Job: Developmental Specialist - New Hire Bonus up to $1,500

BFAIR
771 South Church Street
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247

Phone:413-664-9382
Fax:413-664-6293
Website:bfair.org

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 advancement. 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.

Job Title:
Developmental Specialist - New Hire Bonus up to $1,500
Salary Range:Location:
North Adams
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preferred
Description:
<p><strong>New Hire Bonus Details Below Description</strong></p><p>The Developmental Specialist is responsible for working with 1 &ndash; 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&rsquo;s Day Habilitation Service Plan. This position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.</p><p><strong>Hiring Bonus:&nbsp; </strong>All Full-Time staff hired would be eligible for a $1,500 hiring bonus</p><p><strong>Method of Distribution**: (to be paid the subsequent payroll of the defined measurement periods)</strong></p><ul><li>Full Time:<ul><li>$500 upon successful 90-day evaluation from date of hire</li><li>$1,000 upon successful 1year evaluation from date of hire</li></ul></li></ul><p>** Staff must be in good standing to receive bonus distribution and actively working.</p><p><strong>Must be hired by 10/31/2021 to be eligible.&nbsp; Management reserves the right to end or extend program based on funding and needs of the program(s) at any time.</strong></p>
Requirements:
<p>QUALIFICATIONS: Min of 18 years of age, must possess basic math (addition/subtraction) skills, ability to read &amp; 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&rsquo;s license and ready access to a vehicle.<br /><br />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.</p>