BAMSI Therapeutic Mentor Full Time (HBT) in Brockton, Massachusetts

Req No.18-0624

TitleTherapeutic Mentor Full Time (HBT)

LocationHome Based Team

CityBrockton

Scheduled Hours40

Company Info

Join BAMSIs growing workforce delivering compassionate care!

Therapeutic Mentors atBAMSIprovide individualized and flexible services to youth and their families with multiple stresses and needs. These services are designed to maximize individuals skills and strengths and provide

the support to facilitate growth and independence. All services are part of an individualized plan as designed by the family and provider system.

The Home Based Team (HBT) engages youth and families by providing needed supports and highly individualized services in order to help strengthen families as they progress toward their goals, reduce child protective concerns, and encourage resiliency, empowerment,

and self-sufficiency.

BAMSI is a 1900+ employee health and human services organization with locations across Eastern Massachusetts. We offer generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid trainings in a supportive environment that offers growth opportunities! Health and Dental Insurance

is available for employees working 30+ hours.

Description

Schedule:

Responsibilities:

  1. Work as part of a clinical team and coordinate services with other providers.

  2. Carefully review individualized Service Plan goals and provide service in accordance with goals and care plan objectives.

  3. Record necessary information, write daily progress notes and complete all other program documentation as scheduled.

  4. Provide respite for families. This may involve homework help and planned, goal-oriented activity with youth after school and/or on weekends.

  5. Transport youth to and from scheduled activities and medical appointments if needed.

  6. Ensure child and family safety and comply with all program standards.

  7. Explore and develop interest and skills of youth and their families. This may include engaging and involving youth and families in home and community-based activities.

  8. Assist parents in challenges related to daily management skills pertaining to their children. This may include helping parents get their children off to school; assist with meal planning and preparation; transportation to doctors appointments, etc.

  9. Facilitate the development of daily living skills including: food shopping, budgeting, money management skills, transportation, and utilization of community recreational activities.

  10. Follow safety/risk management plan and monitor clinical needs, successes, and barriers to youth and family progress.

  11. Perform duties consistent with program and agency policies and procedures. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.

  12. Maintain all necessary documentation and communicate in a professional manner.

  13. Participate in mandatory monthly group supervision. This is required only for staff actively working with a child or family.

  14. Obtain and maintain CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Intervention certification.

  15. Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor or designee.

  16. Perform duties consistent with agency/program policies and procedures.

  17. Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.

Requirements

Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelors degree preferred.

  2. Experience working with children and families with significant mental health and/or behavioral challenges or experience parenting children with behavioral, emotional or neurological challenges required.

  3. Basic computer literacy required.

  4. Must possess valid drivers license in state of residence.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)