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August 2011

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FT Clincial Social Worker

Hiring Company: Whittier Pavilion
Location: Haverhill, MA

Job Description

Full Time-Days: MSW with current Massachusetts LICSW/LCSW. Two years experience with psychiatric inpatient adult or geriatric setting preferred. Complete psychosocial assessments, coordinate patient's treatment and discharge planning in order to meet the psychosocial and emotions needs of the patients, families and community providers.

Contact Information

Interested applicants should e-mail his/her resume to Jill R. Leary, LICSW (Director of Social Services).


Inpatient/Outpatient Social Worker

Hiring Company: Whittier Pavilion
Location: Haverhill, MA

Job Description

Full Time-Days: MSW with current Massachusetts LICSW. Two years experience with inpatient adult or geriatric setting preferred. Provide both inpatient clinical social work coverage and outpatient psychotherapy in nursing facilities and/or outpatient office. Complete psychosocial assessments, coordinate patient's treatment and discharge planning in order to meet the psychosocial and emotions needs of the patients, families and community providers.

Contact Information

Interested applicants should e-mail his/her resume to Jill R. Leary, LICSW (Director of Social Services).


Clinical Coordinator

Hiring Company: The Family Center, Inc
Location: Somerville, MA

Job Description

The Family Center is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) family services agency which includes a licensed mental health clinic. Our mission is to create safer, more resilient families by supporting them in developing the inner strengths, life skills, and networks of resources they need to succeed. To learn more visit our website.

The Family Center seeks an experienced mental health clinician with excellent supervisory skills and ability to effectively lead a diverse team of providers. The Clinical Coordinator will effectively manage the day-to-day operations of our outpatient clinic and ensure the delivery of high quality, culturally responsive community mental health services to children and families. As a member of the Management Team, the Clinical Coordinator will serve a critical role supporting the integration of clinical and family support services.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provides oversight and tracking for all aspects of outpatient clinic services including intake, assessment, treatment planning, periodic review
  • Participates in the development of care models that further the integration of clinical and family support services, including the design of a coaching model for targeted service delivery
  • Oversees credentialing of multi-disciplinary staff: participates in hire, orients new clinicians and interns, supervises and evaluates staff (annual performance review), including productivity monitoring
  • Continually assesses training needs of staff; provides training; maintains clinical training log
  • Ensures compliance with all licensing, regulatory, state agency (DPH, DMH), third-party billing and funding requirements
  • Schedules building and after-hour coverage rotation; provides 24/7 backup to clinicians
  • Develops and monitors accountability systems for timeliness and quality of documentation
  • Audits clinical records and develops plans for remediation or disciplinary action
  • Identifies, develops, and implements strategies for improvement of clinical operations
  • Responds to critical incidents or complaints, conducts investigations as indicated, creates and ensures implementation of corrective action as needed
  • Carries a small clinical caseload
  • Represents The Family Center at external meetings, training, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Benefits

  • Medical and Dental
  • Vacation, Holiday and Sick Time
  • Retirement Saving Plan
  • Pleasant work environment
  • Competitive Salary based on experience

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Highly organized, self-directed, able to prioritize competing demands
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Sound judgment and discretion
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to manage and collaborate across programs
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • LICSW with 10 yr. experience; 5 yr. supervisory experience
  • Family therapy training/experience
  • CANS certification
  • MSDP documentation knowledge
  • Familiarity with the Virtual Gateway
  • Oral and written proficiency in Spanish; Haitian Creole and/or Portuguese desirable

Contact Information

Please apply by forwarding your resume and a cover letter detailing your interests.


