Thrive Support & Advocacy is an entrepreneurial and progressive nonprofit human service organization empowering children and adults with developmental disabilities to lead rich, active, and self-directed lives. We are currently seeking a caring and compassionate individuals for direct care position at our group home settings in the Marlborough community. Assisting the residents with their ADL’s, taking them to medical appointments, shopping, preparing a meal and attending social activities in the community. Thrive will provide the necessary training, CPR, First Aid, Med Administration, etc. Opportunity for Part-Time and Full-Time shifts, please indicate what you prefer.

Learn more about our organization where you can be part of a great team. www.icanthrive.org.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Protect and safeguard individuals’ human rights and dignity.
  • Demonstrate a high regard for each person’s values, expectations, and goals of their families and staff.
  • Display professional attitude and behavior; be courteous, empathetic, helpful and positive in all interpersonal actions. Be an active listener and a proactive communicator.
  • Provide a person-centered approach seeking feedback and input from individuals served.
  • Assist individuals with personal care including dressing, undressing, hygiene, toileting and other activities of daily living.
  • Assist individuals with medication administration.
  • Assist individuals with housekeeping duties and in developing adaptive and independent living skills.
  • Maintain individuals’ confidentiality and follow all mandated reporting procedures.
  • Communicate with other team members regarding any changes in regulations, policies and procedures and general information pertaining to individuals served.
  • Monitor individuals’ progress towards goals outlined in Individual Service Plans (ISPs) and behavior plans.
  • Be a positive role model and a mentor.

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