Company Description: Key's mission is to assist troubled youth and their families with developing positive life skills and life experiences so that they may pursue productive and rewarding lives.
For over 30 years, the Key Program has been unlocking the potential of youth and families through a variety of residential and non-residential programs. We’ll help you unlock your potential too with excellent training, benefits and many advancement opportunities.
High School or Equivalent
RESIDENTIAL CASEWORKER, PITTSFIELD, MA
The Key Program is currently seeking Residential Caseworkers to work with children and adolescents in their group homes located in Pittsfield, MA
Responsibilities: The Residential Caseworker (RCW) works collaboratively as part of the treatment team and is responsible for the welfare of clients in Key’s residential programs. The RCW is directly responsible for the daily supervision of clients, the implementation of their individualized treatment plans, and the daily program activities and milieu. Due to the nature of the work and client needs, the RCW works a varied schedule that may exceed a forty-hour work week (full time). Part-time positions also available.
Some duties include:
Engage clients and develop positive, appropriate, supportive relationships utilizing a strength based treatment approach
Assist clients with their routines and adhere to the program’s daily schedule
Assist clients in setting goals in accordance with their individualized treatment plans
Implement proper supervision techniques to ensures clients are not a danger to themselves or others
Establish rapport and keeps parents/families updated with client status
Schedule and accompany clients to appointments
Contribute in client-related meetings, case presentations, and suggest treatment recommendations
Supervise or assist clients with self-administration of medication
Complete case documentation in a thorough, professional and timely manner.
A Bachelor's degree is preferred, or
an Associates degree or college coursework with one year of human service experience required, or
a high school diploma or GED/HiSet with two (2) years of human service experience, required.
All candidates must be 21 years of age or older.
All candidates must have a valid state driver's license; and, have a legally registered and insured car for work use.
All candidates must have the ability to work a varied and rotating schedule including days, nights, weekends and some holidays.