The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Assistant Program Manager - Ives House (Worcester)

US-MA-Worcester
ID
2017-2720
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $16.00/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. The Ives program is an approved Caring Together Group Home Program for adolescents referred by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the Department of Children and Families (DCF). This program utilizes recovery-based, evidence-based treatment models to assist youth in moving into more independent settings. The Bridge provides training and consultation on several of these evidence-based practice models, including Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Wraparound. The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

 

The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

Responsibilities

The primary functions of an Assistant Program Manager are to provide administrative assistance to the Program Manager, supervise program staff while on shift, and provide structure while delegating shift responsibilities and activities. In addition to these responsibilities, the APM may provide counseling services to individuals, as well as serve as the primary supervisory/authority figure in the absence of the Program Manager. This position has on-call responsibilities.

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Services related field preferred, plus a minimum of two years of experience working with adolescents.

- Candidate should have supervisory experience and be First Aid, CPR, SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) & MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable. 

- Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 20 years of age.

- Eligible candidate must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Word.

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