Individual Support Staff
Job Details
Greater New Bedford Area - New Bedford, MA
Part Time
High School
$16.48 - $16.48
Nonprofit - Social Services

6 hours per week - Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00AM to 11:00AM  (PORTUGUESE SPEAKING)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend to the daily needs of consumers on an individual basis as well as foster increased independence and self-determination.
  • Teach socialization skills and activities of daily living including: household maintenance; self-care and hygiene; self-awareness and human development, menu planning, food shopping and preparation; money management skills/budgeting; transportation and community orientation; consumer skills; and utilization of community resources.
  • Record and appropriately utilize necessary data, daily progress notes, staff log and complete all other ISP and program required documentation.
  • Supervise and document self-administration of consumer medications as well as administer and document consumer medications as prescribed by a physician in accordance with agency and program procedure
  • Required to attend all staff training sessions and staff meetings as scheduled.

Working Conditions:

  • Physical activities include but not limited to climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, pulling, etc.
  • Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally.
  • Subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.
  • The worker is subject to hazards such as moving parts, moving vehicles, etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School/GED
  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have had a current US drivers’ license for 3 years and use of personal vehicle.
  • Time management and writing skills
  • Successful applicants must be able to successfully pass a CORI check, Drug Test, and a Driving Record Check.
  • All applicants must be able to become First Aid, CPR, Human Rights, Safety Care, and MAP certified within 30 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 months experience in human services

Salary: $16.48 per hour or as outlined in Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Benefits:  BCL offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition, and 401k and life insurance options for all eligible employees.