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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Walker is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We are looking for energetic and qualified applicants for several mission-critical positions. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@walkercares.org.
 

NEEDHAM CAMPUS

Direct Care Counselor (Day Program)

Summary of Position: Act as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team in a residential-educational program for children with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties. Focus on social, recreational, and behavioral needs of children. Ensure that the physical and emotional needs of children are being met on a daily basis. Committed to child centered, family focused, culturally competent care and strength based treatment. 

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a High School Diploma or GED and prior experience working with children.


Educational Coordinator

Summary of Position: Work closely with the school leadership team to assure the safety and effectiveness of the Walker School Day program; provide leadership in the school program regarding all areas of curriculum and assessment, including both academic and recreational programming; assure the development and implementation of academic curriculum in accordance with state frameworks; oversee academic assessment for individual students, including statewide assessments (MCAS) and educational assessments, etc.; coordinate curriculum materials and supplies; assist in training school staff regarding issues of curriculum and program development; assist in teacher hiring, orientation, and professional development; work with school leadership team to develop calendar for school-wide events, special programs, and assemblies; work with other supervisors to ensure that the physical appearance of the school buildings reflects the values and programming of the school; work in close cooperation with the multidisciplinary team to ensure alignment and consistency in treatment and programming  

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a M.Ed. with Massachusetts’s licensure in Special Education K-8 and three-five years of experience. Prior supervisory/administrative experience is required.

 

EHR Administrator 

Summary of Position:  As a member of the Performance Improvement team, the EHR administrator is responsible for the maintenance, upgrades, enhancements, and data integrity of our electronic health records and associated systems.  The EHR administrator will be the face of Walker’s electronic health records and associated systems, whose duties include training, supporting department power users, and promoting best practices in the use of these systems to all Walker employees.  The EHR administrator will participate in state and regional forums with representatives of other agencies to extend his/her knowledge of ways Walker can improve the use of its information systems.  The EHR administrator will bring their knowledge of EHR functionality, project management, and end user training to ensure effective evaluation and on-going process improvement of Walker’s information systems. 

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a 2-year college degree, 4-year degree is preferred.  A minimum of two years experience working with databases as end user

 

Facilities Supervisor

Summary of Position: The Supervisor of Facilities will work with the Superintendent of Facilities to ensure a safe, clean, and well maintained campus by scheduling work orders, self-inspection, and applicable building, fire, electrical, and health codes. He/She will also act as the liaison with administrators and employees from other departments. Provide sick and vacation coverage. Identify and resolve maintenance concerns. This is a “hands-on” supervisory position.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a High School Diploma as well as strong written and verbal skills. Three years trades experience is preferred. 

 

Milieu Specialist (Residential 2nd Shift)

Summary of Position: Act as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team in a residential, group home or CBAT program for children with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties. Focus on social, recreational, and behavioral needs of children. Ensure that the physical and emotional needs of children are being met on a daily basis. Focus on social, recreational, and behavioral needs of children. Responsible for day-to-day operations of a residential unit of up to 10 children. Committed to child-centered, family-focused, culturally competent care and strength-based treatment. Able to be a team leader and communicate effectively with teammates. Must have valid U.S. driver’s license and ability to transport children into the community.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a High School Diploma and two years experience working with children who have emotional and behavior problems.
 

Residential Counselor (Multiple Shifts)

Summary of Position: Residential Counselors are members of a multidisciplinary treatment team in a residential and school program for children with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties. Focus on social, recreational, and behavioral needs of children. Child care workers ensure that the physical and emotional needs of children are being met on a daily basis. Committed to child-centered, family-focused, culturally competent care and strength-based treatment. Must have valid U.S. driver’s license and ability to transport children into the community. Positions available at a variety of professional levels; Shifts available evenings and weekends. Compensation is commensurate with related experience and education.

Requirements: Relevant experience or Associate’s Degree; Bachelor’s Degree in related field, preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Residential Supervisor : ICBAT Program

Summary of position:  To directly supervise residential staff; oversee running of residential program for children with emotional, behavioral and learning disabilities.   Committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have at least one year experience working with children with emotional, learning, and behavioral disabilities in a residential treatment center or special education school.

 

Staffing Coordinator

Summary of position:  Responsible for all aspects of the milieu schedule including, but not limited to, coordination of staffing patterns, ensuring ratio in the staff schedule is being met, coordination of staff sick and vacation time, monitoring time and attendance for staff, and working with staffing agencies to ensure staff are scheduled as well as manage any follow up needed with the agency. Manage the communication with all relief staff. Work collaboratively with residential supervisors to provide support with staffing needs. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. High school diploma or GED. Experience working in a residential setting. Strong skills in behavior management including the use of TCI. Ability to mentor direct care staff. Ability to work collaboratively with other supervisors. Understanding of staff development and adult learning. 

