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Direct Care III (Shift Supervisor) in Grafton, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Grafton, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted:

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.

Spectrum's Recovery through Education, Adventure, Commitment and Health (REACH) program is an experiential, adventure-based, residential program in Grafton, Massachusetts. Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, this staff secure program is designed to serve up to fifteen male youth. Youth participate in a structured daily schedule including counseling sessions, drug education, life skills training and academic instruction. Project Adventure activities are used to impart fundamental lessons in leadership, perseverance, communication, decision-making, teamwork, trust and personal responsibility. All youth develop a concrete and practical aftercare plan to ensure continued recovery and positive community living upon discharge. 

Maintains primary responsibility for the safety and security of residents and staff on the assigned shift; ensures that behavior management protocols are applied consistently; oversees Direct Care (DC) I and Direct Care (DC) II personnel; maintains the orderliness of the program milieu by ensuring adherence to structure and schedules.  

Schedule: Schedule may vary. Full time. 2nd shift, Tuesday-Saturday 


  • Must have supervisory experience.
  • Must have experience working with at-risk youth.
  • Ability to assess a situation independently and deal with youth emergency and crisis situations.
  • Maturity and problem solving skills, and ability to communicate effectively and authoritatively are essential qualities of the position. 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent.


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.