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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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Developmental Specialist


Hours: Full time

Location: Community Experience and Day Hab - Watertown

Post Date: January 12, 2016

Developmental Specialist: 2 Full Time positions located within unique Watertown Day Habilitation programs. UCP specializes in working with a medically fragile population with varying cognitive levels. Each program provides therapeutic, recreational and community activities. The Developmental Specialist will be responsible for caseload of up to 12 individuals. The Developmental Specialist develops curriculums for various creative groups four times a year and leads those groups as well as others. This position also provides and leads community outings. This DS is responsible for working closely with on-staff therapists to develop and design goals with the intention of the individual work to the best of their ability. This position is responsible for developing annual assessments, quarterly reviews and any other daily documentation relating to the clients wellbeing and performance. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, you will be provided with training to fulfill the job expectation. This position is also responsible for any and all direct care ranging from personal care, feeding as well as maintaining the program.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. At least one year in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.

Day Habilitation Nurse


Hours: Full time

Location: Day Habilitation Programs

Post Date: December 31, 2015

Application Deadline: January 15, 2016

Qualifications: Currently Massachusetts licensed required with preferred experience in the area of developmental and physical disabilities. Both RN’s and LPN’s encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: Full time position within Day Habilitation programs located in Watertown. Oversee and administer medication, tube feedings, etc. Monitor all vitals and health of all individuals at program. Develop comprehensive annual nursing assessments, quarterly and monthly medical reviews for all individuals, as well as maintain written correspondence with providers, families, etc. Provide training to all staff in nursing need areas; as well as participation in a weekly therapy meeting with all members of the multi-disciplinary team, including on-staff Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists. Liaison to all families, caregivers and outside providers regarding health related concerns. Work closely with the UCP Healthcare Coordinator on coordination of nursing needs between both day program sites, as well as oversight of nursing documentation, as needed.

Administrative Help


Hours: Part time (about 12 hours per week)

Location: Administrative Office

Post Date: December 21, 2015

Application Deadline: January 8, 2016

Qualifications: Associates degree preferred with experience in an office setting completing administrative tasks. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.

Responsibilities: This is an administrative position that will require various tasks including but not limited to data entry, filing, faxing, scanning, and typing. Preferred candidate will have proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook, have typing skills and ability to multi-task, prioritize and be flexible with changing needs in a team environment.

Residential Shift Coordinator


Hours: 36 hours to start. (Saturday and Sunday 10 – 6, Wednesday 1 – 9, Thursday and Friday 10 – 4)

Report To: Program Director

Location: Chapel Road

Post Date: December 18, 2015

Application Deadline: January 4, 2016

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred or current enrollment 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. A minimum of one year in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities.

Responsibilities: Assisting individuals in meeting the mission of UCP. Attending and documenting medication and health care related appointments, supplies and prescriptions. Leading and monitoring all daily living tasks related to the care of persons served while on shifts. Providing supports to the program in terms of individual needs and activities. Coordinating and participating in social and recreational activities both within and outside of the home. Participating in clinical and other team meetings and completing required paperwork for the position. Assisting Program Director in preparing for ISP meetings, completing assessments, goal development, and implantation strategies as well as follow-up documentation and implementation of ISP paperwork and goals for each individual in the home. Training and supporting direct support staff so as to ensure outstanding care of the individuals supported. Menu planning with individuals in the home, grocery and other shopping, and assisting individuals in money management activities. Candidate must be willing to enhance the abilities of the individuals served and to support them in leading a safe and self-determined life by providing the support and information necessary to build self-esteem while always respecting their rights and dignity.

Clinical Case Coordinator


Hours: 40 Hours Monday – Friday

Report To: Director of Individual Supports

Location: Administrative Office

Post Date: December 17, 2015

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree/Clinical Licensure Preferred 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: The Clinical Case Coordinator would utilize professional clinical skills in supporting the department’s most clinically significant individuals to 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.

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