Bay Cove Human Services Supported Housing Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition Number:6946

Position Title:Supported Housing Specialist

Division:Developmental Disabilities Services

Program Name:DD Division, General




Date Posted:10/13/2016

Responsibilities:Assist people living in scattered site independent housing, with everyday life skills.

Provide clinical and programmatic documentation.

Provide crisis intervention support and counseling in a friendly and compassionate manner.

Maintain all appointments with individuals.

Offer services in a manner that is sensitive and responsive to each individual's cultural, linguistic and lifestyle needs and preferences.

Provides specialized training and instruction to individuals and coworkers on an assigned basis.

Qualifications:Previous experience working with adults with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness.

Demonstrated organizational, clinical and professional writing skills.

Department of Public Health certification in medication administration is required.

Physical capacity to train people to use public transportation, assist clients with shopping and tasks such as heavy cleaning. Valid driver's license.

Use of personal cellular telephone for work communication.

Use of personal vehicle for transportation to clients' homes, appointments, meetings and varied work tasks required.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills, personal maturity, common sense and good judgment.

Demonstrated capacity to work with people with disabilities in a manner that promotes their dignity, safety and growth.Must be prepared to work in the South shore Communities.

Driver's License Required?Yes