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Title Health and Wellness Support Specialist ($1,000 sign on bonus)
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Substance Abuse Services
Location Boston, Ma
Job Information

This rare career opportunity offered from one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the opportunity to work directly with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness and serious medical diagnoses in a dynamic, community based setting.

The Health and Wellness Support Specialist (HWSS) is supervised by experienced and licensed professionals, and is part of a multi-disciplinary team working with clients with the common goal of helping them to address health and wellness concerns and move forward in Recovery.  The HWSS carries a regular case load, providing general case management and care coordination as well as wellness education and skill development. They work alongside collaterals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, community health care professionals and other North Suffolk programs. The HWSS uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence-based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to cultivate positive growth.  Meeting individually with clients and employing techniques such as motivational interviewing, the HWSS works collaboratively with the client to assess needs and hopes while designing and implementing a highly personalized treatment plan to realize change. 

This position requires excellent verbal communication, writing, and organization skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged. This is a specialized position and the HWSS, in addition to regular duties, will provide consultation and training to other team members, clients and agency personnel on a variety of wellness related issues.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

* High School diploma or GED required 

* Health Educator, Wellness Coach, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nutritionist or Registered Dietitian preferred

* Two years outreach experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness preferred

* Comparable experience considered

 

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Weekend Floater MH & DS
Categories Boston, Cambridge/Somerville, Charlestown, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA – Multiple Locations
Job Information

Weekend Floaters are part-time (16 hours per week) positions, responsible for providing weekend coverage in a residential home setting; in either a Direct Support Professional or Awake Overnight capacity. During their assigned hours, floaters must be willing, and able, to work at any residential program at short notice. Floaters may be hired to work at either Mental Health or Developmental Disability residential programs. Access to reliable transportation is required, to ensure the floater’s ability to travel to different sites quickly and efficiently.

Residential direct support staff are members of a team, responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with mental illness. Each direct support staff member is responsible for ensuring that the human rights of all individuals served are met. Staff are responsible for treating all individuals with dignity and respect. Direct support staff are responsible for supporting individuals in the completion of their daily routines; and for ensuring persons served live a safe, healthy, enjoyable life in the community. Direct support staff are responsible for ensuring that individuals are provided with opportunities to learn and exercise, increasing independence as much as is practicable.

High school diploma or GED required. Three years related experience, providing child care/elder care/direct support to developmentally disabled persons, or previous experience supporting individuals in a mental health/special education or other human services setting is required. An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Requirements:

High school degree or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/1st aide within five (5) months of hire.

Salary:  $16/hour

Three Shifts Available:

Overnight – Sat-Sun 11pm-7am
Day – Sat-Sun 7am-3pm
Evening – Sat-Sun 3pm-11pm
Schedule Multiple
Hours Part Time
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Title Are you Fluent in American Sign Language? $1,000 Sign On Bonus
Categories Boston, Cambridge/Somerville, Charlestown, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

Are you fluent in American Sign Language?

We currently have multiple positions working with our Deaf Team as a:

 

Residential Counselor

Awake Overnight Counselor

Employment Support Specialist

Recovery Support Specialist

 

$1,000 Sign on Bonus’ will be rewarded to hired individuals who are hired as part of our Deaf Team. ($500 at the time of hire and $500 after completing 6 months of continuous work)

 

Interested candidates should visit our website at www.NorthSuffolk.org or apply by sending your CV and Resume to gethired@northsuffolk.org.

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Title Peer Facilitator
Categories Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location Boston, Ma
Job Information

Is a member of the Recovery Learning Center (RLC) community at the Hope Center for North Suffolk and the wider Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community (MBRLC). This position is designated for a person who is or has been a recipient of services for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.  The Peer Facilitator at the Hope Center reports to the Hope Center Director and is a contributing team member of the larger peer support specialist network at North Suffolk.

Job Requirements:

  • The peer facilitator may have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than behavioral sciences or have a high school diploma or GED
  •  Has work experience with adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses or with individuals with similar human-services needs
  • This individual should be a current or former recipient of mental health services who is in recovery. May have related training (e.g., cer­tified occupational therapy assistant, home health care aide) or work experience (e.g., teaching) and life experience
  • Must have completed an accredited  Peer Facilitator training program or be willing to complete one within the first six months of hire
  • Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person visits the Hope Center and who identifies as having a mental health and/or substance use disorder.
  • CPR/1st Aid Certification within three months of hire.

