Teacher/Counselor (Direct Care Work) – $2,000 Staff Retention Bonus!


Website Lifeworks, Inc

Job Title: Direct Care – Teacher/Counselor

  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required
  • 100% direct care hands-on
  • Complete assistance with toileting, showering, shaving, etc.
  • Driving the handicap van

Number of openings: 2

Pay Rate: $59,380.00

Work Schedule: 56-hour shift /

Sun: (8 am – 9 am /Overnight), Mon: (3 pm – 10 pm), Tues: (2 pm – 9 am), Wed: (2 pm – 7 pm), Thursday, Friday, Saturday – Off

Work Schedule: 40-hour shift

Pay Rate: $46,268.00

Thurs: (1 pm- 10 pm), Fri: (1 pm – 10 pm), Sat: (8 am – 10 pm), Sun: (2 pm – 10 pm)

Locations: Foxboro, MA

Job ID#: 244 (40-hours) & 248 (56-hours)



If you want a position in which the work that you do every day makes a meaningful impact in the lives of many, then this is the agency for you!!

As an industry leader, Lifeworks continues our commitment to self-determined support, careers with competitive wages, and developing innovative opportunities that enhance everyday lives.

Lifeworks Mission

Advocacy – Empowerment – Opportunity

We focus on serving the community and people with disabilities as we live and work together. We envision a community where people with disabilities are more broadly valued, hired by employers, receive support, and participate in ordinary activities.


As a Teacher/ Counselor atLifeworks, Inc you will be a direct support professional (DSP) supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a residential program. You will be working in a beautiful home in the suburban town of Norwood, MA, and receive a signing bonus shortly after joining our team.

All-female residents would need direct personal care!

Job Responsibilities: (Case Management duties) & (Direct Care Work)

  • 100% direct care hands-on
  • Full assistance with toileting, showering, shaving, etc.
  • Driving the handicap van
  • Tracking and recording ISP data
  • Writing Monthly progress notes
  • Attending ISP meetings
  • Completing ISP assessments
  • Assisting with appointments and all follow-up
  • Serving as a contact for other providers (Guardians, Day Program staff, etc.)
  • Cooking, assisting with feeding, etc.
  • Hands-on support with toileting
  • Showering
  • Changing briefs, and colostomy bag if needed!

Benefits package that includes:

  • 403(B) matching
  • Excellent Salary
  • $2,000 Staff Retention, payable after 4 & 6 months!
  • Health Insurance with 2 plan choices and a 75% employer contribution. Benefits available upon hire
  • Dental, Vision, and Short-Term disability insurance is available
  • 4.4 weeks of Paid Time Off in your first year of employment
  • Long-Term Disability insurance & Life Insurance free for employees
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Need to reduce your student loan debt? Lifeworks, Inc. is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, which means that you may be able to have a portion of your federal student loans forgiven after meeting certain eligibility requirements of the PSLF program.


  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required
  • BA/BS in Human Services / related field or substitute 10 years of related experience with persons with ID/ DD or human services.
  • Valid driver’s license & personal vehicle required

For a full list of job opportunities or to learn more about Lifeworks, please visit

Contact our recruiter for more information:

HR Recruiter

789 Clapboardtree Street

Westwood, MA

781-540-4016 (c)

781-762-4001 (w)

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