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Employment Opportunities with South Shore Support Services

Current Openings

We have multiple openings for Support Staff. Please complete the Job Application Request form below if you are interested in applying. Read the general description and requirements for Support Staff

Support Staff Job Description


  • Provide care for individuals (primarily adults) with developmental disabilities focusing on daily living tasks
  • Responsible for helping maintain the safety and health of individuals
  • Actively maintain records/progress notes and implement individual’s goals, empowering them to maximize their independence
  • Work with other staff to assure complete compliance with regulations of South Shore Support Services and the Department of Developmental Services
  • Other duties as assigned: each program (Residential Support/Community Support/Family Support) has its own specific needs


  • Desire to work with individuals with developmental disabilities (understanding their lives, support systems, and health needs)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and MAP certifications preferred, but will train the right individual
  • Ability to cooperate as a member of a team
  • Ability to communicate (oral and written) clearly and effectively
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Safe, reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift, with assistance of another staff, individuals in all settings
If you are interested in applying for one of our available jobs, please complete pages one to four of our employment application and forward to Shane Merritt, Human Resources