Director of Resident Services

Hiring Company: Roxbury Tenants of Harvard
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Roxbury Tenants of Harvard (R.T.H.) —a multi-purpose, resident-controlled non-profit- seeks a seasoned social services professional for leadership position of its Resident Services Department providing support and advocacy to the residents of the R.T.H. community. The Director of Resident Services is responsible for the overall mission, vision, and values of the department and for ensuring that these guiding principles reflect the desires and needs of the community.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee social work services for RTH residents, approximately 2000 people
  • Perform outreach efforts to residents
  • Collaborate with program staff in program planning and implementation
  • Collaborate with property management companies
  • Provide advocacy, referrals, and support to residents and staff
  • Complete proper documentation
  • Attend monthly staff team meeting and facilitate when necessary
  • Provide scheduled, weekly walk-in hours to residents and staff

Community Outreach and Collaboration

  • Initiate and partake in collaborations between R.T.H. and the broader Mission Hill community
  • Organize community resources and have information easily accessible to the R.T.H. community

Administrative Duties

  • Submit monthly reports to the Executive Director
  • Complete bi-annual statistics for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Interview, hire, train and supervise Resident Services staff and interns

Additional Duties

  • Research and apply for potential funding sources as program wants and needs are identified
  • All other duties as requested by the Executive Director

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Masters degree in social work ,LICSW required
  • Excellent leadership, management and interpersonal skills necessary
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years experience in a management position
  • Experience working successfully in a culturally diverse environment necessary

Contact Information

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Noemi Laboy.

Salary Information: RTH offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.


FT Resident Service Coordinator

Hiring Company: B'nai B'rith Covenant House
Location: Brighton, MA

Job Description

Full time position; job share may be considered. Multilingual and multicultural Senior Housing Community in Brighton. Assist residents in obtaining the services they need / want to maintain independence and life satisfaction. Help create a community through social networking within the building. Responsibilities include: securing community support services, documentation, building community; social networking within the building, resident problem solving, group leadership, part of multidisciplinary team, and opportunity for student supervision.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • LICSW
  • Knowledge of community support services
  • Knowledge and experience working with older persons and with muti-ethnic populations
  • Ability to listen and establish trusting relationships with residents

Contact Information

Please e-mail resume.


Inpatient Clinical Social Worker (per diem)

Hiring Company: Whittier Pavilion
Location: 76 Summer Street, Haverhill, MA 01830

Job Description

Responsible for the coordination of the patient's treatment and discharge planning in order to meet the psychosocial and emotional needs of the patients and their families. Patients include adult and geriatric psychiatric populations.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • MSW with current Massachusetts license; LICSW or LCSW
  • Two years professional experience in an adult or geriatric inpatient setting preferred
  • Ability to assess patient's psychiatric, medical and disposition needs and formulate appropriate discharge plan
  • Ability to develop and maintain a therapeutic relationship with patients and their families, establish appropriate professional boundaries and practice within the guidelines of the NASW Code of Ethics

Contact Information

Interested applicants should e-mail his/her resume to Jill R. Leary, LICSW (Director of Social Services).


PT Program Coodrinator

Hiring Company: Shattuck Partners
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Agency Overview: Shattuck Partners is a 501(c)3 organization which was established in 1987 to improve the quality of life for the highly diverse patient population who receive their medical and psychiatric care at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. As the only Massachusetts Public Health hospital in Boston, Shattuck is dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to persons that often fall through cracks in our healthcare system. The majority of patients cared for at Shattuck are disenfranchised economically, have limited familial or community support, and have medical conditions that are often complicated by mental illness or addiction disorders. Shattuck Partners actively collaborates with community groups to fulfill its mission.

General Responsibilities: The Program Coordinator of Shattuck Partners will expand the capacity of Shattuck Partners to make it a stronger more vibrant and visible agency. The Program Coordinator is expected to be a hands on leader who will be responsible to plan, manage and implement the activities and other special initiatives of Shattuck Partners. Guidance and direction will provided by a designated Board member.

Specific Responsibilities Programming:

  • To collaborate with Board members and key hospital staff to plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate current Shattuck Partners initiatives (e.g. art workshop program, T.B. care incentives, gift shop);
  • To research new programming initiatives in collaboration with Board members and key hospital staff;
  • To collaborate with community partners on initiative that can improve the quality of life for Shattuck Hospital patients.