Schedule TBD
Hours TBD
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Title Awake / Asleep Overnight Counselor
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA & others
Job Information

The Awake/Asleep Overnight Counselor is responsible for the safety and well-being of individuals in a residential setting during overnight shifts. Provides assistance to individuals based on their need, and adheres to all agency policies and procedures and licensing/funding source requirements.  Be awake/asleep (dependent on need), and available to individuals during overnight shift.  During awake hours, check in with staff, individuals who are awake and complete a walk-through of the program.  During the week, wake individuals up for day program, assist with showering and dressing for the day.  Monitor and insure health and safety of individuals. Perform household maintenance and upkeep activities as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • High School degree or GED required
  • Zero to six months human services experience with similar population preferred
  • Must have valid Driver’s license
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five(5) months of hire.
Schedule multiple
Hours Part time & Full time
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Title Senior Substance Abuse Specialist ($1000 sign on bonus)
Categories Boston, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Substance Abuse Services
Location Boston
Job Information

A member of the Recovery Support Team, this position reports to the Assistant Program Manager. This person will provide and coordinate substance use assessment, person centered individual action planning and service delivery tailored to the individual needs of persons with substance use disorders and dual disorders of mental illness and substance use.  This team member will embrace a holistic approach that focuses on each individual’s strengths and promotes healthy choices.

This position works with each assigned team to provide task-specific skill building in group home and community settings. The work focuses on teaching staff and clients to draw on strengths in the development of effective interventions and support strategies that include illness treatment and management. This person will facilitate meetings with other CBFS Substance Abuse Recovery Specialists with the goal of making the group more informed and more able to help persons served who are coping with co-occurring disorders.

 

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Two years experience with substance abuse recovery/treatment preferred
  • Must have a driver’s license
  • Must have MAP Certification through DPH, CPR/1st Aide within three months of hire
Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Assistant Program Director
Categories Administration, Boston, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Boston
Job Information

The Assistant Program Director of a Intense Group Living Environment in the community is responsible for assisting with the overall management of the program as well as the overall health and safety of the persons residing there, under the supervision of the Program Director

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in social work, psychology or related field required
  • Experience working in both group living environments for people with psychiatric diagnoses and in psychiatric in-patient units preferred
  • Medication, CPR/First-Aid certification or ability to receive certifications required within five (5) months of hire
  • At least three (3) years experience in human services and  two (2) years supervisory experience required
  • Previous experience with provision and/or management of psychiatric rehabilitation services preferred.

 

 

 

Schedule Full Time
Hours Mon -Fri 11a-7p
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Title Behavioral Specialist – DS
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, Healthcare, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, Boston, Revere, Winthrop, MA
Job Information

The Behavioral Specialist helps to support individuals and staff in the Developmental Services Department. This person will assist the Clinical Coordinator/ Clinical Manager with day to day person centered clinical services provided to individuals. This person may also be responsible for training staff around clinical matters and Positive Behavior Supports and Person Centered Planning. They will work in a team environment to help individuals increase adaptive skills and behaviors, while decreasing maladaptive behaviors. This person may also help create and complete documents for a variety of topics including assessments and behavior. This person will be report to the Clinical Manager.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, education, or a related field strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with individuals who have Developmental Disabilities, and other disorders
  • Knowledge of ABA and Positive Behavior Support
  • Must have valid driver’s license and personal vechicle
Schedule Mon-Fri 10a-6p
Hours 40
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Title Case Manager (Multiple)
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Boston, and Chelsea, MA.
Job Information

Case Managers are responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in an intensive group living environment through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions.  Supervise and/or support residents, in the areas of activities of daily living, socialization, use of leisure time and community integration.  Assist persons with psychiatric disabilities in the development of their IAPs.  Provide rehabilitation and supportive interventions that are based in the persons’ IAPs.  Provides support and interventions that are grounded in the philosophy and techniques of psychiatric rehabilitation.  Schedule or assist persons in scheduling routine and preventive medical appointments and obtain and disseminate all reports to appropriate team member.  Administer medications in accordance with MAP regulations.  Participate in upkeep and maintenance of program, including cleaning of the facility.

 

Job Requirements:

  • High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field preferred
  • At least three (3) years human services experience with similar population required
  • Must have valid Massachusetts Driver’s license
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/ First Aid certified within five (5) months of hire.

 

Full and part time positions available–please note that not all schedules may be available:

Town SCHEDULE HRS
Chelsea Tues-Wed 3p-11p Thur-Sat 7a-3p 40
Boston Sun-Thur7a-3p 40
Boston Thur-Mon 3p-11p 40
Boston Thur 2p-6p, Fri-Sat 3p-11p 20
Schedule multiple
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Title Residential Counselor – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere
Location Chelsea, MA & others
Job Information

Residential Counselors work one-on-one with consumers in a residential setting. Residential Counselors are responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of consumers through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions. Participate with consumers with psychiatric disabilities, based on their needs, in self-help skills, activities of daily living, socialization, leisure time and community integration. Implement, teach, and assist individuals with IAP goals and objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred
  • Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Full and part time positions available–please note that not all schedules may be available:

Town SCHEDULE HRS
Charlestown Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Charlestown Sun-Thur 3P-11P 40
Charlestown Thur-Mon 3p-11p 40
Charlestown Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Fri – Sat 7a-3p 16
Chelsea Sun-Thur 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Sun -Thur3p-11p 40
Chelsea Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Tues-Thur 3-11p, Fri-Sat 7-3p 40
Chelsea Sun-Thur 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Tues-Sat 9a-5p 40
East Boston Sun-Thurs 3p-11p 40
East Boston Thurs-Mon 3p-11p 40
East Boston Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Revere Sun-Thur 7a-3p 40
Revere Tues-Sat 3PM – 11PM 40
Revere Sun-Mon 7a-3p 16
Revere Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Revere Wed-Sat 3p-11p 32
Schedule Multiple
Hours Full time & Part time
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Title Awake Overnight Counselor MH and DS – Multiple Positions
Categories Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA & others
Job Information

The Awake Overnight Counselor is responsible for the safety and well-being of persons in a residential setting (MH or DS) during overnight shifts. Provide assistance to persons based on need level of persons, and adheres to all agency policies and procedures and licensing/funding source requirements.  The Awake Overnight Counselor is awake and available to consumers during the entire overnight shift.  Performs household maintenance and upkeep activities as assigned by supervisor. Performs security checks and document, on an hourly basis to ensure safety of consumers and facility.  Performs basic data collection, data entry, and tallying of information with respect to IAP goals and objectives, and protocol.

Counselors may be hired to work at either Mental Health or Developmental Disability residential programs

 

Job Requirements:

  • High school degree or GED required, Bachelor’s in related field preferred
  • One (1) year human services experience with similar population required
  • Must be or have the ability to become medication, SFA and CPR certified after training provided
  • Must have valid Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five(5) months of hire.

Full and part-time positions available.  Please indicate preferred shift in application.

Town Schedule Hrs/Week
Winthrop – DS Sun -Wed 11p-9a 40
Chelsea- MH Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
Chelsea-MH Sun- Mon 11p-7a 16
Chelsea – MH Tues – Sat 11p-7a 40
Chelsea – MH Sun- Thurs 11p-7a 40
E. Boston – MH Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
W. Roxbury -DS Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
Chelsea-MH Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
Revere – DS Sat-Mon 9p-9a 36
Revere -MH Sun-Wed 11p-7a 32
Waltham -DS Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
Schedule Multiple schedules
Hours Full time & Part Time
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Title Employment Support Specialist (Vocational Counselor)($1000 Sign-on Bonus)
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location East Boston, Chelsea
Job Information

This career opportunity, offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive human services organizations, provides the opportunity to make a real and lasting difference, through vocational rehabilitation, in the lives of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.  The person selected for this role will be in a position to tip the balance in favor of ‘recovery’ through partnering with clients, staff, and community businesses to employ people in competitive jobs.  The Employment Support Specialist, although spear heading this important effort, is not alone, but instead has at his/her disposal the following tools and supports:

1.  A well researched body of evidence-based theory and practice, Individual Placement and Support (IPS), that provides the foundation to achieve success;

2.  Participation in the ‘interdisciplinary team’ – the function of which is to collaborate around helping each person served to reach his/her goals.

3.  Regular individual and group supervision with a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor as well as extensive multi-faceted training opportunities to promote personal and professional growth and increase the effectiveness of interventions.

While a Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred, at a minimum, a High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required and a candidate must have at least (2) years experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness. The candidate must also have knowledge of vocational rehabilitation, possess a valid driver’s license and must have MAP Certification through DPH and CPR/First Aid certification within three months of hire (all training provided).

 

Multiple Locations available

Chelsea and East Boston

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Program Director — Greenway
Categories Boston, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Boston, Ma
Job Information

The Program Director of the Intensive Group Living Environment  is responsible for overall management of the program as well as the overall health and safety of the persons residing there.  The Program Director insures that day to day operations of assigned group home program are grounded in the philosophy and techniques of psychiatric rehabilitation, including but not limited to:  Communicating with persons with psychiatric disabilities in order to develop a collaborative relationship; instilling hope by engaging in positive interactions regarding a person’s potential for recovery from a psychiatric disability; Emphasizing choices for persons with psychiatric disabilities to help them achieve their goals; Providing practical and meaningful activities to persons with psychiatric disabilities to live in the environment of their choice; Advocating that persons with psychiatric disabilities need to make informed choices to further their own recovery; Assisting persons with psychiatric disabilities to identify personal priorities, preferences, strengths and interests in order to help them establish goals that are consistent with their worldview; Providing interventions for change for persons with psychiatric disabilities in order to promote the recovery process; Encouraging persons with psychiatric disabilities to continue fulfillment of desired roles; Encouraging the integration of persons with psychiatric disabilities in social and community activities to help them achieve their goals. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with North Suffolk’s policies and applicable laws.  Supervises the development and implementation of Quality Indicators through the IAP process and Program Goals.  Performs on-call duties as required.  Provide best-practice procedures, treatments, and approaches which help persons with psychiatric disabilities achieve their goals.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling required.  LICSW, LMHC, or ability to become licensed preferred. Experience working in both group living environments for people with psychiatric diagnoses and in psychiatric in-patient units preferred.. Must be MAP certified, and CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire. At least four (4) years’ experience in human services and four (4) years supervisory experience required. Previous experience with provision and/or management of psychiatric rehabilitation services preferred.

Schedule Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Hours 40
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Title Assistant Program Coordinator – DS
Categories Boston, Developmental Services, West Roxbury
Location Multiple
Job Information

The Assistant Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the programmatic and administrative aspects of a residential program under the supervision of the Program Coordinator and/or Residential Service Coordinator.  Assists in recruiting, training and evaluating staff.  Assists in arranging staff schedules to meet the health and safety requirements of the program.  Assists in the development and implementation of Quality Indicators through the ISP process.  Assists with families/guardians, DDS, MCB and other service providers.   Supervises and participates in the housekeeping and maintenance of the house and vehicle.  Monitors medications in accordance with MAP regulations.  Assists with caseload, ISPS, menu planning, activities and day to day operations of the programs.  Assists with end of the month supervisions, work orders, ordering of food, food shopping, and medication and money audits.

High School Degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.  Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.   Two years experience in the Human Services field required.  Supervisory experience preferred. Valid Massachusetts Drivers License Required.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Recovery Support Specialist ($1,000 Sign on Bonus) – Multiple locations
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston, Healthcare
Location Boston, East Boston, Chelsea, MA
Job Information

This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting. The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) is the point person on a multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. The RSS works very closely with clients to help them reach their goals.

The person in this front-line position works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.  The RSS is an outreach worker on a team that offers care coordination that may involve working with professionals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs and housing agencies. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

 

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred
  • At least two years’ experience with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness is required in lieu of degree
  • Must have a Driver’s license
  • Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.
Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Direct Support Professionals – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, Revere, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA & others
Job Information

Direct Support Professionals (I-IV) are members of a team responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting. Each direct support staff member is responsible for ensuring the human rights of all Individuals served are met. Direct Support Professionals are responsible for supporting individuals in the completion of their daily routines and for ensuring clients live a safe, healthful, enjoyable life in the community. Direct Support staff are responsible for ensuring Individuals are provided with opportunities to learn and exercise increasing independence as much as practicable.

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED require
  •   Zero to two years related experience (depending on DSP level) providing child care/elder care/direct support to developmentally disabled persons or previous experience supporting individuals in a mental health/special education or other human services setting is required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.
  • Must have valid Massachusetts Driver’s license
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five(5) months of hire.

 

Please select a schedule when applying :

Town SCHEDULE HRS
 Winthrop  DSP I – Wed 1p-11p, Thurs-Fri 2p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
 Revere  DSP I – Sun 10a-11p, Mon-Wed 2p-11p 40
 Saugus  DSP I- Sun- 9a-11p, Mon-Tues 2p-11p, Wed 1p-9p 40
 Revere  DSP II – Tues 3p-11p, Wed-Thurs 3p-9p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 11a-11p 40
 Revere – Part Time  DSP II – Sun 9a-5p, Thurs 1p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 30
 Chelsea  DSP II – Tues-Sat 1p-9p 40
 Revere  DSP II- Sun-Tues 3p-11p, Wed 1p-11p, Thurs 5p-11p 40
 Revere  DSP II- Tues-Wed 3p-9p, Thurs-Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
 Revere DSP II –  Wed – Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-11p 40
 Winthrop DSP III – Sun 9a-11p, Mon-Tues 4p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
 Winthrop  DSP III – Sun 9a-9p, Mon-Tues 3p-11p, Thurs-Fri 5p-11p 40
Winthrop – Part time  DSP III – Sat and Sun 9a-5p 16
 West Roxbury  DSP III- Sun 9a-11p, Mon 3p-11p, Fri 3p-9p, Sat 9a-9p 40
 West Roxbury  DSP III – Sun 10a-9p, Mon 3p-9p, Tues 3p-11p, Wed 1p-9p, Thurs 2p-9p 38
 West Roxbury  DSP III – Mon -Fri 7a-3p 40
 Revere  DSP III- Wed-Sun 9a-5p 40
 Waltham DSP III – Sun 9a-11p, Wed 3p-11p, Thurs 1p-11p, Fri 3p-11p 40
 Hype Park – Part time  DSP IV – Sat 3p-11p, Sun 9a-5p 16
 Hyde Park  DSP IV – Sun 9a-11p, Mon 1p-11p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
 Hyde Park DSP IV – Tues 4p-11p, Wed 2p-11p, Thurs-Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-5p 40
 Hyde Park  DSP IV – Mon-Tues 3p-11p, Wed 2p-10p, Thurs 3p-11p, Sat 3p-11p 40
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Schedule Multiple
Hours Full time & Part Time Hours
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Title Assistant Director of DS Emergency Services
Categories Administration, Boston, Emergency Services
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

The Assistant Director is responsible for assisting with the delegated clinical and administrative aspects of a diversified emergency/crisis services program consistent with applicable state, local and federal contracts, regulations and/or guidelines.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with supervisory responsibilities for staff.
  • Assists in the preparation and monitoring of applications, contracts, budgets and similar documents related to program funding.
  • Assists in the development and allocation of program resources.
  • Assists in the planning, redesign and development of a program in collaboration with appropriate clinical and administrative personnel.
  • Performs periodic program evaluation and quality assurance.
  • Acts as primary liaison to DDS regarding the provision of ESP clinical services.
  • Establishes and monitors intake procedures and treatment of individuals.
  • Ensures coordination of services for cases.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of contracts with individuals and agencies, for the purposes of referrals, compliance with regulations, and general community relations.
  • Management of day to day operations of mobile crisis team.
  • Provides 24/7 on-call coverage on a regular rotating basis. During on-call hours the Assistant Program Director provides in-the-moment training, supervision, and consultation to a very active on call staff of clinicians, family partners, and peer specialists.
  • Triage and assign cases, collaborate with families, individuals and providers to provide best information to clinicians in the field.
  • Monitors productivity, caseloads and units-of-work level of clinicians and family partners
  • Performs clinical services, crisis intervention and appropriate evaluations as needed

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing, or Human Services.
  • Three to five years of supervisory/administrative experience in mental health field or Human Services Field preferred.
  • Must have working knowledge of emergency services procedures.

