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.