Program Director

Danvers, MA 09123

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Program Director Job Number: 4876

Job Description

A service provider in Danvers, MA is seeking a  full-time Program Director to oversee an intensive, therapeutic wraparound service that is designed to support youth who experience emotional and behavioral challenges to live safely and successfully in their home community as well as to support their caregivers. Funded by the Department of Children and Families, the program serves the Lynn and Salem area offices, providing services to youth (ages 5-18) and to their families. The services are designed to be flexible to meet the unique needs of youth and families, offering an array of services including treatment and outreach; assessment of family strengths, needs, and culture; treatment planning; family systems therapy; skills training; care coordination; and crisis intervention with on-call responsibilities. The Program Director supervises a staff group comprised of family clinicians, outreach workers, and a peer specialist.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Oversee clinical, programmatic, and administrative aspects of the assigned program.
  • Develop vision and strategic plans for the program.
  • Understand and monitor program budget and utilization.
  • Facilitate staff meetings.
  • Provide staff supervision (individual, dyad, group) and evaluate staff performance.
  • Review client clinical records to ensure quality and compliance with funding source regulations and provide appropriate feedback/training for program staff regarding record keeping.
  • Assure quality of care within the program and implementation of best practices.
  • Develop partnerships with the community and key stakeholders, including funders.
  • Ensure accreditation of the program is maintained.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for families and provide backup on-call consultation for the program after hours.
  • Interview, hire and orient new staff.
  • Travel as needed.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with the agency’ s policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:
  • Must possess a Massachusetts clinical license: LMFT, LMHC, or LICSW.
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Must have two or more years of administrative/program experience including work with non-profit or state human service organizations, fiscal management, administrative functions including supervision of staff, hiring, terminations, staff development, and evaluation.
  • Familiarity with state human service systems (DCF, DMH, DYS, and EEC) and current treatment philosophy and approaches preferred.
  • Must have superior interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function in a team atmosphere.
  • Must hold a valid driver' s license.
  • Must possess excellent vision and hearing, and the ability to read and speak English.

Benefits for full-time employees include Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Retirement Plan, 3 weeks of paid vacation time, and tuition reimbursement up to $2500 per fiscal year.


Meet Your Recruiter

Cheryl Rapier
Senior Recruiting Manager

I enjoy the linking process - making good matches. My job is to listen to the needs of my clients and find the candidate who most closely matches what they are looking for.
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