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Safety Support Specialist

Location
Westborough, Massachusetts
Salary
$20.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Sep 2022
NFI Massachusetts Inc., a non-profit human service agency, is currently seeking a Safety Support Specialist for its Intensive Residential Treatment Programs in Westborough, MA.

The IRTP's are short-term locked facilities serving male and female youth who are referred through the Department of Mental Health (DMH). Located in Westborough, MA, NFI s two, fifteen bed IRTPs are state-wide residential programs for adolescents who have a serious mental illness and/or severe emotional and/or behavioral disturbances.

The Safety Support Specialist will oversee security-related operations at the facility.

Schedule: Must have weekend and night availability

Essential Functions:

Maintains responsibility for the security and safety of the physical property, staff and clients.
Possesses knowledge of all site-specific policies and procedures.
Creates and implements written emergency response protocols.
Operates innovative, wireless technology devices/systems.
Possesses the ability to work in all weather conditions, including rain and snow, and in cold/hot temperatures.
Participates in trainings and other professional development events.
Performs crisis prevention and intervention, including utilizing de-escalation and/or physical management techniques, as needed and allowed.
Completes other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

High school diploma, or equivalent, or five (5) years of related experience.
Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
High energy level and exceptional interpersonal/customer service skills.
Exceptional oral communication skills.
Must hold a valid driver s license, with at least one (1) year of driving experience.
Must possess the ability to lift up to forty (40) pounds.
Must possess the ability to climb stairs, ramps and/or ladders.
Must possess excellent vison and hearing.
Must possess the ability to read and speak English.
Must successfully meet and maintain all federal, state, and/or local mandated background check requirements.
Must be fully vaccinated or willing to be vaccinated against COVID 19, per state regulations

Hourly Rate: $20/hr

Benefits for full time employees include: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 403(b) Retirement Plan, 3 weeks paid vacation time, Paid Sick Leave 11 paid holidays and Tuition reimbursement up to $2500 per fiscal year.

NFI Massachusetts Inc., is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We seek to empower individuals and support the diversity and inclusivity within our workforce.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 703317875-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: NFI Massachusetts, Inc.
  • Location: Westborough, Massachusetts
  • Salary: $20.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent