Skills Instructor - Must be ASL Fluent

Company Information

Company Name: Advocates

Position: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Location(s):

Ashland, MA
United States

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Job Description for Skills Instructor - Must be ASL Fluent

Overview:
The Skills Instructor has responsibility for assigned individuals and for the implementation of those individuals’ Day Habilitation Service Plans. The Skills Instructor will provide the following to assigned individuals: developmental skills training, implementing therapeutic service plan (DHSP) for all assigned individuals in our Deaf Services division, and complete documentation which supports such plan.
 
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Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
 

  • Assisting individuals to identify and develop goals and plans to address any concerns, wants or needs.
  • Providing ongoing support, through personal care, guidance and role modeling for individuals.
  • Collaborating with the Case Manager to provide developmental skills training including training in self-care, self-preservation, receptive and expressive communication, self direction, activities of daily living, hygiene, grooming and first aid.
  • Collaborating with case manager to create and implement a comprehensive written therapeutic service plan (DHSP) for all assigned individuals.
  • Completing all documentation which supports DHSP plan.
  • Initiating a proactive approach towards focusing on individual advocacy, empowerment, and community integration.

 

Job Requirements for Skills Instructor - Must be ASL Fluent

  • High School Diploma or GED and one year of experience in a training program for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Strongly prefer that a candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills with individuals, families, funding sources, consultants, the community at large, program and administrative team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team and perform job duties with minimal supervisory intervention.
  • Valid drivers’ license. Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport individuals.

 
Interested candidates please apply online to:  https://careers-advocatesinc.icims.com/jobs/3696/skills-instructor---must-be-asl-fluent%21/job.
 
Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

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Contact Information

Name: Recruitment Team

Title: Recruiter

E-Mail: jobs@advocates.org

Phone: 508-628-6300 (Voice)