RHD Boston provides residential, day, and individual supports to men and women with developmental disabilities in the Greater Boston area. Programs are located in Greater Boston [Roslindale, West Roxbury, Hyde Park, Waltham, Walpole, Arlington, Medford]. Our programs focus on a person-centered planning approach, and much care is given to working with individuals to create homes adapted to meet individual needs. We provide intensive support in the area of life skills, social skills, and community integration with an emphasis on having fun while pursing personal goals.
Due to the circumstances surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19 and temporary closures of day support programs, many of the individuals we serve are home for the majority of each day. We are looking for skilled Direct Support Professionals interested in working day shifts between the hours of 7am and 3pm in a temporary basis.
Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship with individuals
Participates in the design, implementation and monitoring of ISP’s
Follows clinical programs as outlined in individual’s service plan, takes data as required
Provides guidance, support and direction as needed
Models and advocates for individuals’ rights and choices
Communicates with supervisors and management team regarding and individual program issues
Assists individuals with :
Household cleaning and maintenance
Personal health and hygiene needs
Personal or house shopping
Home and community-based outings and trainings
Personal fund accounts
If at any time an individual is unable to assist in the above, staff are responsible for completing the activities: