Residential Instructor at Better Community Living in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Posted in Nurse 6 days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

26 hours per week - Sunday 3:00PM to 11:59PM, Friday 3:00PM to 11:59PM, Saturday 4:00PM to 11:59PM

Currently offering a $500 sign on bonus for new hires PLUS an additional $1.50 per hour worked, paid as a BONUS check per pay period.

Key Responsibilities

  • Attend to the daily needs of consumers on an individual basis as well as foster increased independence and self-determination.

  • Teach socialization skills and activities of daily living including: household maintenance; self-care and hygiene; self-awareness and human development, menu planning, food shopping and preparation; money management skills/budgeting; transportation and community orientation; consumer skills; and utilization of community resources.

  • Record and appropriately utilize necessary data, daily progress notes, staff log and complete all other ISP and program required documentation.

  • Supervise and document self-administration of consumer medications as well as administer and document consumer medications as prescribed by a physician in accordance with agency and program procedures.

  • Required to attend all staff training sessions and staff meetings as scheduled.

Working Conditions

  • Physical activities include but not limited to climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, pulling, etc.

  • Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally.

  • Subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.

  • The worker is subject to hazards such as moving parts, moving vehicles, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • High School/GED

  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have had a current US drivers license for 3 years.

  • Time management and writing skills

  • Successful applicants must be able to successfully pass a CORI check, Drug Test, and a Driving Record Check.

  • All applicants must be able to become First Aid, CPR, Human Rights, Safety Care, and MAP certified within 30 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 months experience in human services

Salary: $15.81 per hour or as outlined in Collective Bargaining Agreement without MAP certification, $16.81 with MAP certification.

Benefits: BCL offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition, and 401k and life insurance options for all eligible employees.

Employment decisions will be based on the principles of equal opportunity. All personnel actions (recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, etc.) are administered without regard to any characteristic protected by state, federal or local law, assuming said characteristic does not interfere with the performance of essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabilities and religious beliefs. Please inform us of any necessary accommodations to the application process.



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