Residential Coordinator – CO-OP – Lakeville, MA

CO-OP, a growing nonprofit organization in Southeastern MA providing quality services to adults with developmental and other disabilities, is seeking a dedicated, energetic and caring person to join our team. CO-OP has 31 residential homes and 6 day programs.

Our 24/7 supervised residential programs focus on a person-centered planning approach and working with individuals to create homes adapted to meet individual needs. We provide support in the areas of life skills, social skills, and community integration with an emphasis on pursing personal goals and interests.

This position is based in the Taunton area working Monday through Friday with flexibility.

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

The Residential Coordinator I is responsible for developing and administering an array of services and supports designed to enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities. Services include, but are not limited to, case management, transportation, the development of social relationships and providing support in the areas of recreational, therapeutic, and personal living skills. The Residential Coordinator I is responsible for running 1 house.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. (college participation preferred).
  • Ability to comprehend and write English at traditional Grade 12 level.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, and an agreement to use one’s personal vehicle for business purposes.
  • Three years experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Acceptable Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Fingerprint check.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Supervise, support and maintain the safety of assigned individuals.
  • Assume responsibility for development and administration of community living arrangements for assigned individuals.
  • Facilitate opportunities for personal enrichment, recreational participation, and social interactions and relationships.
  • Provide relevant training or assistance to staff and residents pertaining to ISP goals and/or skills needed in residents’ life routines. Specific trainings may include personal hygiene, daily living skills, recreation/leisure, and/or other skills determined appropriate by the individuals’ ISP.
  • Participate as a Team member in the ISP process and in person-centered planning.
  • Supervise and assist in the development and implementation of service plans including behavioral and therapeutic requirements.
  • Chair and/or attend meetings, as required, to facilitate participant progress, agency growth or general communication among staff and other agencies.
  • Attend required In-services.
  • Provide case management responsibilities and/or service documentation requirements as assigned and defined by the Residential Services Director.
  • Assume supervision responsibility for assigned staff, which may include nursing staff.
  • Train, assist, and evaluate staff in relevant areas of their job description; initiate disciplinary procedures with the Residential Services Director.
  • Assume “on-call” responsibilities as assigned.
  • Where necessary, serve as communication link between residents and family members. Assume direct responsibility for the management and protection of agency and resident funds.
  • Ensure that residents are involved in the development of menus and in scheduling their other shared responsibilities as members of the household.
  • Ensure regularly scheduled house meetings with residents are conducted.
  • Ensure the home is well maintained both inside and out.
  • Assume duties of residential staff as necessary.
  • Perform all duties in conformance to and/or in recognition of existing agency philosophy, policies, procedures, and DMR regulations.
  • Oversee the coordination, and follow-up of all necessary medical appointments.
  • Administer medications and ensure medications are administered in accordance with DDS/DPH regulations.
  • Develop staff schedules and assure adequate coverage.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Employees are required to assist participants who may demonstrate aggressive or self-injurious behavior through direct intervention and conformance with behavioral programs.

Employee assignments and work schedules are subject to change contingent upon the needs of individual participants or groups of participants.

About CO-OP

CO-OP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting local citizens with developmental and other disabilities in a variety of residential and day programs, employment supports, and clinical services. Founded in 1972 and currently serving approximately 300 individuals and family members in Southeastern Massachusetts, CO-OP’s mission focuses on individualized services and community participation. For more information, go to www.co-op.cc.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $42,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • residential supervisor: 2 years (Preferred)
  • residential setting: 4 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Shift Availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Typical start time:

Typical end time:

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous

Company’s website:

  • www.co-op.cc

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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