Nonprofit
New
Published 27 days ago

Bilingual Family Intervention Specialist / Social Worker

On-site, Work must be performed in or near Worcester, MA

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Education:4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level:Entry level
Salary:USD $72,000 - $85,000 / year

Description

*** Ask about our $6,000 sign-on payment and relocation assistance***

Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 

Responsibilities

Program Overview

Our Intercept program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families.  The program specializes in diverting youth from out of home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy to families.

 Position Overview

  • Carry small caseload of 4-6 families
  • Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families in their homes
  • Crisis on call rotation for the program
  • 3 supervision meetings a week
  • Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)
  • Counselors provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities

Additional Information

  • Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
  • Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

 Salary

$72000 - $85000 / year based on education and clinical license

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Verbal and written fluency in English and one of the following required: Spanish, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, or Cape Verde Creole. 
  • A Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred; a Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required.
  • Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
  • One year of experience working with individuals or families in need of crisis intervention
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
  • Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

*** Ask about our $6,000 sign-on payment and relocation assistance***

Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral…

Benefits

Additional Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
  • 401 (k)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

Additional Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
  • 401 (k)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Mileage…

Level of Language Proficiency

Verbal and written fluency in English and one of the following required: Spanish or Portuguese.

Verbal and written fluency in English and one of the following required: Spanish or Portuguese.

Location

On-site
Worcester, MA, USA

How to Apply

Please apply through the link, if you are stuck click on location and you will find the area for Worcester, MA.

Please apply through the link, if you are stuck click on location and you will find the area for Worcester, MA.

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