East Boston

Title Clinical Manager – Child Outpatient
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea and East Boston, MA
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About Us:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.

Job Summary:

The Clinical Manager for Child Outpatient (COP) is responsible for the overall management of clinical matters for COP. Responsibilities include supervising and training clinical staff, investigating client grievances, interfacing with other providers, utilization review/management, and providing direct services to clients. As the Clinical Manager, you would be maintaining quality of care and participating in planning, redesign, and development of COP program as required to meet the needs of the community, NSMHA Board, or funding source requirements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities including hiring and training of employees
  • Coordinates with prescribers and Director of Nursing to ensure integration of medical team and social work staff to provide comprehensive and coordinated clinical services.
  • Coordinates and monitors care received by all clients in clinical services to assure appropriate direct care, case management, continuity of care, and outreach services are provided.
  • Collaborates with the Central Intake Department to assure immediate access for all referrals to the programs at each of the clinic sites.
  • Train staff regarding clinical and administrative procedures.
  • Monitors clinician caseloads and productivity requirements.
  • Participate in the management and oversight of DMH Flexible Support Contract for the Child and Family Programs

Required:

Experience: A minimum of 2 years providing clinical supervision experience.

Education: Master’s Degree in one of the following disciplines or closely related field: Clinical Psychology, Education – Counseling, Medicine, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Rehabilitative Counseling, or Social Work. LICSW license or 5 years post LMHC.

Skills: Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply!

Schedule Mon-Fri, some evenings
Hours 40 Hours,
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Title Recovery Support Specialist – American Sign Language Required ($1000 Sign-on Bonus)
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location East Boston , MA
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Must be fluent in American Sign Language

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 Deaf/Hard of Hearing people diagnosed with severe and persist 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 TBD
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Title Administrative Assistant (Bilingual Spanish-English)
Categories Administration, Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, East Boston, Healthcare
Location East Boston, MA
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Job Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting the Office Manager in the administration operations of a site and the needs of the site’s program staff.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Check-in all consumers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Verify that each consumers’ insurance and demographic information is accurate and up to date in our AR Plus system.
  • Collect and document on the tracking sheets all client co-payments.
  • Complete a check-in ticket for all clients prior to the client being seen for their scheduled appointment.
  • Answers telephones promptly, distributes messages as soon as possible
  • Makes and confirms psychopharm appointments. Works closely with psychopharmacology nurse coordinator and physicians during medication clinics
  • Enters all schedules for the next day appointments
  • Complete and mail, in a timely fashion all PCP releases. Mailing the original and filing a copy.
  • Render all billing tickets
  • Ensure all client records are opened, organized, closed, and transferred.

Requirements:

Experience: Previous office experience and computer skills required.

Education: High School Diploma or GED completion required. Associate’s degree preferred.

Skills: Knowledge of Windows application required (Word, Excel, and Access).

About Us:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs.

 

BILINGUAL SPANISH REQUIRED. Please put in resume/cover letter for consideration for this position.

 

Schedule Mon-Fri, Some Evenings, One 12-8 Shift
Hours 40
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Title Direct Support Professional III – Bilingual Spanish
Categories Developmental Services, East Boston, Healthcare, Revere, Winthrop
Location Winthrop, Ma
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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a Bilingual Spanish Direct Support Professional III, you’ll be responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting. Direct Support Professionals will help clients live a safe, healthy, and 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 possible.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the health and safety of Individuals served
  • Serve as a Mandated Reporter
  • Handle crisis situations according to agency policies and procedures
  • Monitor group home site and vehicle for safety, cleanliness and upkeep
  • Support the learning of Individuals by use of motivational techniques
  • Assist individuals with any activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Accompany individuals to medical appointments/treatment
  • Properly administer medication in accordance with Agency, DDS and DPH guidelines – Medication Administration Procedures (MAP).
  • Support each Individuals existing relationships and assist in increasing their network of friends and acquaintances.
  • Provide transportation for individuals to/from activities, medical appointments, and/or day programs through use of agency vehicle.
  • Assist individuals in becoming part of their community by supporting them in learning how to find resources, activities and transportation in the community.
  • Adheres to positive behavior support strategies. Carry out all interventions in an Individual’s Behavioral Protocol Plan as written and trained. Redirect and/or physically support Individuals who may be aggressive using proactive techniques while maintaining self-control.
  • Serve as an active, contributing and problem-solving member of the team.
  • Attend and actively participate in mandatory staff meetings and trainings as well as supervision meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be Bilingual Spanish

