Current Openings

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Available Positions

Direct Support Professional – Newton, MA (Part Time)Apply Now

Description

The Direct Support Professional (Awake, Overnight, Asleep, Live-in) is also responsible for ensuring a safe, therapeutic family-like environment adhering to all safety standards, Federal and State regulations, agency and corporate policies. The position is responsible to ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect. The Direct Support Professional is responsible for supporting community integration, promoting wellness and self-determination. The goal of this position is to promote the pursuit of independence and happiness for all individuals participating in our services and to contribute to a welcoming environment in the home for family members and other stakeholders. The Direct Support Professional should make every effort to promote principles of normalization and dignity and include opportunities for individuals to fully join their communities.

Available Shifts 

  • Part-Time 
  • Hourly Rate: $13:50

Key Responsibilities

  • As a Direct Support Professional, you will directly participate in daily routines while assisting and encouraging each person to develop their skills and be as independent as possible.  Personal routines include a variety of different activities both at home and in the community.
  • Assist individuals in Self-Advocacy, decision-making and empowerment.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of service plans reflecting the individual’s vision, preferences, goals, lifestyles, and interests.
  • On a daily basis, you will be assisting with personal care, household chores, administration of medication, preparing meals, and other activities of daily living.
  • Assess, teach, evaluate, and supervise individual’s skills in the areas of daily living, meal planning, housekeeping, career needs, and social, recreational, and community activities.
  • Complete written documentation daily that reflects the individual’s progress on their goals as well as staff interventions.
  • Complete daily communication activities as required by the program including: day program and transportation, making communication log entries and completing data charts, incident reports, fire drill logs and menus as needed.
  • Report significant issues (health, behavioral, psychiatric) to the appropriate supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Complete all training, staff meetings and supervision sessions as required by the program, including but not limited to: First Aid, CPR, OSHA & Blood Borne Pathogen, Medication Administration, Positive Behavioral Supports, Fire Safety and Human Rights and DPPC Training

Requirements

  • High school diploma (Associates degree preferred)
  • 6 months’ relevant experience
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship under all foreseen and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, creativity, be dependable, reliable and work well independently and within a team atmosphere.
  • Must be able to exercise independent thinking and good judgment under all circumstances.
  • Must be able to set goals, analyze work develop plans and utilize time effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Flexibility to work throughout the division.

Physical Demands

  • Lifting is required. Ability to lift at least a minimum of twenty (20) pounds.
  • Ability to physically assist individuals in personal care
  • Ability to perform common household cleaning activities that involve: consistent standing, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, and walking
  • Ability to drive agency vehicle

Other Requirements

  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law.
  • Valid MA driver’s license (some positions require a vehicle)
Apply Now

Direct Support Professional – Newton, MA (Part Time, weekend)Apply Now

Description

The Direct Support Professional (Awake, Overnight, Asleep, Live-in) is also responsible for ensuring a safe, therapeutic family-like environment adhering to all safety standards, Federal and State regulations, agency and corporate policies. The position is responsible to ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect. The Direct Support Professional is responsible for supporting community integration, promoting wellness and self-determination. The goal of this position is to promote the pursuit of independence and happiness for all individuals participating in our services and to contribute to a welcoming environment in the home for family members and other stakeholders. The Direct Support Professional should make every effort to promote principles of normalization and dignity and include opportunities for individuals to fully join their communities.

Available Shifts 

  • Part-time weekends (Up to 20 hours)
  • Hourly Rate: $13:50

Key Responsibilities

  • As a Direct Support Professional, you will directly participate in daily routines while assisting and encouraging each person to develop their skills and be as independent as possible.  Personal routines include a variety of different activities both at home and in the community.
  • Assist individuals in Self-Advocacy, decision-making and empowerment.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of service plans reflecting the individual’s vision, preferences, goals, lifestyles, and interests.
  • On a daily basis, you will be assisting with personal care, household chores, administration of medication, preparing meals, and other activities of daily living.
  • Assess, teach, evaluate, and supervise individual’s skills in the areas of daily living, meal planning, housekeeping, career needs, and social, recreational, and community activities.
  • Complete written documentation daily that reflects the individual’s progress on their goals as well as staff interventions.
  • Complete daily communication activities as required by the program including: day program and transportation, making communication log entries and completing data charts, incident reports, fire drill logs and menus as needed.
  • Report significant issues (health, behavioral, psychiatric) to the appropriate supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Complete all training, staff meetings and supervision sessions as required by the program, including but not limited to: First Aid, CPR, OSHA & Blood Borne Pathogen, Medication Administration, Positive Behavioral Supports, Fire Safety and Human Rights and DPPC Training

Requirements

  • High school diploma (Associates degree preferred)
  • 6 months’ relevant experience
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship under all foreseen and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, creativity, be dependable, reliable and work well independently and within a team atmosphere.
  • Must be able to exercise independent thinking and good judgment under all circumstances.
  • Must be able to set goals, analyze work develop plans and utilize time effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Flexibility to work throughout the division.