Specific Responsibilities — Fundraising and Marketing:

  • To work with Board of Directors to identify prospects and seek financial support from individual, foundation, corporate, and government sources;
  • To plan and implement one fundraising event per year;
  • To coordinate two direct mail fundraising campaigns per year, (including mailing list development and management) and to oversee design, printing, and distribution of brochures;
  • To promote and market the work of Shattuck Partners through preparing and distributing a semi-annual newsletter and assist in the management of the content on the Shattuck Partners website and social networking platforms;

Specific Responsibilities General & Administrative:

  • To plan, manage and monitor organizational and project budgets;
  • To manage day-to-day operations of the office including correspondence; acknowledgements; monthly board meeting management — notifications and minutes; and perform a variety of other duties to manage the Shattuck Partners organization as required;
  • To research relevant grant opportunities and assist with the writing of grant proposals;
  • To participate in the ongoing evaluation and revision of Strategic Plan goals;
  • To develop and coordinate any volunteer participation in events, projects and tasks.

Requirements/Qualifications

Ideal candidate has demonstrated experience leading community-building and/or board development initiatives and strategic planning for non-profit and/or healthcare organizations/associations. The Shattuck Partners Program Coordinator should be an organized self-starter who is intellectually curious with a demonstrated attention to detail. Particular skills and experience include:

  • A bachelor's degree or above with experience in non-profit management, including budgeting and fundraising experience;
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Strong research and computer skills including, newsletter publishing, and basic database management, such as mailing lists. Skills in web site management and the use of new technologies and social networking platforms;
  • The ability to work with a wide range of audiences from diverse backgrounds;
  • An interest and compassionate attitude for the population served by Lemuel Shattuck Hospital is essential.

Contact Information

E-mail a cover letter and resume to robert.mcmackin@state.ma.us. Deadline for applications is October 1, 2011. No phone inquiries, please.

Salary Information: This is a part-time position. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and the resources of a small, non-profit organization.


PT Teen Mentor

Job Description

Looking for a psychologically minded person with experience and education in special needs and with youth with mental health issues, to provide respite for my 16 year old daughter who is energetic, outgoing and caring. My daughter has a history of trauma; at times she can be hyperactive, impulsive, and reactive. Looking for someone to provide companionship, act as a mentor and help her pursue her interests in theatre, dance, swimming, ice skating, and working with animals.

Contact Information

Please e-mail Kristin Mulvey, LCSW (Wayside Youth and Family Support Network)

Salary Information: Salary negotiable pending qualifications.


Manager of Client Advocacy

Hiring Company: AIDS Action Committee
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

This position oversees the Client Advocacy Program in Boston as well as the Check-In Volunteer Program to provide a continuum of care by offering support, information and advocacy for HIV+ clients.

Duties:

