Chelsea

Title Assistant Program Coordinator – CBFS Residential
Categories Chelsea, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services
Location East Boston, MA & others
Job Information

This member of the Recovery Support Team is responsible for assisting 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 IAP process.  Assist with families/guardians, DMH and other service providers.  Perform on-call duties as required.  Provide best-practice procedures, treatments, and approaches which help persons with psychiatric disabilities achieve their goals.  Supervises and participates in the housekeeping and maintenance of the house and vehicle.  Monitors medications in accordance with MAP regulations.

High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred.  Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.   One (1) year experience in human services and supervisory experience required. Must have Driver’s license.

Positions available in East Boston and Chelsea.  Please indicate preference in application.

Schedule Sun – Thurs 12p – 8a
Hours 40
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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

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 LICSW Adult Outpatient Clinician
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea
Job Information

The Adult Outpatient Clinician provides a broad range of clinical services for MH clients. Formulates independent Psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans. Provides evaluation and treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group and family modalities. Provide crisis intervention as needed.  Initiative to ensure that consumers receive appropriate services offered.  Participates in the interdisciplinary treatment team clinical and staff meetings

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required. LICSW required.  Minimum of two (2) years experience in a related position.  Bilingual (Spanish) ability highly preferred.

Schedule Schedule to be determined
Hours 40
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Title Program Manager – After School Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

The Program Manager of the NSMHA Children’s After School Program is responsible for the overall clinical and administrative aspects of the program consistent with applicable state, local and federal contracts, regulations and guidelines in collaboration with the Director of Child and Family Services.  The Children’s After School Program is a therapeutic program for children ages 6 to 13.  The Program Manager prepares & monitors budges, contracts, regulations & evaluations.  Develops and oversees all milieu activities.  Responsible for leadership, supervision and evaluation of program staff.  Provides milieu treatment to participants.  Conducts psychosocial assessments.  Manages risk issues.

Position Requirements
Masters degree required, LICSW preferred.  Experience with children with significant behavior problems and serious emotional disturbances.  Previous experience in a therapeutic after-school setting, day treatment or residential setting preferred.  Must be child CPR certified or able to become certified within 3 months of hire.  Must be NAPPI trained within 3 months of hire.  Must hold valid Massachusetts drivers license.

 

Hours 40 hours/week
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Title Child Outpatient Clinician – Spanish speaking
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

Reports to the Director of Child and Family Services through the Clinical Manager (Clinical Manager is direct supervisor).  Provides individual, family and group therapy to children/adolescents and their family, and associated services as indicated.

Master’s Degree in relevant mental health field. Relevant professional licensure (LICSW/LMHC).

Minimum of two (2) years experience in a Mental Health environment. Relevant child/adolescent and family experience.  CANS Certified. Bilingual (English/Spanish) ability highly preferred.

Schedule M-F TBD
Hours 40
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Title Family Partner – After School Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

The Family Partner of the Children’s After School Program is a paraprofessional position that provides structured one-to-one strength-based relationship to a parent/caregiver of a Seriously Emotionally Disturbed youth for the purpose of addressing the youth’s emotional and behavioral needs. This is accomplished by enhancing parenting capacity & increasing access to natural community resources to enable the parent/caregiver to parent the youth successfully.   The Children’s After School Program is a therapeutic program for children ages 6 to 13. The Family Partner engages the parent/caregiver in activities in the home & community. Assistant the parent/caregiver in meeting the youth’s needs by educating, supporting, coaching, modeling or guiding and fosters empowerment. Provides family education, advocacy & support to youth and family.

Position Requirements

BA or AS in Human Services field and one year of experience or high school diploma/GED with a minimum of two years experience.  Experience as a caregiver of a youth with special needs (preferable mental health needs).  Experience working with parent/caregivers and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance.  Experience navigating any of the child and family serving systems.  Ability to work in community based settings.  Valid MA drivers license required.   Must be child CPR certified or able to become certified within 3 months of hire.  Must be NAPPI trained within 3 months of hire.