 

Schedule TBD – Some evening and weekend coverage may be needed. After hours on-call required
Hours 40
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Title LICSW, LCSW Outpatient Clinician
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Chelsea
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

The Adult Outpatient Clinician provides a broad range of clinical services for mental health clients including formulating independent psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans. The clinician will provide evaluation and treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group and family modalities. This position involves providing crisis intervention as needed. Be part of a dedicated interdisciplinary treatment team and take part of clinical and staff meetings. Take initiative to ensure that consumers receive appropriate services offered.

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required. LICSW or LCSW required. LICSW preferred. Bilingual ability (Spanish or ASL) highly preferred.

Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers.

North Suffolk has a common vision for improving the communities we serve. A career here is a commitment to opportunity, with a focus on a future of progress and change. Join our dedicated employees to help shape the future of the community for which we care so deeply. North Suffolk’s counseling centers provide individual, group and family therapy as well as psychiatric and medication services. We serve adults with emotional difficulties, family problems, psychiatric illness, struggles with addiction and other challenges to daily living.

Schedule TBD
Hours 20-40
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Title Outpatient Clinician – Deaf Services, ASL Required
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Healthcare
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

The Outpatient Clinician provides a broad range of community outreach, case coordination, and clinical services for Deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, and Deaf/blind clients and their families. This position maintains effective professional linkages and leadership in the Deaf community.

  • Formulates independent psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans for adults, adolescents, children and families.
  • Provides evaluation & treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group & family modalities.
  • Participates in treatment team planning and program development.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required.
  • LICSW highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Deaf culture & experience in working with the Deaf and hard of hearing required.
  • Fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) required.
  • Deaf and hard of hearing people are encouraged to apply.
Schedule M-F TBD
Hours 20-40 hours/week
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Title Emergency Services Clinician
Categories Boston, Emergency Services
Location Boston/Cambridge, Somerville, MA
Job Information

This position provides direct emergency psychiatric clinical services, coordination and consultation to other care providers.  This position is part of an emergency services team providing continuity of care to all emergency clients, families and allied services.

  • Prescreening evaluations for information and referral services, respite care and specializing and various administrative tasks.
  • Provide direct emergency psychiatric clinical services, coordination and consultation to other service providers.
  • Provide mobile psychiatric services to clients in coordination with other community service providers.
  • Provide brief crisis intervention follow-up, as indicated.
  • Assess crisis or emergency situations and intervene immediately with appropriate clinical treatment for clients.
  • This is an on-site position, with the expectation of mobile response, in addition.
  • Weekends, Holiday and shift rotation will be required.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant human service clinical specialty that is Medicaid reimbursable.
  • Minimum one year in a psychiatric emergency service or similar setting required.
  • Must have access to a car and possess a valid driver’s license.

Multiple positions available!

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Bilingual Adolescent/Adult APRN
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY:

This position reports to a North Suffolk psychiatrist for clinical supervision and to the CBFS director or designee for administrative supervision.  This member of the Medical Services Team (MST) is responsible for providing leadership and a broad range of clinical services including psychopharmacology, counseling, psycho-education and medical/clinical management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing interventions for individuals identified as needing MST nursing services.
  • Prescribe medications and conduct regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educate clients regarding medications.
  • Provide administration of oral and intramuscular medication.
  • Participate in person centered comprehensive assessment (including onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, risk behaviors; physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living; and family structure and relationships.
  • Prepare documentation for persons-served in a timely manner and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Agency standards.
  • Collaborate with the MST Nurses regarding assessment of client physical health, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment, and coordinating medical treatments with psychiatric treatment.
  • Collaborate with the MST Nurse and staff in NSMHA community based programs to develop, revise, maintain, and supervise team psychopharmacologic and medical treatment and medication policies and procedures.
  • With other team members, provide support, education, and counseling to family members of clients to help them become knowledgeable about mental illness, collaborate in the treatment planning process, and assist in their family member’s progress.
  • Collaborate with all members of MST to provide crisis assessment and management.
  • Will be available on-call to MST staff, as needed, for management of psychiatric crises requiring immediate intervention.
  • Will participate in the assessment of need for guardianship and, when indicated, complete paperwork required for pursuing guardianships for people served.
  • Attend staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.
  • Train staff in the knowledge and skills basic to the treatment of severe and persistent mental illnesses.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree in Nursing is required. MA license is required. ANA Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner is required. Experience in mental health setting is required, community mental health preferred. Bilingual in Spanish/English strongly preferred.

