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Direct Care I - Per Diem in Grafton, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Grafton, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/20/2018

Job Description

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, Spectrum operates a detention program for adolescent boys at our REACH Program in Grafton, Massachusetts. All youth participate in a daily schedule of counseling sessions, life skills training and educational instruction within a safe, supportive and highly structured environment.

Our intent is to reduce the risk of continued harm associated with delinquent behaviors by providing feedback on personal risk, introducing positive change, promoting self-efficacy and developing individual goals. 

The Direct Care Worker I ensures residents are provided with a safe and secure environment by following the policies and procedures of the program and demonstrating a positive, responsible, and respectful presence on the unit. This position may be required to work mandatory overtime to meet program needs. 

Schedule: This position is Per Diem (as needed/on call) 3:00pm-11:00pm. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience, in a direct care facility working with youth preferred, not required.
  • The ability to model appropriate interactions for clients and ability to communicate effectively with clients to ensure that procedures are followed and order maintained is required.
  • Applicant must be 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of DYS policies and procedures is helpful

Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin.