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Senior Family Partner

Company: Riverside Community Care
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Tracking Code 9116-709 Job Description Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Senior Family Partner! The Senior Family Partner provides supervision/management of the Family Partners and also provides direct service to MassHealth youth with serious emotional disturbance under the age of 21. The Senior Family Partner will:

  • assist in the engagement of families, the natural supports, and lend -their -support/own experience to the youth and family
  • be a strong advocate for youth and families
  • be familiar with the Wraparound principles and Systems of Care
  • demonstrate excellent skills in working, not only with the family's natural supports, but also in navigating the systems within schools, state agencies and human service providers Schedule: 40 hours per week; flexible hours between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. to meet the needs of the families To learn more about this amazing position, please watch this inspirational video! Riverside's Family Partners Why You'll Love RiversideWe make a true difference in people's lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits - including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why The Boston Globe and Forbes named Riverside a best-in-state employer. Benefits include:
    • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
    • Flexible Spending Accounts - -both medical and dependent care
    • Eleven paid holidays
    • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
    • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan
    • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
    • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
    • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
    • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner's fee Learn more about our benefits and culture: Our Benefits Our Culture Hear what employees think about working for Riverside! Required Skills
      • Valid driver's license, safe driving record, and access to reliable vehicle - Required Experience
        • Bachelor's Degree or Associates degree in a Human Services or related Field and one year experience working with target population of youth, or high school diploma/GED and 2 years experience with youth as identified above
        • Experience as caregiver of a youth with special needs, preferably a youth with mental health needs
        • Minimum of two years' experience working collaboratively with state agencies, consumer groups &/or behavioral health outpatient facilities
        • Minimum of two years supervisory experience Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law. Job Location Somerville, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Keywords: Riverside Community Care, Somerville , Senior Family Partner, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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