Physical Demands

  • Lifting is required. Ability to lift at least a minimum of twenty (20) pounds.
  • Ability to physically assist individuals in personal care
  • Ability to perform common household cleaning activities that involve: consistent standing, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, and walking
  • Ability to drive agency vehicle

Other Requirements

  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law.
  • Valid MA driver’s license (some positions require a vehicle)
Apply Now

Social Worker – Roxbury, MAApply Now

Description

Social workers apply a child-centered, family-focused, trauma-informed approach to working with children and families. Social workers do this by providing therapeutic interventions, advocacy, counseling, guidance and community connections. Social workers carry caseloads of children and others carry caseloads of foster families based on the needs of the program. Individuals and families served include children, foster families, birth families, kinship caregivers. Social workers are responsible for ensuring child safety and well-being, as well as quality foster care in accordance with out-of-home placement practices, DCF policies and EEC regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct ongoing clinical assessments and evaluations of children’s and foster parents’ progress and needs.
  • In conjunction with the treatment team, develop a written treatment plan for each child outlining specific goals and when/how these goals will be met.
  • Maintain case files and documentation for children, foster families and biological families in accordance with state regulations and agency policies.
  • Visit with children weekly and foster parents monthly or as needed based on policy and/or demands.
  • In conjunction with the DCF, provide support and consultation to the biological families of foster children to enhance the child’s relationship with family members.  Encourage regular contact and visitation between children and family members as indicated in the case plan.  Seek to involve family members in plans and decisions regarding the child.
  • Collaborate with DCF, community organizations and service providers as appropriate.
  • Recruit, screen, study, approve and monitor foster homes to ensure safe, quality care and compliance with policies.
  • Participate in the coordination and implementation of a training schedule for youths, foster parents, and caregivers.
  • Attend all necessary meetings including Foster Care Reviews, treatment planning meetings, intake and discharge planning meetings.
  • Provide transportation for children to visits, appointments, court, meetings, school, work, etc. as needed.
  • Assist with recruitment events, appreciation celebrations, group activities, and any other HopeWell events.
  • Participate in after hours on-call system to include routine 48 hour visits, emergency response, hospital coverage, and unexpected needs that arise.
  • Conduct children’s and foster parents’ file reviews to monitor compliance with EEC regulations.
  • Maintain and submit required reporting logs as requested by Central Office.
  • Facilitate support group and training for foster parents as needed.
  • Provide all pertinent paperwork, receipts and necessary information to ensure timely and accurate processing of billing, reimbursements, client support expenses, purchases, etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in social work or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred
  • Social work experience with children and families required
  • Minimum of one-years’ experience providing case management and/or counseling services to children, adolescents and families
  • Eligibility for Massachusetts Social Work License required (Not Applicable in the state of Connecticut)
  • High level accuracy and personal accountability for the quality and impact of work
  • Excellent communication skills, professional demeanor, sound judgment, and strong organizational skills
  • A high level of professionalism in work and interpersonal interactions with both internal and external contacts, presents to others as organized, informed, and approachable
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well;
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Driver’s license and vehicle required
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills and Microsoft Office. Ability to navigate and document in clinical computerized patient care records.

Additional Requirements

  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law
  • Commitment to our organizational vision, missions, and program

HopeWell offers a comprehensive total rewards package that values employee wellness, work-life balance, and continuous learning. Benefits include student loan pay-down assistance, tuition reimbursement, funding for professional development, as well as a full suite of healthcare benefits, and generous paid-time-off.

Apply Now

Family Support & Stabilization Clinician – Worcester, MAApply Now

Family-Based Clinician will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of 7-8 children/adolescents/families. The Family Based Clinician will provide individual and family counseling and advocacy services to each client. In addition, the clinician will make referrals to community services for each child/adolescent/family.

