Job Description

Respite Center

Location: Boston Metro
Type: Full-time/Part-time

Respite Center

Description
TILL is a human services company that provides essential support to adults with developmental disabilities, learning differences, acquired brain injury, and other specialized needs through a wide range of housing options, from structured, staffed, small group living to individualized support options.
The Respite care provider is a direct care role. Flexible schedule. 

Responsibilities
•    Report the needs of residents and staff to supervisor
•    Work with DDS referral source to accept (or not accept in some cases) referrals in a timely basis. Responses to referrals must be immediate, however, scheduling of the referral may not occur immediately depending on the configuration of residents at that time
•    Promote a warm and home-like environment for both the individuals and staff 
•    Ensure proper utilization and documentation of goods in the home
•    Ensure daily operations of the home are running smoothly, efficiently, and in a manner that promotes the health, safety, and program needs of both individuals and staff
•    Promote proper training of new staff members
•    Implement service plans set by the clinical team for each individual
•    Maintain appropriate contact with families and/or guardians of the individuals
•    Set and accompany individuals to medical, legal, and personal care appointments 
•    Establish activities both in and outside of the center. Run such activities during the day and evening and/or weekends hours
•    Provide direct care as indicated on the weekly schedule

Qualifications
•    A BA/BS in human services, psychology, sociology, special education or related field preferred but not required, experience will be considered in lieu of education
•    minimum of two years of working with individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health issues
•    Medication Certification, CPR and First Aid are a condition of employment
•    Drivers’ license and vehicle are required
•    Good written and verbal skills essential
•    Essential programs may include lifting individuals, passive restraints, and hand-over-hand assistance

Benefits
TILL offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees working 20hrs or more per week with:
•    Competitive pay
•    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance plans
•    Paid time off - generous vacation, holiday and sick time benefits
•    A 403B retirement plan 
•    Recruitment bonuses, tuition and student debt opportunities, and discount tickets