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Assistant Director, Council on Aging

Hiring Company: City of Beverly, MA
Location: Beverly, MA

Job Description

Summary:
The Assistant Director of the Council on Aging supports the day-to-day operations of the Senior Community Center and works closely with the staff to identify service needs, and implement annual goals and objectives.  The incumbent provides administrative support to the director in the areas such as office management, computer software and database applications, grants management, program supervision and development, special event planning and community outreach among other duties as assigned.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages daily operations, staff and programs and as delegated by the Director.
  • Spearheads planning for special events and new initiatives in collaboration with staff.
  • Leads or co-leads short term support groups for identified populations.
  • Meets with senior participants and/or community members to resolve problems as they arise.
  • Prepares grant applications, and writes reports and monitors requirements for grants as delegated by Director.
  • Provides coverage for programs and services in the absence of designated staff.
  • Organizes staff development and training programs to meet identified needs.
  • Oversees operations in the absence of the Director.
  • Manages internal computer systems and develops staff competency in computer software applications and database management.
  • Represents the Council on Aging in the community.
  • Attends Council on Aging Board of Directors meetings as requested.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned by Director.

SUPERVISION:
Works under the general direction of the Council on Aging Director.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance or stoop.  

The employee must lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus.  

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Requirements/Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in gerontology, social work, public administration or closely related field.  Master's in Social Work with LCSW credential preferred.
  • Minimum of three years, full-time, supervisory experience, preferably in an elder services setting.
  • Understands the wellness and supportive services mission of the Senior Community Center.
  • Ability to resolve problems, delegate appropriately, exercise independent judgment and identify emerging needs.
  • Excellent social, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills.
  • Detail-oriented with time management skills.
  • Competency in computer software applications and database management.
  • Experience in program and event planning highly desired.
  • Successful completion of CORI background, reference check and pre-employment physical.

Contact Information

Interested applicants should submit resumes to the City of Beverly, Human Resources Department, 191 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915. Position Open until filled.

Salary Information: $46,000 - $49,000


Executive Director

Hiring Company: Spectrum Adult Day Health Program
Location: North Andover, MA

Job Description

The Executive Director will

  • participate in administrative planning and decision making with leadership in the development and advancement of the geriatric continuum
  • direct all administrative, human resources and operational functions of the program • develop, manage and maintain the financial viability of the program
  • establish and maintain quality assurance programs and set standards of care provided in the adult day health programs for the elderly
  • serve as an advocate for all services provided within the geriatric continuum 
  • maintain professional licensure and membership in the Massachusetts Adult Day Services Association

We offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, 403(b), paid time off)

Requirements/Qualifications

We require:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience of management experience in a health care setting
  • Bachelor' degree;  Master's in Health Services, Healthcare Administration or the equivalent preferred
  • Valid professional license preferred (i.e. R.N., LSW)
  • Strong managerial, operational and leadership experience

Contact Information

NSHjobs@nhs-healthlink.org
978-921-6213 (fax)
Northeast Senior Health 
500 Cummings Center, Suite 3570
Beverly, MA 01915

EOE


Bilingual Clinicians

Hiring Company: Family Service of Greater Boston
Location: Family Service of Greater Boston, 31 Heath Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Requirements/Qualifications

MSW or related Masters Level (i.e. counseling, psychology).  LICSW, LCSW, LMHC or LMFT or eligibility preferred.  At least 1-2  years experience with at risk children, youth and families is necessary.  Experience working with trauma, behavior-emotional disorders, substance use/abuse, working with at risk teens, abuse or neglect, poverty and systemic issues ideal.  Language Needs:  Spanish, Cape Verdean-Creole, Haitian Creole, Vietnamese, will consider other.  FT and FFS

Contact Information

Email resume and cover letter to pkiessling@fsgb.org Please include how you became aware of the position. Family Service of Greater Boston, 31 Heath Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130


Master Level Supervisor

Hiring Company: Family Service of Greater Boston
Location: 31 Heath Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

Job Description

Supervise master level clinicians and bachelor level staff providing home-community based therapeutic work with children, youth, and families.

