Careers

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.

 
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 Do you want to help us make a difference?

COME TO OUR JOB FAIR THURSDAY DECEMBER 8, 2016

1:00pm-5:00pm

1448 Old Bethlehem Pike South-Quakertown, PA18951

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Activities Assistant (1st shift-full time only)
Production Coach (1st shift-full time only)
Residential Direct Care (2nd and 3rd shift-full and part time positions)

Walk-In Interviews will be conducted on site (please bring references and contact information with you)
Meet and speak directly with Hiring Managers  

 

 

 

 

Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid PA driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record in accordance with agency policy.

Full time positions include: a comprehensive benefits package, paid vacation time, career advancement opportunities and a generous SIGN ON BONUS. 

Planning to attend: Click Here  to complete an online application before attending the event and enter JOB FAIR in the position applying for box on the application.  BARC Developmental Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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.

 You may also fill out our Online Application.

You may also print out an employment application form by clicking here: Employment Application
 and sending it to:
                               BARC Developmental Services
                               ATTN: Human Resources
                               P.O. Box 470
                               Holicong, PA 18928

BARC Developmental Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:

 >>All direct care positions include a SIGN ON BONUS. Bonus included for applicants hired as Activities Assistant, Direct Support or Production Coaches<<


EARLY INTERVENTION 

Part-Time Teacher  

Make a difference in the lives of preschool age children and their families! Work in BARC’s Early Intervention Center in Croydon  providing services to children ages 3 to 5 with developmental delays. Use a family and team approach involving social workers, and physical, occupational and speech therapists. Develop, direct and maintain Individual Education Plans for each child in the program. Maintain a daily lesson plan, conduct classroom activities and keep progress notes for each child. Supervise classroom assistant and volunteers. Monday thru Friday 11:30am to 4:30pm. Benefits included after 60 days.

Qualifications: A B.S.  or B.A. in Early Childhood Education, Special Education or a related field and  Pennsylvania 1 Teaching Certificate in Special Education or Early Childhood Education required. Experience with developmentally delayed children, program planning and assessment writing preferred, as is experience with autism. EOE  

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   

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Home Manager

Use your leadership and direct care background to manage a Quakertown 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. 

Requirements:

  • 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. 

 Healthcare Coordinator 

If you are looking for a career in which you utilize many different skills, and then this is the position for you. 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.

Requirements:

 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 own vehicle required to use as back-up for agency business.

 EOE

Direct Support

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.
SIGNING BONUS FOR RESIDENTIAL DIRECT CARE STAFF!

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

 Position: Program Specialist 

Create your own success stories with BARC Developmental Services.  Program Specialist sought to provide vocational services for adults with disabilities in a production facility at our Quakertown workshop. Develop and review Individual Worker Program Plans, coordinate team meetings and maintain worker files. Provide counseling and support to individuals including personal hygiene, feeding and physical support and make recommendations for additional supports, therapy, service or programming to meet worker needs. This full-time position includes a comprehensive benefits package after 60 days.  Work hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.

 Rquirements:

Minimum bachelor’s degree.  

  • Two years experience working directly with persons having developmental disabilities required. 
  • Proficiency in Excel and MS Word software preferred.
  • 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 Position is located in Quakertown.

Production Coach 

Provide 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. 

 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 positions, Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, available in our Quakertown production facility.

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. 

SUPPORT SERVICES

Accounts Payable Bookkeeper

The Accounts Payable Bookkeeper, with the leadership of the Accounting Manager and the Director of Financial Services, is responsible to the individuals supported for providing proactive fiscal management of the agency’s resources and financial opportunities.  The Accounts Payable Bookkeeper processes tasks related to Accounts Payable functions within the Fiscal Department including, but not limited to:

  • sort invoices and distribute for appropriate approval
  • code invoices with appropriate cost center and account numbers
  • match purchase orders with invoices and receipts
  • maintain vendor files & various spread sheets
  • prepare checks,
  • respond to requests for information,
  • handle vendor calls and correspondence  

The Accounts Payable Bookkeeper works daytime hours, generally 8:30 to 4:30, Monday through Friday, and is based in the corporate office in Holicong.   May be expected to fulfill portions of other fiscal staff’s duties in the absence of another department member. 

QUALIFICATIONS:          

-          High School diploma or GED required. 

 

-          Minimum 2 years bookkeeping experience including accounts payable

 

-          Computer proficiency required;

 

-          Ability to learn proprietary software

 

 -    Able to listen & communicate well with others and support agency/department philosophies.