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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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(617) 926-3059


Therapy Aide

Hours: 40 Hours Monday – Friday

Location: Watertown, MA

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. Currently UCP is looking for a Therapy Aide for Day Services. UCP specializes in working with a medically fragile population with varying cognitive levels. Each program provides therapeutic, recreational and community activities.

Responsibilities: The Therapy Aide will develop curriculums and lead programs and groups related to therapy discipline. The Therapy Aide will be familiar with augmentative communication and assistive technology (IPADS, various devices, computer labs, etc). As a part of the multi-disciplinary team the Therapy Aide will be expected to be a leader and knowledgeable in all OT related goals/objectives and implementation follow through. The Therapy Aide will work closely with OT to assist in the development and implementation of adaptive equipment and set-ups related to self-feeding, therapeutic activities, and technology use, including iPads, as well as facilitation of adaptive recreation and community integration. The Therapy Aide is also responsible to assist with personal care for all clients relating to feeding and toileting and all other necessary care as needed. The Therapy Aide also assists with the upkeep and maintenance of program sites and works with managers and other staff members to uphold team support. Utilization of the program vehicle is required. Previous experience with developmentally and physically disabled adults preferred.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. A minimum of one year in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disability. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a diploma.


 

Developmental Specialist

Hours: 40 Hours Monday through Friday

Location: Watertown, MA

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. Currently UCP is looking for a Developmental Specialist for Day Services. UCP specializes in working with a medically fragile population with varying cognitive levels. Each program provides therapeutic, recreational and community activities.

Responsibilities: The Developmental Specialist is responsible for caseload of up to 12 individuals. The Developmental Specialist develops curriculums for various creative groups four times a year and leads those groups as well as others. This position also provides and leads community outings. This Developmental Specialist is responsible for working closely with on-staff therapists to develop and design goals with the intention of the individual work to the best of their ability. This position is responsible for developing annual assessments, quarterly reviews and any other daily documentation relating to the clients well being and performance. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, you will be provided with training to fulfill the job expectation. This position is also responsible for any and all direct care ranging from personal care, feeding as well as maintaining the program.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. At least one year in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.


 

Director of Clinical Supports

Hours: 20-30 hours per week

Location: Watertown, MA

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.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work or Counseling, Valid Massachusetts license LICSW or LMHC. Three years professional experience subsequent to obtaining license/Master’s. Experience in working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities and elderly population is a plus. Must have demonstrated experience in a management or supervisory capacity; a valid driver’s license and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Responsibilities: Work collaboratively with the Director of Individual Supports in the administration and supervision of the day to day operations of the program. Provide regular clinical supervision of identified clients with advanced clinical needs. Conduct monthly clinical support staff meetings. Provide direct supervision, trainings, and support to supervisees in regards to implementing clinical support plans. Assist with obtaining and processing referrals and conduct assessments. Ensure that necessary assessments, implementation strategies and follow up documentation are completed by team members in a timely manner in accordance with all funding sources’ requirements. Facilitate and coordinate internship program. Participate in UCP’s emergency on-call rotation and respond to emergencies as needed. Be a member of of the agency Quality Assurance Team, Human Rights Committee and Positive Behavioral Support Team.


 

Behaviorist

Hours: 20 hours

Location: Watertown, MA

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 currently looking for a Behaviorist to provide support to consumers in UCP’s programs.

Qualifications: Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in ABA or related field. Current BCBA or BCaBA certification. Experience in working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities and elderly population is a plus.

Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for the overall planning, implementation and oversight of the behavioral services provided at UCP, primarily the residential programs. Writing behavior assessments and Positive Behavior Support (PBS) plans. Providing support and consultation to staff. Attend ISP meetings as necessary. Regularly review data and make program changes as necessary. Attend various committees and meetings such as PBS, Human Rights, Quality Assurance and Clinical Meetings.


 

Residential Case Manager

Hours: 40 Hours

Location: Hyde Park, MA

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 newly designed high level administrative and clinical position is perfect for those who have an enthusiastic leadership style. The position involves case management of 4 individuals living in two apartment sites in Jamaica Plain and seven individuals living in four apartment settings in Hyde Park. This is a great opportunity for those seeking more clinical experience in a fast paced environment.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or current enrollment in a related social services or human services field. A minimum of two years in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental, physical, or psychiatric disabilities. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.

Responsibilities: Utilizing professional clinical skills in supporting the department’s most clinically challenged individuals while enhancing the independence of the individuals served to lead a safe and self-determining life. Coordinating support services which may include: skills training, Personal Care Attendant/Homemaker services, therapy services, healthcare, and transportation. Participating in the development of support plans, emphasizing the empowerment of the persons served. Recording data, writing monthly, quarterly, and annual progress notes, and maintaining case files in accordance with internal and external guidelines and regulations. Assuming responsibilities of a surrogate to aid persons served in management of the Personal Care Attendant Program. Participate in UCP’s emergency beeper rotation and promptly respond to emergencies as needed. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.


 

Healthcare Coordinator- RN

Hours: Monday – Friday 11am-3p + 3 hours admin time

Location: Watertown, MA

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 an RN to fill the position of Healthcare Coordinator at its Day Habilitation Program.

Responsibilities: Part time Healthcare Coordinator position located at a Day Habilitation program in Watertown. This position will oversee and administer medications, tube feedings, breathing treatments, wound care assessments, as well as monitor vitals and health of all individuals within the program. This position will provide comprehensive annual nursing assessments, quarterly and monthly medical reviews for all individuals, as well as maintain written correspondence with providers, families, etc. This Coordinator will work closely with an Interdisciplinary team illustrating teamwork and hands on training to all members of the day habilitation team, including on staff OT’s, PT’s, SLP’s and a Behavior Therapist. This position is a liaison to all families, caregivers and outside providers regarding health related concerns, having direct contact with families, caregivers, physicians, and outside vendors. This position will work closely with another nurse on coordination of nursing needs between both day program sites as needed, oversight of nursing documentation, development of medical policies and masshealth regulation oversight.

Qualifications: Current Registered nurse in Massachusetts with preferred experience in the area of developmental and physical disabilities.


 

Clinical Case Coordinator

Hours: 40 hours Monday – Friday

Location: Watertown, MA

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 currently looking for a full time Clinical Case Coordinator for its Options for Community Living Program.

Qualifications: MSW, LMHC eligible, MED in Counseling, or Master’s Degree or current enrollment in a related human services field. A minimum of two years in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental, physical, or psychiatric disabilities. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.

Responsibilities: The Clinical Case Coordinator will utilize professional clinical skills in supporting the department’s most clinically challenged individuals to enhance the independence of the individuals served to lead a safe and self-determining life by coordinating support services which may include: skills training, Personal Care Attendant/Homemaker services, therapy services, healthcare, and transportation. Participate in the development of support plans, emphasizing the empowerment of the persons served. Record data, write monthly, quarterly, and annual progress notes, and maintain case files in accordance with internal and external guidelines and regulations. Assume responsibilities of a surrogate to aid persons served in management of the Personal Care Attendant Program. Participate in UCP’s emergency beeper rotation and promptly respond to emergencies as needed. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.


 

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