Administrative Offices
788 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-7924
Public Notice - Joint Commission
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:
$18.00 to $19.98 per hour
Earn more with experience and degree

Custodian- Part-time

Position Description:
S/he works to ensure campuses and other specified areas are kept in a clean and orderly condition.

Licenses or Certification:
Must have a clean valid drivers license (eligible for an HEC license)

Educational Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent required

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:
$46,875-$65,726 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


Compensation:
$50,375-$66,660 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:
$18.00- $18.50 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.


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Facilities Manager

Position Summary: 
The Facility Manager is responsible for the overall maintenance, cleaning, operations and scheduling of the facility. Responsibilities include maintenance, custodial, security, scheduling and coordination of facility use. This position is hands on and supervises part time maintenance and full time Housekeeping & custodial staff (staggered shifts for 7 day coverage) along with coordination and staffing of non-HEC program use.

Educational Requirements: 
College Degree preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Experience:
Minimum of five years' experience in Custodial/Buildings/Grounds. Minimum 2 years Prior supervisory experience preferred. Prior facility use scheduling preferred.

Licenses or Certification:
Massachusetts Construction Supervisors License or Certified Facility Manager certification preferred. Valid Driver's License required.

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Assistant Director of Education

Position Description:
Assists the Education Director with the management of the educational services and staff at all Hillcrest sites. Is responsible for assisting in the implementation of all educational requirements per company and state regulation.

Educational Requirements:
Master's Degree in Education required and successful completion of the MTEL's.

Experience:
Knowledge of State regulation in learning standards, demonstration of pedagogical excellence and supervisory and or coaching experience.

Licenses or Certification:
Special Education certification in teaching or administration.

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Academic Case Manager

Position Description: 
Provides administrative support services for the school and functions as the Academic Case Manager for all assigned students. Duties include maintaining student related academic scheduled and data base(s), coordination of State DOE mandates assessments (i.e. MCAS, Regents, etc.), academic tracking, and the monitoring of individual student IEP and Educational compliance issues. This position will provide support to education staff as assigned and will maintain educator access to approved organizational databases and software (e.g. SEMS Tracker, KTEA ll, etc). Facilitates communication, correspondence and reporting to parents, school districts, and other involved agencies.

Educational Requirements: 
Bachelor's degree required.

Experience:
 
Three years of relevant experience.

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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:
$18.00 to $19.98 per hour
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:
$46,875-$65,726 per year

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