Beaverbrook STEP Inc. is seeking Support Advocates who are able to work on Sundays to accept a dynamic role within its residential division. The candidate will be responsible for providing direct support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities within a residential program located in Watertown, Waltham, Belmont, or Brookline. The Support Advocate will be responsible for the implementation of Individual Service Plans, supporting individuals to be active and inclusive members of their community, fostering continued personal growth and being part of a fun and exciting environment. Other specific operational responsibilities of the household will be assigned at various times.
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Operational responsibility for implementation of Individual's ISP goals and collection of data to document progress.
Advocate for individuals on multiple levels as needed
Provide direct care to individuals in a sensitive and caring manner.
Write daily notes and keep accurate communication logs for each shift.
Attend and keep accurate documentation of, medical/psychological appointments.
Participate as a team member, offering support for fellow staff advocates
Participate in ongoing supervision with the Support Director
Attend all regularly scheduled staff meetings
Provide leadership and guidance as a member of the staff team
Share in daily operation of household, assuming responsibility for those areas designated by the Support Director.
Be open to all staff development programs deemed appropriate to the specific needs of the site by the Support Director.
Ensure the health and safety of the individuals by helping them maintain a clean and organized household
AGENCY DESCRIPTION AND BENEFITS
Beaverbrook STEP is a human service agency committed to providing progressive programs and services to 210 adults with developmental disabilities in the Greater Boston area. We need energetic, motivated and committed employees who want to make a difference. Our services include residential programming, supported living, community based day services, employment training and family support services. We offer:
Superior Benefit and Compensation Packages
Excellent Training Opportunities
Recruitment Bonus Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Current first aid and CPR certifications
Current driver's license
At least one year of experience in a human services field
Please email a current resume to be considered for a position.