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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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

Needham Campus   

Director of Diversity and Inclusion 

Summary of Position: The Director of Diversity and Inclusion leads Walker efforts to develop and implement programs, policies, and processes supporting the organization’s goal to grow and sustain a diverse and inclusive learning, living and working environment. The Director of Diversity & Inclusion is a member of the Senior Leadership Team reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources and co- leading the Diversity & Inclusion Committee of the Quality Council. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Human Resources, Organizational Development, Education, Psychology, Social Work or Sociology. 5-7 years of experience leading Diversity and Inclusion work in non-profit, healthcare and/or education setting. Highly skilled trainer, consultant and facilitator. Experience building external networks/partnerships. Experience developing and implementing targeted diversity recruitment strategy.

 

Clinical Supervisor for Group Home

Summary of Position: Provide clinical supervision to approximately 1-2 clinicians and/or clinical interns.  Provide oversight of ongoing assessment, treatment planning, implementation of interventions, case management, adherence to documentation standards and discharge planning by clinicians assigned.  Must be committed to child centered, family focused, culturally competent care using Walker supported Evidence Based Practices.

Requirements: At least two years 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 ensure compliance with documentation standards. Experience with assessment, goal oriented treatment planning, and evidence based treatment modalities. Previous experience working with youth with emotional and behavioral challenges, their family systems, and state agencies.

 

 CBAT Supervisor 

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

Requirements: Bachelors degree in related field.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. At least two years experience working with children with emotional, learning, and behavioral disabilities in a residential treatment center or special education school. Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time.  Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting.  Job requires energy and stamina.  Ability to participate in activities with children.  Job requires the ability to perform therapeutic physical intervention as needed.

 

 Clinical Supervisor for Residential  

Summary of Position: Provide clinical supervision to approximately 3-7 clinicians and/or clinical interns.  Provide oversight of ongoing assessment, treatment planning, implementation of interventions, case management, adherence to documentation standards and discharge planning by clinicians assigned.  Provide clinical consultation to direct care and educational staff. Must be committed to child centered, family focused, culturally competent care using Walker supported Evidence Based Practices.

Requirements: Candidate must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or Social Work. Currently holds one of the following licenses: LICSW, LMHC, or LMFT. Previous supervisory experience,  Valid driver’s license to drive in Massachusetts. At least two years post-licensure 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 ensure compliance with documentation standards.

 

 Clinician 

Summary of Position: Provide a variety of clinical services, including individual, group, family, sibling, and duo therapy.  Provide clinical consultation to direct care and educational staff. Responsible for ongoing assessment, treatment planning, implementation of interventions, case management, development of all treatment documents within specified timeframes and discharge planning.  Ability to be flexible, work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, and the ability to respond to crisis as needed.  Must be committed to child centered, family focused, culturally competent care using Walker supported Evidence Based Practices.

Requirements:  Candidate must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as: Psychology, Counseling Psychology or Social Work. Applicable Licensure: LCSW (LICSW Preferred), LMFT, LMHC. Valid driver’s license to drive in Massachusetts. 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.

 

 

Day Program Supervisor 

Summary of Position: Collaborate with an Educational Coordinator to oversee three classrooms ensuring that the academic and social/emotional needs of students are being met.  Directly supervise school program staff (milieu counselors, senior milieu counselors, 1:1’s).  Provide proactive support as well as daily crisis intervention in a therapeutic day programs for students with emotional, social behavioral and learning disabilities.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills. Valid US Driver’s License and ability to transport children into the community. At least three years of prior experience working with children with complex social, emotional and behavioral challenges.  The Day Program Supervisor must have the ability to work and stand for longer periods of time.  In addition, the job requires energy, stamina, and may require bending, stooping, stretching and lifting.  The Day Program Supervisor position requires the ability to perform therapeutic physical intervention as needed.

 

 Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist 

Summary of Position: Walker is an array of diverse therapeutic, academic, special education, and mental health programs that impact thousands of Massachusetts children each year.  The Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist reports to the Psychiatrist Medical Director and is a member of the Walker medical staff which also includes a Director of Nursing, and another Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist. Together this team provides medication management and consultation to a mixed caseload of  ICBAT, Residential Treatment, and Outpatient Clinic youth and families. As a Walker clinician, the Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist is member of a team which is focused on providing thoughtful, high-quality, evidence-based care in a robust “learning community” environment. 

Requirements: Masters in Nursing, current DPH and DEA certificates, Speciality in Child Psychiatry and Board Certified. 5+ years in community mental health delievery.

 

 Revenue Billing Specialist

Summary of Position: Responsible for the timely and accurate production and distribution of invoices and claims, ensuring that all money due to Walker is collected promptly.  Position works closely with Walker program managers and other departments to capture relevant information for proper revenue recognition.

Requirements: 2 – 3 years of experience with accounting and billing (preferably 3rd party billing and state funding agencies, accounting software (Microsoft SL preferred), basic accounting skills (journal entries, account reconciliation), absolute attention to detail, ability to independently analyze problems and implement solutions, and excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

 

Milieu Specialist

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. Have the ability to be a team leader and communicate effectively with teammates.  Assist in overseeing a group of three classrooms with up to twenty-seven children, including creating conducive classroom environments by being a leader in crisis management and behavioral support.  

Requirements: Associate’s degree or equivalent experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills. At least two years of prior experience working with children with complex social, emotional and behavioral challenges. The Milieu Specialist must have the ability to work and stand for longer periods of time.  In addition, the job requires energy, stamina, and may require bending, stooping, stretching and lifting.  The Milieu Specialist position requires the ability to perform therapeutic physical intervention as needed.

