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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Position: JOB DEVELOPER LEVEL II
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: Seeking a creative, enthusiastic person to assist and support people with developmental disabilities in their search and maintaining employment. Under the guidance of the Employment Connections Manager, this individual will provide ongoing support to consumers working at various employment sites within their community. This support is individual-based and using a person centered work-related approach, assisting in maximizing each consumer’s level of independence within their job. This individual will assist in developing partnerships with local businesses and educate employers about the UCS employment services program.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Relevant experience required. Clean, valid driver’s license required, access to own vehicle necessary.

Position: SUPPORTED INDEPENDENT LIVING PROVIDER (SILP)
Availability: Two (2)Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description: A Supported Independent Living Provider (SILP) works to support, encourage, and teach independence in all areas of daily life to adults with a developmental disability, who live independently in the community. An SILP provides a person with the opportunity to use their skills or learn new skills to live more independently and participate in their community. These services help individuals exercise meaningful choice and control in their daily lives.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation required. Related experience a plus.

Position: FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs. M-F, benefits eligible

Description: The Family Support Worker’s responsibilities include recruiting families for the Head Start program; evaluating, implementing and following through on the social service needs of each child and family; serving as a link between families and the Head Start program; establishing and maintaining parent committees and carrying out the policies and procedures of the Family Services content area. The Family Support Worker will ensure that all family service/parent development activities are consistent with the Head Start performance standards.
Bachelor’s degree in field related to social, human or family services required. One year of continuous experience in a human service agency. Valid driver’s license required.

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

Description: UCS seeks a Master’s Level Clinician to be based in our Manchester 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: BUS DRIVER/CLASSROOM ASSISTANT
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible

Description:The Bus Driver provides bus transportation for enrolled children in a safe and timely manner to and from the North Bennington Campus. This individual will act as a liaison between the program and parents by communicating effectively, as well as retrieving and disseminating documentation that goes back and forth between school and the parents. Inside the classroom, working as Classroom Assistant, this individual under the direction of the Head Teacher and/or the Child Care Coordinator or Education Manager, helps to create and maintain an atmosphere in the classroom in which children feel welcome, valued, comfortable and secure. In addition, the Classroom Assistant assists the 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 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. Valid Commercial Driver’s License Required. Post offer drug screen required.

Position: BUS MONITOR/CLASSROOM FLOATER/LEAD CHILD CARE PROVIDER
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: INTAKE COORDINATOR
Availability: Full Time, 37.5 hrs., M – F, benefits eligible

Description:Under the direction of the Community Services Manager, the Youth & Family Services Intake Coordinator provides children’s services for the division and case management to children/families receiving services. The Intake Coordinator ensures that the services provided meet the needs of the consumers and families; and ensures that services are delivered with dignity and respect and meet regulatory requirements.
Masters’ Degree required (or currently pursuing) and relevant experience working with schools and families. Valid Driver’s License required.

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.

Position: CRISIS RECOVERY SPECIALIST
Availability: Two (2), Full Time, 40 hrs., benefits eligible. Flexibility required to cover a variety of schedules and shifts. Must be able to work weekends and second shift hours occasionally.

Description:The Crisis Recovery Specialist provides case management, skill development, assistance in obtaining income support and entitlements, coordination and collaboration with peer support services, participation in the day-to-day program activities and coordinating with post-acute crisis recovery services in the home environment as well as accompanying the Crisis Worker in community settings. Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or other related field. Experience working with individuals receiving mental health services required. Valid driver’s license also required.

Position: EMERGENCY/CRISIS RECOVERY CLINICIAN (2 K SIGNING BONUS)
Availability: Full time (40 hours), benefit eligible.

Description: In support of our mental health mobile crisis response team, an initiative designed to provide timely and flexible response to individuals experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse crisis to decrease emergency room visits, hospital stays, and law enforcement involvement. The emergency outreach program currently has a need for two, full time Emergency Clinicians. The mobile crisis program is a 24 hour 7 days a week program serving the needs of Bennington County. Responsibilities includes crisis screening and assessment, short-term crisis follow-up counseling, referral and coordination of aftercare services, and serves as liaison with police, courts and other community stake holders. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills and the ability to maintain positive relationships with physicians, patients, families and others. MA in Psychology, Social Work or other related counseling field. Experience preferred. Licensure or on-track for licensure. Schedule flexibility, including nights and weekends required. Valid driver’s license.
$2,000.00 Sign-On Bonus:
50% at signing (first pay check), $1,000.00
Remaining 50% of bonus at 1-year anniversary, ($1,000)

Position: RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT PROVIDER, various positions available
Availability: One (1), Part time/24 hours, 1st shift; One (1), Part time/26 hours, 1st shift; One (1) Part time/16 hours, 3rd shift (Night Asleep). 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: CLINICIAN CRT
Availability: Full Time, 40 hrs., benefit eligible.

Description:Our Community Rehabilitation and Treatment program is seeking an experienced Master’s level Clinician to provide a wide variety of clinical services to individuals with co-occurring severe mental illness and substance use disorders. Key responsibilities include clinical case management, support, rehabilitative skill building, therapy and advocacy. 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. We will support a Master’s level candidate to licensure. Valid driver’s license required.

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