
      • Driver’s license
      • Ability to lift 30 – 50 pounds

Specific Duties:

      • Sort all soiled clothing and bedding according to color and type of fabric.
      • Appropriately pre-treat any extraordinary or stubborn stains.
      • Wash and dry all clothing and bedding.
      • Fold and sort by individual student and living unit.
      • Return clean clothing and bedding to the proper living unit, mend all torn clothing and bedding.
      • Care and maintenance of dryers and lint traps and clean and polish machinery.
      • Sweep laundry floor and empty trash.
      • Meet EEC/DESE requirement for in-services.
      • Cooperate and participate in internal investigations.

Requirements:

      • Ability to speak and read English (necessary for proper use of cleaning solvents and detergents as well as name recognition)
      • Ability to operate 30 and 50 pound capacity Hoyt and Unimax commercial washers
      • Ability to operate 30 – 50 pound Hoyt commercial dryers.
      • Laundry workers should also possess basic hand or machine sewing skills

Apply Today!

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recruiting@nullcrystalspringsinc.org

Employment Requirements
Must be 18 years or older; qualifying background check and safe driving record.
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Company Benefits
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Applications
Paper applications are available Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 3:00pm in Human Resources, 38 Narrows Road, Assonet, MA

Contact us at:
recruiting@nullcrystalspringsinc.org or
T: (508) 644-3101 x3313
F: (508) 644-3658

As a long-standing organization surrounded by the Greater Fall River, Taunton and New Bedford areas, Crystal Springs offers employment candidates the opportunity to begin an extremely satisfying career, focused on making a true difference in the lives of some of the most inspiring people one could ever hope to meet or work with. All of our positions require at least a high school diploma (or the equivalent) and the ability to complete introductory training courses (CPR, FirstAid). All positions also require applicants to be able to read/write/speak English fluently; drug screenings and criminal record background checks are performed on all potential employees.
Our team is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary group consisting of Residential, Day Habilitation, Nursing, Psychology and Case Management professionals who share information and strive to jointly develop individualized services that will deliver the most effective and supportive care to the people we serve.
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Crystal Springs, Inc. does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices against any person on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual preference, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under the law.