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Residential Support Specialist
Summary
Title:Residential Support Specialist
ID:9006
Department:Residential Services
Posted:03/07/2014
Hrs/wk:20
Location:Lincoln
Description
Location: Lincoln, MA

Schedule: Sat-Sun, 9am-3pm & TU, 3pm-11p :
 20 hrs/wk

Job Objective: To physically and emotionally assist and support the individuals of  NuPath residences to live a healthy lifestyle, in a clean, safe, secure and home-like environment.  To support individuals to be an integral part of their communities and to participate in the community activities of their choice.

Education/Experience Requirements: BA or 1-2 years experience, experience working with persons with emotional and behavioral needs required in some sites.

Essential Skills: Must be able to successfully relate, teach and further develop skills with the people served, engage positively with members of the household and their families, and to respect and implement the NuPath Mission.  The person in this position mustbe able to verbally communicate in a polite, courteous and professional manner at all times,  read and write and speak English,  monitor the safety of all individuals  and verbally present updates on individual status. Must adhere to all NuPath policy and procedures.  Must obtain MAP certification within three months of employment.
 
Physical Demands: Must have the physical ability to stand frequently during the day, engage in repeated stooping or bending at the waist and be able to go up and down stairs several times during the shift.  Must be able to safely support, pivot, physically move or assist a person weighing up to 200 lbs, during Activities of Daily Living, with or without assistance. Must be able to physically ensure the safety of all individuals in the program by safely participating in established behavioral interventions.

About the Organization: NuPath, Inc. is a progressive, dynamic organization incorporated in 1968 that offers programs and services for individuals with physical and mental disabilities. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that the people we serve have the opportunity to reach their full potential and become vital, productive members of the larger community. For more information, visit our website at www.nupathinc.org.
 
 
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