North Suffolk is looking for a per diem Psychologist to join our Developmental Services Clinical Team!  The DS Clinical Psychologist provides a broad range of clinical services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Rate:  $150 per evaluation

What you’ll do:

  • Provide clinical evaluations/Clinical Team Reports (CTR) during the competency evaluation process.
  • Provide evaluation and treatment outreach as needed using individual, group and family modalities.
  • Formulate psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Provide clinical supervision to interns within the team as current credential allows.
  • Participate in the interdisciplinary treatment team, clinical, and staff meetings.
  • Complete all necessary prior approval forms & consumer related documentation.
  • Maintain contact with other care providers within the service system and other agencies.
  • Participate in treatment team planning, program development and Peer Review Committee.
  • Psychological testing as assigned.

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Doctoral degree and MA licensure as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist.
  • Experience:  Prior experience working with DS consumers in an outpatient setting.
  • Schedule: Per Diem.  Full or Part Time hours available for the right candidate.
  • Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

 

Open virtual interviews for our Residential programs every Thursday from 11am to 2pm. Interviewing candidates interested in any residential position including Direct care, Residential counselors, Overnight staff and C.N.A. To register, email gethired@northsuffolk.org inquiring an interview with your resume attached.

We are currently offering a $500 sign on bonus for full time direct care positions!

 

We are currently offering a $500 sign on bonus for  full time direct care positions.

As an Awake Overnight Direct Support Specialist for North Suffolk Mental Health Association, you’ll be responsible for the safety and well-being of consumers in a residential setting during overnight shifts.  Provide assistance to individuals based on need level of individuals, and adheres to all agency policies and procedures and licensing/funding source requirements.

Salary range: $16.25-$17.50

Expectations of the Role:

  • Be awake and available to persons during overnight shift until persons have left residential program, or until the morning staff person arrives.
  • Perform security checks on an hourly basis to ensure safety of individuals and facility.
  • Document each person’s progress in the confidential record.
  • Perform tasks on the cleaning checklist and all duties based on individual’s needs and schedule.
  • Write daily notes at end of shift if needed, noting any incidents and maintain regular communication with other team members.
  • Complete medication counts.
  • All other duties assigned by manager

What you’ll need:

Education: High School degree or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in a similar field, preferred.
Experience: Zero to six months experience in human services/ ABI preferred. 
Skills: Valid driver’s license preferred. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire (training provided).  

Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (3weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick
  • Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

As a Residential Relief Counselor, you will provide direct care to consumers with psychiatric or persistent mental illness in a residential setting. In your role, you will work with consumers, their families, and their Recover Support Team to help improve their lives through building confidence, independence, and quality of life. Relief Staff have the ability to set your own schedule based on your preference and availability, along with the freedom to work in many settings and locations. You can work as many as 40 hours per week. 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.

Salary: $16-$16.50 per hour

Locations are Burlington, Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere, Saugus, Waltham, West Roxbury and Winthrop

Expectations of the Role:
• Administer medication according to the Medication Administration Plan (MAP)
• Schedule or assist consumers in scheduling routine and preventative medical appointments
• Assist consumers with daily living activities, self-help skills, and socialization
• Participate in housekeeping and maintenance of the house and vehicle.
• Comply with mandatory staffing ratio of the program at all times.

What you’ll need:
Education: High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
Experience: One to two years human services experience with similar population preferred
Skills: Valid Massachusetts driver’s license preferred; Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five continuous months of employment/date of hire (training provided)

Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

As a Program Manager you will oversee the administrative, financial,  and operational operations of a group home for adults with developmental disabilities. As the Program Manager you will be responsible for the clinical and program planning, medication administration, laundry, shopping, menu/meal planning and the maintenance and safety of the group home. Liaison with families and funding sources.  This position interfaces with staff, peers, senior management, families, neighbors, medical practitioners, and DDS service coordinators.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 10a-6p

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, hire, train, assign, direct, counsel, discipline and evaluate performance of the Assistant Program Director.
  • Liaison between clinical community and staff, program, clinical and agency level problem solving.
  • Manage a daily residential schedule, ensuring the program meets Individuals’ needs, and allows for their maximum involvement.
  • Make sure the program is operating per required ratios and are within budget.
  • Meets with direct support team each month to support and motivate them.
  • Oversees staff assigned to Individuals to ensure client’s successful participation in appropriate recreational and community activities.
  • Fosters and maintains positive relationships with funding sources, day rehabilitation programs, families, and neighbors through an appropriate level of communication.
  • Oversees the development of behavior plans when needed and secures required approvals for behavior plan before implementing plan.
  • Trains staff in the implementation of newly approved behavior plans.
  • Position requires on-call coverage and some evening and weekend on-call rotation. Also requires some local travel to accompany Individuals to doctor’s appointments or for medical treatment.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Requirements

Education: High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree in a related filed highly preferred.

Experience: Two years of supervisory experience. Two year’s experience in Human Services, specifically experience with population that has developmental disorders and/or mental health, and supervisory experience required.

Skills: Must obtain Massachusetts MAP & CPR/First Aide certifications within five (5) continuous months of hire (training provided). Valid Mass driver’s license required.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care/Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

 

As an Assistant Residential Program Manager, you will be responsible responsible for working directly with individuals and staff to ensure that the needs of the Individuals living in the assigned group home(s) are met in all areas of service.  Responsible for the supervision of house basic systems including but not limited to ISP and clinical plan implementation, community integration, medication administration, laundry, shopping, menu/meal planning and the maintenance and safety of the group home site(s).  This position acts as a liaison between Program Director and staff and interfaces with staff, peers, senior management, families, neighbors, medical practitioners, and DDS service coordinators.  Initiates and facilitates program level problem solving.  Negotiate role in completion of the following functions in conjunction with or, in the absence of, the Program Director.

