Employment Opportunities

Postings as of 04/13/17

JOB TITLE: DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS & SERVICES 

This is an Administrative position which provides oversight to the agency’s program related grants and contracts.  As such, this position is responsible to assure the agencies programs are in compliance with state and grant regulations.  Responsibilities include Quality Assurance, Program Evaluation, Grant Writing, Program Marketing, and Program Compliance with accrediting agencies and other appropriate standards

Responsibilities include:

  • Assure compliance with the program performance standards which have been established through all contracted services
  • Assure compliance with Accrediting Agencies, Contract Requirements and Agency Standards
  • Implement, monitor and submit Program Outcome Reports
  • Serve in a backup capacity for the Directors of Community Employment, Vocational Training, Day Services and Residential Services in their absence
  • Market the Center’s programs in the community and with alternative funding sources to assure a positive image
  • Write Contracts and Grants and submit Progress Reports as required by Funders
  • Coordinate with the Division and Program Directors to assure all programs, grants and contracts are meeting expectations
  • Meet with Division and Program Directors to discuss Quality Improvement Initiatives and Outcome Recommendations to assure Programs and Services are meeting the needs and expectations of clients and funders
  • Participate in the Agency’s Management Team to assure close communication, coordination and cooperation exists between the department’s programs and other departments in the agency

Job Requirements

  • Qualify for Level II background screen
  • Master’s degree preferred (M.A.) in Voc. Rehabilitation, Social Work, Human Services or related field
  • 3 years’ work experience administering grant and state funded programs
  • Work related experience in serving individuals with disabilities including Employment, Vocational Training, Day Services and Residential Programs
  • Graduate degree may be waived predicated on related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

JOB TITLE: LIFE SKILLS INSTRUCTOR (FT)

Life Skills Instructor should display a positive attitude, good communications and documentation & goal writing skills and be flexible in accepting assignments from the Unit Supervisor.

Description of duties include but are not limited to:

  • Implementing goals and documentation required to meet program objectives.
  • Providing behavioral intervention to program participants
  • Provide instruction on daily living skills and teach self help and pre-vocational skills training.
  • Assist clients with toileting, feeding, cleaning and showering when needed.

Applicants must qualify for Level II background screen.

Educational Requirements:

  • Possess an Associate’s Degree or equivalent
  • One year experience preferred working with individuals with disabilities or behavioral setting/related field.
  • A combination of related experience and education will be considered on a year for year basis 1:1 and at a minimum hold a High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience working with Microsoft Office helpful.

JOB TITLE: RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANT (FT, Awake overnight)

The Residential Assistant must qualify for level II background screen. 

  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED. 
  • One year experience working with Individuals w/ Disabilities or related field. College, Vocational or Technical Training equal to 30 semester hours may substitute for required experience.
  • Clean driving record required and ability to meet the standards for DOT certification as condition of employment.              

The Residential Assistant, under the supervision of the Residential Manager is responsible for the direct care and training of Adults w/ Disabilities’ in a group home. Responsibilities’ include but are not limited to:

  • Coordination and implementation of individual training or individual or group activities. 
  • Responsible for the safety and care of group home residents throughout his/her shift.
  • Transport group home residents in PBHC owned vehicle to and from activities or ADT program. 

JOB TITLE: SUPPORTED LIVING SPECIALIST (FT)

The Supported Living Specialist provides program participants with the supports and services necessary to live independently in their own apartments in the community.

  • Develop and implement a Supported Living Plan for each participant on caseload.
  • Train and assist with ADL skills including but not limited to; daily living skills, proper nutrition, communicable disease prevention, emergency first aid, association with medical and dental community, community survival skills, mobility training, leisure and recreational activities, money management, and other trainings necessary to establish and maintain independence.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of the same on a timely basis in close cooperation with family and interdisciplinary team members.
  • Use personal vehicle for business purposes and during course and scope of job duties.
  • Applicants must qualify for Level II background screen
  • Prefer a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field
  • experience in the health services field shall substitute on a year for year basis for the required education applicant must have at a minimum High School Diploma or GED
  • Eighteen (18) hour Supported Living pre-service certification required before serving program participants.
  • Possess a valid driver license with a clean driving record and registration for personal vehicle, must provide annually proof of current registration and required insurance.

 

JOB TITLE: VOCATIONAL TRAINER (FT)

The Vocational Trainer is a “Hands On” working position in an Industrial type or Life Skills training area, Responsible for the training and supervision of program participants in their assigned training area.

  • Responsibilties may include but are not limited to teaching;
  • Employability skills training
  • Life skills training
  • Art appreciation classes
  • Prepare and supervise contracted work being completed by program participants, ensure quality and quantity of contracted work is completed in a timely manner and recorded accurately for program participant payroll.

Applicants must qualify for Level II background screen and possess a High School Diploma or GED and Prefer 2 years experience working with individuals w/ disabilities or related experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How to apply:

Click here for an employment application, please print the form and email completed form and your resume to: llavelle@pbhab.com or FAX 561-433-2073

Palm Beach Habilitation Center, INC. is always seeking highly motivated and talented candidates to join our staff and we offer a competitive benefits package to our employees. Please advise Human Resources at this email address llavelle@pbhab.com in advance if you require accommodations to participate in the employment process.

Palm Beach Habilitation Center, INC. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people, we make employment decisions at Palm Beach Habilitation Center, INC. based on each person’s performance, qualifications, and abilities. Palm Beach Habilitation Center, INC. does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity policy covers all employment practices, including but not limited to selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

You should direct any concerns about this policy or any potential violation thereof to the Human Resources Department. 

Palm Beach Habilitation Center, INC. is a Drug Free Workplace and participate in E-Verify.