 

Responsibilities

  • Report to clinical supervisor
  • Provide clinical counseling services for 7-8 children/ adolescents/families.
  • Provide a minimum of two weekly individual/family counseling sessions for each child/adolescent/family.
  • Develop a working knowledge of community resources and make appropriate referrals.
  • Advocate on behalf of child/adolescent/family with other community programs.
  • Participate in co-leading time-limited groups, as needed.
  • Make referrals to other community agencies such as clinics, employment/vocational centers, etc.
  • Provide ongoing support for family members when a referral has been made to an outside agency.
  • Submit weekly case notes and monthly reports to the supervisor
  • Provide on-call services during the week and weekend
  • Other duties as required by the director and immediate supervisor

 

Job Requirements

  • Masters level required; License preferred; license eligible
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a clinical setting working with children, adolescents, and families with severe behavioral, social, and emotional difficulties
  • Flexibility of scheduling
  • Demonstrated experience working with children, adolescents, and families, including experience navigating children’s systems and supports within the community.
  • Knowledge of and training in child development and children’s mental health experience.
  • Good listening skills
  • Nonjudgmental ability to foster self-sufficiency in families using problem-solving and practical skills
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships through compassion, empathy, and insight.
  • Effective teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of families from diverse cultural or linguistic backgrounds.
  • Computer proficiency including the ability to work with email and word processing software required.
  • MA driver’s license and vehicle required
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred
  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law.
Apply Now

Direct Support Professional – Boston, MAApply Now

Description

The Direct Support Professional (Awake, Overnight, Asleep, Live-in) is also responsible for ensuring a safe, therapeutic family-like environment adhering to all safety standards, Federal and State regulations, agency and corporate policies. The position is responsible to ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect. The Direct Support Professional is responsible for supporting community integration, promoting wellness and self-determination. The goal of this position is to promote the pursuit of independence and happiness for all individuals participating in our services and to contribute to a welcoming environment in the home for family members and other stakeholders. The Direct Support Professional should make every effort to promote principles of normalization and dignity and include opportunities for individuals to fully join their communities.

Key Responsibilities

  • As a Direct Support Professional, you will directly participate in daily routines while assisting and encouraging each person to develop their skills and be as independent as possible.  Personal routines include a variety of different activities both at home and in the community.
  • Assist individuals in Self-Advocacy, decision-making and empowerment.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of service plans reflecting the individual’s vision, preferences, goals, lifestyles, and interests.
  • On a daily basis, you will be assisting with personal care, household chores, administration of medication, preparing meals, and other activities of daily living.
  • Assess, teach, evaluate, and supervise individual’s skills in the areas of daily living, meal planning, housekeeping, career needs, and social, recreational, and community activities.
  • Complete written documentation daily that reflects the individual’s progress on their goals as well as staff interventions.
  • Complete daily communication activities as required by the program including: day program and transportation, making communication log entries and completing data charts, incident reports, fire drill logs and menus as needed.
  • Report significant issues (health, behavioral, psychiatric) to the appropriate supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Complete all training, staff meetings and supervision sessions as required by the program, including but not limited to: First Aid, CPR, OSHA & Blood Borne Pathogen, Medication Administration, Positive Behavioral Supports, Fire Safety and Human Rights and DPPC Training

Requirements

  • High school diploma (Associates degree preferred)
  • 6 months’ relevant experience
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship under all foreseen and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, creativity, be dependable, reliable and work well independently and within a team atmosphere.
  • Must be able to exercise independent thinking and good judgment under all circumstances.
  • Must be able to set goals, analyze work develop plans and utilize time effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Flexibility to work throughout the division.

Physical Demands

  • Lifting is required. Ability to lift at least a minimum of twenty (20) pounds.
  • Ability to physically assist individuals in personal care
  • Ability to perform common household cleaning activities that involve: consistent standing, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, and walking
  • Ability to drive agency vehicle

Other Requirements

  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law.
  • Valid MA driver’s license (some positions require a vehicle)
Apply Now

Direct Support Professional – Roxbury, MAApply Now

Description

The Direct Support Professional (Awake, Overnight, Asleep, Live-in) is also responsible for ensuring a safe, therapeutic family-like environment adhering to all safety standards, Federal and State regulations, agency and corporate policies. The position is responsible to ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect. The Direct Support Professional is responsible for supporting community integration, promoting wellness and self-determination. The goal of this position is to promote the pursuit of independence and happiness for all individuals participating in our services and to contribute to a welcoming environment in the home for family members and other stakeholders. The Direct Support Professional should make every effort to promote principles of normalization and dignity and include opportunities for individuals to fully join their communities.

