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St. Ann’s Home and School Hiring For Child Care Counselor

Location: Methuen, MA

Job Description:

$1,500 Sign-On Bonus for Child Care Counselors!

St. Ann’s Home & School, in Methuen, MA, is a leader in special education and residential programming, offering private day programs, child and adolescent residential services, along with a broad range of outpatient services.

We are currently seeking child care counselors for our residential program. We are looking for solid individuals who possess the ability to work effectively, collaboratively and respectfully with individuals, care providers, family and community members. Qualifications also include a bachelor’s or associate’s degree preferred, high school degree with experience may be considered; effective oral and written communication skills; and flexibility to work varying hours to meet the needs of our residents. Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license.

Child Care Counselors at St. Ann’s Home are among the most important members of our treatment team, providing day to day support and positive role modeling for emotionally troubled children or adolescents while maintain a nurturing and safe environment.

There are incredible benefits to working at St. Ann’s home which include:

$19.60 per hour Starting Salary Once Training is Complete
Additional $1.00 per hour for an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree
$3,000 Per Year Tuition Reimbursement
Most schedules for child care counselors are 48 hours per week which include 8 hours of overtime pay
Additional overtime shifts generally available
Shift Differential for Overnight Hours
Holiday Pay Differential
Tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience and skills that will position you for success in any aspect of the human services field!
Opportunities for further advancement at St. Ann’s Home
Generous Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, and Sick)
13 Paid Holidays
Health and Dental Insurance
401K and Employer Contributions to Your Retirement Plan
Vision Plan
Flexible Spending Account
Employer Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Friendly, Welcoming, and Inclusive Environment
Employee Assistance Program
Fitness Room
Ongoing Professional Development Opportunities
Excellent Supervision
Monthly Staff Appreciation Events
Coffee and Tea Provided For Staff In Our Break Room
Employee Referral Bonus
On Site Parking

Child care counselors should be able to react quickly, drive a motor vehicle, participate in activities, sports and recreation. Child care counselors should be able to frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds, reach, push and pull, and climb stairs. This position is based on a 48 hour work week. Child care counselors are expected to work extended shifts which may be up to 24 hours or occasionally may be longer. Position requires extended periods of awake time. Child care counselors need to have good judgment skills, be able to work in a crisis situation, be capable of independent thinking, and be able to physically restrain youth in an emergency to ensure everyone’s safety is maintained. Staff are trained in current best practice techniques to safely respond to occasional aggressive, self-injurious or unsafe behaviors.

The mission of St. Ann’s Home & School is to provide a continuum of assessment, treatment, educational, and community-based services for children, adolescents, and young adults who present with a variety of mental health, emotional, and educational challenges. We seek to provide state-of-the-art programming and services in collaboration with these clients, their families, and other community and state agencies to help them manage their disabilities through our residential, day school, and community outreach programs with the goal of supporting the child in the least restrictive setting.

Job Type: Full-time

Work setting:

High school or equivalent

Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: In person

Driver’s License

Contact Name: Kathy Bowler
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone Number: (978) 682-5276