Full-time Shift Coordinator for Adolescent Boys Group Home Program

Family & Children's Aid operates several Group Homes for adolescents who have been removed from their homes by the Department of Children & Families (DCF) due to suspected or substantiated cases of abuse and/or neglect.  The Boys Group Home is a Level II Therapeutic Group Home, providing long-term care for up to 6 male clients ages 14 to 21, who are currently in the custody of CT's Department of Children and Families.  

Currently we are looking for a seasoned human service professional to support the adolescents residing in our group home program. Shift Coordinators are integral members of the Clinical Team and are responsible for overseeing and maintaining a structured therapeutic environment.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Providing on-site supervision and guidance to Treatment Support Workers on shift
  • Ensuring proper staff/child ratio (1:3) is maintained at all times
  • Administering medication to youth per DCF Medication Administration program guidelines
  • De-escalating volatile situations using therapeutic interventions
  • Assisting the Program Director and Coordinator in maintaining all program documentation in compliance with CT DCF licensing and regulatory requirements
  • Assisting with training and orienting new staff to the program

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or two (2) years of relevant work experience required
  • Valid DCF Medication Administration Certification required (FCA will provide training if necessary)
  • Valid CT Driver’s License and clean driving record required
  • Supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Experience working with youth in a congregate care setting strongly preferred

Full-time Benefits Include:

  • Weekly Payroll with Free Direct Deposit
  • 40 hour per week schedule; Monday - Friday from 6am to 2pm
  • Medical & Dental & Life Insurance Eligibility within 30-60 days
  • Paid Vacation Time with aggressive accrual rate increases based on years of service
  • Paid Sick & Personal Time/Paid Specific Holidays
  • Ability to set aside up to $5,000 pretax for qualified Dependent Care expenses (i.e. daycare after school care, summer programs, etc.)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous Employer Matching Program

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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