Developmental Specialist


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771 South Church Street


Company Description:
We are a national and state accredited human service agency responsive to the unique needs
of people with disabilities and their families through: a dedication to excellence; diverse service options;safe and healthy environments; fiscal responsibility; community partnerships; career opportunities and

Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetic information, age, and disability, military or veteran status, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being an member of the Reserves or National Guard. Also it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law should be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.

Developmental Specialist
$14.75 Per Hour
North Adams
Full Time
Human Services
High School or Equivalent

The Developmental Specialist is responsible for working with 1 – 5 individuals in a site based day program. This position is a direct service role in which the developmental specialist assists individuals with developmental disabilities with skills training including: independent living skills, communication, behavior and affective development; sensory motor, social development and self-help as prescribed in each member’s Day Habilitation Service Plan. This position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

QUALIFICATIONS: Min of 18 years of age, must possess basic math (addition/subtraction) skills, ability to read & write, communicate effectively both verbally and written, ability to multi-task and exercise good judgement. Ability to complete all initial and ongoing background checks including but not limited to: CORI, SORI, Fingerprinting, LEIE, Driving record, E-verify, Physical, PPD and licensing and/or certification checks (i.e. nursing). Valid US driver’s license and ready access to a vehicle.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Must maintain all certification needed in the program including: CPR, First Aid, Safe Techniques to Avoid Restraint and Training (START), Medication Administration (MAP) and BFAIR Human Rights Training. May need to attend workshops, seminars or BFAIR functions as needed for job development.

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