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  • Senior Residential Counselor - School^House (Worcester)

    Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
    ID
    2017-2748
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Residential
    Min
    USD $14.49/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The School^House program is an approved Caring Together Group Home Program for youth ages 8 to 12 years old referred by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the Department of Children and Families (DCF). This program utilizes evidence-based treatment models to assist youth in moving home or to foster/adoptive homes. Our agency provides training and consultation on several of these evidence-based practice models, including Wraparound and Experiential Learning.

     

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

    Responsibilities

    Senior Residential Counselors are responsible for organizing and supervising all scheduled shift activities, supervising staff on shift, maintaining a caseload, and having on-call responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS in a Human Services/Social Services related field strongly preferred.
    • At least one year of experience working with children.
    • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.
    • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
    • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable.

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