Developmental Services Wrk II-Bridgewater, MA
Supervise and participate in the provision of programmatic direct care services and supports to individuals with intellectual disabilities; assist in the implementation of habilitative, behavioral and recreational programs; perform crisis intervention; perform program related cooking and housekeeping duties; maintain confidential records of the individuals; attend individual review meetings; accompany individuals to various appointments; provide leisure activities to individuals, assist individuals in meeting his/her personal care and nutritional needs; Assist and support individuals in making choices in his/her life; maintain individual's human rights by complying with applicable laws and regulations; may drive individual's to work, appointments and recreational outings; and perform related duties as required. Administer medication and perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing direct care service to persons with mental retardation, emotional or physical handicaps, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. An Associate' degree or higher with a major in a human services field including sociology, special education, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or related field, may be substituted for the required experience.*
* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements completed.
Special Requirements: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Based on assignment, must be certified in the administration of medication under M.G.L. c. 19B, ss. 1, 13, and 14, and M.G.L. c. 2 and 17 to dispense medication.
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A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit
This position is designated as an “EMERGENCY” Position in the Department of Developmental Service’s Emergency Plan. This means that whenever the Governor declares that the Commonwealth is in a state of emergency, you will be required to report to work.
This position is in a program that operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The Department of Developmental Services requires employees in this position to be able to perform mandatory overtime when circumstances dictate the need.
ALL EMPLOYEES ARE PAID ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS AND MUST HAVE DIRECT DEPOSIT.
Schedule Information for all positions
Full-Time - 40 hour weekly position
Position # 00017980
Schedule:Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday -2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Days Off: Sunday and Monday
How To Apply: https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us
Type of position:
Human Services (UG)
Department Of Developmental Services
Northeast Regional Office
P.O. Box A