 

WALKER TRIESCHMAN INSTITUTE (WTI)

Consulting School Psychologist

Summary of Position: Walker Consulting will provide Consulting School Psychologist services for the Chelsea Public Schools, with assignment to the Department of Special Education. The Psychologist will function as a support to all schools and programs, consulting with teachers with social-emotional-behavioral challenges, Support Staff, and Administrators.

Requirements: Master’s degree in Psychology with clinical training. 5 years providing psychological services in school settings. License as School Psychologist

 

WALKER COMMUNITY COUNSELING

In Home Therapist

Summary of Position: Provide In-Home Therapy (IHT) services in homes or other community locations to youth and families enrolled in IHT through the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative. The In-Home Therapy team provides strength-based therapy to youth under 21 years old who have social, emotional, and behavioral health needs and to the youths’ families. Therapists are Master's level clinicians who provide individual and family therapy with the goal of enhancing functioning and positive communication both individually and within the family system. Therapists provide an initial assessment and quarterly reassessments, therapy, some crisis intervention, and care coordination to children, adolescents, and their families as part of a team with a Therapeutic Training and Support (TT&S) Bachelor’s level staff.

Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a Master-level Degree: MSW, MS, MA (e.g., counseling, psychology, mental health counseling, and family therapy). Experience working therapeutically with children and adolescents with behavioral health needs and their families.

 

Therapeutic Training and Support Staff/Therapeutic Mentor

Summary of Position: Provide Therapeutic Training and Support (TT&S) and Therapeutic Mentoring services as part of the continuum of CBHI Services. TT&S services are provided as part of an In-Home Therapy team. Services are provided in homes or other community locations to youth and families enrolled in IHT through the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative. The In-Home Therapy team provides strength-based therapy to youth under 21 years old who have social, emotional, and behavioral health needs and to the youths’ families. The TT&S staff works with the youth, the youth’s family, and the youth’s In-Home Therapist to assist the In-Home Therapist in implementing the therapeutic objectives included the youth’s treatment plan. Theraputic Mentors provide one-to-one, strengths-based support to children, adolescents, and transition-age youth who have emotional/behavioral challenges. Therapeutic Mentors work in community settings alongside a clinical HUB that maintains a treatment relationship with the youth during the time the service is in place.

Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in a human service field from an accredited university and one year experience working with children/adolescents.

 

WALKER BEACON HIGH SCHOOL (WATERTOWN CAMPUS)

Clinician

Summary of Position:  Provide direct clinical services including assessment, treatment planning, and goal focused treatment implementation. Provide clinical consultation to educational staff; provide individual and group therapy. With the Clinical Director, coordinate clinical tasks. Must be committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment.

Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a Clinical license and Master’s degree.  Three to four years post-master’s experience in therapeutic treatment, day treatment, inpatient/outpatient treatment with the adolescent population.

 

School Nurse  (Fridays 8:00AM-4:00PM)

Summary of position:  Responsible for both routine and emergency medical services at Beacon High School. Must be committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength-based treatment.

Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a RN with current Massachusetts license.  Three or more years of nursing experience in a school.

 

THERAPEUTIC AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM (TASP)

Clinician 

Summary of Position:        Independently-licensed, Master’s-level Clinician in a Therapeutic After‑School Program for Department of Mental Health-enrolled youth in need of therapeutic, educational, and recreational programming that supports youths’ social-emotional development and skill‑building. Develop, organize, and facilitate activities and groups that are youth-guided, family‑driven, and culturally competent, and support the ongoing operations of a structured, therapeutic milieu. Provide clinical services to youth and families, and clinical consultation to families, other TASP staff, schools, and other providers to ensure that youth are working on and making progress toward identified goals.

Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as: Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or Social Work.  Experience in therapeutic treatment with latency-aged children and their families; proficiency in use of computer systems for clinical information management; excellent oral and written communication skills; and demonstrated ability to produce written reports in a timely manner. 

 

Direct Care Counselor (Full Time)

Summary of Position:  Direct support staff in a Therapeutic After‑School Program for Department of Mental Health-enrolled youth in need of therapeutic, educational, and recreational programming that supports youths’ social-emotional development and skill‑building. Organize and facilitate activities and groups that are youth-guided, family-driven, and culturally competent, and support the ongoing operations of a structured, therapeutic milieu.  

Requirements: Qualified candidates must have experience working with youth who have serious emotional disturbance or have experienced emotional distress, trauma, or significant mental health challenges.  Candidates must have an Associates Degree or higher. Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting. Job requires energy and stamina. Qualified candidates must be able to drive students.