The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

  • Assistant Program Manager - West Brookfield Community Living

    Job Locations US-MA-West Brookfield
    ID
    2018-2880
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Residential
    Min
    USD $14.96/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This program will specialize in serving young women with intellectual disabilities, as well as mental health challenges.  This residence is a four bedroom staffed apartment. The focus of this service will be mental health stabilization and community inclusion, as well as life skills and relationship development.  Individuals in the program will be referred by the Department of Developmental Disabilities.

     

    The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

    Responsibilities

    The primary functions of an Assistant Program Manager are to provide administrative assistance to the Program Manager, supervise program staff while on shift, and provide structure while delegating shift responsibilities and activities.  In addition to these responsibilities, the Assistant Program Manager provides case management to assigned individuals, as well as serves as the primary supervisory/authority figure in the absence of the Program Manager.  This position has on-call responsibilities.

     

    Duties also include hygiene (personal care), lifting, assisting with transfers, documentation, assisting with group therapy, transportation, behavioral intervention, role modeling, and recreational activities.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services/Social Services related field preferred.
    • Experience and/or internship with intellectually disabled adults.
    • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
    • Must be 20 years of age.
    • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
    • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable.
    • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and/or commensurate experience preferred. 

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