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Located in the Historic Highlands of Fall River, Massachusetts, Deaconess provides Residential Treatment, Group Living and Support and Stabilization Services to youth and families. Continuing in this tradition for well over a century, Deaconess has grown into an agency employing one hundred staff in a variety of roles, including special education, health services, behavioral health, and clinical counseling and social work. We offer a positive work environment where staff from all disciplines work together to provide high-quality care.

The Fall River Deaconess Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). 

Please CLICK HERE  to view our current job opportunities.

2nd SHIFT DIRECT CARE STAFF POSITION

Are you looking for a rewarding position that makes a difference in lives of our future population?  We are seeking an energetic individual to serve as a healthy role model and assist in the care of a group of behaviorally disordered, adolescent females in a residential school/group home setting. This is a 40 hour position, primarily afternoon and late evening hours.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide primary support and supervision to youth
  • Organize, facilitate and participate in recreational activities with youth
  • Assist youth with daily living skills
  • Complete daily service notes
  • Attend mandatory trainings
  • Utilize and implement behavior support techniques
  • Model healthy boundaries and social skills within the program milieu
  • Assist in community integration

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be 21 years of age or older
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proof of vehicle insurance
  • Pass all necessary background checks

 Compensation and Benefits:

The starting hourly rate is $15.  This is a full time position with excellent benefits, including medical and dental coverage, a 403(b) thrift plan with an employer match, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick time, and partial payment for a gym membership to Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness.  This is an ideal position for individuals looking for a starting career in human services and an opportunity for growth.


3rd SHIFT DIRECT CARE STAFF POSITION

 3rd Shift Direct Care Staff offer supervision and support to youth in a residential setting during the night and through their morning activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary supervision to youth including night-time supervision and wake-up routine
  • Attend mandatory meetings and trainings
  • Utilize and implement behavior support techniques
  • Model healthy boundaries and social skills within the program milieu
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for youth

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be 21 years of age or older
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proof of vehicle insurance
  • Pass all necessary background checks

Compensation and Benefits:

The starting hourly rate is $15.  This is a full time position with excellent benefits, including medical and dental coverage, a 403(b) thrift plan with an employer match, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick time, and partial payment for a gym membership to Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness. 

DIRECT CARE STAFF POSITION

Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of others?  We are hiring for full time Direct Care Staff to work 48-hour sleep-in shifts.  This set schedule includes a weekly Wednesday staff meeting from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to equal a 54-hour work week: 

  • 3 p.m. Wednesday to 3 p.m. Friday or
  • 2:45 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Sunday or
  • 2:45 p.m. Sunday to 3 p.m. Tuesday

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:                                                                                  

  • Provide primary support and supervision to youth
  • Organize, facilitate and participate in recreational activities with youth
  • Assist youth with daily living skills
  • Complete daily service notes
  • Attend mandatory trainings
  • Utilize and implement behavior support techniques
  • Model healthy boundaries and social skills within the program milieu
  • Assist in community integration
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for youth

Qualifications: 

  • Candidates must be 21 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proof of vehicle insurance
  • Pass all necessary background checks.

Compensation and Benefits:  The starting salary is $42,822.  This is a full time position with excellent benefits, including medical and dental coverage, a 403(b) thrift plan with an employer match, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick leave, and partial payment for a gym membership to Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness.  This is an ideal position for individuals looking for a starting career in human services and an opportunity for growth.


PER DIEM 3rd SHIFT AND DIRECT CARE STAFF

The Fall River Deaconess Home has a great opportunity for those seeking Per Diem 3rd Shift and Direct Care Staff.  Come join our Team and make a difference in the lives of others by working in a supportive environment with youth who reside in our Program.

  • Provide primary direction and supervision to youth
  • Attend mandatory meetings and trainings
  • Utilize and implement behavior support techniques
  • Model healthy boundaries and social skills within the program milieu
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for youth

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be 21 years of age or older
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proof of vehicle insurance
  • Pass all necessary background checks

Compensation:  $15 per hour


REGISTERED NURSE – $500 SIGN-ON BONUS

The Fall River Deaconess Home is seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual for the position of a Registered Nurse who desires a rewarding career making a difference in the lives of youth. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Medication Administration
  • Triage of medical needs of the youth in the program
  • Assistance with Health Record Maintenance
  • Direct Resident supervision
  • Utilize and implement behavior support techniques
  • Reporting on youth quarterly progress towards health care goals
  • Attending Treatment Planning and Quarterly Progress Review meetings
  • Scheduling and attending health care appointments
  • Review immunization records, order and administer necessary immunization
  • Health Care Education to Youth
  • Participate in intakes of Youth to the program
  • Monitor weight and nutrition needs status of youth

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nursing Degree or those currently in nursing school working toward a degree in nursing
  • Good boundaries
  • Proven oral and written communication skills
  • Significant attention to detail, and the ability to work collegially with a wide variety of individuals inside and outside the Program
  • Proficient computer skills including word processing and excel
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Pass all necessary background checks.

Benefits:  Competitive wages, employer contributed health insurance, 100% employer covered dental coverage, a 403(b) thrift plan with an employer match, tuition reimbursement, generous paid vacation and sick leave, partial payment for a gym membership to Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness and more.

Please CLICK HERE  to view our current job opportunities.

Please call 508-674-4847 with any questions regarding employment.
Or you may email your resume to:
jobs@deaconesshome.org.

 

Note: The Fall River Deaconess Home does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, creed, nationality, ethnic origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission or access to treatment or employment.

For the Month of March, 2021, the Fall River Deaconess Home recognizes Cathy DePina, Director of Residential Services, for Staff Appreciation!

Intern with Us!

Deaconess employs approximately one hundred staff, offering a positive work environment where staff from all disciplines work together to provide high quality care directly to youth and families. Internship opportunities are available in a variety of fields such as Clinical, Nursing, Human Services, Education, Behavior Specialist and Non-Profit Management. Let Deaconess be your path to opportunity!

Please send a letter of interest and resume’ to jobs@deaconesshome.org.