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Employment Opportunities with South Shore Support Services

Current Openings

We have multiple openings for Support Staff. Click here to learn about specific positions.

Employment Opportunities

Adult Family Care Case Manager Part Time - Conduct home visits with each individual at the qualified setting bi-monthly (alternating with the bi-monthly visit by the registered nurse) for Level I, and monthly for Level II. Provide counseling and support for the family, monitor health and safety in the home, and regularly receive and review the AFC caregiver log. Support, evaluate and train families/caregivers in conjunction with the registered nurse. Provide referrals to community service organizations when needed. Assist individuals and families to advocate for their needs, providing information and referral to community resources when required. Provide case management as needs arise. Assist families with coordinating care and services. Document all visits and communication and complete required MassHealth documentation. Complete a care management progress note corresponding with each on-site visit and upon significant change.
Schedule: Flexible Part Time

Vocational Community Support Advocate - Hingham and Cohasset: The Vocational/Community Support Advocate (VCSA) assures a safe and caring environment for the Launch participants during program activities. The VCSA will effectively implement the Community-Based Day Supports (CBDS) and Vocational curriculums that address the goals and visions of the participant’s individual support plan. The VCSA will provide support, assistance, and instruction to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in areas that empower their growth toward self-sufficiency and independence in the workplace and community. The VCSA is a role model for Launch Program participants, parents/guardians, community members, volunteers, and staff in presenting a positive and cooperative attitude.
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Residential Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse: The RN and LPN will provide compassionate nursing care to adults with developmental, intellectual, and/or physical disabilities in a supervised residential setting. The RN/LPN will monitor resident's health status and support/provide opportunities for skill building in a way that promotes growth, independence, dignity, and a meaningful life.
Schedule: Flexible. Part-time and full-time opportunities available.

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

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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 Annie McCord, Human Resources vmccord@soshoresupport.org