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Juvenile Group Care Worker

Eliot Community Human Services


Location:
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Date:
02/14/2018
2018-02-142018-10-23
Shift:
1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends, Overtime
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Job Details

Group Care Worker I

Child and Family Services

 

Eliot's 24 hour program for DCF assigned children is seeking a Group Care Worker I for their STARR  program in New Bedford. 

 

Responsibilities:

Support youth by being involved in assisting in the gathering of information to be utilized in comprehensive strengths and needs based assessment and treatment planning.

Provide interventions and skill building opportunities with the youth and family in the program, home and in the community.

Support youth in transition to next placement including foster home, independent living, etc.

Serve as an active member of the youth’s treatment team.

Commit to the principles of Wraparound and practice within a Family Driven and Youth Guided framework that embraces Family Voice and Choice.

Become trained in The Building Bridges, Trauma Informed Care and ARC (Attachment, Self Regulation and Competency) and use these models within all aspects of the work.

Provide linkages to ongoing community treatment and support services, ranging from traditional services such as medication and individual therapy to less traditional services such as mentors, tutoring and transportation.

Coordinate and execute the plan of the day in accordance with program, DCF, DMH, DEEC and ECHS policies and procedures.

Serve as person in charge of designated shifts.

Participate in the development and implementation of Individual Action Plans (IAP)

Schedule:Monday, Thursday, Friday 2-10, Saturday and Sunday 6-2 (Tuesday and Wednesday off)

Pay rate: $13.00


Requirements

HS Diploma and at least two year related experience with similar populations and their families in short and long term community-based settings including home, school and placement preferred. Must be willing to provide youth with concurrent opportunities to identify, learn and practice skills in placement and in the home. Computer literacy and skill in the use of computers and related software applications. Ability to consistently meet all necessary background and credentialing requirements.

Eliot Community Human Services offers a great benefits package that includes a competitive salary, 3 weeks vacation, 12 sick days and 11 holidays.  Eliot pays 75% of health and dental insurance and 100% of Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability insurance for full time employees.  We also offer 401(k) retirement plan, Dependent Care plan, EAP, credit union, free college savings tuition program and other voluntary benefits.  The agency also has our own in house training program which provides CEU’s

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