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Thank you for your interest in United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston. The staff at UCP of MetroBoston are dedicated to supporting people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities and committed to disability awareness. Are you interested in making a difference? Browse our list of open positions and submit your resume today.

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Case Coordinator


Hours: 40 Hours Monday – Friday

Report To: Director of Options for Community Living

Program: Options for Community Living

Location: Watertown

Post Date: March 14, 2015

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required in field related to human services. A minimum of two years in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental or physical disabilities. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.

Responsibilities: Enhance the independence of the individuals served to lead a safe and self-determining life by coordinating support services which may include: skills training, Personal Care Attendant/Homemaker services, therapy services, healthcare, and transportation. Participate in the development of support plans, emphasizing the empowerment of the persons served. Record data, write monthly, quarterly, and annual progress notes, and maintain case files in accordance with internal and external guidelines and regulations. Assume responsibilities of a surrogate to aid persons served in management of the Personal Care Attendant Program. Participate in UCP’s emergency beeper rotation and promptly respond to emergencies as needed. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

Application Deadline: March 30, 2015

Registered Nurse


Hours: 20 hours, flexible schedule. May include evenings and some weekends and shared on-call responsibilities.

Report To: RN Health Care Coordinator

Program: Residential Department

Post Date: March 4, 2015

Qualifications: RN with current Massachusetts license. Candidate must have familiarity with disability population. Position requires reliable transportation.

Responsibilities: Assist individuals in meeting the UCP mission of advancing the independence, productivity, and full citizenship of people with disabilities. Oversee various aspects of the medical, health and wellbeing of approximately 12 - 14 individuals served in group homes and individual support programs supporting medically fragile adults with disabilities. Responsible to supervise a team of 8 - 10 LPN’s. Develop annual nursing assessments, quarterly and monthly medical reviews for some residents of the programs. Responsible to train staff in nursing needs and skills training areas. Actively participate in meetings with members of the multi-disciplinary team. Act as liaison to families, caregivers and outside providers regarding health related concerns. Monitor vitals and health of individuals at the programs. Upon hire, RN will be trained in DPH MAP regulations and policies and will be responsible for implementing at assigned program sites and serving as MAP consultant. This person will share on call responsibilities for nights and weekends.

Application Deadline: March 23, 2015


Rehabilitation Specialist


Hours: 40 Hours Monday – Friday

Report To: Site Manger

Location: Day Habilitation at Marquardt Nursing Facility in Waltham

Post Date: March 3, 2015

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred or currently enrolled in a degree program in a human service related field. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree. At least one year in a human service related position, preferably working with adults with disabilities.

Responsibilities: Full time position located within a facility on Fernald grounds providing hands on 1:1 or small group services to a medically fragile disabled population. Services involve the development of therapeutic, recreational and community activities. This position is responsible for working closely with on-staff therapists to develop and design meaningful goals. This position will work closely with the facility staff and other vendors, alongside other team members to develop full relationships, provide training of specialized services and maintain open communication. This position will also assist in incorporating therapeutic goals into community outings and daily activities. Demonstrate proficiency in teaching skills, assessment writing and curriculum development.

Application Deadline: March 17, 2015


Program Aide


Hours: 34 hours (Mon, Tue, Thurs & Fri 9-3:330pm & Wed 9-5pm)

Location: Day Habilitation

Report to: Site Manager

Post Date: March 3, 2015

Qualifications: High School Diploma and a minimum of one year working with individuals who have developmental and/or physical disabilities.

Responsibilities: Work closely with an interdisciplinary team, including Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists to provide innovative recreational and therapeutic services both in a Day Habilitation setting and in the community. Co-lead a variety of different groups and activities, as well as provide community integration in the local community and Boston area. Participate in various therapy and all staff meetings, as well as work closely with individuals to achieve outlined goals and objectives. Receive numerous hands on training in a variety of therapeutic areas. Complete various documentation. Provide personal care to all individuals within the program, such as toileting, feeding, transfers, etc; as well as maintain the upkeep cleanliness and organization of the program.

Application Deadline: March 17, 2015


UCP is an equal opportunity employer.

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UCP of MetroBoston
Human Resources
71 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

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(617) 926-3059


UCP is an equal opportunity employer.

Email your cover letter, resume, and job application

Mail your cover letter, resume, and job application
UCP of MetroBoston
Human Resources
71 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

FAX your cover letter, resume, and job application
(617) 926-3059