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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.

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 

 

Therapists

Occupational, Physical & Speech Therapists

If you enjoy helping young children grow and develop then join our team! BARC Developmental Services  Early Intervention program seeks licensed independent contractors  who are willing to work in the home,  community  or centers with children ages birth to five  years old who have special learning needs. Opportunities available throughout Bucks  County.

Requirements for all positions include valid driver’s license and own vehicle for agency business.
Additional requirements:
Speech therapists for birth to age 2 program:  Pennsylvania  license to practice and Master’s degree required. Pennsylvania teaching certificate preferred
Speech therapists for ages 3 – 5 program: Pennsylvania license to practice , Pennsylvania teaching certificate and  Master’s  degree required
Occupational therapists: Pennsylvania license to practice and Master’s degree
Physical therapists: Pennsylvania license to practice and Master’s degree

 

SUPPORT SERVICES 

 

Provisional Recruiter

We are currently looking to fill a temporary part-time recruitment position.  The Recruiter would work two 6-8 hour days per week, preferably Thursdays and Fridays during the day based in our Quakertown Office.

  • Assist in the recruitment of qualified candidates for posted job openings.
  • Schedule and conduct initial interviews with identified job applicants.
  • Respond to telephone inquiries of prospective job applicants and process candidate referrals.
  • Conduct background clearances and reference checks for applicants selected for second interviews.
  • Maintain contact with hiring managers and applicants during application and interview process.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum HS diploma or GED
  • Previous office experience or Human Resource Management Major required
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record based on agency driving policy
  • Word processing ability (Word, Excel, Windows)

 

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

 

Healthcare Coordinator

Work in our residential program providing supports to adults with developmental disabilities by helping them meet their medical care needs. You will work closely with both the nursing and residential staff in scheduling medical appointments for the residents. Assist the individuals you support in preparing for the medical appointments, transporting and advocating as needed.

A part-time, 24 hour per week position is available in our Quakertown office.  Work 3 or 4 days per week, interested candidates must have some flexibility for early morning or early evening appointments as needed.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of six-months work experience with individuals having disabilities or in a medical office
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

Home Manager

Use your leadership and direct care background to manage a Doylestown area group home serving adults having developmental disabilities. Provide support to individuals which create therapeutic relationships in both home and community settings. Train and supervise direct care staff to ensure active treatment and accurate documentation according to regulatory requirements. Offer guidance and supervision to each individual in his/her progress toward a more independent lifestyle. We believe in quality service, a team approach and professional development support.

Qualifications:

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


Assistant Home Manager

Working supervisor to provide direct care and assist Home Manager to monitor all aspects of a residential group home supporting adults with intellectual disabilities. Work as a team member. Take the opprtunity to develop your own supervisory skills for future career growth at BARC Developmental Services. Build lasting relationships with those you support and work alongside.

Requires:

  • Minimum of six months experience working with individuals with special needs.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be physically able to provide assistance to the individuals supported.

Full-time position in the Doylestown or Quakertown area. Hours generally 3 – 11 pm and every other weekend.

Support Associate

Become part of a team of motivated direct care professionals. Assist adults with developmental disabilities become more independent by offering guidance and support for daily living activities, self-help and social skills following prescribed support plans. Encourage personal choice and community integration through various activities.

Requirements:

Education equivalent to high school,

  • Ability to learn approved safety techniques, and provide physical assistance to individuals supported.
  • Must be at least twenty-one years of age with a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Positions available in Doylestown and Quakertown areas including a variety of afternoon, evening and weekend hours.


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

 

VOCATIONAL SERVICES

Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician generally works daytime hours and is based at either BARC Production Services Quakertown or BARC Production Services Warminster.  Emergency situations may occasionally require this position to work nontraditional hours and weekends. Occasional assignments will also include the Administrative Offices in Holicong. This position’s duties include general and preventive maintenance; troubleshooting and repair; painting; cleaning; purchasing and cost containment; as well as contractor monitoring and assistance with grant proposal preparation. This is a full-time benefit position.  Work hours are generally Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Two years experience in general maintenance required
  • General Maintenance skills in the areas of plumbing, mechanical, electrical, carpentry, painting, landscaping and masonry required
  • Flexibility to respond to emergency situations during unscheduled hours
  • Some heavy lifting and ladder work
  • valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

Activities Assistant

Opportunity to supervise and assist adults having developmental disabilities in a day program that emphasizes social and recreational activities. Implement daily activities allowing for maximum participation, as well as assistance with direct care to those supported. Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or GED, and be physically able to provide physical assistance to individuals supported. Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record according to agency policy. Must be able to learn and become certified in CPR and First Aid.  Full-time, Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Positions available at our Quakertown and Warminster locations.

 

Production Worker–Provisional (on-call)

Worker needed at Quakertown and Warminster Production facilities to perform contract work including light assembly, packing and sorting according to facility qualitative and quantitative levels and acting as a role model for workers supported and others within the facility.

Work hours are on an as-needed basis generally between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Previous manufacturing experience such as production activities that include light assembly, quality control, inspection, some machine operation and light lifting preferred. Experience with persons having developmental disabilities and/or senior citizens preferred.