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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 

Human Resources Generalist

Full time benefited position available in our Holicong Office for experienced Human Resources professional. Provide a variety of Human Resources functions including full cycle recruitment, employee relations, training, salary administration and benefits administration. Specific duties include leading the recruitment effort,s both internal and external; ensuring all required background checks are in order and an equitable salary is offered to successful applicants; work with supervisors on employee relations and retention issues; be familiar with benefit offerings, attend Open Enrollment meetings and participate in various committees related to safety and retention.

Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in human resources management or a related field
•Two-years previous work experience in recruitment, employee relations, benefits, training or general Human Resources required.
•Knowledge of basic computer software applications
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Valid license and acceptable driving record according to agency policy
•Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or SHRM-CP certification preferred.

EOE

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES


Health Care Coordinator

One full time, benefited position available in both Quakertown and in Warminster

Work in our residential program providing supports to adults with intellectual 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 full-time, benefited, 37.5 hour per week position is available in the Quakertown area.
Hours are Monday to Friday, daytime, but flexibility is required for early morning and late afternoon appointments.
Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
Minimum of six-months work experience with individuals having disabilities or in a medical office
Skilled in use of Microsoft Office applications
Valid driver’s license and own vehicle required to use as back-up for agency business.
EOE


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

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.
Food Services Assistant

The Food Services Assistant is responsible for the daily operation of the Food Services program that is designed to train assigned workers in all aspects of food service.
The Food Services Assistant will train 4 to 6 individuals with developmental disabilities in all phases of food preparation, serving, sales and clean-up. This will include hygiene requirements and safety issues surrounding use of all equipment and based on the skill and interest of the individuals supported. This position must demonstrate full understanding of and compliance with local health regulations, and must become certified as a Food Safety Manager as required by the Bucks County Department of Health.
This position is based at the production facility in Warminster. The schedule is Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30 pm – 40 hours per week.
Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• 2 years related experience in and knowledge of food service, cafeteria operations, food preparation, inventory and distribution
• 1 year experience in coaching others to perform tasks
• Good command of oral and written English
• interpersonal skills
• attention to detail
• Valid PA driver’s license and acceptable driving record
• Own transportation for agency business

EOE

Production Coach-FT

Rewarding position providing support to adults with developmental disabilities involved in light assembly-line production activities. Act as a role model by reinforcing appropriate social and work behavior and document progress of workers supported. Must be willing to provide assistance with personal hygiene.
Requirements:
high school diploma or GED
good communication skills
ability to perform physical assembly work
ability to assist workers with direct care needs throughout the day.
Full-time position, Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, available in our Quakertown production facilities.

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.