Riverside Community Care Family Partner Relief (specific Parenting Experience Req'd) in Norwood, Massachusetts

Job Description

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Family Partner (Specific Parenting Experience Req'd)

Do you have a lived experience raising a child with behavioral or developmental support needs?

Our Behavioral Health Services Division at Riverside Community Care is looking for a family partner!

Riverside Community Care seeks parents with lived experience raising a child with behavioral or developmental support needs and sound knowledge of the network of available services to families and youth.

NOTE: This position requires that the applicant is a parent with lived experience navigating the special education, DCF, DMH, DDS, or mental health service delivery system on behalf of your child. Applicants who do not demonstrate this experience in a cover letter cannot be considered for this role.

This is a relief opportunity to provide support to parents during a psychiatric emergency assessment of their children. Family Partners will work out of our Norwood, MA office, traveling to locations in the local community.

Family Partner staff work collaboratively with Master’s level clinicians to intervene and stabilize youth in crisis. They will provide support to parents or guardians by helping them navigate the mental health system, and directing them toward each step in the process.

Full orientation, flexible schedule with evening/weekend hours, supervision, and training provided. Office located 45 minutes from Boston and 30 minutes from Rhode Island and Worcester.

Evening shifts and weekend hours available.

Our Ideal Candidate

Riverside Community Care takes pride in its employees for being hardworking, compassionate, and respectful. Our ideal candidate would have these qualities along with the following skills and experience:

Required Skills

  • Must have experience helping to raise a child with social, emotional, mental health, or substance abuse concerns and have experience navigating the myriad of youth services required
  • Must have excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office) required
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle is required to transport consumers as necessary Required Experience

  • Bachelors or Associates degree with one year working with youth preferred

  • High School/GED and two years working with target population considered

Tracking Code: 1065-709

Job Location: Norwood, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Part-Time