Eliot Community Human Services SS Milieu Specialist I- Emergency Residence in Dedham, Massachusetts
$3000 Sign-On Bonus
Eliot's Emergency Residence supporting latency age children referred by the Department of Children and Families is seeking a Milieu Specialist I with one year of experience working with the population. An ideal candidate will have the ability to establish a positive rapport with a culturally and economically diverse group of children and families.
Eliot’s Social Services Division includes short-term community-based assessment, stabilization and support programs (Emergency Residence) for latency age children and adolescents . The programs provide a safe, structured, and respectful environment for children and youth to thrive, change and grow by focusing on treatment, skill-building, and permanency.
Daily coordination of youth in executing the plan of the day in accordance with program, DCF, DYS, DMH, DEEC and ECHS policies and procedures.
Serve as the lead staff for all assigned shifts.
Participate in the development and implementation of Individual Action and Crisis Prevention Plans.
Attend supervision, staff and shift change meetings, and training as required.
Lead daily groups as assigned.
Manage the program security equipment including radios, keys, and all other assigned equipment according to policy.
A ctively monitor and participate in community service, recreation, visits, family time, and other off-ground activities.
Safely transport youth to activities, appointments, school, work, and visits.
Participate in intakes as needed.
Serve as an Advocate for assigned youth and complete Advocate Reports on a weekly basis.
High School diploma and at least one year of related experience with the population.
Must be able to adhere to a model of care that focuses on Trauma-Informed Care and Interventions.
Computer literacy and skill in the use of computers and related software applications. A
Demonstrates sound judgment and effective, solution-focused, problem-solving skills.
Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with residents, staff, co-workers, and supervisors.
Ability to work effectively with diverse populations and cultural groups
Schedule: Part time - Sunday and Monday 10pm-6am
*Eliot mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, please discuss the requirements with the hiring manager during the interview process.
Communication Skills: Expert
Computer Software Skills: Expert
Experience with population: Expert
- High School or better
Licenses & Certifications
- MA DRIVER'S LICENSE