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Thank you for your interest in United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston. The staff at UCP of MetroBoston are dedicated to supporting people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities and committed to disability awareness. Are you interested in making a difference? Browse our list of open positions and submit your resume today.

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UCP of MetroBoston
Human Resources
71 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

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Residential Program Director (PD) – Exempt

Hours: Typically Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm. However, this position requires flexibility which includes, at times, extended hours and weekend work.

Responsibilities: The program director is fully responsible for the Hyde Park residential program including oversight and supervision of all program staff and the well-being of program participants. Duties include but are not limited to coordinating support services for program participants, participation in clinical and other meetings and completion of required tasks and paperwork within the timelines and guidelines of the funding sources. The PD is responsible for implementing and maintaining systems relating to requirements for funding sources such as ISP’s, monthly, quarterly and annual reports, record maintenance, medical documentation, preparation for QUEST, CARF, DPH and other audits, managing program outcomes and day to day operations of the program. In addition, the PD is responsible to coordinate and assist individuals in social and recreational opportunities and to oversee and enhance the general health, wellness, and skill development of the individuals in the home. The PD must have a valid driver’s license and his/her driving record must meet the standard that permits the use of company vehicles. The candidate must be able to lead a team with positivity and infuse a sense of passion in helping employees to achieve the UCP mission; advancing the independence, productivity, and full citizenship of people with disabilities.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with three years’ experience in human services related position working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. At least one year of this experience must have been in a management or administrative capacity. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Working Conditions: On-call duties at varying times of the day will be required. The PD is expected to commit the time and talents necessary to fulfill the requirements of the position in an exemplary manner. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Travel is primarily local and will be required to transport individuals in large or small vehicles. The PD must possess the physical ability and willingness to assist persons served in personal care, which will include physical transfers and assistance with bathroom routines. Must have a full range of motion including the ability to bend, push, pull, bear-weight, and stoop for approximately forty-five minutes at a time.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 


PCA Service Coordinator

Hours: 40 Hours Monday – Friday (9:00am to 5:00pm)

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston (UCP) ) is a progressive, non-profit agency committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. This is a great opportunity for those seeking a high-energy and diverse Human Services position in a rapidly growing team as a Service Coordinator with skills training job responsibilities for our Personal Care Attendant Program, helping adults and children with disabilities. A candidate who is fluent in both Spanish and English is preferred. This position is 40 hours per week and offers a flexible schedule with great benefits.

About the Program: MassHealth’s Personal Care Attendant program is a consumer-driven service in which individuals with disabilities hire and employ their own direct care staff to assist with daily living activities in the home.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of the PCA Program, the ideal candidate should possess hands-on skills with a friendly and professional demeanor. We are seeking an experienced team-player who is also able to work independently and is self-motivated, as many of the working hours are spent on the road attending Skills Training appointments. Responsibilities include:

  • Assessing eligibility and determining if applicants are eligible for Personal Care Attendant services.
  • Providing Intake and Orientation for new consumers and/or surrogates; conducting on-site/in-home skills training for consumer and/or surrogate including training in the areas of program rules and requirements, PCA training, PCA management, personal health care maintenance, emergency management, fiscal intermediary responsibilities and other areas as needed.
  • Assisting consumers and/or surrogates in developing and monitoring PCA Service Agreements based on each individual’s needs.
  • Offering information and referral for alternative services when appropriate to consumers.
  • Supporting in-office operations, including but not limited to maintaining consumer information and contact notes, preparing paperwork and answering phone calls and emails inquiring about services.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with one year experience in Human Services or a related field, preferably working with individuals with disabilities. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.

Working Conditions: The PCA Service Coordinator is expected to commit the time and talent necessary to fulfill the requirements of the position in an exemplary manner. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The PCA Service Coordinator will be required to attend meetings/trainings during business and sometimes outside of business hours. Travel throughout eastern Massachusetts will be required during the workweek.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 


Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Hours: Day shifts, Overnight shifts

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston (UCP) is a progressive, non-profit agency committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. UCP is looking for Direct Support Professionals and Casual Relief for our Residential Group Homes in the Greater Boston area.

Qualifications: Minimum high school diploma and a minimum of one year in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. Candidates must have a valid driving license, clean driving record, and be willing to drive UCP vehicles. Must be able to complete Medication Administration Program (MAP), CPR/ First Aid within first 3 months of hire (UCP provides these trainings).

Responsibilities: Assisting individuals in meeting the mission of UCP. Assist individuals with activities of daily living and skill development. Provide personal care to consumers. Participate in social and recreational activities both within and outside of the home. Assist individuals to develop and foster relationships in their community.

Working Conditions: The DSP is expected to commit the time and talents necessary to fulfill the requirements of the position in an exemplary manner. Travel is primarily local and will be required to transport individuals in large or small vehicles. The DSP must possess the physical ability and willingness to assist persons served in personal care, which will include physical transfers and assistance with bathroom routines. Must have a full range of motion including the ability to bend, push, pull, bear-weight, and stoop for approximately forty-five minutes at a time. Will be required to attend meeting/training during unscheduled hours. May be required to work at another UCP location during time on shift as staffing coverage necessitates.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 


 

Click here for an Employment Application.

UCP is an equal opportunity employer.

Email your cover letter, resume, and job application
jobs@ucpboston.org

Mail your cover letter, resume, and job application
UCP of MetroBoston
Human Resources
71 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

FAX your cover letter, resume, and job application
(617) 926-3059