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Title Employment Support Specialist (Vocational Counselor)
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 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 – Revere, MA

Awake Overnight Counselor – Revere, MA

Employment Support Specialist – East Boston, MA

Recovery Support Specialist – East Boston, MA

 

$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 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 persons in a residential setting. Residential Counselors are responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions. Participate with persons 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.

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/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Multiple positions available–please note that not all schedules may be available:

Charlestown Thurs-Fri 11p-7a 16
Charlestown Sun-Thur 3P-11P 40
Charlestown Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Thur-Mon 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Sun -Thur 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Fri – Sat 7a-3p 16
Chelsea Sun-Thur 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Sun-Thur 3P-11P 40
Chelsea Sun-Thur 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Thur-Mon 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Tues-Thur 3-11p, Fri-Sat 7-3p 40
East Boston Sun-Thurs 3p-11p 40
East Boston Thurs-Mon 3p-11p 40
East Boston Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
East Boston Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Revere Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Revere Sun-thur 3p-11p 40
Revere Aun-Thur 3p-11p 40
Revere Sun-Mon 7a-3p 16
Revere Tues-Sat 3PM – 11PM 40
Revere Wed-Sat 3p-11p 32
Revere Sun-Thur 3P-11P 40
Revere Sun 9a-5p, Mon-Thur 3p-11p 40
Revere Sun-Thur 3P-11P 40
Schedule Multiple
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Title Relief Counselor – MH
Categories Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere
Location Multiple
Job Information

Relief Staff have the ability to set their own schedules based on their preference and availability, along with the freedom to work in many settings and locations. Able to work as many as 40 hours per week, Relief Staff have much earning potential, without the commitment to a set schedule. A driver’s license is preferred, but not required for Relief Staff. Relief is an excellent, and flexible, entry-level opportunity for students, or those with varying schedules, seeking to start a career in the Human Services field.

Responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in a residential setting through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions. Participate with persons 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.

Requirements:

High school degree or GED required

Must be MAP certified, CPR/1st aide within five (5) months of hire.

Salary:  $12/hour

Three Shifts Available:

Overnight – 11pm-7am
Day – 7am-3pm
Evening – 3pm-11pm
Schedule Flexible
Hours Flexible
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Title Health and Wellness Speacialist
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 provides case management and care coordination 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.

 

High School diploma or GED required. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian, Health Educator or Wellness Coach preferred.  Two years outreach experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness with a focus on Health and Wellness issues preferred. Comparable experience considered.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Volunteer Coordinator
Categories Boston, Substance Abuse Services, West Roxbury
Location Roxbury, MA
Job Information

Job Summary: 

Reports to Program Manager.  Engages peers in activities that support the agency’s goals and values.   Coordinate the activities and schedules of members and volunteers to ensure effective program implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit volunteers and create linkages.
  2. Perform the initial screening process for all volunteers.
  3. Facilitate the orientation of peer members and volunteers and establish a schedule of participation.
  4. Assist in the training of peers to become facilitators of peer groups.
  5. Meet regularly with volunteers to update them about opportunities and resources.
  6. Develop and maintain a up-to-date volunteer database and tracking system.
  7. Conduct a variety of activities that meet the diverse interests and needs of the recovery community

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Ability to interact effectively with peers, their families, visitors, and other staff.
  2. Good telephone skills
  3. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  4. Ability to interface with small or large groups.
  5. Ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
  6. Proficiency in MS Word and ability to use a data file system.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED and one year of supervised experience in substance abuse, a related human services field, or equivalent. Knowledge and understanding of: addiction as a disease and recovery is highly preferred.

Schedule Mon-Wend, Fri-Sat
Hours TBD
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Title Assistant Director of Recovery
Categories Boston, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Substance Abuse Services
Location Boston, 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 in various stages of recovery from mental health and/or substance use disorders in a dynamic and community based setting. The Assistant Director of Recovery will be the Director of the Hope Center RLC (a peer run, recovery-focused center) and oversee the daily operations and oversight of that program as well as serve as a liaison between the Hope Center RLC and other parts of the agency.  The Assistant Director will work closely with peer support specialists from North Suffolk, the greater Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community, and the Director of Recovery. The Assistant Director will work very closely with other departments of the agency to influence the changing climate of the mental health field, including giving in-service trainings on recovery tenets and participating in collaborations to help both persons served and other staff see the value in self-determination and choice-driven treatment.  This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community as well as at least three years of prior supervisory experience. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.  The Assistant Director of Recovery is supervised by the Director of Recovery and will receive regular opportunities for continuing education as well as opportunities to interact with a strong peer-driven work force both within and outside the agency.

High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred, but may be in a field other than mental health. This job is designated for a person who is or has been in mental health and/or substance use services and is familiar with the social service system and the Recovery and Peer Movement in Massachusetts.  Must be CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire and be willing and eligible to attend a Certified Peer Specialist training within the first six months of hire.