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title Emergency Services – Child Focused Clinician
Categories Boston, Emergency Services, Healthcare
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

This clinician position provides direct emergency psychiatric clinical services to youth and their families and coordination and consultation to other care providers also involved, in collaboration with other emergency services staff. This position also provides prescreening evaluations for information and referral purposes and communicates ongoing needs of youth and families back to the emergency services team to coordinate and execute follow up. This position is part of an emergency services team providing continuity of care to all clients, children and families and allied services. This is an on-site position, with the expectation of mobile response.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant human service clinical specialty that is Medicaid reimbursable.
  • Minimum one year in a psychiatric emergency service or similar setting required.
  • Must have access to a car and possess a valid driver’s license.
Schedule Tues-Sat
Hours 40 hours/week
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Title ACRA/ACC Clinician/Care Coordinator
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston, Revere, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, Revere
Job Information

The ACRA/ACC Clinician and Care Coordinator works as part of the Teen TEAM program.  The Teen TEAM program provides substance abuse, community-based treatment to at-risk, underserved adolescents and young adults who have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health diagnosis. Treatment and interventions are in conjunction with the family, care providers, natural supports and case managers from child serving programs, and the ACRA/ACC Clinician is responsible for developing treatment plans and risk management/safety plans supporting the achievement of goals identified by the client and caregivers.  Interventions are designed to be intensive and immediate (after placement or incarceration) to improve the family’s ability to function as a unit both in the home and in the community. The Clinician/Care Coordinator will be trained in CANS, GAIN, and A-CRA/ACC evidence based practices and tools to be used to promote positive social activity, positive peer relationships, improved relationship with family, and improved recovery environment and abstinence from illicit drugs and alcohol.

Master’s degree required.  Experience with substance abuse, LGBT youth, and wrap-around care models preferred. 
Must have valid drivers license and be comfortable working in the community. Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Hours 40
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Title Family Partner – Boston Emergency Services Team
Categories Boston, Cambridge/Somerville, Emergency Services
Location Boston or Cambridge/Somerville
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JOB SUMMARY:

The Family Partner works with other members of the ESP Urgent Care and Mobile Crisis teams and provides peer support to parents served by the program.  Peer support is defined as using personal and professional life experiences to establish credibility and infuse hope for a better future, to demonstrate unconditional acceptance, and to assist with problem solving. This position is part of an emergency services team providing continuity of care to all emergency clients, families and allied services.

  • Serves as a “values speaker” by providing a parent’s perspective.
  • Uses personal and professional life experience to provide consultation and training for staff and to increase awareness and improve the effectiveness of parent-professional partnerships to meet the needs of families.
  • Participate in program/community meetings to maximize parent voice, choice, and involvement throughout the service delivery process.
  • Models effective coping techniques for parents and caregivers.
  • Learns the family’s story, culture, strengths, and concerns.
  • Serves as a bridge to ensure that family and providers understand each other’s perspective and information.
  • Provides parents and caregivers with information about the ESP and the wraparound process and resources to assist them to successfully engage.
  • Provides a consistent source of encouragement and hope.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to articulate the experience and perspective of a parent/caregiver or relative of a child with complex needs involving mental health, child protective, or probation services. This ability is typically acquired as the primary caregiver of a child with complex needs. TO BE CONSIDERED, PLEASE INCLUDE COVER LETTER STATING EXPERIENCE.
  • This is an on-site position, with the expectation of mobile response, in addition. Weekends, Holiday and shift rotation will be required.
  • Agency Wraparound training.
  • Good critical reasoning/thinking and problem solving skills, coordination, customer service, training, and negotiation.
  • High School Diploma/GED; some college preferred and up to 3 months of experience
Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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