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Sevita Family Support Specialist in Leominster, Massachusetts

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MENTOR South Bay, a member of the Sevita family, is a community-based, behavioral health care organization offering a continuum of services including adult behavioral health, substance abuse counseling, children’s behavioral health, autism services, and early childhood services.

Family Support Specialist - $3,000 Sign-on Bonus

The Family Support Specialist role provides community-based therapeutic services to youth and families. With the supervision of the CBHI Manager, and the support and guidance of a qualified Clinician, we aim to assist the youth and family in achieving the goals set forth in the treatment plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Care Planning Teams for identified youth and families

  • Teach youth to understand, direct, interpret, manage, and control feelings and emotional responses to situations.

  • Improve patterns of interaction with youth & family to enhance problem-solving, limit-setting, safety planning, communication, and skill-building to strengthen the family unit.

  • Assist Master’s level Clinicians in implementing the therapeutic objectives of the treatment plan.

  • Monitor progress of the youth and family in conjunction with clinician.

  • Provide skills training and demonstrate application of such to youth & family.

  • Identify and utilize community resources with youth & family.

  • Keep clinician and/or supervisor informed of progress on all cases.

  • Adhere to recommendations from clinician and/or supervisor.

  • Complete documentation according to schedule established by the clinic; remain compliant with documentation of visits.

  • Maintain compliance using Electronic Health Record, including billing and documentation as per company procedures

  • Adhere to company policies, codes of conduct, administrative directives, and therapy guidelines, and all office and administrative procedures.

  • Adhere to provisions of M.G.L Chapter 119, Section 51A (Mandated Reporter); report all occurrences immediately to the clinic. Complete MENTORs crisis reporting protocol as required

  • Maintain confidentiality in all clinical matters. Adhere to HIPAA standards and regulations

  • Responsible for transporting persons served

  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required with 2 years of experience with youth and families

  • Associates or Bachelors degree in a human service field from an accredited university and (1) year of experience working with children, adolescents, or transition-age youth.

  • Must be willing to work afternoons and early evenings.

  • Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license and own a reliable vehicle.

    Why Join Us?

  • Sign on Bonus of $3000

  • Rigorous training program

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid time off and holiday pay

  • Rewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers

  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities

    We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today!

    Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We’ve made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabilities and veterans.

The Mentor Network is pleased to be an equal employment employer Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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