Available Shifts 

  • Part Time (Awake) : Sunday 3:00 -11:00, Friday 3:00 -11:00, Saturday 9:00am -11:00pm
  • Part Time (Awake): Monday through Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Hourly rate: $13.50

Key Responsibilities

  • As a Direct Support Professional, you will directly participate in daily routines while assisting and encouraging each person to develop their skills and be as independent as possible.  Personal routines include a variety of different activities both at home and in the community.
  • Assist individuals in Self-Advocacy, decision-making and empowerment.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of service plans reflecting the individual’s vision, preferences, goals, lifestyles, and interests.
  • On a daily basis, you will be assisting with personal care, household chores, administration of medication, preparing meals, and other activities of daily living.
  • Assess, teach, evaluate, and supervise individual’s skills in the areas of daily living, meal planning, housekeeping, career needs, and social, recreational, and community activities.
  • Complete written documentation daily that reflects the individual’s progress on their goals as well as staff interventions.
  • Complete daily communication activities as required by the program including: day program and transportation, making communication log entries and completing data charts, incident reports, fire drill logs and menus as needed.
  • Report significant issues (health, behavioral, psychiatric) to the appropriate supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Complete all training, staff meetings and supervision sessions as required by the program, including but not limited to: First Aid, CPR, OSHA & Blood Borne Pathogen, Medication Administration, Positive Behavioral Supports, Fire Safety and Human Rights and DPPC Training

Requirements

  • High school diploma (Associates degree preferred)
  • 6 months’ relevant experience
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship under all foreseen and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, creativity, be dependable, reliable and work well independently and within a team atmosphere.
  • Must be able to exercise independent thinking and good judgment under all circumstances.
  • Must be able to set goals, analyze work develop plans and utilize time effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Flexibility to work throughout the division.

Physical Demands

  • Lifting is required. Ability to lift at least a minimum of twenty (20) pounds.
  • Ability to physically assist individuals in personal care
  • Ability to perform common household cleaning activities that involve: consistent standing, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, and walking
  • Ability to drive agency vehicle

Other Requirements

  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law.
  • Valid MA driver’s license (some positions require a vehicle)
Apply Now

Clinical Supervisor – Northeast Region, MAApply Now

Description

Assists the Program Director in ensuring that the program is organized and operates effectively to achieve program goals. The supervisor provides clinical supervision to social work staff providing these services, and may provide direct service to children and youth as needed. In addition, the supervisor develops and maintains productive working relationships with public and private agency partners, and participates in planning and carrying out program design and development as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Develops training programs for foster parents and social work staff in partnership with the director
  • Provide high quality evaluations, individual and group clinical services.
  • Provide focused leadership, support and supervision for clinical staff within the team.
  • Ensure that clinical services are being delivered and documented in accordance with the agency’s clinical philosophy and all licensing and regulatory bodies.
  • Provide and document supervision to clinicians related to specific team specialty, including monthly clinical meetings for clinicians.
  • Monitor and review supervisees’ documentation to ensure clinical and compliance standards.
  • Provide feedback to the Program Director and generate reports as necessary to maintain satisfactory compliance standards.
  • Attends and actively participates in all supervisions and staff meetings.
  • Attend trainings as assigned; maintain necessary certifications and licenses.
  • Under the emergency shelter home program, ensure that the appropriate staff members participate in 72 hour and 30 day meetings as well as 14 day placement reviews.
  • Requirements
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related human service field
  • Five years’ experience in providing direct services to clients preferable in a placement setting
  • Social Work license/LICSW or eligibility
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently
  • Ability to make decisions, direct others and support them clinically
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills
  • Empathy and desire to work with youth and families
  • Desire to learn and grow professionally and is comfortable asking questions
  • Willing to work weekend and/or evening hours
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience or interest in providing outreach services.
  • Demonstrates flexibility/adaptability, resourcefulness, and professionalism
  • Open-minded and motivated to learn, self-initiates
  • Open to receiving feedback
  • Passion, enthusiasm, excitement for the human services field

Other Requirements  

  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law.
Apply Now

Direct Support Professional – Boston, MAApply Now

Description

The Direct Support Professional (Awake, Overnight, Asleep, Live-in) is also responsible for ensuring a safe, therapeutic family-like environment adhering to all safety standards, Federal and State regulations, agency and corporate policies. The position is responsible to ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect. The Direct Support Professional is responsible for supporting community integration, promoting wellness and self-determination. The goal of this position is to promote the pursuit of independence and happiness for all individuals participating in our services and to contribute to a welcoming environment in the home for family members and other stakeholders. The Direct Support Professional should make every effort to promote principles of normalization and dignity and include opportunities for individuals to fully join their communities.

