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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: humanresources@dabsj.org

 

Job Title:  Community Living Supports Aide
Reports to:  Community Living Supports Aide Supervisor
Beginning Hourly Rate: $12.44

Part-time, flexible schedule position working 3-4 days a week, after school hours anywhere between 3:30pm - 8:00pm, 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.
Qualifications: Child welfare experience preferred. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply.
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Job Title:  Psychiatric Services Medical Assistant
Reports to: Medical Services Manager
Beginning Hourly Wage: $14.60 - 17.00
Schedule:  Tuesday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (32 hours)

Part time position working in a children’s outpatient psychiatric clinic.  Responsibilities include: medication management, maintaining medical records, documentation, staffing outpatient psychiatric clinics, and responding to the medical and medication issues of children and youth.  A solid knowledge of child development and experience in child/adolescent medical care is required.   Experience in psychiatric services is preferred.  Excellent communication skills including the ability to adapt to new and different situations, compromise to reach consensus and conflict resolution are essential.  Candidate will be extremely organized, welcoming, technology savvy, team focused in a fast paced, demanding environment with a diverse population and display high attention to detail.  
Qualifications: Completion of a Medical Assistant program required, certification a plus. 
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Job Title: Adoption Specialist
Reports to: Adoption Program Manager
Beginning Salary Range: $29,000 - $33,000 

Full-time Adoption Worker in our Special Needs Adoption Program.  Assessing, preparing, placing and supervising children who have been in foster care in adoptive homes.  Recruiting, screening, assessing and preparing adoptive family applicants and matching acceptable families with waiting children. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field.  Child welfare experience, especially in adoption or foster care preferred. CWTI trained and experience with MiSACWIS preferred.  
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Job Title: Assessment Specialist
Reports to: Residential Clinical Manager
Beginning Salary Range: $34,000 - $38,000

Full-time Clinical Assessment Specialist for the Short Term Evaluation Program (STEP).  Working closely with Residential Therapists and Case Managers, this position will require candidates to have strong clinical writing skills, be able to administer, score and interpret standardized assessment tools, be trauma informed, develop rapport quickly with children and adolescents, work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team, have excellent organizational skills, and be able to meet strict deadlines with paperwork and reports. The Assessment Specialist will work with a wide range of ages: 6-17 years old, both male and female.
Qualifications: Eligible candidates should have a Master’s level degree in social work, psychology, or related field along with Full or Limited Licensure; and at least one graduate-level course or training certification in psychological testing, scoring, and/or psychometrics. Experience in a therapy setting, school social work, etc. preferred, though not required.
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Job Title: Family Preservation Services Program Manager
Reports to: Director of Family Preservation Services
Beginning Salary Range: $45,000 - $59,000

Full time position providing leadership, management and oversight of youth and family development programs within a dynamic family preservation division. Primary responsibilities include program development, monitoring, sustainability and systems integration, in addition to supervision of program leaders and supervisors.
Qualifications: MSW or equivalent, significant experience working with youth and families, preferably in a broader systems of care environment, and an understanding of youth development principles.
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Job Title: Youth and Families Clinical Supervisor
Reports to: Clinical Services Program Manager
Beginning Salary Range: $37,000 - $49,000

Full time position providing clinical and operational leadership, utilization and capacity management, and oversight of multiple systemic behavioral health programs for children, youth and families. Primary responsibilities include clinical and systems integration, capacity management, monitoring, and quality assurance, in addition to supervision of program leaders and supervisors.
Qualifications: LMSW or equivalent, clinical expertise with youth and families considered at-risk, experience managing public behavioral health contracts and understanding of community systems impacting the target population.
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Job Title:  Second or Third Shift Direct Care Counselor
Reports to:  House Manager
Beginning Hourly Rate: $12.35

Full time, counselor role providing direct care for children and youth living in an open residential program.  Counselors see to the physical and emotional needs of the children and youth 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 like setting. Counselors act in a parental role by meeting basic needs of youth.
Qualifications: Associates and/or Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Youth Ministries, Criminal Justice and/or Communications or comparable experience is preferred, although not required. Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record is required.  Those interested in a career in the child welfare field or those with a desire to help struggling children and teenagers are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to hr.residential@dabsj.org
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Job Title: Temporary Direct Care Counselor
Reports to: House Manager

Full-time, Monday – Friday (2nd shift) temporary counselor role providing academic support and direct care for children and youth living in an open residential program. Temporary counselors work alongside teachers in the onsite classroom and see to the educational needs of the residents who have experienced some form of abuse and/or neglect. Temporary Counselors support educators in the classroom as well as in houses assisting with students experiencing illness, suspension or appointments.
Qualifications: Experience in counseling and paraprofessional educational skills are preferred, as well as completion of a Bachelor's degree in social work or similar field. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply.
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to hr.residential@dabsj.org
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Job Title: Multi-Systemic Therapist
Reports to: MST Supervisor
Beginning Salary Range: $34,000 - $40,000

Full-time Master’s level therapist, who is organized and highly engaging, for our MST (Multisystemic Therapy) program.  MST is an evidenced-based therapy program to treat teenagers with delinquent behaviors by working with the parents as the change-agents.  Therapy occurs in the home and community.
Qualifications: LMSW, LPC, LMFT, or LP (limited or full license) is required and a minimum of one year of counseling experience is preferred.  Further information about the counseling model can be found at www.mstservices.com.  Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons are encouraged to apply.
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Job Title:  Transportation Aide
Reports to:  Program Manager
Beginning Hourly Rate: $11.00

Part-time, Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., providing transportation for residents of St. John’s Home and foster children to school.
Qualifications: Excellent driving record and experience working with children and youth required.  Position requires good organizational skills, timeliness, and high energy. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply.
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D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is proud to announce that we have achieved the Level 1 Endorsement with Partners for a Racism Free Community. Diversity and Inclusion is an Agency value that we take seriously. Our Inclusion Council has been working diligently on this process and we are happy to be associated with this initiative.