Experience: 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.

Education: High School diploma or GED required

Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

Work Demands:

  • Off-site travel is required to attend meetings, client functions/appointments and trainings.
  • Individual must have normal vision and hearing
  • Must have no lifting restrictions in order to assist clients and handle routine program functions.
  • Individual must have normal vision and hearing.
  • Must have full use of both arms and hands.
  • Must be able to walk, climb stairs and drive a car, in order to attend off-site functions.

 

AVAILABLE SHIFTS:

Tuesday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, Wednesday 1:00 pm-9:00 pm, Thursday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, Friday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, Saturday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm

Wednesday 1:00 pm-11:00 pm, Thursday 1:00 pm-11:00 pm, Friday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Please indicate preference for shifts.

Hours 40
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Title Peer Support Specialist – Conexions Program
Categories East Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, MA
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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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. This position supports clients through stages of change at Meridian House, Conexions IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program), and Noddles Island Outpatient Program. This is a person who is grounded in peer-assisted recovery. Provide 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Supervise and/or coach recoverees, based on their needs in recovery-oriented skills, activities of daily living, socialization, and community integration.
  • Assist the treatment team to develop an individual action plan or support the recoveree in developing a wellness plan.
  • Interface with all collateral contacts working with the persons served or recoverees coached. (I.e. Probation Officers, individual therapists, and self-help sponsors).
  • Interface with all collateral contacts working with the persons served or recoverees coached. (I.e. Probation Officers, individual therapists, and self-help sponsors). Provide ongoing assessment, problem solving, side-by-side services, skill training, supervision (e.g. prompts, assignments, monitoring, encouragement), and environmental adaptations to assist persons served with activities of daily living (i.e. identifying and attending self-help meetings, support with sponsorship). Provide recovery coaching when recoverees have indicated that preference and responded well to that approach.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: This individual should have experience and knowledge regarding the addiction treatment service system, recovery coaching and other related human services. Please include a cover letter describing your experience to be considered.

Education: 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.

Schedule TBD
Hours 20 hours a week
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Title Substance Abuse Case Manager
Categories East Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, MA
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Job Summary:
The Case Manager is responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of individuals in a residential setting through advocacy, teaching and service planning, individual and group counseling.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervise and/or participate with individuals, based on their needs in self-help skills, activities of daily living, socialization, leisure time and community integration.
  • Assist the individual’s team to develop the treatment plan.
  • Implement, teach and assist individuals with treatment plan goals and objective on a consistent basis.
  • Carry an individual counseling and group counseling caseload.
  • Complete psychosocial evaluations for caseload.

Requirements:
Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree and/or CADAC preferred. Medication, CPR/First Aid certification or ability to receive certifications required

Experience: A minimum of one year full-time substance abuse counseling experience.

Skills: Must have a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License. If in recovery, must have a minimum of two years current continuous sobriety.

About Us:
Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year

Schedule Tues-Sat
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Relief Staff: Residential Substance Abuse Setting
Categories East Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, MA
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Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of individuals with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders living in a residential setting through advocacy and teaching under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, or designated supervisor on an as needed basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the health and safety of the individuals at all times through a conscientious awareness of their activities and assistance as needed.
  • Assist in implementing and teaching ISP/PSTP goals and objectives, as well as agency requirements through the implementation of all protocols and communication systems.
  • Ensure proper administration and documentation of all medication.
  • Participate in housekeeping and maintenance of the house and vehicle.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner in all interactions with residents and co-workers.
  • Participate in monthly supervision with program coordinator.
  • Participate in monthly team meetings/trainings

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: Six months experience working with individuals with substance use disorders.