Expectations of the Role:

  • Effectively recruit, hire, train, assign, direct, counsel, discipline and evaluate performance of the Group Home DSP Staff
  • Works in cooperation with staff assigned to Individuals to ensure client’s successful participation in appropriate recreational and community activities.
  • Maintains positive and regular communication with Individual’s family members who have self-identified as interested in maintaining an active role in their disabled Individual’s life.
  • Ensures the medical services and records meet the needs of the Individuals and conform to regulations.
  • Provides crisis intervention and emergency coverage for assigned site(s). Secures additional resources as needed, identifies and resolves problems that resulted in an emergency situation.
  • Performs direct support related tasks in emergencies or as requested by supervisor.
  • Provides transportation for Individuals as needed.
  • Responsible for weekly medication audits for assigned group homes, ensuring medication supplies are ordered as needed.
  • Supervises the implementation of program goals and monitors the progress of same for assigned site(s).
  • Position requires on-call coverage and some evening and weekend work as needed.
  • Position requires some local travel to attend to staff meetings and trainings, client functions/appointments and medical treatments.
  • Other duties assigned.

What you’ll need:

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

Experience: Thee (3) years of related direct support experience required. Supervisory experience preferred.

Skills: Must obtain Massachusetts MAP & CPR/First Aide certifications within five (5) continuous months of hire (training provided). Valid Mass driver’s license required.

Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service),
  • 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care/Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

We are currently offering a $500 sign on bonus for full time direct care positions.

Direct Support Professionals will work with individuals who need complete assistance with ADL’s, and/or feeding, behavioral interventions in the home and in the community.  Most individuals served have level 2 behavior plans, and/or aggression and staff will need to complete restraints using techniques learned through NAPPI training. This role is also an ISP specialist and will take the lead writing ISPs and training other staff how to implement ISP goals and summaries.  This staff will be able to train other staff with the assistance of the Behavior Specialist and Program Manager on behavior plans and reward systems.

Salary Range: $18

What you’ll do:

  • Offer guidance for residents during skills building
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans for residents
  • Assist with daily living activities, including meal preparation, money management, doctor’s appointments and assisting with personal hygiene
  • Ensure appropriate staff-to-client ratio at all time
  • Responsible for accompanying individuals to medical appointments/treatments, ensuring accurate reporting to physician and follow through with respect to doctor’s orders and recommendations.
  • Redirect and/or physically support individuals who may be aggressive using proactive techniques while maintaining self-control.
  • Develop and promote a supportive relationship with the residents
  • Support each Individuals existing relationships and assist in increasing their network of friends and acquaintances.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What you’ll need:
Education: High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in any related field preferred.

Experience: Six to twelve months 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.

Skills: Must have valid Massachusetts Driver’s license. Must become MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12
  • Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

A career with a cause
Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Inc. has provided community-based mental health services to individuals and families in East Boston, Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. To better serve our community, NSMHA has developed a comprehensive and integrated community-based system of engagement, treatment, rehabilitation and support programs to promote the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness, addictions and co-occurring disorders.

We are currently offering a $500 sign on bonus for full time direct care positions.

As an Awake Overnight Direct Support Specialist for North Suffolk Mental Health Association, you’ll be responsible for the safety and well-being of consumers in a residential setting during overnight shifts.  Provide assistance to individuals based on need level of individuals, and adheres to all agency policies and procedures and licensing/funding source requirements.

Salary Range: $16.25-$17.50

Expectations of the Role:

  • Be awake and available to persons during overnight shift until persons have left residential program, or until the morning staff person arrives.
  • Perform security checks on an hourly basis to ensure safety of individuals and facility.
  • Document each person’s progress in the confidential record.
  • Perform tasks on the cleaning checklist and all duties based on individual’s needs and schedule.
  • Write daily notes at end of shift if needed, noting any incidents and maintain regular communication with other team members.
  • Complete medication counts.
  • All other duties assigned by manager

What you’ll need:

Education: High School degree or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in a similar field, preferred.
Experience: Zero to six months experience in human services/ ABI preferred.
Skills: Valid driver’s license preferred. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire (training provided).

Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (3weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick
  • Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

We are currently offering a $500 sign on bonus for full time direct care positions.

Direct Support Professionals are members of a team responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with developmental disabilities. As a nonprofit organization, we believe that every individual deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential. We are looking for both entry level and experienced individuals to work as Direct Support Professionals in our residential homes. The right candidates will be responsible for providing care and assistance to Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. If you have experience working with developmentally disabled adults, or are willing to learn, we encourage you to apply.

Full and part time positions available in Burlington, Chelsea, Winthrop, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Saugus. Please indicate preference for location and shift.

Salary Range: $16.00-$18.50 depending on program placement

What you’ll do:

  • Offer guidance for residents during skills building
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans for residents
  • Assist with daily living activities, including meal preparation, money management, doctor’s appointments and assisting with personal hygiene
  • Ensure appropriate staff-to-client ratio at all time
  • Develop and promote a supportive relationship with the residents
  • Support each Individuals existing relationships and assist in increasing their network of friends and acquaintances.

What you’ll need:
Education: High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in any related field preferred.
Experience: Zero to six 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.
Skills: Must have valid Massachusetts Driver’s license. Must become MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12
  • Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities