Part-time Weekend Treatment Support Worker 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 stays 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 part-time Treatment Support Worker to join our Saturday/Sunday, 8am-4pm Floater shift.

The Treatment Support Worker will be joining a multi-disciplinary team of Clinicians, Psychiatrists, Nurses, and milieu staff and assist in providing the highest quality services possible. Many Clients have experienced past trauma, such as abuse and/or neglect and have high acuity level behavioral needs. Treatment Support Workers are integral members of the Clinical Team, responsible for monitoring and maintaining a safe, structured and therapeutic home-like environment for the Clients residing in the home.

Additional responsibilities include; overseeing day-to-day activities, teaching pertinent life skills necessary for a successful transition to independent living, modeling healthy interpersonal relationships, setting appropriate boundaries and limits, as well as de-escalating volatile situations and/or Clients.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Teach pertinent life skills (i.e. Cooking, Cleaning/Laundry, Personal Banking & Budgeting, Public Transportation and Job Skills)
  • Setting appropriate boundaries and limits
  • De-escalating volatile situations and/or Clients

Qualifications and Skills

  • Valid CT Drivers License with clean driving record preferred
  • Experience working with similar population highly preferred
  • Associates Degree or two (2) years completed towards a Bachelors Degree preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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