Hours 25 hours/week
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Title Teen TEAM Clinician
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston
Job Information

The TEAM Clinician offers an opportunity to be trained and certified in an Evidence Based Practice while receiving supervision hours towards licensure. The TEAM Clinician provides substance abuse, community-based treatment to at-risk, underserved adolescents and young adults who have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health diagnosis.  The high need population of substance abusing youth and young adults is currently a funding priority Statewide and Nationally. This position provides an exclusive opportunity to deliver treatment for research to increase funding for these important interventions. Treatment is designed to be intensive and immediate (after placement or incarceration), and include family and loved ones to improve the individual’s ability to function in the home and in the community. The clinician works alongside a treatment team to promote positive social activity, positive peer relationships, improved relationship with family, while encouraging and supporting a sober environment and abstinence from illicit drugs and alcohol.

Master’s degree in a relevant field. MA License preferred. Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred. The TEAM Clinician will be trained and certified in CANS, GAIN, and A-CRA/ACC. Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred. Clinical competencies in serving LGBT youth.  Must have valid MA driver’s license and vehicle, as this is a community-based program.

Schedule TBD – May include some nights and/or weekends
Hours 40
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Title Clinician – After School Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

The Clinician at NSMHA’s Children’s After School Program provides direct behavioral health services within a milieu treatment setting including behavior management/modification and facilitation of therapeutic groups. Additionally, this role advocates for children and families through case management support services.  The Children’s After School Program is a therapeutic program for children ages 6 to 13.  The Clinician performs biopsychosocial, multiaxial assessment and diagnosis of potential consumers; present findings of same to team.  Formulates and implement individualized consumer-centered treatment plans as part of the treatment team; monitor progress, reevaluate and revise on a monthly basis. Plans and facilitate therapeutic groups.  Provide behavioral crisis intervention &/or triage with program consumers during a crisis.  Performs face-to-face outreach visits (in coordination with a teammate) &/or telephonic outreach.  Participate in activities of service coordination, consultation, education and evaluation to successfully manage assigned consumer caseload within the team context.  Participate as member of multidisciplinary utilization review team for department as current credentials allow.  Provide marketing support in the community as identified by Program Manager and/or Department Director.

Position Requirements
Masters in Counseling required, LICSW preferred.  Bilingual Spanish highly preferred.  A valid 7D license or ability to become licensed. Must be CPR and First Aid certified or able to become certified within 3 months of hire. Must be NAPPI certified or able to become certified within 3 months of hire. Applicants must have at least 1 year experience working with school age children. Milieu, group, and expressive or recreational therapy experience is preferred. Working knowledge of community resources is preferred.

 

Hours 40 hours/week
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Title MH Awake Overnight Counselor-Multiple Positions
Categories Boston, Chelsea, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea, MA & others
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The Awake Overnight Counselor 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.  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 sheets.

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
Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
Chelsea Tues-Sat 11p-7a 40
Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-9a 16
Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
Chelsea Tues-Sat 11p-7a 40
Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
Chelsea Sun-Thur 711p-7a 40
East Boston Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
Hours 40
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Title Data Analyst
Categories Administration, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA.
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Job Summary

The Data Analyst must have experience working with large and complex sets of healthcare data and be detail oriented with strong analytical, communication, critical thinking and math skills. The Analyst will report to the Director of Compliance and Quality Management and will interact closely with internal and external managers/constituents to define projects and detailed analysis plans and reporting systems that will help guide business decisions.  The Analyst will support the current SQL database system and will conduct research on software applications that would support the Agency to be more efficient with data and outcomes collection and reporting.  The Analyst must possess very strong organizational skills, maintain excellent documentation, and have experience with interpreting and presenting data to senior and executive level managers.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree required in Public Health, Statistics, Computer Science or a similar discipline with three to five years’ experience managing databases and conducting data analysis. Master’s Degree preferred.

 

Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40
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Title Direct Support Professionals – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Chelsea, Developmental Services, Revere, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA & others
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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.

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.

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

Town JOB TITLE SCHEDULE HRS
Hyde Park DSP IV Sun 9a-11p, Mon 1p-11p, Fri 3p-11, Sat 9a-9p 40
Revere DSP II Tues 3p-11p, Wed-Thur 3p-9p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 11p-11p 40
Revere DSP II Sun 9-5p, Thur 1-11p, Sat 9-9p 30
Revere DSP II Sun 9a-11p, Mon 3p-11p, Sat 9a-11p 40
Revere DSP II Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Revere DSP II Sun 2p-11p, Mon-Tues 9a-5p, Fri 2p-11p Sat 9a-3p 40
Revere DSP III Wed-Sun 9a-5p 40
Revere DSP II Tues 3p-9p, Wed 3p-9p, Thurs 3p-11p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
Revere DSP II Wed 1p-11p, Thurs 3p-11p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-11p 40
Revere DSP II Sun 9a-9p, Mon 2p–11p, Tues 2p-11p, Wed 1p-11p 40
Revere DSP II Sun 9a-11p, Mon 3p-11p, Sat 4p-11p 27
Saugus DSP II Sun 9AM-9PM, Mon 2PM-11PM, Tues-Wed 1PM-11PM 40
Saugus DSP II Wend 1p-11p, Thur-Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-11p 40
Waltham DSP III Sun 9a-11p, Wed 3p-11, Thur 1p-11p, Fri 3p-11p 40
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, Thur 2p-9p 38
Winthrop DSP Wed 1p-11p, Thur-Fri 2p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
Winthrop DSP III Sun 9a-11p, Mon 4p-11p, Tues 4p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
Winthrop DSP III Sat-Sun 9a-5p 16
Winthrop DSP III Tues 3p-11p, Wend 1p-9p, Thur-Sat 3p-11p 40
Winthrop DSP III Sun-Thur 3p-11p 40
Winthrop DSP III Sun 11a-11p, Mon-Tue 2p-11p, Wed 1p-11p 40
Winthrop DSP II Wed 10A-7P, Thur 2P-11P, Fri 3P-11P, Sat 9A-11P 40
Winthrop DSP III Thur-Fri 3P-11P 16
Winthrop DSP III Sun 9a-11p, Mon-Tues 3p-11p, Wed 1p-11p 40
Winthrop DSP II Sat 9a-5p, Sun 9a-5p 16
Winthrop DSP II Sun 3p-11p, Mon 3p-11p, Sat 3p-11p 24
Winthrop DSP II Sun 9a-5p, Mon 3p-11p, Tues 3p-11p, Wed 1p-9p, Thurs 3p-11p 40
Schedule Multiple
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Title Recovery Support Specialist – Multiple Positions
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea, MA & others
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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 Residential Counselor – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere
Location Chelsea, MA & others
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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.

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
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Title Assistant Program Manager
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services
Location Chelsea, MA.
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Job Summary:

Is part of the Recovery Support Team and reports to the Program Manager. The Assistant Program Manager assists the Program Manager in ensuring the coordination of rehabilitative services for assigned caseload of CBFS people.  This position provides team leadership, and administrative supervision of a team of Recovery Support Specialists, Peer Specialists, and Employment Specialists who provide a varied array of services to people in the community.  The Assistant Program Manager assists the Program Manager in the assignment and deployment of other Recovery Specialists (substance use, health and wellness, etc.) and the Team Leader in accordance with each person’s Individualized Action Plan. The Assistant Program Manager assists the Program Manager in working closely with other NSMHA staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff. The Assistant Program Manager serves as Acting Program Manager in the absence of the Program Manager.

Position Requirements:

Must have a Bachelors Degree in related field and two years supervisory experience. LPHA designation preferred. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology or related field preferred.  Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) strongly preferred. Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and persistent mental health issues preferred. Must have Driver’s license.  Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40
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Title Case Manager (Multiple)
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Boston, and Chelsea, MA.
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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.

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.

