Program Caseworker

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.


Overview:


Residential Caseworkers are responsible for client casework and on-floor supervision of Residents. Caseworkers also act as community liaisons and provide safe, pro-social, and age- appropriate activities for residents.


Position Responsibilitie:



  • Work in conjunction with Clinician, Program Manager and teaching staff to coordinate client casework with collaterals and referral sources.

  • Coordinate and supervise therapeutic activity groups within the milieu.

  • Demonstrate ability to utilize the Agency Behavior Management System within the milieu.

  • Physically restrain students as necessary in accordance with RFK policy and procedure.

  • Coordinate appropriate tracking and aftercare services.

  • Act as liaison to schools, the Department of Children and Families and out-patient service providers.

  • Work shifts as needed within other residences on campus; mandatory overtime is required.

  • Provide recreational activities based on developmental abilities of residents.

  • Facilitate psycho-educational groups.

  • Attend weekly staff meetings and mandatory training offered by the Agency.

  • Administrate prescribed medication in the absence of nursing staff.


Qualifications:



  • Must have residential work experience

  • Ability to work a rotating schedule including every other weekend

  • Must be at least 21 years old with a valid Mass. driver’s license


Reference ID: 13ef0b341495

Date Posted: 02/12/2018

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