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BARC Developmental Services offers many career ladders in both clinical and non-clinical areas.  Those who choose to work within BARC Developmental Services do so in a multi-faceted environment that allows each associate to perform, grow and succeed. Because we are a growth-oriented, creative agency we seek associates with wide ranging skills and backgrounds to join our team.

We are currently offering a $1500 Sign On Bonus for all newly hired Full-time Employees. The first half is to be paid out throughout the first 6 months of employment, and the remaining $750 to be paid at the 1 year employment anniversary.

BARC Developmental Services provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, membership in other protected groups, or any other characteristic protected by law, in accordance with applicable federal, state, local laws, and our policy governing nondiscrimination in employment. Employee relatives, friends, or associates are also protected against discrimination in speech and/or actions. All offers of employment are made conditionally upon a successful criminal background check, FBI check, physical/TB/chest-x-ray, and driver’s license check when applicable.

We offer a competitive and comprehensive wage and benefit package, as well as the chance to work for an agency that is committed to improving the quality of life and well being of all those individuals entrusted to our care.   Our benefit package includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Medical Insurance (including prescription, dental, and vision)
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Program (403b)
  • Paid Holidays, Personal, Sick, and Vacation
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Term Life

We encourage you to explore the career opportunities that are available. To discuss a position with a Human Resources Representative call us toll-free at 1-888-225-6755 x 348. Be sure to ask about our increased starting rates. BARC Developmental Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

You may also fill out our

Employment Application
and send it to:
BARC Developmental Services
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 470
Holicong, PA 18928

Or contact our recruiters directly:
Toll Free: 888-225-6755


POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:

 
EARLY INTERVENTION 
 

Independent Contractors

Occupational Therapists/Physical Therapist/Speech Therapists/ & Special Instructors 

Please forward your resume to Director of EI at Noreenc@barcprograms.net 

SUPPORT SERVICES


 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Residential Home Manager

Looking for a rewarding career opportunity? Come Join BARC.
BARC Developmental Services is a not-for-profit agency serving Bucks County Pennsylvania individuals and families since 1951. BARC Developmental Services is currently hiring for the position of Home Manager for Residential homes located in Doylestown and Quakertown, Pennsylvania.

We are currently offering a $1500 Sign On Bonus for all newly hired Full-time Employees. The first half is to be paid out throughout the first 6 months of employment, and the remaining $750 to be paid at the 1 year employment anniversary.

The Home Manager monitors all aspects of a home for adults with developmental disabilities. This includes planning, documentation, direct care and staff supervision. The house manager provides direction and leadership in activities of daily living, self-help and social skills for our supported individuals. The house manager acts as a role model to reinforce skills and appropriate behavior. Develops program plans for each individual in the home; carries out program plans and documents progress; counsels residents during periods of personal difficulty. Schedules and supervises staff; participates in staff selection and evaluation; plans, participates in and supervises leisure activities; ensures safe living environments; monitors petty cash; participates as team member in planning for and meeting individual’s needs.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE HOME MANAGER POSITION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year previous experience with persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Valid PA driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • Physically able to perform essential functions of position.
  • Willing and comfortable in assisting with personal care activities.

The Home Manager works a combination of daytime and evening hours with alternating weekends. BARC Developmental Services offers paid training, paid time off and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance and more after 60 days of employment for full time employees. For more information about the agency, visit our website, http://www.barcprograms.org or find us on Facebook.

EOE

Support Associates

BARC Developmental Services is currently hiring for the position of Support Associate in our residential homes throughout Bucks County – including Warminster, Doylestown, Perkasie, Sellersville, and Quakertown. There are daytime, 3pm-11pm and Overnight Awake Shifts for multiple homes in these areas. We have Full time and Part time schedules open.

Support Associate responsibilities include:

  • Provide in home direct care and supports to individuals with Developmental Disabilities
  • Assist with personal care (includes bathing, dressing and bathroom use).
  • Participation in community and recreational activities.
  • Administer medications.
  • Provide transportation using agency provided vehicle.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record in accordance with agency policy if over age 21.
  • Experience with persons having intellectual disabilities and/or senior citizens preferred but not required. In addition, the ability to foster social and work interests of participants is helpful. Applicants must be willing to assist individuals with personal hygiene needs and provide direct supports.
  • The Support Associate’s primary hours would be 3 PM to 11PM or 11PM to 9AM. Applicants must be able and willing to attend paid training classes that are held during daytime business hours.

Nurse

Great opportunity for proactive, self-motivated LPN or RN. Monday to Friday with rotating on-call.