Shifts 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 Peer Support Specialist
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location Boston, MA
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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 Support Specialist (PSS) is the person on the multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program that is responsible for helping the people we serve see recovery as possible and probable as they gain skills and independence in their lives. The PSS also works very closely with the other members of the team 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 clients and other staff see the value in self-determination and choice-driven treatment.  The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the person 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.  Peer specialists on the CBFS teams are supervised by an experienced peer specialist and receive regular opportunities to interact with a strong peer-driven work force.

 

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 MAP, 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 TBD
Hours 40
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Title CSP Clinical Manager
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, Ma
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Job Summary:

Reports to the Director of Community Based Services.  Responsible for delivery of administrative and clinical services of a multidisciplinary team.  Monitors the care provided by the team. Coordinates resources   and acts as liaison to other agency programs.  Participates in the provision of direct care for the outpatient team(s) through assessment, engagement and ongoing therapy. Provides clinical and administrative supervision to professional and para-professional staff as necessary. Ensures positive working relationship with payers.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with North Suffolk’s policies and applicable laws including but not limited to the following:
  2. Interview, select and hire employees
  3. Direct, assign, schedule and transfer employees
  4. Planning and training of employees
  5. Discipline and discharge employees for just cause
  6. Adjust employee grievances, problems and/or complaints
  7. Evaluate and appraise employee performance
  8. Make recommendations on the retention, compensation, promotion, layoff and/or recall of employees.
  9. Develops and enhances program through identification and solicitation of appropriate contracts and maintain positive working relationships with all payers.
  10. Facilitates Team meetings and provides direct supervision to all direct care staff.
  11. Manages all staffing issues including hiring, corrective action, performance evaluations and termination.
  12. Responsible for ensuring all staff are trained in clinical and administrative procedures.
  13. Monitors staff caseloads and service provision to ensure quality of service delivery.
  14. Directly supervises the CSP outreach staff and the Chelsea Clinical Navigators.
  15. Establishes and maintains relationships with collateral agencies serving the client population.
  16. Participates in and ensures that the CSP program is covered clinically and accessible for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  17. Provides on-call after hours coverage for the Agency on a rotation basis with other managers.
  18. Assists in developing and managing budgets.
  19. Assists in developing and managing contracts.
  20. Assists in developing new contracts and marketing services to the community.
  21. Responsible for the clinical and administrative supervision of staff.
  22. Collaborates with NSMHA programs that may include, but are not  limited to: CBFS, Adult and Child Outpatient, NIMSA, CBHI, Emergency Services.  Performs assessment, engagement and other ongoing services as directed for outpatient programs.
  23. Manages Payer accounts, ensuring positive working relationships with all Payers

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum LCSW, LICSW, LMHC or PhD in psychology, Licensed, third party reimbursable clinician status necessary. Three (3) to five (5) years clinical and administrative experience. Advanced clinical and supervisory experience required.

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title In-Home Therapy Clinician
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere, Chelsea
Job Information

The In-Home Therapy (IHT) Clinician provides medically necessary care in a structured, consistent, strength-based therapeutic relationship with a youth and his/her family. Interventions are designed to enhance and improve the family’s capacity to improve the youth’s functioning in the home and community and may prevent the need for the youth’s admission to an inpatient hospital, psychiatric residential treatment facility or other treatment setting. The In-home Therapy Clinician may provide services as part of a team, pairing with a paraprofessional.  The In-Home Therapy Clinician performs comprehensive, home-based, psychosocial behavioral health assessments, develops youth and family-centered treatment plans, reviews and develops risk management plans, and implements focused interventions and behavioral techniques in collaboration with the youth, parent, guardian, and designated caregivers.

Position requirements:

Master’s degree in a relevant field. MA License (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC) preferred. Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred. Certification in the Massachusetts version of the CANS.  Bilingual ability preferred, Spanish ability highly preferred.  Must have valid drivers license, reliable transportation, and be comfortable working in the community.

Hours 40
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Title Relief Counselor – MH
Categories Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere
Location Multiple
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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 Outreach Worker
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
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Provides intensive case management services to adults and children with mental health and substance abuse issues who are considered to be at risk in the community. Services may include coordination of treatment, outreach and advocacy, assistance with basic needs, skill building and facilitating linkage to other community based and natural support systems.