Skills: Must have the ability to become medication, SFA and CPR certified after training provided by a maximum of three months. Driver’s license necessary.

Education: High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s in related field preferred.

 

Schedule TBD
Hours Fee for Service
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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
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 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
  • Must have a Driver’s license
  • Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.
Schedule TBD
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Employment Support Specialist (Vocational Counselor) – $1000 Sign-on Bonus
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
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 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.

Requirements:

  • While a Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred, at a minimum, a High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required.
  • At least (2) years of experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Knowledge of vocational rehabilitation.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Have MAP Certification through DPH and CPR/First Aid certification within three months of hire (all training provided).Chelsea and East Boston

Multiple Locations available!

Schedule TBD
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Awake Overnight Counselor – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA
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As the Awake Overnight Counselor for North Suffolk Mental Health Association, you’ll be responsible for the safety and well-being of consumers in a residential setting (MH or DS) during overnight shifts. Assist clients based on need level, while following all agency policies, procedures, and licensing/funding source requirements. The Awake Overnight Counselor is awake and available to consumers during the entire overnight shift.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform general cleaning and housekeeping duties
  • Oversee nightly activities as assigned by supervisor
  • Conduct security checks on an hourly basis, documenting that consumers are in the facility.
  • Perform basic data collection, entry, and tallying of information with respect to IAP goals, objectives, and protocol.
  • Perform weekly medication counts, medication audits and communicate with day staff the need to order refills.

For DS residential programs: 

  • During the week, wake individuals up for day program
  • Assist with showering, and dressing for the day
  • Make sure clothing is clean and appropriate for the weather
  • Prepare breakfast for the individuals
  • Make sure lunch is packed for day program

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: At least 1 year in the human services field working with a similar population required.

Education: High School degree or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in a similar field, preferred.

Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, SFA, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

Positions available in both DS Residential and CBFS (Mental Health) Residential homes in Chelsea, East Boston, Hyde Park, Revere, Saugus, Waltham, West Roxbury and Winthrop.  Please indicate preference in application.

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

Division Town Schedule Hrs
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thur 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thurs 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-9a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Tues-Sat 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thurs 11-7 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun – Thur 11-7 40
CBFS Res East Boston Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Revere Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
DS Res Hyde Park Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Revere Sat-Mon 9p-9a 36
DS Res Revere Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Saugus Mon-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Saugus Mon-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Waltham Thur-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Waltham Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res West Roxbury Thurs 9a-9p, Fri 9p-11p, Sat 9p-10a 39
DS Res Winthrop Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Winthrop Sun-Tues 32

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.

Schedule Multiple
Hours Multiple
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Title Speech Language Pathologist – Early Childhood Intervention
Categories Early Intervention Services, East Boston
Location East Boston, MA
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Job Summary:

The Speech Language Pathologist coordinates and provides early intervention services and treatment to child and child/family clients using team approach, in home, program or other community settings, which are identified as clients’ natural environments.

  • Responsible for the assessment, and treatment of children/families between birth through three years of age who are in need of this specialized therapy.
  • Offer expertise to clients and staff both in individual and group settings.
  • Provide clinical assessments, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children using individual and group techniques.
  • Administer and interpret client testing activities and prepare written reports.
  • Provide direct child developmental and family support and home teaching services and when in role of Service Coordinator provide case management to clients in home program and community settings.

Requirements:

Education: A Master’s level graduate who holds a certificate of clinical competence (C.C.C.) granted by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professions, or is in his/her clinical fellowship year prior to being granted a C.C.C. Expectation of program to be Certified Early Intervention Specialist (CEIS) within three years of hire.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience working with young children. Pediatric feeding experience/infant experience.

