Therapeutic Support Specialist/Group Leader

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 152953-1A
Date Posted: Apr 12, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Health Behavioral Services is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

The Group Leader/Therapeutic Support Specialist plans and facilitates groups or individual sessions with children, adolescents, or young adults, ages 5-22 that focus on social and emotional skill building, community integration, and educational and vocational preparation.

 

1. Provide Therapeutic Support Services or group interventions to youth and families within the community.

2. Provide strength-based and resiliency building activity that support: social/recreational development, social skills, personal boundaries, stress management/relaxation/mindfulness, daily living skills, secondary education and pre-vocational and career planning, and more.

3. Collaborate on goal development, crisis planning, and problem-solving in partnership with youth, parent/caregiver, and other support persons as needed. Collaborate with family, treatment providers, school, and other service providers to ensure continuity of care.

 

Scheduled Hours

30 hours per week

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.