Autism Support Broker Job at Vinfen, West Roxbury, MA

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  • Vinfen
  • West Roxbury, MA

Job Description

Job Description

Schedule: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (hours flexible)

Salary: $25.00 / hour

Sign on Bonus: $1000: $500 upon completion of 6 months, $500 upon completion of 9 months

The Autism Support Broker ("ASB") works with families of individuals with an autism diagnosis to help them build a team, communicate with various service providers, research, and acquire additional funding and support systems and build a self-directed network. Through a collaborative team effort, the ASB helps facilitate communication and relationships through multiple disciplines of service providers. The ASB also ensures proper standards and regulations are adhered to as set forth by the funding sources. Ensures programs meet the quality standards and provide value to the public.

The Autism Support Broker has a range of duties including:

  • Meets with families in their homes a minimum of once a month, and often more frequently to meet the needs of the family. Will schedule and attend quarterly progress review meetings for each waiver participant on their caseload
  • Meets at least monthly with DDS Autism Clinical Manager and/or other relevant DDS staff to review individual cases.
  • Remains available, accessible, and flexible to respond to and meet family needs on a regular basis; is flexible to meet the needs of families on their caseload including weeknights and week-end days as needed; may also need to be available by phone, text, or other forms of communication on flexible hours.
  • Facilitates the development of the child's person-centered Autism Support Plan and participate in the development and implementation of the Autism Plan of Care, including entering and maintaining data in the consumer databases used by DDS.
  • Supports the family in developing a budget based on the Autism Support Plan and Plan of Care.
  • Assists the family to review on a monthly basis the waiver participant's budget with support from the Fiscal Employer/Agent (FEA) website and the monthly reports it produces.

Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!

Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:

  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
  • Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
  • Other generous benefits and perks!

About Us

Established in 1977, Vinfen is a nonprofit, health and human services organization and a leading provider of community-based services to individuals with mental health conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health challenges. Our services and advocacy promote the recovery, resiliency, habilitation, and self-determination of the people we serve. Vinfen's 3,200 dedicated employees are experienced, highly-trained professionals who provide a full range of supportive living, health, educational, and clinical services in 318 programs throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut. For more information about Vinfen, please visit

My Job. My Community. My Vinfen.

Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keyword: Direct Care, DSP, Direct Support Professional, group homes, Caregiver, Human Services, Health Care

Requirements

Bachelor's degree in a related field such as special education, psychology, or applied behavior analysis with three years of experience working with young children with Autism and their families

lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, must have an Associate's Degree in a related field such as special education, psychology, or applied behavior analysis with five years of experience working with young children with Autism and their families.

A minimum of three years' experience in progressively responsible human services functions of which at least one has been in the autism community.

CPR and First Aid required within two weeks of hire.

MAP certification required within 150 days of hire

NET and Safety Care (no restraints) required within 90 days of hire

Other training as assigned

Job Tags

Holiday work, Relocation bonus, Flexible hours,

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