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title Peer Facilitator
Categories Boston, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Substance Abuse Services
Location Boston, 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 in various stages of recovery from mental health and/or substance use disorders in a dynamic and community based setting.

The Peer Facilitator is the first contact at the Hope Center RLC (a peer run, recovery-focused center) for community members who are seeking peer support, a safe place to ask questions and receive answers about the journey of recovery.  The Peer Facilitator also works very closely with peer support specialists from North Suffolk and the greater Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community.

This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, the desire to help others advance in their recovery, and the ability to maintain and champion self-determination in. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.  Peer facilitators at the Hope Center RLC are supervised by an experienced peer specialist, are part of a dynamic and diverse peer specialist team that serves all parts of the agency, and are given training and opportunities for advancement.

High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. This job is designated for a person who is or has been in mental health and/or substance use services and is familiar with the social service system and the Recovery and Peer Movement in Massachusetts.  Must be CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.

Multiple Schedules Available:

Tues and Thur – 7.5 hours a day

Tues and Wend – 7.5 hours a day

Schedule Multiple
Hours 15
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Title MH Awake Overnight Counselor-Multiple Positions
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere
Location Multiple
Job Information

This member of the MH Residential Services program reports to the Program Coordinator and/or Assistant Program Coordinator.  This paraprofessional position is responsible for the safety and well being of persons in a residential setting 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.

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 Driver’s license.

Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five(5) months of hire.

 

Chelsea PT Awake Overnight
  • Fri-Sat 11p-7a
16
chelsea PT Awake Overnight
  • Fri-Sat 11p-7a
16
Chelsea PT Awake Overnight
  • Sun-Mon 11p-7a
16
Chelsea Awake Overnight
  • Tues-Sat 11p-7a
40
Revere PT Awake Overnight
  • Thur-Sat 11p-9a
30
Chelsea PT Awake Overnight
  • Fri-Sat 11p-7a
16
Boston PT Awake/Asleep Overnight
  • Fri-Sat 11p-7a
16
Boston Asleep Overnight
  • Fri-Sat 11p-7a
16
Chelsea PT Awake Overnight
  • Fri-Sat 11p-7a
16
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 TBD
Hours 25-40
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Title Recovery Support Specialist – Multiple Positions
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea, East Boston, Boston
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.

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.

Multiple positions available in Chelsea, East Boston and Boston.  Please indicate preference in application.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Assistant Program Coordinator – DS
Categories Boston, Developmental Services, Revere, Waltham, Winthrop
Location Revere, MA
Job Information

This position 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.  Assist in recruiting, training and evaluating staff.  Assist in arranging staff schedules to meet the health and safety requirements of the program.  Assist in the development and implementation of Quality Indicators through the ISP process.  Assist with families/guardians, DDS, MCB and other service providers.  Perform on-call duties as required.  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.  Assist 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 Drivers License Required.

Multiple positions available: Please indicate which location you are applying for.

Location Position Schedule Hours
Revere APC
  • Mon-Tues 12:30p-10:30p
  • Wed 12p-8p
  • Sat 10a-10p
40
Revere APC
  • Tues 9:30a-5:30p
  • Wed-Thur 11A-7p
  • Fri 1p-9p
  • Sat 9:30a-5:30p
40
Revere APC
  • Sun 9a-9p
  • Mon 1-11p
  • Tues 1p-9p
  • Wed 1p-11p
40
Roslindale APC
  • Tues 3p-10p
  • Wed 2p-11p
  • Thurs-Fri 3p-11p
  • Sat 9a-5p
40
Waltham APC
  • Sun 9a-9p
  • Mon 3-11p
  • Tues-Wed 1p-11p
40
Winthrop APC
  • Tues 3p-11p
  • Wed 1p-11p
  • Thur-Fri 3p-11p
  • Sat 9a-3p
40
Hours 40
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Title Adult Outpaitent Clinican
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston
Location Boston, Ma
Job Information

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Formulate independent Psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans.
  • Provide evaluation and treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group and family modalities.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Provide clinical supervision to interns within the team as current credential allows.
  • Participate in the interdisciplinary treatment team clinical and staff meetings.
  • Participate in professional continuing education programs.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of professional social work standards
  • Complete all necessary prior approval forms
  • Prepare all client documentation
  • Maintain contact with other care providers within our system and other agencies.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required.

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) required. Minimum of two (2) years experience in a related position.  Bilingual (Spanish) ability highly preferred.

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours TBD
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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 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 Emergency Services Clinician
Categories Boston, Emergency Services
Location Boston
Job Information

This position provides direct emergency psychiatric clinical services, coordination and consultation to other care providers.  It also provides prescreening evaluations for information and referral services, respite care and specializing and various administrative tasks.  This position is part of an emergency services team providing continuity of care to all emergency clients, families and allied services.  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!

Location Schedule
Boston
  • Mon – Fri 12P-8P
Boston
  • Mon-Fri 10A-6P
Boston
  • Mon 11AM-7P
  • Fri -Sat 11p-7a
Boston
  • Tues-Sat Hours TBD
Hours 40
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