  1. Supervise and provide on-going training to a team of client advocates and stabilization advocates at the Boston location to ensure clients receive comprehensive screening, referral and assistance with all levels of case management, housing search, and eviction prevention in conjunction with Standards of Care. Supervise the Check-in Coordinator to ensure phone based support by Check-in volunteers to clients.
  2. Ensure all services are provided within the harm reduction framework and are easily accessible to clients in need of services, particularly those who are most impacted by social and economic inequality.
  3. Regularly evaluate program efficiency and capacity using information gained through consumer focus groups, service utilization and outcome data, epidemiological data and other informational sources; recommend and implement changes, as appropriate.
  4. Monitor caseloads of client and stabilization advocates and ensure proper case assignment and timely follow- up for all clients in need of client advocacy and stabilization services. Ensure that staff members provide high quality services to clients, including completing comprehensive assessments, service plans, and referrals.
  5. Ensure proper documentation procedures are maintained including submission of reports, data collection, budget oversight and monitoring, outcome measures and overall maintenance of client records and other paperwork required by the agency and/or funding sources.
  6. Work closely with the Peer Support Program Manager (Boston), the Clinical Manager and the Site Manager (Boston) to ensure case coordination of the interdisciplinary teams and to coordinate the daily operations, including coverage and crisis support needs of all programs for people living with HIV/AIDS at the Boston site including the drop-in center and front desk.
  7. Work closely with Cambridge and North Shore staff members to collaborate around client needs and ensure consistency of client advocacy services at all sites.
  8. Provide client advocacy services, as needed. Develop appropriate service plans and facilitate access to services such as medical, housing, financial, and legal services for people living with HIV.
  9. Attend and participate in meetings with current and potential collaborating agencies, and current and potential funding sources, as required.
  10. Collaborate with agencies to identify and address systematic barriers that prevent people living with HIV/AIDS from obtaining safe, affordable housing.
  11. Enforce agency's policies and clinical procedures, including safety and crisis procedures.
  12. Attend unit, department and agency meetings, as required.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or 3 to 5 years social service experience with experience in housing and case managements services.
  • Experiences working with issues related to social and economic inequalities, including issues related to HIV/AIDS, substance use, homelessness, mental health, and bi-lingual, multicultural & GLBT communities.
  • Supervisory experience including recruitment, training and supporting a diverse workforce required.
  • Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS community trends, harm reduction, and at-risk populations and commitment and experience to delivering low-threshold, easily accessible service.
  • Strong administrative, budget management, report writing and computer skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities; excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-directed, motivated and flexible with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience designing and conducting trainings/workshops, preferred.

Contact Information

E-mail resume and cover letter to Lena Asmar, Director of Clinical and Support Services.


One Year Contract for LCSW (Homeless Veterans)

Hiring Company: Staffing Dynamics International, LLC
Location: MA

Job Description

One year contract working with homeless veterans in the MA communities.

Responsibilities: engaging veterans in the veteran affairs supportive housing program (VASH) process with duties to include: interviewing, counseling, providing clinical case management, psychosocial assessments for individuals at-risk, identify treatment needs affecting adjustment to the environment, and establishing treatment goals. Individuals will utilize counseling strategies to include crisis intervention and case management including short and long-term services. Maintain therapeutic relationships with the patient, family, staff and community programs/agencies.

Requirements/Qualifications

LCSW/MSW (license with any state with three years experience; degree from accredited school).

Contact Information

Resume, salary requirements, copy of degree and certification must be submitted immediately to: Laurie@staffingtheglobe.com; or call 240.629.8409.

Salary Information: Submit salary requirements (range). One year federal contract.


Youth Programs Coordinator

Hiring Company: The Welcome Project
Location: Somerville, MA

Job Description

The Welcome Project helps Somerville immigrants engage in the life of the city, share our rich cultural resources, and have a more powerful collective voice in the schools, city government and other institutions that shape our lives. We work primarily with the Latino, Brazilian, and Haitian communities, as well as other immigrant groups. We are based at the Mystic Housing Development in Somerville, the city's largest public housing development.

The Youth Programs Coordinator oversees The Welcome Project's Youth Aspirations Programs, which focus on helping youth from immigrant families in Somerville identify and achieve their goals. The primary program is the Liaison Interpreter Program of Somerville (LIPS), which trains bilingual high school students in professional language interpretation skills, who then practice their interpretation at community meetings. LIPS helps build the leadership of these youth to encourage active participation of immigrants in the community. The Coordinator works closely with professional interpretation trainers and supports the youth as they develop their interpretation skills and leadership. The Coordinator also supervises interns and volunteers to lead the Mystic Wizards/Homework Help Club, our First Generation to College Initiative, a Parents Leadership Group, and a summer Digital Storytelling Program.

