BFAIR is always looking for quality employees. As our programs continue to grow, so does our need! Job openings:
- Assistant Director of ABI Residential (full time): The Assistant Director of ABI Residential will manage BFAIR’s homes specifically designated for people under the Acquired Brain Injury/Money Follows the Person Waivers. The Assistant Director will ensure that each home meets agency and regulatory requirements and provides training and/or supervision to, House Managers, Residential Coordinator, Homelife Support Counselors (I&II), and Relief staff. Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of two years experience providing residential supports or Associates Degree with one additional year of related experience.
- Case Manager (full time, Pittsfield): The Employment Case Manager is responsible for day to day case management of the individuals who are supported in the DDS Employment Services and Satellite CBDS Services. Responsible for the oversight of a caseload of up to 20 people in both CBDS and Employment. Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred in lieu of degree a High School diploma or GED and 3 years’ experience working with developmentally disabled adults in a supervisory role is required.
- Transition Specialist (per diem, North Adams): This position is responsible for providing participants under the ABI and MFP Waiver Program supports to access all items necessary to move from the nursing facility into their own home whether it is a residential habilitation placement or community living placement. Bachelor’s degree preferably in a human service-related field) or have at least 2 years comparable experience working in a comparable, community base, life or work experience providing services to individuals with disabilities.
- Behavior Specialist (full time, Berkshire – wide): The Behavior Specialist will report directly to the Director of Clinical Services and will be an integral part of the team. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the development of behavior plans, psychotropic medication treatment plans, and data collection systems. The Behavior Specialist will work closely with program directors and with direct care staff to provide training and support in understanding and implementing plans. The role of the Behavior Specialist is vital to ensuring that individuals served receive appropriate and consistent support and the guidance needed to achieve personal growth, develop skills, and learn healthy behaviors. Bachelors degree required. Minimum of 4 years’ experience utilizing behavior management techniques for individuals with developmental disabilities is required.
- House Manager (full time, Adams): The House Manager is responsible for overseeing the everyday operations of a group home for adults with developmental disabilities. The House Manager will train and supervise staff members. Ensure that the home is safe, clean and comfortable at all times. Makes certain that individuals are given all needed supports to help them live as independently as possible, maintain optimal health and are given sufficient opportunities to engage in their desired activities and interests at home and in the community.
- Home Life Support Counselor / Direct Care Work (full & part time positions, West Stockbridge, Central & North County): The HLSC is responsible for providing various supports to individuals with disabilities in a group home setting. The HLSC assists individuals in all areas of daily living including personal care, housekeeping, cooking, and recreational activities. The HLSC works closely with individuals to help them to become as independent as possible and to meet their own personal goals.
- LPN (part time & relief positions, West Stockbridge, Central & North County): The LPN provides medical treatment to individuals that are outside the realm of what a MAP certified direct service staff would provide.
- Homemakers, Companions & Personal Care Worker (part time & relief, Berkshire wide): Homemakers, Companions and/or Personal Care Workers are needed to provide services to the elderly. This is a wonderful part time opportunity for CNA’s, Home Health Aides and other qualified applicants to make a difference in the lives of the elderly, physically disabled or those who need assistance. The services provided will enable the elderly and other individuals to live safely and comfortably in their own home.
- Habilitation Specialist (part time & relief, North Adams): The Habilitation Specialist is responsible for working with anywhere from 1 member to up to 4 members in a site based day program. This position is a direct service role in which the Habilitation Specialist assists members with developmental disabilities.
- Outreach Counselor (part time & relief): Provide a variety of supports and assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities in the community and to their family members. Provide guidance and training in developing skills needed to live independently. Ensure that people supported reside in a safe and healthy environment with proper access to medical and social supports.
APPLICANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE, HAVE A HS DIPLOMA / GED & VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE