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Advocates Unit Supervisor in Sterling, Massachusetts

Overview

Promote the values,dreamsand potential of individuals with developmental disabilities through education and meaningful activities.

Minimum Education Required

High School Diploma/GED

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and commitment to, agency mission and values

  • Promote the mission and values of HMEA through effective leadership

  • Promote teamwork; practice open communication and respect diversity

  • Hire, train, and supervise support staff

  • Develop schedules and opportunities for work, volunteer and/or community activities that are appropriate and meaningful to the individuals supported

  • Assist with the development and implementation of ISP goals and objectives, behavior support strategies and therapy services for individuals supported

  • Complete written documentation (including assessments and evaluations), reports and records in a timely and professional manner

  • Manage program and consumer funds in accordance with HMEA policies and procedures

  • Encourage and support individuals in making independent choices to the greatest extent possible

  • Demonstrate effective use of analytical skills, past experience and logic in order to render sound and objective decisions

  • Assist Program Supervisor in administrative planning

Competencies:

  • Problem Solving-identifiesand resolves problemsin a timely mannerand gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

  • Respect –shows respect for self, coworkers and the individuals supported.

  • Interpersonal Skills-maintainsconfidentiality,remainsopen to others’ideasandexhibitswillingness to try new things.

  • Oral communication- speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situationsdemonstratesgroup presentation skills.

  • Written Communication-is able toread and write information to communicate.

  • Planning/organizing- prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

  • Quality control-demonstratesaccuracy and thoroughness andmonitorsown work to ensure quality.

  • Adaptability- adapts to changes in the work environment and deals with frequent change,delaysor unexpected events.

  • Dependability- is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to managementdirectionandsolicitsfeedback to improve performance.

  • Safety and security- actively promotes and personallyobservessafety and securityprocedures, anduses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in related field preferred; experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • 3 or more years’ experience working in related field.

  • Valid driver’s license along with an acceptable driving status.

  • Use of a reliable vehicle, which seats two passengers.

  • Additional specific experience may be required.

HMEA, Inc is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of affirmative action.

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Job Locations US-MA-Sterling

Minimum Education Required High School Diploma/GED

Job ID 2023-9706

Organization HMEA

Type Regular Full-Time

Number of Hours Per Week 40

Business Unit Developmental Services

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