Skills Trainer - Per Diem - Family Support Services

Skills Trainer - Per Diem - Family Support Services Boston, MA, USA Req #180 Sunday, June 27, 2021

Mission Statement:
Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential.

Job Summary:
The Skills Trainer provides individualized home support for an individual with developmental disabilities that requires constant indoor and outdoor care. The Skills Trainer is responsible for cognitive, physical and social skill development based on stated objectives and goals.This is a non-exempt position.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Implements program activities which will foster the individual's growth, address treatment plan goals, and help them use developed skills.
  • Teaches daily living skills such as safety rules, travel training, banking, cooking, shopping, budgeting, hygiene, and care of personal space and belongings.
  • Provides supportive counseling to the individual around daily, personal, and social issues.
  • Maintains programmatic documentation in accordance with Bay Cove standards.
  • Maintains progress notes on individual.


  • Understanding of the physical, social, emotional and educational needs of adults and children with disabilities.
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to work effectively with adults and children with developmental disabilities in a manner that supports their stability, empowerment and growth.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of adults and children with developmental disabilities and their families.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other providers and neighbors.
  • Sensitivity to confidentiality
  • A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.

Mission Traits:

  • Utilizes a flexible and responsible work style that meets evolving needs of the agency.
  • Works with integrity and respects the dignity and value of all individuals.
  • Exhibits mission through job knowledge, pride in work role, and advocacy.
  • Promotes diversity and inclusion of all individuals.
  • Works in a collaborative, compassionate manner with stakeholder/partners.
Other details
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Boston, MA, USA
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Social and Human Service Assistants

Job type

Full time

Salary Range
$24,000.00 - 32,000.00
per Year
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Boston, MA 02298, US
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