Skills: Spanish/English bilinguals encouraged to apply.

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Expressive Therapy Clinician
Categories East Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, MA
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Job Summary:

The Expressive Therapist works within a multidisciplinary team to provide behavioral health services to adults within a vibrant, multicultural, day treatment community. We offer long and short term support to adults with mental health and substance use diagnoses, through community, discussion, cooking together, and taking trips.  The intention is to encourage each person to move forward in their journey toward a meaningful, independent life.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing biopsychosocial assessments
  • Facilitating groups
  • Managing a caseload
  • Formulating and implementing person-centered treatment plans
  • Providing behavioral and/or crisis intervention.

Required:

Experience: A minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience within a multidisciplinary treatment setting preferred. Group facilitation skills, experience with SPMI (Serious Persistent Mental Illness) and SUD (Substance Use Disorder) population required.

Education: Master’s degree in Expressive Therapies required.  

Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Residential Assistant Program Coordinator – Mental Health
Categories Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea or Charlestown, MA
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JOB DESCRIPTION:

As the Residential Assistant Program Coordinator, you’ll be a member of the Recovery Support Team.  The Assistant Program Coordinator 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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in recruiting, training and supervising staff
  • Help with staff scheduling
  • Assist in supervising the development of Quality Indicators through the ISP process and Program Goals
  • Participate in the assessment of referrals, admissions and discharges
  • Insure the program and person records are current, comprehensive and meet agency and funding source standards
  • Assists as liaison with families/guardians, DMH, and other outside service providers
  • Supervises and participates in the housekeeping and maintenance of the house and vehicle
  • Participates in the development of the program budget, and monitors the program expenses
  • Assist in supervising the management of person’s funds and possessions, within the guidelines of the ISP and agency
  • Monitor medications in accordance with MAP regulations
  • Develop linkages with a wide range of community resources specific to meet the needs and goals of persons with psychiatric disabilities

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: At least 1 year experience in human services and supervisory experience required

Education: High School Diploma or GED required.  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred

Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

 

Positions in Chelsea, MA and Charlestown, MA available. Please state in your cover letter which location you are interested in.

 

Schedule Sun – Thurs 12p – 8a
Hours 40
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Title Early Childhood Speech Language Pathologist — Fee For Service
Categories Early Intervention Services, East Boston
Location East Boston, Ma
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Job Summary:

Coordinate and provide early intervention services and treatment to child and child/family clients using team approach, in home, program or other community settings, which are identified as clients’ natural environments.

  • Responsible for the assessment, and treatment of children/families between birth through three years of age who are in need of this specialized therapy.
  • Offer expertise to clients and staff both in individual and group settings.
  • Provide clinical assessments, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children using individual and group techniques.
  • Administer and interpret client testing activities and prepare written reports.
  • Provide direct child developmental and family support and home teaching services and when in role of Service Coordinator provide case management to clients in home program and community settings.

Requirements:

  • A Master’s level graduate who holds a certificate of clinical competence (C.C.C.) granted by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professions, or is in his/her clinical fellowship year prior to being granted a C.C.C.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with young children.
  • Expectation of program to be Certified Early Intervention Specialist (CEIS) within three years of hire.
  • Pediatric feeding experience/infant experience.
  • Spanish/English bilinguals strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Driver’s license and vehicle needed – Off-site travel required.
Schedule TBD
Hours Fee For Service/Per Diem
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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
Hours 40
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Title Early Childhood Physical Therapist – Fee for Service
Categories Early Intervention Services, East Boston
Location East Boston, MA
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We have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to work directly with infants and toddlers in an Early Intervention setting. Early Intervention services are provided to infants and toddlers presenting with developmental delay or who have risk of delay due to environmental, medical and/or biological factors.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the assessment and treatment of children between birth through three years of age who are in need of this specialized therapy.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical assessments, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children using individual and group techniques.
  • Participate with/or supervises staff for assessments and interventions.
  • Administer and interpret client testing activities as needed.
  • Function fully as part of an inter-disciplinary team. Attend staff meetings and case conferences.
  • Participate in service coordination activities.
  • Prepare written reports as needed. Maintain all required DPH, agency and program required documentation and ensure all client file placement.
  • Share knowledge and resources about medication involved pediatric therapy intervention.
  • Provide consultation, training, and in services to staff as needed. Maintain all equipment used in therapy.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s level Physical Therapy graduate.
  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Mass. Division of registration.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with young children. Pediatric work experience is required. 
  • Either be or to become Early Intervention certified with DPH.
  • Must have a valid Mass. Driver’s license and access to a vehicle/Ability to service clients in home, program, medical and community setting.
Schedule TBD
Hours Fee for Service/Per Diem
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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 Master’s Level Clinician – Bilingual
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, East Boston
Location East Boston
Job Information

As a clinician, you would provide direct behavioral health services to consumers within a day treatment program in a community setting as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team.

Master’s degree in a related field of study required.  A minimum of 2 years post-degree experience within a multidisciplinary treatment setting is required. Bilingual strongly preferred. Computer literacy required, preferably in automated medical records system and/or database program(s).  Good oral and written skills required.

Schedule M-F one evening possible
Hours 40
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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, MA
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.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Must have valid MA driver’s license and vehicle, as this is a community-based program.
  • 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.

  About Us:

Teen Conexions is an intensive outpatient treatment program for adolescents ages 13 to 18 with substance abuse issues. Our program focuses on group therapy as a means for young people to explore an understanding of substance abuse. The environment encourages young people to identify risks associated with substance abuse, develop healthy coping skills, and use their peers to support one another in recovery.

Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers. To accomplish our vision of providing the highest quality of care to the individuals that we serve, North Suffolk has assembled a team of talented and driven Human Services professionals who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of those most in need. If you have the desire to make a difference in the lives of others and seek a forward thinking organization in which to develop your talents, then join our growing team of professionals! The North Suffolk offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees.

 

Schedule TBD – May include some nights and/or weekends
Hours 40
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Title Early Childhood Occupational Therapist – Fee for Service
Categories Early Intervention Services, East Boston
Location East Boston, MA
Job Information

We have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to work directly with infants and toddlers in an Early Intervention setting! Early Intervention services are provided to infants and toddlers presenting with developmental delay or who have risk of delay due to environmental, medical and/or biological factors.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the assessment, and treatment of children between birth through three years of age who are in need of this specialized therapy.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical assessments, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children using individual and group techniques.
  • Participate with/or supervises staff for assessments and interventions.
  • Administer and interpret client assessment activities as needed.
  • Function fully as part of an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Attend staff meetings and case conferences.
  • Participate in service coordination activities as a team member.
  • Prepare written reports as needed. Maintain all required DPH, agency and program required documentation and ensure all client file placement.
  • Share knowledge and resources about involved pediatric occupational therapy intervention to client’s parents and staff.
  • Provide consultation, training, and inservices to staff as needed.
  • Maintain all equipment used in occupational therapy.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a curriculum in Occupational Therapy approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professions.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with children from birth to three years of age. Pediatric work experience required.
  • Either be or to become Early Intervention certified with DPH.
  • Must have a valid Mass. Driver’s license and access to a vehicle/Ability to service clients in home, program, medical and community setting.

 

Schedule TBD
Hours Fee For Service /Per Diem
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Title Bilingual Adult Psychiatrist
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

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:

  • Board certified or board eligible in psychiatry and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Massachusetts
  • 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/Wed
Hours 20
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Title Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

Job Summary:

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.