Requirements/Qualifications

MSW or related Master's degree with independent licensure required (LICSW, LMHC, and LMFT). Passion for servicing children, youth, families and caregivers of children and a minimum 5 (five) years post master experience. Experience working with state, private, community, faith based organizations and schools. Knowledge of Children's Behavioral Health Initiative, DCF, and 3rd party billing highly desirable. FT

Contact Information

Email resume and cover letter to pkiessling@fsgb.org Please include how you became aware of the position. Family Service of Greater Boston, 31 Heath Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130


Coordinator of Resident Advancement

Hiring Company: The Ledges
Location: Hopedale, MA

Job Description

Program Description:
The Ledges serves as a home for 35 adults with developmental disabilities, mental illness, physical disabilities, and significant medical/health challenges, and strives to enrich their lives in a caring, supportive manner. The Ledges will do everything in its power to enhance each resident's quality of life through a variety of developmental programs, and expects all staff members to treat each resident with dignity, and work with his/her varied skill set to enhance the emotional, physical, and social well-being of each resident. Working in this team-based environment is challenging, engaging, and fun, and is founded on each employee's total commitment to giving the residents we serve the best quality care.The Ledges is proud to be an equal opportunity employer where applicants' employment shall never be unlawfully based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability and any other class protected by law

Position Description:
The Coordinator of Resident Advancement is a documentation intensive role that focuses on the personal development of the residents of The Ledges. This is achieved through the research and writing of plans and assessments (i.e. Individual Service Plans, behavior plans/assessments, etc.) designed to enrich the lives of each resident of The Ledges. Furthermore, the Coordinator of Resident Advancement must relay this information to other members of The Ledges' staff, residents' families, and state agencies to ensure the successful implementation of all plans. This position requires a deep understanding of, and commitment to, each resident of The Ledges, and his/her individual strengths to identify appropriate goals for development. 

Thorough training on document expectations and a complete familiarization with The Ledges' residents will be provided.

This is a part-time position (approximately 20 hours/week). Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Specific Duties: 
• Development of Individual Service Plans
• Development of individually tailored goals, objectives, behavior plans, and medication plans
• Completion of resident assessments including but not limited to: safety, community, fall risk, use of machinery, at home well-being, and money management
• Create individual resident profiles including emotional health, communication needs, dietary needs, and social needs
• Responsible for the presentation of ISP information to the family of the residents and appropriate state agencies 
• Track changes in resident's goals, objectives, behavior plans, and ISPs, and properly document progress
• Track the effects of behavioral modifications

Requirements/Qualifications

Education: 
• A master's degree in the social sciences or nursing is preferred
• A bachelor's degree in the social sciences or nursing will also be considered.

Experience:
• At least 3 years experience in the aforementioned duties (writing ISPs, behavior plans, etc.) is ideal
• Prior experience in working with individuals with disabilities

Other skills and requirements:
• High level of computer proficiency, particularly with the Microsoft Office Suite and data retrieval 
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Extremely detail oriented 
• Strong organizational skills
• An ability to properly define problems, collect necessary information, determine the facts of the situation, and articulately establish conclusions and solutions
• Comfortable in a fast paced, unpredictable environment
• Ability to work weekends and holidays

Contact Information

Nancy Arone
narone@theledges.org

Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience


Recovery Coordinator/Dual Diagnosis Specialist

Hiring Company: South Shore Mental Health
Location: Quincy, Ma

Job Description

Under the supervision of CBFS Director of Clinical Rehab Housing, the Recovery Coordinator/Dual Diagnosis Specialist provides clinical assessment and determination of medical necessity criteria. Leads development of comprehensive recovery based services to adults with serious mental illness. Coordinates multi-disciplinary team and coordinates/evaluates program services as required by client specific action plans. Works with dually diagnosed clients to develop plans that address both mental health needs and their substance abuse needs.

Requirements/Qualifications

Master's in Psychology, Social Work or related field.
Must have at least 2 years experience working with individuals with SPMI
Must have at least 2 years experience with SPMI
Familiarity with principles of psychiatric recovery required
Demonstrated ability to work successfully at coordinating care across a continuum of care required.

Contact Information

Lisa Fitzgerald
lfitzger@ssmh.org

Salary Information: 40,000


Health and Social Services Administrator

Hiring Company: Town of Wellesley
Location: Wellesley, MA

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Senior Services, Council on Aging, this position has the primary responsibility of establishing comprehensive, community-wide health and social services programs for the senior citizens of Wellesley. The Administrator acts to enhance the resources available to senior citizens and their families by providing community organization and leadership to interagency geriatric task forces, senior volunteer corps and citizens' groups. The Administrator maintains an active outreach program providing aging information and assistance to senior citizens, their families and the general public. The incumbent also performs crisis intervention and intensive case management and conducts home visits to seniors. The incumbent keeps detailed records of all visits, office consultations, phone and e-mail communications, etc. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word of PDF document to jobs@wellesleyma.gov by August 30, 2013. AA/EOE

Requirements/Qualifications

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and two years of experience in community geriatrics or an equivalent combination; thorough knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, Council on Aging policies and programs and local agencies regarding senior citizens' issues; excellent oral and written communication skills, listening skills, and computer skills; and a valid driver's license. LSW preferred.

Contact Information

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word of PDF document to jobs@wellesleyma.gov by August 30, 2013. AA/EOE

Salary Information: $42,030-$63370; commensurate with experience


FCCP Clinical Supervisor/Coach

Hiring Company: Family Resources Community Action
Location: Woonsocket, RI

Job Description

Family Resources Community Action ( http://www.famresri.org ) empowers families and individuals to achieve their potential to become productive citizens. Through its programs, advocacy and collaborative initiatives, families and individuals will have their basic needs met and develop the capacity to become fully functioning human beings and members of society.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 
The Clinical Supervisor/Wraparound Coach plays an integral role within the Family Preservation Unit, which provides home-based intensive case management and wraparound coordination to the following populations: families involved and/or at-risk for involvement with DCYF; families with seriously emotionally disturbed children; and children at risk for involvement with the juvenile justice system. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 
Providing day-to-day program oversight of the Family Care Community Partnership; supervising, mentoring and coaching Family Service Care Coordinators and Family Support Partners in the delivery of High-Fidelity Wraparound; information and data management for FCCP program; provide leadership to team, training as needed, and support of team-based atmosphere; ensure staff compliance and efficiency with required documentation. Supervisor will provide clinical guidance and support to staff and families, including crisis intervention and psycho-social assessment as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Supervisory experience preferred. Must have reliable transportation. Bi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply.

EDUCATION/LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:
Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts - must be independently licensed in the State of RI in the field of psychology, social work, mental health counseling or marriage and family treatment.

FAMILY RESOURCES COMMUNITY ACTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

Contact Information

Lori Halt
LZieglerHalt@FamResRI.org
Please email cover letter and resume with "Simm FCCP" in the subject line.

Salary Information: TBD


Behavioral Health Specialist

Hiring Company: Fenway Health
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Fenway Health is a comprehensive community health center, providing a wide continuum of health care services. We are New England's leading primary care health center for the lesbian and gay community, and in addition we provide health care to residents of Boston's Fenway neighborhood. 

Fenway Health is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion. At Fenway, we recognize that the rich variety of backgrounds, experiences and points of view of a diverse staff enhances both the quality of the services we provide and the excitement and innovative spirit of our work culture. The following position is available in Fenway Health's Communications Department:

Creative Services Manager [Job ID #451]

The Creative Services Manager is responsible for overseeing the development, design and maintenance of all Fenway Health graphic design, online properties and social media accounts. The Creative Services Manager also manages internal client needs and expectations while adhering to design best practices and Fenway brand guidelines, and supervises creative services staff.

Typical Responsibilities include: overseeing organizational web design and development by designing, constructing, and updating digital assets including web sites and email communications; performing search engine optimization and maintaining and interpreting site analytics; overseeing organizational graphic design by creating designs, concepts, and sample layouts; overseeing organizational social media by managing and growing Fenway's online community through the use of social media platforms; creating social content and campaigns to create engagement with various stakeholders and drive traffic to the website, Fenway programs, and events; and monitoring social media benchmarks such as followers, engagement, and online reputation. 

Additional Responsibilities include: communicating with vendors to resolve technical and performance issues and ensure registration and renewal of digital assets; generating printer-ready files and coordinating proofing and printing with third party vendors; advising Fenway staff and programs on best practices for social media; and participating in agency events. 

Note: Applications or resumes without a cover letter expressing interest in employment at Fenway Health will not be accepted. 

When applying for this position, please reference the job title and job ID #451

Fenway Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

A detailed cover letter and resume may be e-mailed to employment@fenwayhealth.org; faxed to (617) 927-6251; or mailed to: Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215, Attention: Human Resources

Benefits: Fenway offers competitive salaries and has an excellent benefit package that includes health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, a retirement plan and generous vacation, sick and holiday time.

Requirements/Qualifications

Requirements:
• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree
• Minimum of 3-5 years of professional web management and graphic design experience
• Minimum of 1-2 years of supervisory experience
• Experience in a healthcare setting is preferred
• Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communications ability
• Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, often hectic environment, meet deadlines, and work within a team
• Experience working with an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse work staff is preferred
• Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals required

Contact Information

Tashia Graham
employment@fenwayhealth.org

Salary Information: Depending on experience


Part-time child care needed for High Holidays

Hiring Company: Maimonides Synagogue
Location: Brookline, MA

Job Description

Need 4-5 babysitters to watch children (ages 1-8) at local synagogue during high holiday services. Sept 5&6 9:30-2pm and Sept. 14 9:30-3pm. Need not sit all days. $15/hr per person.

Requirements/Qualifications

Experience watching kids ages 1-8

Contact Information

Robyn Haspel
youthmaimo@gmail.com
(617) 879-0296

Salary Information: $15 per hour


Social Work/Nanny/Special Ed

Hiring Company: Private Individual
Location: Brookline, walking distance to Simmons

Job Description

Single Mom looking for after school care for children with learning challenges and some emotional needs. Access to children's psychological care and IEPs as well as state provided services. Lots of great experience.

Live-in preferred, but willing to consider live out. Own bedroom, bathroom and parking space in walking distance to Simmons and the hospitals.

Please contact me at dkm1028@yahoo.com if you are interested and want more information.

Requirements/Qualifications

Bachelors degree and some experience working with children with special needs or willingness to learn

Contact Information

Denise Mullane
dkm1028@yahoo.com
(802) 793-4242

Salary Information: negotiable


In Home Therapist

Hiring Company: Justice Resource Institute
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA

Job Description

Come join the JRI Team! We are seeking a, Master's level Clinician or licensed eligible Clinician to work as a part of our Boston Community Based Services Program. Hours are flexible and all candidates must have their own form of transportation.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing home and clinic based individual, group and family therapy, case management, crisis intervention, treatment planning, and assessments. The majority of services are provided in the client and family's home and community. JRI's Boston Community Based Services Program offers a rewarding and supportive work environment, with many professional development opportunities. There is opportunity to become full time based on your productivity and client referrals!

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:
Clinical experience with children/adolescents is necessary and familiarity with trauma informed models of treatment is preferred. Good written and oral communication skills are necessary. Candidates must have a Master's degree in Social Work/Counseling or related field. Supervision towards license available on site.

Job Requirements:

1. A valid Massachusetts driver's license
2. Ability to be certified in American Red Cross CPR/First Aid
3. Daily access to a working, registered and insured vehicle
4. Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and oral communications.
5. Ability to independently plan and organize one's own schedule and activities.
6. Knowledge of basic Microsoft computer systems and an understanding of the internet
7. Acceptable CORI (Criminal Record Assessment)
8. Acceptable Driving Record

Please email resumes to Tiffany M. Naste, Program Director at tnaste@jri.org.

JRI is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBT community and people with disabilities.

Bilingual Clinician Preferred (Spanish, Hatian Creole, Portuguese)

Contact Information

Please email resumes to Tiffany M. Naste, Program Director at tnaste@jri.org

Salary Information: Competitive -FFS to become FT with benefits


Senior Intensive Coordinator

Hiring Company: Justice Resource Institute
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA

Job Description

Justice Resource InstituteDimock Community Service Agency

Senior Intensive Care Coordinator

Justice Resource Institute's (JRI) Dimock Community Service Agency (CSA), located in Jamaica Plain is accepting full-time applicants for a Children's Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) Senior Intensive Care Coordinator (Sr.ICC) position. Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) is a service that uses the Wraparound Model to facilitate care planning and coordination of services for eligible youth with a serious emotional disturbance under the age of 21.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assumes individual caseload.
  • Meets all productivity standards.
  • Provides effective clinical supervision to assigned staff.
  • Maintains active Supervision Performance Evaluations with all supervisees.Assists in review and oversight of supervisee's productivity/ management of assigned cases.
  • Assists Program Director in ensuring that quality treatment occurs within the program.
  • Manages risk and safety issues effectively.
  • Is able to manage and assist with personnel issues, including disciplinary actions and/or work plans, as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications

The minimum staff qualifications for a Senior Care Coordinator include:

  • Applicant must be a Master's-level clinician licensed at the independent level (LICSW or LMHC)
  • At least three (3) years of experience in providing outpatient behavioral health services to youth and families.
  • Experience with home-based and Wraparound models is preferred.
  • Language Capacity Preferred (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese)
  • Must possess strong leadership qualities and work well in a team environment.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must have experience working collaboratively with state agencies, consumer advocacy groups, and/or behavioral health outpatient facilities.
  • Must be certified in the Massachusetts CANS.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

JRI offers a generous benefit package and is an EOE. Send resume Attn: Binh Tran; Fax 617.522.0904. Email: btran@jri.org.

Contact Information

Send resume Attn: Binh Tran,
Fax: 617-522-0904
Email: btran@jri.org

Salary Information: $50,000


Clinical Director

Hiring Company: Boston Youth Sanctuary, Inc.
Location: Dorchester, MA

Job Description

Boston Youth Sanctuary, Inc. is a fully funded therapeutic after-school program serving Boston youth ages 6-11 that have experienced trauma. We are currently seeking a clinical director that has experience with working children, an interest in or experience working with inner city communities, a commitment to a multidisciplinary treatment approach and experience providing supervision. Ideal candidates will also have experience doing individual therapy with young children and working as part of a clinical team. For more information about BYS please visit our website: www.bostonyouthsanctuary.org.

The Clinical Director Will

  • Be part of a management team and provide clinical supervision for two-three clinicians and up to three interns
  • Review all clinical treatment plans created by supervisees; audit clinical documentation completed by
    supervisees
  • Create initial clinical assessment of accepted BYS youth
  • Provide weekly clinical team meetings
  • Provide and oversee developmentally appropriate and culturally competent individual and group therapy in accordance with best-practice treatment models and based on the specific needs of BYS youth
  • Provide therapeutic support within the program milieu as needed and assigned
  • Serve as a contributing member of the BYS multi-disciplinary team to plan and implement services, assist in program development and participate in continuous quality improvement efforts; Collaborate with all members of the BYS team
  • Assist in providing consultation to multi-disciplinary team members on clinical issues and specific youth needs
  • Participate in team meetings as needed or assigned
  • Prepare accurate, thorough, and timely documentation, record keeping and reporting in adherence with BYS standards
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional growth through participation in learning and training as needed and as relevant

Requirements/Qualifications

Candidate must be a LICSW or LMHC with at least five years of relevant work and management experience. Candidate must have experience with individual and group child psychotherapy.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Jana Karp at contact@bostonyouthsanctuary.org.

Boston Youth Sanctuary, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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