Assistant Child Care Supervisor

Lancaster, MA

Job Summary

Company Description:

Since 1969, the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps has been operating residential and community-based programs throughout MA. We offer an exciting and rewarding work environment with excellent supervision, training and benefits, including: medical, dental, 401K, up to 4 weeks vacation time, sick and personal time, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, direct deposit. Applicants who bring the strength of diversity are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.


Assistant Supervisors are responsible for assisting Supervisors in the safe running of all shifts. Additionally, the Assistant Supervisor will provide supervision of residential counselors and will oversee the running of shifts in the absence of a supervisor.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supervise shifts in the absence of a supervisor.

  • Transmit all necessary information to the on-coming supervisor.

  • Utilize staff on shift in a manner that best promotes the safety and well-being of both residents and staff.

  • Maintain the security of the program, its residents and staff.

  • Physically restrain residents according to RFK policies and procedures.

  • Attend weekly meetings, Unit Staff meetings and Supervisory staff meetings.

  • Attend and facilitate community meetings as directed.

  • Act as an “Advocate” for up to three residents, as directed by the supervisor.

  • Use of on-call as outlined by the on-call procedure.

  • Administer prescribed medication in the absence of nursing staff.

  • Attend all mandatory training sessions offered by the agency.

  • Complete all necessary paperwork before the end of shift.


Up to nine months of residential treatment experience, a high school diploma and a valid Massachusetts driver’s license are required. In addition, all applicants must be 21 or older. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Reference ID: 1f87fbb60a6b

Date Posted: 02/12/2018

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