Eliot's residential program for youth referred by the Department of Children and Families is seeking a direct care staff to provide interventions and skill building opportunities with the youth and family in the program, home and in the community. The ideal candidate will be committed to the principles of Wraparound and practice within a Family Driven and Youth Guided framework that embraces Family Voice and Choice.
Eliot's residential homes located in communities across eastern Massachusetts deliver a child-centered, strengths-based out of home placement with the goal of family reunification.
* 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: 2p-10p; Wed-Sun
Associated topics: chaplain, community and in home participating, customer service, liasion, pastor, project, resource worker, supportive service, teacher, vocational support/training
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.