Program Director, Acquired Brain Injuries (New Bedford/Cape Cod) - Kennedy-Donovan Center - New Bedford, MA

Develop, supervise and manage the provision of home-based supports and community resources for individuals with acquired brain injuries, utilizing a team-based approach


  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services or related field required
  • CBIS Certification or commensurate experience in mental health
  • Three (3) or more years rehabilitation or clinical experience with individuals with brain injuries
  • Minimum of 3 years of management or supervisory experience in mental health, mrc or acquired brain injuries.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive
  • Able to meet and maintain required certification for First Aid, CPR and Medication Administration
  • Must possess computer skills necessary to meet the demands of the job, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, E-mail systems (Outlook), and the internet
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills required


  • Participate in the supervision and development of KDC’s Acquired Brain Injury programs.
  • Provide ongoing supervision, evaluation and support to assigned staff
  • Assist with identifying and facilitating staff training and development
  • Promote individual growth in the areas of choice and decision-making, community membership, relationships and personal accomplishments
  • Supervise the case management process for assigned individuals
  • Ensure provision of direct service support in response to needs of individuals
  • Assist Program Director in securing all appropriate entitlements/benefits for individual
  • Responsible for coverage at sites when necessary
  • Provide ongoing monitoring of individual funds
  • Facilitate regularly scheduled staff meetings
  • Provide individual supervision to staff on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Serve as a program liaison to family members/guardians
  • Facilitate development and implementation of Individual Support Plans
  • Complete and maintain documentation as required
  • Monitor and coordinate domestic up-keep of the program site
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the implementation of agency standards regarding the individuals’ quality of life
  • On-call responsibilities as assigned
  • Ensure individuals are treated with respect and dignity at all times, and maintain confidentiality regarding their records and other information
  • Provide emergency beeper coverage during non-office hours as assigned
  • Participate in staff meetings, group and individual supervision and case reviews
  • Maintain compliance with all Kennedy-Donovan Center policies and procedures, DDS/MRC regulations, requirements and quality service standards
  • Perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned

Physical Requirements:

  • Moderate local travel required
  • Operation of specialized and adaptive equipment
  • Frequent movement, including but not limited to, bending, sitting, lifting and carrying
  • Ability to lift 200 lbs with assist or adaptive equipment

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