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28 Mar 2022

Part-Time Autism Residential Specialist

mtrudel Newton, MA, USA 02461

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Residential Specialist works 1:1 with an individual within the community and in his home. Supports weigh heavily on providing day structure and building independent living skills with this individual. Day structure tasks include, but are not limited to, taking the individual to volunteering opportunities and out to chosen activities each week. The Residential Specialist will also provide minimal support with ADL tasks such as, hygiene prompting, grocery shopping, cooking, and assessing care as needed. This individual would benefit from working with a candidate that has an upbeat and enthusiastic personality, and somebody who enjoys being involved in community-based activities. The hours available for this position are Monday- Thursday 5:00-10pm. The position is located in Newton, MA.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review logs and shift notes from previous shifts at the beginning of every shift and document shift reports and daily logs at the end of every shift.
  • Follow all JF&CS guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in staff meetings and supervisions with Senior Residence Manager.
  • Act as a role model to individual by displaying proper dress, language, and character skills.
  • Communicate effectively with entire staff team, supervisor, and family around client issues and concerns in a timely manner, in a collaborative team effort.
  • Drive client in own vehicle to volunteer opportunities and places in the community.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with at least one year experience working with people with disabilities.
  • Ability to pass CPR and Basic First Aid within the first 30 days of employment.
  • Ability to be flexible in schedule.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • All employees must pass a CORI.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and own vehicle.


JF&CS is an equal opportunity employer who serves and employs people of all cultures and faith traditions and highly values diversity, equity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all without regard for race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Medical/Healthcare. Job Types: Part-Time.

Job expires in 53 days.

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