The Edinburg Center Family Partner in Bedford, Massachusetts
$18.00 per hour
The Edinburg Center is seeking Family Partners within our Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) services group.
Who You Are:
Passionate caregiver who has a loved one who currently has or has been a recipient of Mental Health services. BA or BS preferred. Experience in the field preferred. Active involvement in local community agencies that provide family support and advocacy, such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and/or Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) preferred. Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required.
What You Will Do:
Responsible for providing family support and advocacy directly to Persons Served and their families in collaboration with the Integrated Team, other providers, resources and support groups. Uses his or her life experience as a parent or caregiver of an adult child with mental illness to offer support to other parents/caregivers of family members with serious mental health conditions. Acts as a bridge between the Persons Served and their families who are seeking knowledge of and input into their loved ones’ lives.
Who We Are:
A dedicated team of professionals who have chosen to join an organization with a forty year history of serving people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, brain injury and autism in the community. When we’re not at work, we love to hike, bike, craft, read, shop and sing opera, among many other things! Our staff of 350 have range of interests and skills and we know you do too! We know that The Edinburg Center will mean as much to you as it does to us!
At work, we are psychiatrists, social workers, clinicians, nurses, behavior specialists, peer specialists, board certified behavior analysts, direct service staff and employment specialists.
What We Offer:
We offer an excellent benefits package for both full and part-time staff, including health and dental (must work a minimum of 30 hours) vision, life, short- and long-term disability insurance as well as a 401(k)-retirement savings plan. Paid time off benefits include vacation, personal, sick and holidays. To support ongoing professional development, we offer tuition reimbursement, conference, seminar, certification, and specialized training funding, as well as free clinical supervision for licensure.
We think the best benefit we offer is the chance to learn from each other and we hope you will be willing to teach us as well.
Be YOU! We are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive, and diverse environment for our employees and the people we serve. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The Edinburg Center, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
Please apply by visiting us at http://www.edinburgcenter.org/careers