Current Vacancies

 

Please note: our administrative offices are operating with limited resources and processing of applications will be delayed.

We are always seeking Community Support Workers to work directly with adults with developmental disabilities in one of our many residential sites in the Cambridge, Somerville, and Arlington areas.

Director of Residential Services

Summary:

The Director of Residential Services will oversee all aspects of the Residential Services Program. This person will ensure Individuals receive quality support services to aid them in achieving their full potential, while keeping with the Agency’s mission and philosophy. This position oversees 17 residential homes.

Essential Duties:

  • Ensures that department staff are upholding the human rights and properly advocating for all Individuals within the program.
  • Ensures that the department staff is meeting the health and safety needs of all Individuals.
  • Oversees short and long term program planning and development for the department, including but not limited to: strategic planning, goal setting, project research and implementation and monitoring, staff development, quality assurance, relationship cultivation, resource allocation, public relations.
  • Oversees the implementation and planning of management and administrative systems.
  • Ensures that the department is achieving goals set by Q.U.E.S.T., the Department of Developmental Services, department goals and objectives and by the Agency’s mission statement and strategic plan.
  • Serves as a liaison between the Department of Developmental Services, family members, guardians and other stakeholders.
  • Works collaboratively with the Clinical team to ensure the health and well-being of all individuals.
  • Oversees the implementation of Personnel Policies for the department.
  • Monitors the timely and accurate response to all required reporting authorities.
  • Provides supervision to Assistant Residential Directors, Residential Program Managers and other staff as assigned.
  • Prepares and monitors the department budget and approves expenditures as defined by agency policy. Prepares and monitors department contracts and proposals.
  • Oversees intra-Agency investigations involving possible human rights violations and serves as the Agency contact for outside investigations of a similar nature as needed.
  • Serves as an active member of the Agency’s Administrative and Executive Teams and project committees.
  • Provides on-call support.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a Director level role.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Exceptional collaboration skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships at all levels within the organization.
  • Highly accountable for the results and outcomes of their responsibilities and understands the impact of their efforts, results, and attitudes on others.
  • Strong business acumen and experience in navigating complex issues.
  • Discretion and confidentiality in working with sensitive information.
  • Minimum two years’ experience directing family, residential or related services for adults with developmental disabilities, or four years’ experience directing family, residential or related services.
  • Familiarity with Department of Developmental Services regulations, Home and Home Life Principles, Q.U.E.S.T. or other licensing and accreditation procedures preferred.
  • Strong fiscal, strategic planning and supervisory experience with demonstrated aptitude in organization, time management and the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Forward thinking mindset with the ability to lead teams and integrate inter-departmental outcomes. Uses teamwork and creativity to motivate, innovate, manage change, and problem solve.

Day Program Supervisor

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House Manager Position Now Open

Highlights:

  • Flexible schedule
  • 40 hours
  • On call is a must
  • Experience required
  • Benefits

Direct Support Professionals: Residential Homes located in Somerville, Cambridge & Arlington

Walnut Street Center, Inc., looking for compassionate, qualified Direct Support Professionals to work with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in our Residential Homes located in Somerville, Cambridge & Arlington.

Responsibilities:
· Provides hands-on assistance to individuals around Activities of Daily Living, personal care, and nutritional needs.
· Provide assistance to maintain medical needs; administers medication and treatments, chart progress, attend medical appointments and serves as the liaison to medical personnel.
· Participate in the development, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of ISP objectives.
· Provide therapeutic support and assist in the development of Behavior Support Plans.

Qualifications:
Valid Driver’s License required
High school or equivalent (preferred)

Experience:
Related – 1 year (preferred)

Highlights:

  • Schedule:
    • Weekdays 2nd shift 3pm – 11pm and overnights
    • Weekend 1st shift 9am – 3pm, 2nd shift 3pm – 11pm, and overnights 
  • Benefits

Direct Support Professionals: Day Program located in Medford

Walnut Street Center, Inc., looking for compassionate, qualified Direct Support Professionals to work with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities at our Headquarters in Medford.

Responsibilities:
· Provides hands-on assistance to individuals around Activities of Daily Living, personal care, and nutritional needs.
· Provide assistance to maintain medical needs; administers medication and treatments, chart progress, attends medical appointments, and serves as the liaison to medical personnel.
· Participate in the development, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of ISP objectives.
· Provide therapeutic support and assist in the development of Behavior Support Plans.

Qualifications:
Valid Driver’s License required
High school or equivalent (preferred)

Experience:
Related – 1 year (preferred)

Highlights:

  • Full-time schedule
  • 8am – 4pm
  • Benefits

If you’re interested in joining a great team of professionals, in a rewarding & supportive environment, please click the link below to apply online and a member of our team will reach out. To apply, please submit online form.

For more information, please contact our Director of Human Resources Dina Hudson