Part-time Shift Coordinator

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

 


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