Required:

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 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 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 JOB TITLE SCHEDULE HRS
Charlestown Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Charlestown Residential Counselor Sun-Thur 3P-11P 40
Charlestown Residential Counselor Thur-Mon 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Fri-Sat 7a-3p 16
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Sun, Mon, Thurs-Sat 3-11pm 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Sun-Thurs 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Sun-Mon, Thurs-Sat 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Sun-Thur 3P-11P 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Fri-Sat 7:30a-3p 16
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues – Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p11p 40
East Boston Residential Counselor Sun-Thurs 3p-11p 40
East Boston Residential Counselor Thurs-Mon 3p-11p 40
East Boston Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
East Boston Residential Counselor Sun-Thur 7a-3p 40
Revere Residential Counselor Sun-Mon 7a-3p 16
Revere Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3PM – 11PM 40
Revere Residential Counselor Sun-Thurs 3p-11p 40
Revere Residential Counselor Thurs-Sun 3p-11p 40
Revere Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Revere Residential Counselor Wed-Sat 3p-11p 32
Revere Residential Counselor Sun 9a-5p, Mon-Thurs 3p-11p 40
Schedule Multiple
Hours Full time & Part time
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Title Early Childhood Services – Service Coordinator/Mental Health
Categories Early Intervention Services, East Boston
Location East Boston, MA
Job Information

Coordinate and provide early intervention services and treatment to child and child/family clients using team approach, in home, program, or other community settings, which are identified as clients’ natural environments for individuals and groups.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide early intervention screening/intake, evaluation and assessment of service needs and provision of appropriate direct services.
  • Provide discrete short term Behavioral/Educational Interventions with child/family clients.
  • Provide direct child developmental and family support and home teaching services and case management to clients in home, program, and community settings.
  • Coordinate as team evaluator in child developmental assessments and monitor conduct of additional child/family assessments and service delivery.
  • Facilitate and participate in development of IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan), and in the execution, review and evaluation of the plan.
  • Coordinate full range of home-based and center/community-based services with early intervention team including contracted discrete therapy and FFS service providers.
  • Provide education, advocacy, and support on child and parenting issues and information of community resources to client families.
  • Coordinate intervention service with medical, state, and health providers with family consent.
  • Assist in developing a transition plan for child and family client.
  • Share knowledge and resources of Developmental Education Approach and assist in group Curricular Development.

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Expressive Therapy, Mental Health or Social Work required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Intervention, Nursing, or Education with concentration or considerable experience in Infancy/Early Childhood and Special Education required.
  • Either be or to become Early Intervention certified with DPH.
  • Knowledgeable of the EEC Regulations and Requirements for infant/toddler classroom.
  • Driver’s license and vehicle needed – Off-site travel required.

 

 

Schedule Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
Hours 40
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Title Early Childhood Intervention – Service Coordinator/Social Worker
Categories Early Intervention Services, East Boston
Location East Boston, MA
Job Information

We have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to work directly with infants and toddlers in an Early Intervention setting.

The Early Intervention Social Worker coordinates and provides early intervention services and treatment to children and child/family clients using a team approach.  The Early Intervention Social Worker works with children in home, program, or other community settings, which are identified as clients’ natural environments for individuals and groups.  Facilitate and participate in the development and execution of IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan).  Work as part of a team to meet the needs of infants, toddlers and their families through education, advocacy, support, and family resources.

Using a strength-based and family-centered approach, provide early intervention developmental therapies to children aged birth to three within the context of relationship with their families/caregivers.  Join a multi-disciplinary professional team using developmental, expressive therapy and trauma informed intervention strategies in partnership with families.  Clinical opportunity to also join our Infant Mental Health/Family Support team providing discrete services within early intervention, as well as with a small number of preschool children on an outpatient basis.

Coordinate and provide early intervention services and treatment to child and child/family clients using team approach, in home, program, or other community settings, which are identified as clients’ natural environments for individuals and groups.

Requirements 

  • Master’s degree in Social Work required.
  • LCSW or LICSW required.
  • Either be or ability to become Early Intervention certified with DPH.
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle needed.
Hours 40 hours/week
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