   

 

Special Education Teacher

Summary of position: Teach in a self-contained classroom of 9 children with emotional, learning, and behavioral disabilities.  Develop and coordinate the academic, behavioral, and social curriculum in the classroom with the support of Educational Leadership Team.  Supervise the assistant teachers of the classroom and lead the classroom team (two assistant teachers) in the overall functioning of the classroom.  Write IEPs and reports, and present at student-focused meetings with the support of the classroom supervisor.  Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams (clinicians, supervisors, specialists, residential team members) around programming for students. Committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment.

Requirements: Bachelors Degree with Massachusetts licensure in special education. Experience teaching children with emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities.  Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively. Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and safely. Ability to work in a stressful and fast paced environment. Must understand child development, and the impact of emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities. Must understand issues of confidentiality. Must be receptive to supervision and professional development. Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time. Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting.  Job requires energy and stamina.  Job requires the ability to perform therapeutic physical intervention as needed.

 

Facilities Worker

Summary of Position: To assist the plant manager in the overall maintenance, upkeep and improvement campus buildings.  Must be committed to child centered, family focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment. 

Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. General maintenance and trade skills, including experience in carpentry and familiarity or ability to operate some power equipment (lawn tractors, snowplows, etc.). Driver’s license required. Abilitiy to work in educational/residential enviornement, patience.  Ability to move without restrictions throughout the campus. Ability to lift and move heavy equipment. Ability to engage in physical tasks, such as painting, shoveling, etc.; Ability to lift 85 pounds from the ground.           

 

Residential Child Care Worker (Multiple Shifts)

Summary of Position: Child Care Workers act as a member 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. Must be committed to family driven and culturally competent care and strength based treatment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

 

Walker Community Counseling

Licensed Outpatient Clinician 

Summary of position: Provide a variety of clinical services, including individual, group, and family therapy. Responsible for ongoing assessment, treatment planning, implementation of interventions, case management, and development of all treatment documents within specified timeframes and discharge planning. Ability to be flexible, work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, and the ability to respond to crisis as needed.

Requirements: Candidate must possess a Master's degree in a relevant discipline such as: Psychology, Counseling Psychology or Social Work.  Independent Licensure Required: LICSW, LMFT, or LMHC. Experience in outpatient treatment preferred. 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.

 

Theraputic Mentor

Summary of position:  Therapeutic 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:  Ability to meet deadlines and follow through with multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to respond to and follow through with requests professionally. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to sit at work station for prolonged periods of time, consistent with OSHA suggestions and requirements. Must have the ability to access different building locations, equipment, mailboxes, etc. Must have ability to access off campus programs. Must have ability to lift packages up to 10 pounds. Candidate must possess a Master's degree in a relevant discipline such as: Psychology, Counseling Psychology or Social Work.  Independent Licensure Required: LICSW, LMFT, or LMHC.

 

 

Watertown Campus / Beacon High School

 Milieu Counselor 

Summary of Position: This important position helps to provide a safe, healthy and welcoming milieu within our school. The milieu counselor is responsible for providing supervision of students within the milieu during non-academic periods, assisting and substituting in content area classes as needed and co-leading a weekly wellness class and/or a therapeutic group counseling session.  Qualified candidates must be able to provide supportive counseling, help students develop coping and stress reduction skills and assist with implementation throughout the school day. The milieu counselor is a collaborative member of the clinical team and provides specialized instruction to students when they are unable to be in the classroom and well as is responsible for organizing and implementing daily physical activities periods for all students as part of our Health and Wellness Initiative.

Requirements: Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team in a stressful and fast paced environment while juggling multiple priorities successfully.  Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and safely.  Must understand adolescent development, and the impact of emotional, behavioral, and learning difficulties on student success and be receptive to supervision and professional development opportunities.

 

 Speech/Language Therapist 

Summary of Position: To provide direct therapy services to students with language development impairments and social communication deficits, consultation to teachers, parents and other professionals, and diagnostic services. Committed to student-centered, family-focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment.

Requirements: M.A. in Speech/Language Pathology; C.C.C. (ASHA certification); and DESE licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Experience working with children with mental health, emotional, and learning disabilities. Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively.  Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and safely.  Ability to work in a stressful and fast paced environment.  Must understand child and adolescent development, and the impact of mental health, emotional, and learning disabilities. Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time.  Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting.  Job requires energy and stamina.

 

 Occupational Therapist  

Summary of position: To provide direct therapy services to students with OT development impairments, consultation to teachers, parents and other professionals, and diagnostic services. Committed to student-centered, family-focused culturally competent care and strength based treatment.

Requirements: B.A. in Occupational Therapy; Occupational Therapy Certification. Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively.  Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and safely.  Ability to work in a stressful and fast paced environment.  Must understand child and adolescent development, and the impact of emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities.  Must understand issues of confidentiality.  Must be receptive to supervision and professional development. Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time.  Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting.  Job requires energy and stamina. 

 

Walker Partnerships

Clinician 

Summary of Position: The Clinician is responsible for providing therapeutic support to students and their families, providing case management services, and providing consultation to associated school personnel.

Requirements: Masters Degree, Masters Degree with a LICSW perferred. Minimum of five years post graduate experience working with emotionally and behaviorally disordered youth. Prior experience working in a therapeutic milieu. Prior experience in parent support and treatment. Crisis intervention knowledge preferred. Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively.  Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and safely.  Ability to work in a stressful and fast paced environment.  Must understand child development, and the impact of emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities.  Must understand issues of confidentiality.  Must be receptive to supervision and professional development. Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time.  Job may require bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting.  Job requires energy and stamina.

[ Director of Diversity and Inclusion ]