Case manage medical needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities for four CLA homes in the Quakertown area. Ensure that each individual receives quality medical supports that meet or exceed agency and regulatory requirements. Work in assigned homes in close cooperation with Home Managers and program staff to meet the health and welfare of the residents. Participate in planning from preadmission to discharge of individuals supported and maintain close communication with residents, staff, community physicians, medical facilities, day program providers and family members. Participate as a member of individual treatment teams for assigned homes; develop and train associates and consumers in related health matters; provide staff training in medication administration and conduct monitoring of medication practices and documentation in the homes.

The Nurse works primarily daytime hours with flexibility for early morning and late afternoon hours. 50% of the nurse’s work time occurs in the homes when the individuals are present to role model consistent medical support to individuals. The Nurse may be expected to fulfill portions of other nursing staff duties in the absence of that nursing staff. This position will assume nursing on-call rotational responsibilities as scheduled. (generally one week rotations every 5 –6 weeks with additional compensation(.

Qualifications

· Valid Pennsylvania LPN or RN license.

· Previous experience working with people having intellectual disabilities preferred

· Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.

· Able to listen and communicate well with others

· Valid driver’s license in state of residence and acceptable driving record according to agency policy.

· Computer skills helpful

· Some non-traditional hours required to meet the needs of the individuals.

BARC Developmental Services offers a competitive wage for the industry and a comprehensive benefit package after 60 days of employment. EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Health Care Coordinator

The Health Care Coordinator is responsible to assist individuals with intellectual disabilities in meeting their medical health care needs by scheduling appointments, providing transportation with agency vehicle and carrying out duties within the philosophy of a therapeutic environment. The Health Care Coordinator works primarily during daytime hours 8:30-4:30pm, Monday through Friday with flexibility for early am and later pm appointments. This is a full time, benefited position – 37.5 hours per week. This position is located at our residential office in Quakertown, PA.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must have had a valid driver’s license for at least 3 years and have an acceptable driving record according to agency policy.
  • Six months previous experience with individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • Good communication skills and computer experience
  • Able to learn and become certified in CPR and First Aid

VOCATIONAL SERVICES
 

Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician, with the leadership of the BARC Developmental Service’s Maintenance Supervisor and Specialist and the Residential Director, is responsible for providing preventive maintenance and repair services for BARC Residential Homes and Production Services’ facilities including plumbing, mechanical, electrical, carpentry, painting, and masonry work.

  • Education equivalent to high school education.
  • Two years previous experience in general maintenance required.
  • Skills/background must include plumbing, mechanical, electrical, carpentry, painting, landscaping & masonry work.
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record.
  • Willing to be part of on-call rotation and must be able to respond to emergency situations during unscheduled hours.
  • Heavy lifting and ladder work required
  • Includes snow plowing responsibilities/equipment provided

The Maintenance Technician generally works daytime hours and is based at either BARC’s Quakertown or Warminster facility.

Production Coach

We are currently hiring for the position of Production Coach in our vocational program in Quakertown. BARC Developmental Services offers a competitive wage and benefit package for full time associates.

Production Coach responsibilities include:

  • Worker training
  • Support and supervision
  • Production activities and monitoring
  • Quality control procedures
  • Paperwork completion
  • Program input and documentation
  • Staff and worker safety
  • Direct care and counseling
  • Activity planning and facilitation

The Production Coach assists workers in attaining better job skills, monitors and implements identified Individual Worker Program Plan (IWPP) objectives, act as a role model in dress and conduct and provide counsel, support, and direct care to workers to assist them in developing skills and meeting personal needs.

Experience with persons having intellectual disabilities and/or senior citizens preferred but not required. In addition, the ability to foster social and work interests of participants is helpful. Applicants must be willing to assist individuals with personal hygiene needs and provide direct supports.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED required. Experience with persons having developmental disabilities and/or senior citizens preferred.

For more information about BARC Developmental Services please visit our website at www.barcprograms.org or find us on Facebook.

Job Type: Full-time

Life Sharing Provider

Become a Life Sharing provider to an adult with developmental disabilities. Life Sharing is typically a long-term relationship allowing the individual to feel the security of becoming a member of a family and community. A Life Sharing provider may be a married couple, a single person or several single persons who are sensitive to individuals with special needs; who have access to transportation and a residence with adequate living space to welcome another family member.Participating families receive tax-free reimbursement for expenses incurred. To learn more about opportunities call Melanie Tiedeman at 215-536-2097 ext 308.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one-year previous experience
  • a high school diploma or GED a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record