Requirements:

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field

Valid driver’s license.

Previous outreach experience with populations with mental illness and/or substance abuse required.

 

Schedule Monday to Friday 9-5
Hours 40
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Title Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
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Performs professional services in directing and assisting in various clinical and psychiatric programs or research for clients, as assigned by the Medical Director. Provides full psychopharmacology service, including evaluation, prescribing and monitoring, and Medication Clinics as assigned by Medical Director. Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings to review evaluations, diagnosis, and treatment plans.  Review and actively participate in the ongoing treatment discussions of all clients presented at weekly team meetings. Performs highly responsible professional services in directing clinical psychiatric programs, including assignment of duties and review of the work of clinical professionals and/or technical employees in the care and treatment of clients.  Examines clients; performs more difficult and responsible diagnostic work;  plans treatments; and conducts psychotherapy if assigned/approved by the medical director.

Minimum Licensed to Practice Medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry. Successful Completion of an Accredited Psychiatric Residency Program.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Recovery Coach
Categories Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare, Substance Abuse Services
Location Chelsea, MA and East Boston, MA
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Staff is a person who is grounded in peer-assisted recovery.  Because of his/her life experience with substance use and/ or other addictions, the peer support specialist/ recovery coach provides expertise that clinical training cannot replicate. Senior Recovery Coach reports to the ATR/Recovery Coach Coordinator under the supervision of the Director of Addictions. Senior Recovery coach is an integrated team leader of Meridian House, Intensive Outpatient Program, Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program, Teen Team and Nimsa outpatient Rapid Access. This position provides essential expertise and consultation to the entire team to promote a culture in which recoverees’ points of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected and integrated into support, treatment, rehabilitation, and community-based recovery-oriented systems of care. This positon provides peer support and supervision to the recovery coach team.

Bachelor’s degree in a field other than behavioral sciences or have a high school degree or GED, and have work experience with adults diagnosed with substance use and or dependency. Senior Recovery Coach must have attended and completed Recovery Coach Certification Program. This individual should have experience and knowledge regarding the addiction treatment service system, recovery coaching and other related human services.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Relief Counselor – DDS
Categories Chelsea, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Multiple
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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.

Residential direct support staff are members of a team responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with developmental disabilities. Each direct support staff member is responsible for ensuring the human rights of all Individuals served are met. Staff is 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 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.

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 HUD Full Charge Bookkeeper
Categories Administration, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
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The HUD Full Charge Bookkeeper is responsible for the financial statement preparation of all HUD projects through balance sheet reconciliation.  The HUD Bookkeeper prepares and manages HUD Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.  Responsible for the accurate reconciliation of designated balance sheet accounts for NSMHA. In addition, this position is responsible for assisting with the administrative and operations of NSMHA fleet of vehicles.  The HUD Bookkeeper is responsible for monthly closing, preparation of HUD budgets, billing, and reconciliation of accounts.  Maintains client rent databases, security deposits and rent receivables.  Responsible for tenant rent collection and lease recertifications.  Responsible for the administrative monitoring of agency vehicles, vehicle insurance, and licensing and regulatory related vehicle business.

Position requirements:

BA/BS in Accounting (or similar field) and three (3) years experience; or seven (7) years experience in a related field in place of degree. Proficiency in Excel and automated accounting systems.  Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) or Property management experience preferred.

Hours 40 hours/week
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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
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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 Master’s Level Clinician – Bilingual
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
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Reports to the Director of Adult Ambulatory Services for the North Harbor, Supervisor, and/or Program Manager.  Provide a broad range of clinical services for behavioral health clients.

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling, or a related field.  Minimum of two (2) years experience in a related position. Bilingual (Spanish) ability highly preferred.