Job Responsibilities:

Liaison Interpreters Program of Somerville (LIPS). The Youth Program Coordinator will coordinate training for the Liaison Interpreter Program of Somerville. This includes:

  • Coordinate with interpretation training providers to arrange workshops, training, and practice sessions for youth.
  • Develop curriculum and provide programming on youth leadership skills. Provide additional programming and develop additional curriculum on youth leadership skills.
  • Ensure a smooth process for responding to requests from community/city agencies for opportunities for youth to practice their interpretation in the community.
  • Support youth in reaching their goals by providing coaching and developing individual plans
  • Coordinate supervision and keep records of interpretation assignments
  • Invoice community organizations and agencies for interpretation provided

Education Programming for Youth and Parents from Immigrant Families. The Youth Program Coordinator will help organize programs to assist immigrant families in reaching their educational aspirations. The coordinator will supervise graduate and undergraduate students who deliver programming that includes:

  • Homework help/tutoring for 8-13 year olds 2x per week.
  • Support for group of youth from immigrant families who will be the first in their family to attend college.
  • Support for immigrant parents group who want to more effectively engage with the schools to help their children succeed.
  • A 6-week summer Digital Storytelling program for 12-16 year olds.

Communications and public relations

  • Speaking at meetings
  • Help draft reports to funders
  • Represent the program to agencies and the media, when needed

Administration

  • Develop and implement systems for documenting and evaluating the program's progress
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers for areas of program responsibility

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Experience working with immigrant communities and youth
  • Experience with youth programs, particularly those focused on youth leadership development.
  • Bilingual in English and one of the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese or Haitian Creole.
  • Effective communication skills (listening, writing, speaking)
  • Strong team building and facilitation skills

Contact Information

Please email cover letters and resumes to Warren Goldstein-Gelb, Executive Director.

Click here for more info about this organization.

Salary Information: The position is currently 80% of full time (4 days per week), with possibility of full time depending on funding. Salary commensurate with experience.


Outpatient Clinicians

Hiring Company: Somerville Mental Health
Location: Somerville, MA

Job Description

We offer fee-for-service positions with competitive rates and flexible schedules.

Large Outpatient Clinic near Davis Square - We are looking for licensed clinicians for our clinic; join our fast paced, dynamic and multi-disciplinary team, providing assessments and individual and family treatment to people with a wide range of diagnoses and circumstances.

Mystic Counseling Center Family Clinic - Great opportunity for masters level clinician to join our small, collegial outpatient team providing assessments, treatment planning and individual and family treatment to adults and children.

Substance Abuse Outpatient Program near Davis Square - Seeking masters level clinicians with substance abuse treatment experience, license preferred; we provide outpatient counseling, a Suboxone program, work in local courts & DYS; clinicians in stable recovery encouraged to apply; some evening hours required.

Contact Information

Please e-mail resume and cover letter indicating position(s) of interest to Lisa Mitchell (Human Resources).

Click here for general information about Somerville Mental Health Association.


Supervisory Program Specialist

Hiring Company: Department of Education
Location: Washington, DC

Job Description

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is looking for the best and brightest to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation. If you are a highly-motivated, creative individual who would like to work for an agency that establishes policies on federal financial aid for education, distributes as well as monitors those funds; collects data on Americas schools and disseminates research; focuses national attention on key educational issues; and prohibits discrimination and ensures equal access to education, ED is the place for you!

This position is located in the Family Policy Compliance Division of the Office of Management (OM). As the Family Policy Compliance Office Director, the incumbent will serve as the senior advisor on all matters relevant to the administration of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA), and the requirements concerning military recruiters contained in the Elementary and Secondary Act of 1965, as amended in 2001.

The incumbent will establish and revise operating procedures, review operations, aggregates, and access program data and provide a high level of technical assistance. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for supervising employees which will include planning, organizing, reviewing and controlling the quantity and quality of work performed.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must complete a Background Investigation and fingerprint check
  • Must complete a One-year Probationary Period
  • Relocation Expenses will not be paid

Contact Information

Please click here for more information and to apply online.

