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Service Coordinator - Part Time

Company: Wayside Youth & Family Support Network
Location: Worcester
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Come demonstrate your passion for child & family empowerment by joining the Wayside team!

SIGN ON BONUS OF $2000!! ($1000 after 30 days; $1000 after 90 days)

At Wayside, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity- focused community that approaches client care as a matter of social justice. Wayside is one of Massachusetts' most respected child and family serving agencies with program locations across Central, Eastern and Northeastern Massachusetts serving more than 6,000 children, young adults, and families each year.

Wayside thinks of our employees as whole people and invests in benefits to support employee wellness.

  • Tuition, training & student loan reimbursement
  • PTO Package: 3 Wellness Days (time off), 9 Paid Holidays, Up to 3 weeks of vacation (in your first year)
  • A learning environment - free training institute with thought leaders, CEU trainings & program trainings, etc.
  • Financial health supports
  • Equity focused medical benefits
  • Teamwork atmosphere Career development support - a great place to grow your career!!!

    Service Coordinator

    Worcester East DCF office

    Salary Range: $20.00 - $22.00/hour + $1,000.00 sign on bonus!

    Wayside Youth & Family Support Network is hiring for a creative and supportive individual to work in our Family Networks program located in Worcester! Family Networks Service Coordinators develop and maintain excellent working relationships with DCF administration and staff in the Area Office. We provide a supportive culture that is team-focused and places value on healthy work dynamics.

    What you will do:

    • Service Coordinators will accept and process DCF referrals to Family Networks, following guidelines for family participation in decision-making and facilitating Family Team Meetings.
    • Assist in development of collaborative relationships among community and contracted providers.
    • Function as a resource for ongoing information and problem-solving within the DCF Office on Network issues.
    • Care Coordination: Send referrals to service providers. Complete emergency placement searches. Complete placement searches. Coordinate placement intakes. Coordinate services start dates. Monitor the quality and appropriateness of services/placements through treatment/utilization review meetings. Complete Duty Day responsibilities Shadow Family Team Meetings. Build up to appropriate caseload based upon standard expectations.
    • Administrative: Provide electronic copies of action plans to DCF and providers. Initiate/Input service referrals. Maintain an organized calendar of meetings.

      Competencies/Traits of Our Superstars:
      • Candidates are encouraged to have a strong knowledge base in DCF standards and practice and community-based services.
      • Demonstrate skills in cultural competence, management, negotiation, teambuilding, and effective communication, and organization.
      • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
      • Demonstrate diplomacy by being a liaison between DCF staff and providers.
      • Ability to work independently (i.e. can self-direct on projects, can propose project solutions in regards to their curriculum area and lesson planning).
      • Flexibility and creative thinking (i.e. ability to adapt and adjust to changing work situations, recognize and respond quickly when lesson/activity does not go as planned)

        Minimum Requirements:

        • Associate's Degree required.
        • At least one year in a related field preferred.
        • Billingual and diverse candidates encouraged to apply.

          We will train you in: Motivational Interviewing; Courageous Conversations; Attachment, Regulation and Competency Model (ARC); Trauma Informed Practice training upon hire.

          Wayside welcomes equity-minded applicants whose values align with our goal of being a child welfare and behavioral health agency committed to anti-racism, social justice, and advocacy. Successful candidates are asked to be engaged in Wayside's dedication to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.Bilingual/bicultural and LGBTQ+ applicants are encouraged to apply!

          Other details
          • Job Family 5435
          • Pay Type Salary

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Keywords: Wayside Youth & Family Support Network, Worcester , Service Coordinator - Part Time, Other , Worcester, Massachusetts

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