Schedule M-F, flexible schedule, one-two evenings possible
Hours 40
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Title Bilingual Adult Psychiatrist
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere
Location Boston, MA
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JOB SUMMARY:

This member of the Medical Services Team (MST) multidisciplinary team is responsible for serving as the primary psychiatrist for individuals identified as needing MST services in the community; to provide psychiatric and medical assessment and treatment; clinical supervision, education and training of the team; and development, implementation, maintenance, and supervision of medication and psychiatric and medical treatment policies and procedures for this service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychiatric treatment for individuals identified as needing MST services.
  • Prescribe medications and conduct regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educate clients and paraprofessional staff regarding medication treatment regimes.
  • Participate in person served-centered comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, and risk behaviors); physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); and family structure and relationships.
  • Collaborate with the MST nurses in 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 lead nurse and staff in other NSMHA community based programs to develop, revise, maintain, and supervise team psychopharmacologic, medical treatment and medication policies and procedures.
  • With other team members, provide support, education, and counseling to persons served and family members to help them become knowledgeable about mental illness, collaborate in the treatment planning process when invited by person served, and assist in his/her family member’s progress.
  • Collaborate with all members of MST to provide crisis assessment and management and to develop crisis/safety plans.
  • Be available on-call to MST staff, as needed, for management of psychiatric crises requiring immediate intervention.
  • Participate in the assessment of need for guardianship and, when indicated, complete paperwork required to pursue guardianship for people served.
  • Participate in the assessment of need for representative payee-ship, and when indicated, complete paperwork that requires physician documentation.
  • 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.
  • Provide clinical supervision to professional staff.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The psychiatrist is board certified or board eligible in psychiatry and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Massachusetts, and has strong clinical skills and experience providing treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Clinical supervisory experience is desirable.  The person in this position must have a clear understanding of the characteristics and problems of adults with severe mental illnesses and be committed to community service delivery.  Must be CPR certified within five months of hire.

Schedule Tues/Wend
Hours 20
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Title Employment Support Specialist – American Sign Language
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Healthcare
Location East Boston , MA
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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 Deaf/HOH individuals with psychiatric disabilities.  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 spearheading 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 Senior Employment Specialist as well as extensive multi-faceted training opportunities to promote personal and professional growth and increase the effectiveness of interventions.

 

Successful candidate must be fluent in American Sign Language.  High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required (Bachelor’s preferred), 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 CPR/First Aid certification within five months of hire (all training provided).

Schedule Mon – Fri 9a-5p
Hours 40
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Title Housing Support Specialist
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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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 Housing Support Specialist (HSS) is the person on the multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program that is responsible for helping our clients find and move into safe and affordable housing. The HSS works very closely with clients to help them reach their goals and interfaces regularly with property owners and personnel from Housing Agencies 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 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. Experience with housing authorities and knowledge of subsidies is a plus. 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 Medical Director, Agency
Categories Administration, Chelsea, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
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North Suffolk Mental Health Association is one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations. The Medical Director is responsible for overall management of all medical matters for the Agency, providing leadership with respect to strategic planning, compliance and operations. Works closely with North Suffolk Executive Team Leadership, the Department of Mental Health, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry.  Develops initiatives to ensure consumers receive medically and psychiatrically appropriate services.  Conducts evaluations, crisis intervention, and consultation as needed; maintains a small clinical caseload. Assists with recruitment, hiring, evaluation and credentialing for medical staff. Provides clinical and administrative supervision. Participates in committees addressing community needs.  Develops new programming addressing quality and outcomes measures and improved health integration.

Desired applicants possess competence, credentials, and experience to make independent judgments about cases and systems and are able to develop systems, practices, and policies regarding healthcare needs.  On-call after hours required.

Minimum of five years of professional experience, with current and valid registration as a physician under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.  Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry.

Prior demonstrated competency in management and administrative roles.  Addictions experience required. Experience in community and public sector mental health required.  Buprenorphine waiver preferred.

NSMHA is an active teaching and research site, with possible appointment with the MGH Department of Psychiatry.

You may apply on line or you may mail or fax your cover letter and resume to Recruiter, 301 Broadway Chelsea MA 02150/fax 617-617-912-7971 www.northsuffolk.org

Schedule M-F
Hours 40 w/on-call after hours required
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