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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.

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Direct Care Staff (3rd Shift)

The Awake Overnight (3rd Shift) reports directly to the Shift Supervisor and is a member of the agency team providing support and direction to the youth in our program. Shifts may vary.

Position Profile:

  • Provide primary supervision to youth including bed checks, wake-up and night time
  • 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

Awake Overnight – 3rd Shift

Direct Care Staff (54-Hour Sleep-in Position)

Direct Care Staff report directly to the Shift Supervisor and are members of the agency team providing supports and direction to the youth in our program. An assigned schedule will be one of the following three sleep-in shifts including a weekly Wednesday staff meeting (Currently Virtual)

  • 3pm Wednesday to 3pm Friday
  • or 2:45pm Friday to 3pm Sunday
  • or 2:45pm Sunday to 3pm Tuesday


Position Profile:

  • 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

Direct Care Staff

Direct Care Staff (40-Hour Position)

Direct Care Staff report directly to the Shift Supervisor and are members of the agency providing direction to youth in our program. This is a 40-hour position, primarily afternoon and late evening hours, weekends and holidays included in addition to a weekly Wednesday meeting (Currently Virtual)

Position Profile:

  • 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

Direct Care Staff

Support and Stabilization Specialist

The Support Specialist is responsible for providing direct services to youth and their families. The Specialists support community based service recipients as they participate in a wide variety of activities designed to prepare them for success in a stable living environment, including practicing pragmatic daily living routines, identifying and engaging in safe recreational activities, maintaining personal boundaries, and learning how to express themselves in a socially appropriate manner.  Timely and accurate documentation of these activities is an important aspect of this individual’s role.

Support & Stabilization Specialist

Clinician

Our clinical services are designed to provide trauma informed treatment to at risk young women which includes, family and group therapy as well as working to develop healthy relationships with peers and adults while preparing youth to transition into young adulthood. The Social Worker reports directly to the Director of Clinical Services and is a member of the clinical team providing therapeutic services to the youth in our program and their  families.  Some evenings and weekends are required.

Position Profile:

  • Provide individual and family counseling
  • Facilitate specialized clinical groups
  • Complete, develop and implement Individualized Treatment Plans
  • Complete Quarterly Progress Reviews, CANS Assessments and Progress Notes
  • Provide case coordination for youth and families
  • Act as a liaison between the program and state agencies
  • Rotating on-call schedule
  • Assist in day to day milieu responsibilities
  • Ability to be flexible to meet the individual needs of youth and families

CLINICIAN

Registered Nurse (Part-Time)

The Nurse reports directly to the Health Services Coordinator and is a member of the overall agency team providing direct services to youth and their families. Recent Graduates are welcome!  

Job Profile:

  • 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

Registered Nurse

Teacher (Moderate Special Needs Preferred)

Our school provides structured in-person classroom instruction 5 ½ hours daily, Monday-Friday. Students may range from 6th through 12th grade levels. Core areas of English Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science are taught, as well as various electives. Computer enhanced learning is part of the regular curriculum. Our curriculum aligns with national standards and modifications are made based on individual needs. The Teacher reports directly to the Educational Coordinator and is a member of the educational team providing lessons to the youth in our program.

Job Profile:

  • Provide classroom instruction to students according to their Individualized Educational Program
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of Individualized Educational Programs
  • Develop lesson plans that include differentiated instruction and opportunities for hands on learning
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and effectively communicate and implement those objectives
  • Identify students’ needs and make appropriate accommodations and modifications in accordance with students’ IEPs.
  • Effectively communicate with parents and other caregivers by means of quarterly reporting
  • Discuss student problems, behavior incidents, positive developments, and progress with parents and caregivers in an honest, sensitive, and confidential manner

Teacher

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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.

WE'RE HIRING!
For the Month of February, 2020, the Fall River Deaconess Home recognizes Sheretta Harrison, Staff Training Coordinator, for Staff Appreciation!