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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Position: FAMILY OUTREACH CLINICIAN
Availability: Full Time, 37.5 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: UCS seeks a Master’s Level Clinician to be based in our Bennington office. The Family Outreach Clinician will provide community based mental health services to children of all ages and their families. The scope of the clinical work includes assessments, consultation, clinical interventions, counseling, groups, and other related services. Case management, which includes service coordination, is also provided. MA’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field required. Licensure or on track for licensure in Vermont as a Social Worker, Psychologist, or Mental Health Professional preferred. Valid drivers’ license required.

Position: RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT PROVIDER, various positions available
Availability: Three (3), Full time/40 hours, 2nd shift, One (1), Part time/24 hours, 1st shift; One (1), Part time/26 hours, 1st shift One (1), Part Time/24 hours, 2nd shift. Each position includes every other weekend and some holidays.
Description: The Residential Support Provider provides direct service to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a group home. Responsibilities include implementing plans of care, and participating in the day-to day activities of the residents. Qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent; valid, clean driver’s license with reliable transportation are required. Experience a plus.

Position: IT ASSOCIATE ANALYST
Availability: Full Time, 40 hours, M-F benefit eligible.
The IT Associate Analyst provides training, support and problem resolution to staff and tracks issues to resolution. This position will install, connect, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair desktop/laptop system hardware and software, handheld devices and peripherals (printers, scanner, etc.). Hardware upgrades include, but are not limited to, adding memory, hard drives, removable storage media, network interface cards, etc. Software support includes operating systems, application software, and utility software; and will maintain reliable inventory records or software licensing and hardware purchases. In addition will monitor information systems to meet HIPAA, FERPA and Head Start standards and requirements.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or business management and/or demonstrated progressive and extensive experience. Valid driver’s license required.

Position: MAINTENANCE WORKER II
Availability: Full Time, 40 hours, M-F,7:00 am – 3:30 pm benefit eligible.
The Maintenance Worker II will perform various tasks associated with the routine maintenance of 17 facilities, this will include; grounds work, snow plowing and shoveling, parking lot maintenance, interior and exterior building repairs, painting, light electrical and plumbing as well as on call responsibilities.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license required.

Position: IT APPLICATION SUPPORT LEAD
Availability: Full Time, 40 hours, M-F, benefit eligible.
The Application Support Lead provides primary support for UCS’ Electronic Medical Records (EMR) application. Includes overseeing client records to verify they are in accordance with agency policy and in compliance with all billing and documentation guidelines. Provides technical assistance regarding the overall use of the EMR. Responds to requests for information and/or technical assistance to relevant staff members regarding EMR/EHR issues, education/training, investigation and correction of inaccuracies, etc. Perform necessary evaluative computer programming to compile statistical and analytical data for various staff and state agencies. Provides assistance and guidance on all activities related to the development and maintenance of agency policies and procedures covering the release of client information in accordance with state and federal laws. Supervise, coach, mentor staff and set short and long-term goals. Familiarity with SQL database and report writing tools such as crystal reports, SQL reporting, etc. Previous experience working with computer applications, exceptional customer service skills and a high level of integrity and trust required. Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences or related field preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

Position: SCHOOL CLINICIAN
Availability: Full Time, 37.5 hours, M-F, benefit eligible. This position follows the school calendar – 46 weeks.

Description: UCS is seeking a Master’s level clinicians. The clinician will be based at Molly Stark Elementary School. Our school-based clinicians will work closely with the special education departments as well as other school staff and teachers. Both clinicians will provide school-based mental health services to students and their families, including but not limited to assessments, consultation, clinical interventions, counseling, and other related services. Experience working with the elementary population and with teams of other professionals preferred. Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field. Licensure or on track for licensure in Vermont as a Social Worker, Psychologist, or Mental Health Professional required. Valid driver’s license required.

Position: DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY REHABILITATION & EMERGENCY SERVICES
Availability: Full Time, 37.5 hours, M-F, benefit eligible

Description: The successful candidate will provide leadership and supervision to the various programs within the division. These programs, which focus on supporting persons diagnosed with persistent or acute mental illness and their families, include Community Rehabilitation and treatment, Emergency Services and Crisis Stabilization. The Director will provide a wide range of assistance and direction to these programs including staff selection and development, clinical advice and review and program goal and objective setting. The Director will also be responsible for ensuring the success of the programs with regard to outcomes and financial viability.
Qualifications include a Master’s Degree in a relevant mental health field. A minimum of ten years’ experience working with the acute or persistently mentally ill and of which at least five years need be in a supervisory or managerial position. In addition, some hands on experience in Quality Assurance and Risk Management techniques and processes and program certification systems. Candidate must agree to maintain all clinical licenses or certifications as deemed appropriate and be active in maintaining or upgrading their clinical and administrative skills. Valid driver’s license required.

Position: EARLY HEAD START HEALTH CASE MANAGER
Availability: Full Time, 40 hours, benefit eligible

Description: Are you interested in doing on-the-ground public health with young children and their families? UCS is seeking an Early Head Start Health Case Manager to support the children and families in our program in facilitating and monitoring early childhood health, nutrition, and safety.
Qualifications include: LPN or Associate Degree required. New BSN graduates with related non-nursing experience are encouraged to apply. Preferred: RN or Bachelor’s Degree in health field; advanced training and/or continuing education in child health, public health, nutrition, health education; experience in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating programs or projects with children and families; Spanish proficiency. Ability to work occasional nontraditional work hours, as required to meet program needs, including occasional evenings and weekends. Valid driver’s License, reliable transportation, and vehicle insurance required.

