IPPI
IPPI

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The Institute of Professional Practice, located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, is a non-profit human services organization providing individualized consultative, educational, residential, vocational and clinical solutions for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We provide state of the art community based residential and day treatment programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism with associated psychiatric, neuro-psychiatric, and complex behavior disturbances. IPPI provides evidence based treatment and employs the proven methods of ABA for treatment and teaching.

Clinical Coordinator - Developmental Disabilities: Our adult services division is seeking Master's level clinicians to work with adults in a variety of residential and day/vocational settings. If selected for one of these positions, IPPI will pay for course work and supervision required for BCBA certification.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Conducting behavioral assessments; conducting functional assessments and functional analyses; administering standardized assessments; designing behavior treatment plans; training direct support staff in such behavior plans; monitoring the efficacy of behavior plans via data review; actively participating in clinical case reviews, ISPs and team meetings; interfacing with complementary service providers including psychiatrists, neurologists, and speech therapists to develop comprehensive treatment programs.
Requirements: Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, or a related field such as Psychology, Clinical Counseling, Education, School Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or Speech and Language; A minimum of 3 years experience working with individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities; Competence with Excel and other MS office applications - experience with iPad applications for autism is a plus. ABA background and board certification as a Behavior Analyst (BCBA) preferred.
Benefits: We offer a competitive salary, tuition assistance, and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan and generous time off programs.
If you have the required education and experience and would like to support adults in an organization where continued education and supervision are an integral part of professional development, we invite you to apply. Please forward resume and cover letter to aanderson@ippi.org, or mail to Attn: Anne Anderson - The Institute of Professional Practice - 270 Airport Road - Fitchburg, MA 01420  

Direct Support Professionals: Looking for a new and rewarding job opportunity? Opportunities available in Fitchburg and surrounding towns. We now have full and part time openings for direct support staff. Day and evening shifts are available. In this position, you will have the opportunity to: Work with a variety of individuals with developmental disabilities, helping them to be the best they can be; Learn about the many aspects of the Human Services field; Collaborate with your colleagues and individuals receiving services to plan activities, recreation, and provide guidance on the activities of dialing living; Receive training and opportunities for growth and development and mentoring in the Human Services field; Experience the fulfillment of knowing the work you do makes a significant positive impact on the lives of those you support. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in moving into a Human Services career!!! We offer comprehensive training, competitive pay, flexible schedules, great benefits including affordable health, dental and vision plans; company paid life and disability insurance, generous time off, a 403(b) and tuition reimbursement. IPPI employees are also eligible for discounts on Verizon cell phone services. Requirements include a high school diploma; valid MA driver's license; satisfactory driving record; ability to drive; basic computer skills and satisfactory CORI and reference checks. To apply, please forward resume and cover letter to careers@ippi.org, or mail to Attn: Recruiting - The Institute of Professional Practice - 270 Airport Road - Fitchburg, MA 01420 

Residential Program Managers: We are recruiting for Residential Group Home Program Managers for our Lunenburg I and Manning Street locations. Residential Program Managers are responsible for the day to day management of one group home; coordination and implementation of programs and services provided to four adults with mental, physical and behavioral challenges; and the supervision, evaluation and training of direct care staff. Requirements include excellent people and organizational skills, a BA or BS in the Human Services field and 2 to 3 years experience successfully managing a similar residential facility. We provide competitive salary and benefits, including affordable health, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, a 403(b) plan, and a generous paid time off program. Please email resume to scharland@ippi.org or mail to The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. - 270 Airport Road - Fitchburg, MA 01420 Attention: S. Charland-Gallant

Day Program Direct Support Professionals: Seeking positive, energetic, and dedicated Direct Support Professionals (DSP) for our day program. Hours are 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. DSP's have the primary responsibility of meeting the needs of the individuals with developmental disabilities by providing support, guidance and supervision. You will be teaching and assisting individuals with the activities of daily living, including health and personal care, achieving personal goals, recreation, and actively engaging them in meaningful activities. DSP's also accompany individuals on a variety of community based activities and ensure that they are afforded the opportunity to meet and socialize with other people. Other responsibilities include keeping required records, writing progress notes, entering data into an electronic record system and other tasks as required. Requirements include basic computer skills, ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing; valid Massachusetts driver's license; ability to drive, a clean driving record, ability to implement physical intervention techniques with adults; satisfactory CORI, reference and other background check results; You must be or become CPR, First Aid, CPI and MAP certified within agency specified time frame. IPPI offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision care, company paid short and long term disability, and life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, as well as generous time-off programs. Resumes may be submitted to scharland@ippi.org, or mailed to The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. - 270 Airport Road - Fitchburg, MA 01420 Attention: S. Charland-Gallant

Instructors Manning Street and Lunenburg I Programs: Seeking experienced, positive, energetic, creative and dedicated Instructors for our Lunenburg I and Manning Street residential programs. We have openings for a variety of shifts and schedules. Instructors have the primary responsibility of meeting the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities by providing support, guidance and supervision. You will be teaching and assisting individuals with the activities of daily living including health and personal care, achieving personal goals, recreation, and actively engaging them in meaningful activities. Instructors also accompany individuals on a variety of community based activities and ensure that they are afforded the opportunity to meet and socialize with other people. Other responsibilities include keeping required records, writing progress notes, entering data into an electronic record system and other tasks as required. Requirements include basic computer skills, ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing; valid Massachusetts driver's license; the ability to drive; the ability to implement physical intervention techniques with adults; a clean driving record; satisfactory CORI. You must be or become CPR, First Aid, CPI, and MAP certified within agency specified time frame. IPPI offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including medical, dental, vision care, company paid short and long term disability, and life insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, as well as a generous time-off program. Resumes may be submitted to scharland@ippi.org, or mailed to The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. - 270 Airport Road - Fitchburg, MA 01420 Attention: S. Charland-Gallant 

Shift Supervisors: We are now recruiting for several shift supervisors for our Lunenburg and Manning Street programs. Sunday through Wednesday and Wednesday through Saturday shifts are available. Shift Supervisor positions also include some direct care responsibilities. Requirements include excellent verbal and written communication skills; organization and time management skills; the ability to read, write and speak in fluent English; prior direct support experience in a similar environment and good computer skills, including a working knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook. A valid MA driver's license, ability to drive, a clean driving record, and satisfactory reference, CORI and other background check results are required. CPR, First Aid, MAP and CPI certification, will be required. An educational background in Human Services, Psychology or related field is strongly preferred. To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to scharland@ippi.org. or mail to The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. - 270 Airport Road - Fitchburg, MA 01420 Attention: S. Charland-Gallant 

Residential Group Home Program Managers: Responsible for the day to day management of one group home; coordination and implementation of programs and services provided to four adults with mental, physical and behavioral challenges; and the supervision, evaluation and training of direct care staff. Requirements include excellent people and organizational skills, a BA or BS in the Human Services field and 2 to 3 years experience successfully managing a similar residential facility. We provide competitive salary and benefits, including affordable health, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, a 403(b) plan, and a generous paid time off program. Please email resume to careers@ippi.org or mail Attention: Dorothy Scott - The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. - 270 Airport Road - Fitchburg, MA 01420

The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. 
is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws to review Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA),
Equal Employer Opportunity (EEO) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) posters located at:
360 Electric Avenue - Fitchburg, MA and 270 Airport Road - Fitchburg, MA