Administrative Offices
788 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-7924
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Youth Development Professional

Position Summary: 
Function as member of the Treatment team to support the coordination of services and facilitate youth progress; seek opportunities to teach and facilitate growth of inner control through choices and decision making; ensures the safety, security and well-being of all students in the assigned area.

Educational Requirements: 
Bachelor’s degree required or High-school diploma (or equivalent) with relevant human service experience considered, academic studies in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, and education.

Experience:
Some experience working with youth preferred but not required.

Campus: 
Hillcrest Center, Intensive Treatment Unit, Autism Spectrum Disorder Program, Highpoint

Shift:
 
Wed-Sat/Sun-Wed Residential
Days, Residential, and Overnight Shifts

Compensation:
$20.00 to $21.98 per hour
Earn more with experience and degree

Science Lab Teacher

Position Description:
Develops and implements live and virtual Science labs and instruction in accordance with Massachusetts MCAS and New York State Regents guidelines to special needs students functioning at or below grade level at two of our distinct residential programs located in Lenox and Great Barrington, Ma. Collaborates with homeroom special education teachers to foster a safe and creative environment conducive to learning in which the students are able to achieve success based on interests and abilities both
academically and socially.

Licenses or Certification:
License in grade-level appropriate Special Education, Moderate Disabilities or Subject Area is preferred. If not licensed, must be eligible for an initial waiver, enroll in license track coursework, and make sufficient progress (Academic & MTEL) towards licensure to maintain waiver status.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelors Degree Required. A Masters Degree highly desired.

Experience:  Experience working in a special education setting working with children highly desired.

Compensation:
$56,475-$73,396 per year

Residential Clinician

Position Summary: The Clinician will provide individual and group treatment for a primary group of students. Additional responsibilities include treatment team facilitation, clinical report writing and coordination of student treatment plans. The Clinician works with the clinical support team to ensure all case management responsibilities are carried out in an appropriate timely manner. The Clinician also attends court hearings and foster care reviews for the students. S/he must be flexible and able to adjust to the daily changing demands as necessary.

Educational Requirements:   Masters degree in Counseling or Social Work. Degree must be license eligible in the state of MA.

Experience:  
Experience with children and adolescents preferred. Experience with providing trauma treatment preferred.

Licenses or Certification:   Licensure preferred. Maintain/pursue licensure and Continuing Education Units (CEU) as necessary.

Schedule:
Monday through Friday, allowing up to one evening a week and one weekend day a month as needed to accommodate family work.

Compensation:
$59,075-$72,565 per year

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Special Education Teacher

Position Summary: Develops, implements, reviews and improves the educational program for students; ensuring that the education or service plans are in compliance with agency polices and the Department of Education regulations. Foster a safe and creative environment conducive to learning in which the students are able to achieve success based on interests and abilities both academically and socially.

Educational Requirements:   Bachelors Degree Required. A Masters Degree highly desired.

Experience:  
Experience working in a special education setting working with children highly desired.

Licenses or Certification:   License in grade-level appropriate Special Education, Moderate Disabilities, Severe Disabilities or Subject Area is preferred.  If not licensed, must be eligible for an initial waiver, enroll in license track coursework, and make sufficient progress (Academic & MTEL) towards licensure to maintain waiver status.

Shift:
Mon-Fri Days


$56,475- $73,396.00 per year

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Paraprofessional (Teacher Assistant)

Position Summary: Provide staff support in an educational/childcare environment, performing paraprofessional work in assisting teachers and students. Work with children individually or in small groups by providing basic instruction in reading, writing, math, spelling, art, or other education-related activities. Position is responsible for leading and supervising a variety of developmentally appropriate activities, as directed by assigned teacher(s).

Educational Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience:
Preferably some experience in working with youth

Licenses or Certification:
  Must successfully pass ParaPro Assessment within 90 days from starting TA position.

Compensation:
$20.00- $20.50 per hour
Earn more with experience and degree

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Registered Nurse

Position Summary: Executes comprehensive nursing care activities; provides nursing staff leadership and mentoring; assesses client needs; plans and implements client care activities; evaluates client’s response to treatment; assists in and directs the delivery of health care by members of the treatment team.

Educational Requirements: Associate's or Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Licenses or Certification:   RN required

Campus:
Positions at all locations

Shift:
All shifts available. Full and Part time.

Compensation:

$32.48- $39.28 per hour

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Licensed Practical Nurse

Position Summary: 
Executes comprehensive nursing care activities; assesses client needs; plans and implements client care activities; evaluates client’s response to treatment; assists in and directs the delivery of health care by members of the treatment team.

Educational Requirements: 
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Licenses or Certification:
LPN Required

Compensation:
$27.48- $32.28 per hour

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Clinical Case Coordinator

Position Summary:
The Clinical Case Coordinator works closely with the Board Certified Behavior Analysts to facilitate comprehensive care and treatment services with families, social service agency stakeholders, and the multidisciplinary team at Hillcrest. Primarily Monday through Friday schedule during regular business hours however, must be able to work up to one evening per week and one weekend day per month as assigned.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Human Services related field required. HEC Driver designation must be maintained in good standing. Medication Administration Certification. First Aid and CPR certification.

Experience: 
Technology skills for managing web-based systems, composing electronic documents, and managing video conferencing are needed. Organizational skills, schedule management, and collaboration skills are required.

Compensation:
$38,872.00- $44,975.00 per year

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Family Permanency Specialist


Position Description:
Primary responsibility is to provide supportive interventions for children and families to work toward permanency. Interventions include skill rehearsal, safety planning, home assessments, visitation planning, and coaching. S/He is responsible for managing Trip Direct and family fund requests. S/He is also responsible for various state and agency requirements related to these services.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in a Human Services related field.

Experience:
Experience with children and adolescents preferred.

Compensation:
$46,696-$51,313 per year


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Director of Clinical Services

Position Summary: 
As a member of the Senior Management Team, this professional is responsible for the overall clinical program, its continuing development, direction and supervision in coordination with Program Managers and Clinical Coordinators.

Educational Requirements: 
High School Diploma or equivalent, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree in related field required. A Clinical Doctorate is preferred.

Experience:
Minimum of five years of supervisory experience.

Licenses or Certification:
Massachusetts license as a psychologist or social worker.

Compensation:
Starting at $90,000 per year

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Director of Nursing

Position Description:
As a member of the Senior Management Team, this professional directs the nursing services and medical programs at 3 Residential Programs and 1 Day School Program of Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelors Degree required, Masters preferred

Experience:
Experience in management and residential treatment. Supervisory experience is required. Must be available by phone or text for administrative needs during off times.

Licenses or Certification:
Massachusetts Licensure as a Registered Nurse required.

Compensation:
Starting at $90,000 per year

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Lead Maintenance Technician

Position Description: 
The Lead Maintenance worker performs maintenance services and repairs in the areas of plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, patching, electrical, snow removal & grounds care. S/he is knowledgeable in the procedures and safety measures in these area(s); Must be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. S/he also performs a variety of complicated tasks and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Educational Requirements: 
High School diploma or equivalent required

Experience:
 
Minimum of five years of experience in buildings & grounds maintenance or construction trade

Licenses or Certifications:
A valid Construction Supervisor License or facilities certification preferred. Must obtain a Certified Pool Operator's license within 6 months of hire; other trade licenses a plus.

Compensation:
$25.39- $28.50 per hour

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Youth Development Professional on-call

Position Summary: 
Function as member of the Treatment team to support the coordination of services and facilitate youth progress; seek opportunities to teach and facilitate growth of inner control through choices and decision making; ensures the safety, security and well-being of all students in the assigned area.

Educational Requirements: 
Bachelor’s degree required or High-school diploma (or equivalent) with relevant human service experience considered, academic studies in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, and education.

Experience:
Some experience working with youth preferred but not required.

Campus: 
Hillcrest Center, Intensive Treatment Unit, Autism Spectrum Disorder Program, Highpoint

Compensation:
$20.00 per hour plus differentials
Earn more with experience and degree

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School Clinician

Position Description:
Asses The Clinician will provide weekly group therapy services to all students enrolled in the trauma informed, psycho-educational classrooms of Hillcrest Academy. Group therapy services include provision of DBT skills to address school interfering behaviors, as well as psycho-educational groups addressing important topics for community safety. Primary duties also include provision of crisis assessments, crisis service coordination with staff, families, and local service agencies. Individual therapy services may be provided on a case-by-case basis. Additional responsibilities include staff consultation, treatment team facilitation, completion of various intake and psycho-social assessment tools and documents, as well as coordination of and documentation of student treatment plans. The clinician will participate in IEP planning meetings and coordinate clinical services with teaching staff. The Clinician will ensure all case management responsibilities are carried out in appropriate and timely manner, including documentation of services, coordination with families and finding agencies, and support for Family Strong Events. Participation in outside service provider meetings may be included on a case-to-case basis.

Educational Requirements:
Master's degree in Counseling or Social Work or School Psychology. Must be license eligible.

Experience:
Experience with children and adolescents preferred. Experience with providing trauma treatment preferred.

Licenses or Certification:
Licensure preferred. Must maintain/pursue licensure and CEU's.

Compensation:
$59,075-$72,656

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