Available Shifts 

  • Part-Time Overnight Asleep (20 hours): Sunday and Monday 11 pm – 9 am
  • Full-Time 2nd shift (40 hours): Flexible Schedule- Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday 3 pm-11 pm
  • Part-time weekends (Up to 20 hours): flexible schedule
  • Hourly Rate: $13:50

Key Responsibilities

  • As a Direct Support Professional, you will directly participate in daily routines while assisting and encouraging each person to develop their skills and be as independent as possible.  Personal routines include a variety of different activities both at home and in the community.
  • Assist individuals in Self-Advocacy, decision-making and empowerment.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of service plans reflecting the individual’s vision, preferences, goals, lifestyles, and interests.
  • On a daily basis, you will be assisting with personal care, household chores, administration of medication, preparing meals, and other activities of daily living.
  • Assess, teach, evaluate, and supervise individual’s skills in the areas of daily living, meal planning, housekeeping, career needs, and social, recreational, and community activities.
  • Complete written documentation daily that reflects the individual’s progress on their goals as well as staff interventions.
  • Complete daily communication activities as required by the program including: day program and transportation, making communication log entries and completing data charts, incident reports, fire drill logs and menus as needed.
  • Report significant issues (health, behavioral, psychiatric) to the appropriate supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Complete all training, staff meetings and supervision sessions as required by the program, including but not limited to: First Aid, CPR, OSHA & Blood Borne Pathogen, Medication Administration, Positive Behavioral Supports, Fire Safety and Human Rights and DPPC Training

Requirements

  • High school diploma (Associates degree preferred)
  • 6 months’ relevant experience
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship under all foreseen and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, creativity, be dependable, reliable and work well independently and within a team atmosphere.
  • Must be able to exercise independent thinking and good judgment under all circumstances.
  • Must be able to set goals, analyze work develop plans and utilize time effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Flexibility to work throughout the division.

Physical Demands

  • Lifting is required. Ability to lift at least a minimum of twenty (20) pounds.
  • Ability to physically assist individuals in personal care
  • Ability to perform common household cleaning activities that involve: consistent standing, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, and walking
  • Ability to drive agency vehicle

Other Requirements

  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law.
  • Valid MA driver’s license (some positions require a vehicle)
Apply Now

Social Worker – North ShoreApply Now

Description

Social workers apply a child-centered, family-focused, trauma-informed approach to working with children and families. Social workers do this by providing therapeutic interventions, advocacy, counseling, guidance and community connections. Social workers carry caseloads of children and others carry caseloads of foster families based on the needs of the program. Individuals and families served include children, foster families, birth families, kinship caregivers. Social workers are responsible for ensuring child safety and well-being, as well as quality foster care in accordance with out-of-home placement practices, DCF policies and EEC regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct ongoing clinical assessments and evaluations of children’s and foster parents’ progress and needs.
  • In conjunction with the treatment team, develop a written treatment plan for each child outlining specific goals and when/how these goals will be met.
  • Maintain case files and documentation for children, foster families and biological families in accordance with state regulations and agency policies.
  • Visit with children weekly and foster parents monthly or as needed based on policy and/or demands.
  • In conjunction with the DCF, provide support and consultation to the biological families of foster children to enhance the child’s relationship with family members.  Encourage regular contact and visitation between children and family members as indicated in the case plan.  Seek to involve family members in plans and decisions regarding the child.
  • Collaborate with DCF, community organizations and service providers as appropriate.
  • Recruit, screen, study, approve and monitor foster homes to ensure safe, quality care and compliance with policies.
  • Participate in the coordination and implementation of a training schedule for youths, foster parents, and caregivers.
  • Attend all necessary meetings including Foster Care Reviews, treatment planning meetings, intake and discharge planning meetings.
  • Provide transportation for children to visits, appointments, court, meetings, school, work, etc. as needed.
  • Assist with recruitment events, appreciation celebrations, group activities, and any other HopeWell events.
  • Participate in after hours on-call system to include routine 48 hour visits, emergency response, hospital coverage, and unexpected needs that arise.
  • Conduct children’s and foster parents’ file reviews to monitor compliance with EEC regulations.
  • Maintain and submit required reporting logs as requested by Central Office.
  • Facilitate support group and training for foster parents as needed.
  • Provide all pertinent paperwork, receipts and necessary information to ensure timely and accurate processing of billing, reimbursements, client support expenses, purchases, etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in social work or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred
  • Social work experience with children and families required
  • Minimum of one-years’ experience providing case management and/or counseling services to children, adolescents and families
  • Eligibility for Massachusetts Social Work License required (Not Applicable in the state of Connecticut)
  • High level accuracy and personal accountability for the quality and impact of work
  • Excellent communication skills, professional demeanor, sound judgment, and strong organizational skills
  • A high level of professionalism in work and interpersonal interactions with both internal and external contacts, presents to others as organized, informed, and approachable
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well;
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Driver’s license and vehicle required
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills and Microsoft Office. Ability to navigate and document in clinical computerized patient care records.

