HMEA (Horace Mann Educational Associates) ( learn more )

East Douglas , MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2901831
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 7, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals to assist people with developmental disabilities in exploring community resources, to find meaningful recreational and social activities, to teach individuals to perform tasks necessary to function as independently as possible and to transport people to and from community activities. Qualified candidates must be able to perform direct care on individuals supported and must appropriately implement teaching strategies for ISP goals and behavior plans. They must also be able to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

Location: East Douglas, MA

Schedule: As needed

Hourly rate varies based upon MAP certification (Relief Support Staff without MAP cert $12.50/hr. Relief Support Staff with current MAP cert $12.75/hr.)

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalency
• 1 year experience working with individuals with disabilities
• Valid driver’s license
• Acceptable driving status, as determined by HMEA insurance company
• Use of reliable vehicle, which seats two passengers
• Additional specific experience may be required, depending on the needs of the individuals supported

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to lift 50 pounds alone
• Ability to kneel, bend, and carry items
• Ability to physically assist individuals as determined by their needs
• Ability to tolerate significant amounts of walking, standing, and sitting
• Ability to complete physical training requirements determined by HMEA

Mental Requirements:

• Ability to communicate thoughts clearly in spoken and written English
• Ability to express caring and compassion, respect for others
• Ability to analyze situations and use good judgment

HMEA, Inc is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of affirmative action

Apply for Residential Support Staff- part time hours using the link below:
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 12.50 to $ 12.75 Per Hour
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > Educational Diagnostician
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    HMEA (Horace Mann Educational Associates) is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • HMEA Recruiter
    • 8 Forge Park
    • Franklin, Massachusetts 02038

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