Residential Specialist

Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston - Brighton, MA (30+ days ago)3.6


Position Summary:
JF&CS is looking for Residential Specialists who have experience in the field of human services. Residential Specialists provide assistance and support to clients at home and in the community. Successful candidates must have strong time management skills, be flexible and creative, and must be willing to support clients in a wide range of tasks and activities. Experience with physical transfers is a must.

Position Details:
Varying schedules available. Our headquarters is in Waltham, and our programs are located in Brighton, Newton and Needham.

Educational/Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency and experience working with individuals with disabilities, preferably in a residential setting
Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation
First Aid/CPR/MAP certifications preferred, ability to pass First Aid/CPR/MAP required
Ability to lift 50lbs
Experience with physical transfers
Strong interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written