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At D.A. Blodgett - St. John's we offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a positive/supportive work environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity and cultural competence. To apply for a position, unless otherwise indicated below, please send resume with cover letter, including salary or wage preference, as well as any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
RESIDENTIAL HOUSE MANAGER - The House Manager provides day-to-day management of the residents and staff residing and working at St. John’s Home. The position will oversee a home of middle school age, female residents. Duties include orientation, training and evaluation of the Direct Care Counselors that provide care for the residents. The House Manager will maintain the staff schedule and lead the team in daily activities and programming. Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years residential experience is preferred.
NURSE: RN or LPN – Seeking 3 nurses (RN or LPN), 20 hours and 32 hours per week, to oversee the medical, dental and psychiatric needs of children in Residential Treatment, Foster Care and outpatient/community based counseling programs. Responsibilities include oversight of medication distribution, maintaining medical records, documentation, staffing outpatient psychiatric and medical clinics, staff training, and responding to the medical and medication issues of children and youth. A solid knowledge of child development and experience in child/adolescent medical and psychiatric services is required. Excellent communication skills including the ability to adapt to new and different situations, compromise to reach consensus and conflict resolution are essential. Prefer highly organized, welcoming, technology savvy individuals who can be team focused in a fast paced, demanding environment with a diverse population.
CASE AIDE – Part-time (variable hours) position in our Foster Care program, Monday-Saturday, for 15-25 hours per week (mostly afternoon to early evening) transporting foster children, supervising family visitations, light clerical work. Good driving record required and childcare experience preferred. Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons encouraged to apply.
HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST – Part-time position assisting in the HR Department. Generalist will provide human resources support to the employee base. Expert technical, computer and administrative skills required. Must be professional, confidential, organized and possess a high attention to detail. Various HR skills desired including background screening, benefits, FMLA and Worker’s Comp. Relevant Bachelor’s degree and 2 years HR experience preferred.
DIRECT CARE COUNSELOR – Full time, second and third shifts available. Counselor role providing direct care for children and youth living in an open program at D. A. Blodgett - St. John’s Residential Homes. Counselors see to the physical and emotional needs of the residents who have experienced some form of abuse and/or neglect. Counselors will model and teach appropriate social skills while working closely with a staff therapist to implement individualized treatment plans. This role demands an individual with strong relationship building skills, physical and emotional stamina and an ability to work in a team environment in order to provide a family setting. Counselors act in a parental role by meeting basic needs of youth. Completion of a Bachelor's degree in a human services field is preferred. Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record is required. Those interested in starting a career in the child welfare field or those with a desire to help struggling children and teenagers are encouraged to apply.
COMMUNITY LIVING SUPPORTS AIDE – Part-time with flexible schedule working with developmentally delayed or severely emotionally disturbed children. Meeting with the child in the family home to teach, train and/or assist the child with his or her needs that may increase or maintain personal self sufficiency. Child welfare experience preferred.
RESPITE WORKERS - Part Time Respite Worker positions available to provide temporary relief for families in their homes and in the community. Working with children who have emotional and/or behavioral challenges, respite fulfills the care and support responsibilities usually performed by the family caregiver according to the needs and abilities of the child. Respite is offered at variable times including: days, evenings and weekends. Minimum education requirements include High School diploma or GED.