Salary Information: $123,758.00 - $155,500.00 /year


FT Social Worker

Hiring Company: Family & Children's Service of Greater Lynn, Inc,
Location: Lynn, MA

Job Description

Dynamic community based nonprofit Social Service Agency seeks MSW/BSW with relevant geriatric work experience to manage a caseload in our Elder Care Management and Guardianship Program. These elders have been adjudicated by the courts to need guardianship and/or conservatorship services, resulting in various degrees of oversight of their personal, medical, and/or financial affairs. Elders are housed in settings, such as in the community or long term care. Worker will have direct and indirect contact with those elders and their caretakers; provide ongoing needs assessments; develop service plans that protect the elder; coordinate services; work with families and collaterals; and interface with attorneys and the court system. Candidates must have the ability to be self directed, organized, and ability to multitask. Basic computer literacy. MSW preferred or BSW with 3-5 years experience in geriatrics. Must have car and driver's license. Supervision will be provided by a LICSW.

Contact Information

Resumes will be reviewed immediately upon receipt. Fax cover letter and resume to Family & Children's Service of Greater Lynn, Inc, 781-581-6614 c/o Genie Thurman or e-mail gthurman@fcslynn.org.


Director of Assessment

Hiring Company: Simmons College
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Under the general supervision of an Associate Provost and in collaboration with the Director of Institutional Research, this position provides support and leadership on behalf of the Office of the Provost to assess student learning outcomes and teaching effectiveness, and to evaluate programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels (including online courses and programs) with the goal of enhancing educational quality and effectiveness.

  1. Provide support and leadership in developing and implementing an institution-wide assessment program to continuously improve student learning outcomes, teaching, and educational programs (including online programs) through data-informed decision-making. This will require working with senior administrators, faculty, and others.
  2. Develop and maintain a system and schedule for the collection, analysis, and reporting of relevant student assessment, teaching evaluations, and program evaluation data and maintaining feedback loops concerning all offerings and programs including online. This will require working with senior administrators, faculty, and others.
  3. Serve on committees relevant to assessment and program evaluation
  4. Assist academic and non-academic units with defining student learning goals and outcomes; coordinate workshops or other training for relevant faculty, staff, and administrators to assist with conducting effective and meaningful assessment activities.
  5. Keep abreast of best practices and new developments in assessment by maintaining involvement with external assessment-related entities such as professional organizations and accrediting bodies.

Requirements/Qualifications

Master's degree — Field of study: HIGHER EDUCATION; EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT, PROGRAM EVALUATION, OR RELATED FIELD

Contact Information

To apply for this position, please go to our online employment site. Click on "Search Postings", select position title and follow the directions to apply online.

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Resident Service Coordinator

Job Description

Senior Housing Community in Brighton is looking for a full time Resident Service Coordinator to assist residents in obtaining the services they need or want to maintain independence and life satisfaction. The community is multilingual and multicultural and presents challenges.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting residents in securing food stamps, community support services, etc.
  • Documentation
  • Building community; social networking within the building
  • Resident problem solving
  • Group leadership
  • Opportunity for student supervision

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelors in Social Work; MSW preferred
  • Knowledge of community support services, elder life cycle issues.
  • Experience working with older persons preferred.
  • Ability to listen and establish trusting relationships with residents

Contact Information

Principals only, no recruiters. Send resume to: susanrack@bbcovhse.org.

Salary Information: Compensation commensurate with experience.


PT Case Manager

Hiring Company: Family Resource Center (EMARC)

Job Description

Family Resource Center seeks a part time Case Manager for a growing Adult Foster Care program. Position requires a mature individual with experience in supporting families & the ability to work on a team. Qualifications include a Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Sociology or Psychology, a social worker license from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work, and a minimum of two (2) years experience working with adults with disabilities. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills a must. Applicant must have evening and weekend availability and use of a car.

Contact Information

Email or call Judy SantaMaria at familysupport@theemarc.org or 781-942-4888 ext 4022.

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