• Relief Direct Care Staff - Brain Injury Services

    Job Locations US-MA-Woburn | US-MA-Lexington
    Minimum Education Required
    High School Diploma/GED
    Job ID
    Number of Hours Per Week
  • Overview

    Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff. 


    Direct Care Staff in Brain Injury Services provide assistance to residential program participants with daily activities, household management, shopping and community-based appointments.  In this role, you will collaborate with and increase awareness within families and the community to encourage and support individuals lead fulfilling and more independent lifestyles, focusing on empowerment, awareness and inclusion.


    Are you ready to make a difference? 

    Minimum Education Required

    High School Diploma/GED


    • Assist residents with all Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) including showering, dressing, grooming, toileting, mobility, feeding, taking medications, and Range of Motion (ROM) exercises, both in the home and in the community.  Assist with weighing program participants, take vital signs, gathers and records other data as requested.
    • Focusing on empowerment, collaborate with residents to develop treatment and behavior plans, and goal building and achievement.
    • Teach and model appropriate social and independent living skills. Encourage individuals to perform tasks as independently as possible and to participate in activities.
    • Actively participate in resident, family, team and staff meetings.
    • Accurately document progress and shift notes, changes to treatment and behavior plans, etc.  Recognize and appropriately respond to changes in residents’ status or behavior.


    • High school diploma or equivalent degree.  One year experience providing direct care with people who have cognitive disabilities preferred.
    • Enthusiasm, motivation, open-mindedness, creativity, and the desire to thrive in a collaborative, team-based environment. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and sound judgement.
    • Ability to operate basic computer applications.
    • Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients.  May also drive company-owned wheelchair lift-equipped van.
    • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.


    *300$ Sign-On Bonus available for MAP certified candidates!



    Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.


    Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

    Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.


    Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

    Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.


    Keywords: caregiver, caretaker, brain injury, BIS, ABI, TBI, ADLs


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