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Therapeutic Support Specialist

Community Care Network
Rutland, Vermont, 05701, United States
June 13, 2019


We need you! Yes, you! Are you focused on helping others? Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life? Do you want to serve your community and help others in their quest for stability and a positive quality of life?

Look no further…we have a place for you on our team!

Community Care Network is comprised of Rutland Mental Health Services and Rutland Community Programs. Our mission is to enhance the well-being of our communities, individuals and families through responsive, innovative and collaborative human service. As a Therapeutic Support Specialist you will works collaboratively with an exceptionally motivated team of professionals providing services to children in classroom setting.

About The Role:

We have an opportunity currently available for a Therapeutic Support Specialist to provide children with specific, individualized, goal oriented services to assist them with social/emotional challenges while attending Preschool. This position provides the opportunity to work with children in a supportive, classroom-based environment.

What You Need to Succeed:

• High School diploma required.

• Bachelor’s degree preferred.

• General knowledge of community resources, standard models of service coordination, and/or experience working in a variety of human services settings.

• Proficient with Microsoft Word and Outlook required.

• Experience helping children achieve their goals, including remaining in inclusive settings.

• Experience with handling challenging behavior is required.

• Possess a positive attitude.

• Able to think/react quickly to difficult situations/

• Must demonstrate superior listening, communication and writing skills.

What Makes You a Standout:

• Experience in a classroom setting.

• Personable, motivated and passionate about your work.

• Enjoy interacting with children, families and providers.

• Ability to remain calm under pressure while maintaining a kind, nurturing and patient demeanor.

• Skilled at thinking outside-the-box by providing creative, playful and happy problem-solving.

• Ability to work effectively as a team member within the agency and the community.

• Structured and organized to support child’s treatment goals.

How We Help

• Career training and development.

• Supervision and clinical support.

• Competitive pay and benefits.

• Collaborative and engaging team meetings with direct supervision.