Wednesday , February 1 2023

State Jobs Massachusetts For Direct Care Worker I

Website State of Massachusetts

Job Description:

The DSW I provides’ programmatic direct care services and supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is to be accomplished by the provision of an environment consistent with participants’ needs in daily living and those skills necessary for community life.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to individuals by assisting in the development and implementation of habilitative, behavioral and recreational programs in accordance with the Individual Service Plan (ISP) objectives
  • Coordinate with direct supervisor(s) to ensure successful implementation of ISP’s, use of appropriate methods, coordination of services and crisis intervention
  • Assist and facilitate activities of daily living, such as household maintenance, self-care and hygiene, food shopping and preparation, budgeting, leisure activities and socialization skill development
  • Attend individuals’ review meetings and accompany them to various appointments; Transport individuals to work, recreational activities and other engagements as needed
  • Maintain individuals’ confidentiality and records; preserve individuals’ human rights by complying with applicable laws and regulations

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a respectful, caring, tolerant, ethical, and empowering relationship with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities;
  • Capacity to assist/lift individuals with physical disabilities and/or limited mobility;
  • Aptitude to transcribe, read and comprehend the English language

Qualification & Experience:

  • Possess current and valid Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s License
  • Applicants must pass the Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification
  • Upon successful completion of a training program, incumbents must obtain and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid (FA) certification

Job Details:

Company:  State of Massachusetts

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Springfield, MA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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