Additional Requirements

  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law
  • Commitment to our organizational vision, missions, and program

HopeWell offers a comprehensive total rewards package that values employee wellness, work-life balance, and continuous learning. Benefits include student loan pay-down assistance, tuition reimbursement, funding for professional development, as well as a full suite of healthcare benefits, and generous paid-time-off.

Apply Now

Transition CoordinatorApply Now

Description

The Transition Coordinator manages and oversees high quality placements, with the goal of supporting our individuals to live a happy, healthy and productive life. We achieve our goals by implementing industry best practices, creating innovative solutions to complex problems and employing staff who care deeply about individuals and our mission. At HopeWell, we value good communication, transparency, reliable support and the pursuit of excellence. The transition coordinator develops a partnership and provides guidance to meet the evolving needs and interests of our individuals as they age. We are focused on becoming an employer of choice and an industry leader providing supports to adults with developmental challenges and empowering them to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

This position is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with the Director of DDS programs in developing and growing the Shared Living program.

Responsibilities

  • Assure high quality supports are provided to the individuals by providing direction and guidance to the care providers.
  • Through a Positive Behavior Support (PBS) approach increase individuals’ independence.
  • Collaborate with the Director to engage in recruitment, selection, matching, transition, and evaluation of care providers.
  • Collaborate with the Director to complete referrals and intakes with a focus on ensuring appropriate placements are made.
  • Provide on-call coverage and crisis management that ensures individuals’ well-being. Notify and consult with Director, DDS, care provider, and other collaterals where appropriate.
  • Engage in responsible fiscal behaviors around program budget.
  • Develop positive relationships with individuals and care providers.
  • Monitor and assess current and new placements minimally on a monthly basis.
  • Train care providers in all aspects of their responsibilities.
  • Support the development and growth of all individuals served in the program.
  • Collaborate closely with local DDS Area Offices, Survey & Certification, and other Department personnel as delineated by the Director.
  • Collaborate closely with staff at other agencies involved in providing services to the individuals we support such as day programs.
  • Follow all applicable DDS regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Keep accurate and up to date program records and documentation.
  • Participate in Shared Living & AFC Conference committee meetings
  • Maintain necessary certifications and attend assigned training
  • Attend and actively participates in supervision and staff meetings.
  • Ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with Hopewell’s Human Rights policy.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • BS/BA in human services field required with 5 years’ experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, preferably in a Shared living setting; involvement with PBS implementation preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and able to use good judgment.
  • Ability to make decisions and multi-task efficiently
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills
  • Empathy and desire to work with adults with developmental disabilities
  • Desire to learn and grow professionally and is comfortable asking questions
  • Open-minded, self-initiates and open to receiving constructive feedback
  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
  • Demonstrates flexibility/adaptability, resourcefulness, and professionalism
  • Passion, enthusiasm, excitement for the human services field
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse population of individuals, co-workers, care providers, families, community members and other stakeholders.

Other Requirements

  • Daily access to an automobile is required.
  • A valid MA State Driver’s License.
  • Remain current in all required trainings.
  • Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law.

HopeWell offers a comprehensive total rewards package that values employee wellness, work-life balance, and continuous learning. Benefits include student loan pay-down assistance, tuition reimbursement, funding for professional development, as well as a full suite of healthcare benefits, and generous paid-time-off.

Apply Now