Direct Support Professional - Residential

Cares for groups of students under supervision of Supervisor and Unit Director, by performing the following duties.
Ensures that all essential student needs are met on the unit each shift, according to guidelines.
Instructs students regarding desirable behavioral, health, hygiene, and personal habits as they apply to Stetson School policy and procedure.
Demonstrates, through actions, support for the program's ACORN approach to treatment, and the attendant focus on awareness of the impact of trauma, developing social competencies, healthy attachment, self regulation, and the student rehabilitation process.
Facilitates scheduled student visits, and treats family and visitors with dignity and respect.
Ensures telephone and mail contact between family or other identified supportive adults in accordance with the individual service plan and program rules and standards.
Associates Degree in field related to human services; or 6 months experience working in the field of human services with a minimum of Certificate of Achievement from public high school in Massachusetts, documentation of home schooling equivalent to a high school diploma, GED, or High School Diploma. Specialized training or specific skills; student intern experience or volunteer work may be credited toward experience.
Requires a current valid driver's license from state of residence.

Company Description:

Seven Hills Foundation provides exceptional integrated clinical, educational and community-based supports to children and adults with disabilities and significant life challenges. Our professional staff is passionate about our work that helps people SEE the possibilities, BELIEVE in themselves, and ACHIEVE their dreams.

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