The Home for Little Wanderers Mental Health Clinician - LGBTQ+ Focused Residential Program | Up to $5,000 Sign-on Bonus in Walpole, Massachusetts
This position is eligible for an up to $5,000 sign-on bonus!
The Home in Walpole, a trauma-informed intensive group home program seeks a Clinician for their gender-inclusive residential/education program with an LGBTQ+ focus situated on a large multi-unit campus. Under the direction of the Clinical Coordinator, the Clinician will provide age-appropriate, culturally sensitive therapy.
How You’ll Be Making A Difference
When you join The Home for Little Wanderers, you join a team of professionals dedicated to creating better, brighter futures for kids.
Provide case management services; act as a liaison with collateral agencies and programs; establish and maintain relationship services that support children’s and family’s growth. Act as an advocate for families, teach parents to advocate for themselves and their children. Help families develop the skills needed to navigate the social service system.
Utilize treatment modalities that are consistent with program goals and that best fit with clients’ age and treatment needs, including play/expressive therapy, group therapy and family therapy.
Perform initial assessment and evaluation of new clients and families. Identify treatment needs and barriers to growth and development. Design treatment plans that address and specify outcomes. Collaborate with clients and family members to develop treatment objectives. Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care. Attend staff meetings and case conferences; present client material. Consult with supervisor and team members on challenging or difficult client issues. Facilitate communication between various providers.
Submit reports, documentation and billing in a timely manner. Ensure that documentation meets utilization review and quality assurance standards.
Attend in-service training and outside seminars to enhance and develop clinical skills.
May provide training, workshops and consultations to teachers, parents and collateral staff.
Perform program specific duties and functions.
May participate in agency committees.
Provide on-call coverage and crisis intervention as needed.
Masters degree in social work, mental health or related discipline
Residential Program experience preferred. Experience working with adolescents required.
Experience working with youth with cognitive delays and/or youth with high functioning Autism preferred.
Excellent cultural awareness and sensitivity.
What The Home Can Offer You
In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth we serve, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:
Generous time off including up to 20 days per year for new full-time employees, plus 11 holidays, 5 sick days, and 2 personal days
Health and Dental Insurance that is effective immediately upon hire
Extensive training to new staff
Tuition reimbursement of up to $2,400 per fiscal year
403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
Employer paid Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance, plus Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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)