This position is eligible for a $5000 sign-on bonus! Relocation assistance and Visa sponsorship available!
When you join The Home for Little Wanderers, you join a team of professionals dedicated to creating better, brighter futures for kids.
For over 200 years, The Home for Little Wanderers has helped build stable lives and hopeful tomorrows for vulnerable children and their families. Our 25+ community-based and residential programs serve thousands of at-riskyouthsfrom birth to age 26. Many of these children have experienced abuse, neglect,trauma,or a disrupted family life. As the oldest child welfare agency in America, we provide them with safe surroundings, permanent lovingrelationships,and a secure path toward a better, brighter future.
Unity House, a new program of The Home for Little Wanderers, is a residential group home designed specifically for LGBTQIA youth. This new program will be located in beautiful and scenic Southwest NH and provide a safe and supportive living environment with 24-hour staffing for up to 12 gay, lesbian, bisexual, and/or transgender youth ages 13-18+.
How You Will Be Making a Difference
Education and Experience
- Supervise and evaluate Master's level, licensed, and Bachelor's level clinicians as well as student interns. Provide individual and group supervision and provide on-going guidance and training to clinical staff. Coordinate in-service trainings. Assist in the hiring, performance management and evaluation process of clinical staff.
- Participate in cross-program practice model within the Center for Permanency; including ongoing collaboration between Adoption, Foster Care, and Permanency programs.
- Oversee the intake and discharge process and ensure all appropriate paperwork and all data entry is completed and delivered in a timely, efficient manner. Maintain program(s) census and ensure program(s) is following relevant agency guidelines.
- Assign cases to staff and monitor the caseload level.
- Oversee the services and treatment plans of the clients and their families to ensure they are high quality and are consistent with the goals of the Program. Ensure services are coordinated and integrated. Regularly evaluate services and implement plans, with measurable outcomes, for continual improvement.
- Collaborate externally with referral sources to ensure a steady flow of eligible clients to program(s).
- Maintain the utilization review process. Ensure quality assurance standards are met with regard to treatment planning, record keeping and documentation. Monitor the treatment of all clients.
- Participate in completing all assessments, surveys and relevant feedback for Outcomes team.
- Participate in clinical conferences, IEP meetings and administrative team meetings. Serve on agency committees as needed such as clinical forum group.
- Participate in crisis prevention and intervention as needed.
- Provide program leadership in the absence of the program director.
- May be required to manage third-party billing and insurance issues.
- Establish, review, and implement program(s) policies and procedures. In consultation with Program Director, continuously consider new processes and initiatives to improve and/or expand services as appropriate.
- Provide individual, group, and family therapy in relation to the current treatment plans.
- Masters degree in social work, mental health or related discipline plus independent licensure (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT) and 2+ years clinical leadership experience required.
- 5 or more years program specific clinical experience.
- Understanding and practice commitment to applying permanency best practices.
- Knowledge of children with complex psychiatric illnesses.
- Computer literate including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer with the ability to learn new software applications.
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.What The Home Can Offer You
In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth of Massachusetts, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:
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- 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
- And more!