Position: EARLY HEAD START TEACHER
Availability: Full Time, 40 hours, benefit eligible

Description: The Early Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the general supervision of a group of 8 infants and toddlers aged six weeks to three years and the delivery of comprehensive Early Head Start services.
Qualifications include Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or degree in a field related to childhood education. Must have training or have equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development. Licensed teacher preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

Position: EARLY HEAD START ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE TEACHER
Availability: Two (2) Full Time, 40 hours, benefit eligible

Description: Under the general direction of the teacher, the assistant/associate teacher will be responsible for assisting with the general supervision of a group of infants and toddlers aged six weeks to three years and the delivery of comprehensive Early Head Start services.
Qualifications include High School diploma or equivalent, Child Development Associate credential and have training in or have equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development. Associates or above preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

Position: EARLY HEAD START FLOATER
Availability: Full Time, 30 hours, benefit eligible

Description: Under the direction of the teacher and/or center manager, the floater helps to create and maintain an atmosphere in the classroom in which children feel welcome, valued, comfortable and secure. The floater will help the program day-to-day operations run smoothly by providing classroom teachers with breaks, coverage for meetings, assist with beginning and end of the day cleaning, provide child care for evening events, substituting in the classroom, and help with preparation for the next day.
Qualifications include High School diploma or equivalent, Child Development Associate credential and have training in or have equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development. Associates or above preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

Position: IN-HOME SUPPORT STAFF
Availability: One (1) Temporary Part Time, 9 hrs.; Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 4 pm – 7 pm (projected to last until April 2018)

Description: Developmental Services is seeking an individual to provide In-Home Support to one consumer with intellectual disabilities. Services provided will enhance the quality of life through companionship and varied activities. This position consists of meeting the consumer at Community Supports (Atwood) and taking the consumer to their place of residence; monitoring the consumer’s location during entire shift; observing consumer and family dynamics and reporting weekly to Case Management.
Qualifications include a High School diploma or equivalent & valid, clean driver’s license with reliable transportation. Relevant experience a plus.

Position: SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
Availability: On-Call, as needed

Description: The Substitute Teacher works with the Head Start Teacher and/or Teacher Assistant, providing classroom instruction and activities by following instructional and activity plans and materials including educational routines. Substitutes maintain educational supplies, monitor equipment and cooperate with the Teacher/Teacher Assistant to maintain an orderly classroom environment. Must be available for immediate “on-call” requests.
High School diploma or equivalent required. CDA, AA or above in Early Childhood Education and experience with pre-school children preferred.Valid driver’s license required.

Position: RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR
Availability: One (1), Part Time, 16-20 hrs.

Description: Are you looking for experience in mental health, counseling, or other caring profession? We are seeking one full time & two, part time Residential Counselors to provide support to clients in a recovery-driven group home. Working directly with clients, our staff provide close support and monitoring including skill building, social support and community support.
Full time position is primarily 1st shift however flexibility required in order to cover a variety of schedules and shifts including evenings, weekends and overnights. Part time positions are primarily 2nd shift evening, overnight & weekend hours.
High School diploma or equivalent with 3 to 5 years of experience preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

Position: TEACHER, HEAD START
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: Bennington County Head Start is seeking an innovative lead teacher who will be responsible for providing a high quality pre-school education program. Must have knowledge and understanding of child development across all domains, intentional planning, excellent classroom organization and management skills. Position responsibilities include the tracking and assessment of student progress while working with families to create individual goals according to Head Start and NAEYC standards. Must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues and public school staff and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The candidate should have a positive attitude, be team oriented, self-motivated and energetic.
Must have a BA in Early Childhood Education, VT state licensure preferred. Ability to pass all applicable state and federal background checks.

Position: TEACHER ASSISTANT, HEAD START
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: Under the direction of the Head Teacher and/or the Child Care Coordinator or Education Manager, the Teacher Assistant helps to create and maintain an atmosphere in the classroom in which children feel welcome, valued, comfortable and secure. In addition, assists teacher to involve parents in educational activities and participates in classroom activities.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Per OHS requirement, must hold a valid Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education (AA), or be enrolled in a program leading to a CDA or AA within 2 years of employment start date.

Position: BUS MONITOR/FLOATER, HEAD START
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description:The Bus Monitor/Floater provides supervision and safety to children while on the bus and in the classroom. Under the direction of the Bus Driver or Teacher and the Education/Disabilities Manager, the Bus Monitor/Floater helps to create and maintain an atmosphere in which children feel welcome, valued, comfortable and secure. The Bus Monitor/Floater will help the program day-to-day operations run smoothly.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Per OHS requirement, must hold a valid Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education (AA), or be enrolled in a program leading to a CDA or AA within 2 years of employment start date.

Position: REACH UP CLINICIAN
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description:Seeking a Reach Up Clinician who will provide therapeutic and referral services, including case consultation and assessments. This position is part of a collaborative state-wide plan between local designated agencies and the Agency of Human Services. Specifically the Reach Up Program helps families with children by providing cash assistance for basic needs and services that support work and self-sufficiency. This position will be a member of the Reach Up Team and work to provide screening, clinical counseling, and service coordination for individuals whose mental illness and /or addictions present barriers to self-sufficiency and employment. MA, MS or MSW in Psychology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Community Mental Health or other related field. Must hold, or be eligible for, clinical licensure in VT.

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