The Full Time Behavior Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting with the development of behavior plans, psychotropic medication treatment plan and data collection systems, working with direct care staff and managers to enhance understanding and proper utilization of plans, and ensuring that individuals served receive appropriate and consistent support and guidance needed to achieve their own personal goals and to develop necessary skills and healthy behaviors. The Behavior Specialist also collaborates with outside agencies to assist with collaborative treatment goals.
Sign On Bonus Method of Distribution** (to be paid the subsequent payroll of the defined measurement periods): Sign on bonus of $3,000 will be paid after successfully completing 60 days of employment.
** Staff must be in good standing to receive bonus distribution and actively working.
Must be hired into a Full Time (30 or more hours/week) and a Massachusetts resident to be eligible. Management reserves the right to end or extend program based on funding and needs of the program(s) at any time.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two years’ experience utilizing behavior management techniques for individuals with developmental disabilities is required.
TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Receive and maintain current certification in First Aid, CPR, Medication Administration (MAP) and START Training; Ready access to an automobile and a valid driver’s license. Position requires strong organizational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively.