JOB OPENINGS – NFI VERMONT

April  2014

COMMUNITY SKILLS WORKERS

The Community Based Services program of NFI-VT is looking for part time Community Skills Workers to join our talented team of mental health professionals.  Responsibilities include working one-on-one and engaging in group activities with children and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral challenges, both in the community and their homes.  Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, to work afternoon and evening hours, and have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Bachelor’s degree and previous experience working with children with emotional/behavioral challenges required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Molly Wiggins, 30 Airport Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 or email at MollyWiggins@nafi.com.

Assistant Program Director

The Group Home Program of NFI Vermont is currently seeking a full time Assistant Director.  The Group Home is an intensive residential program, which provides assessment and treatment to male and female adolescents who have been impacted by trauma.  The Assistant Director partners with the Program Director to provide clinical leadership, family therapy, individual therapy, clinical case management and administrative program management.  The ideal applicant will hold a masters degree and clinical licensure in social work, psychology, or a similar field, or be license eligible.  Applicants should have experience in clinical case management, individual and family therapy, and staff supervision and development.  Applicants must have the ability to thrive in an intense, fast paced work environment.  This is a full-time position with an inclusive benefits package.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: sandraziegler@nafi.com 

Medical Records Compliance Coordinator

Northeastern Family Institute, a statewide mental health treatment agency for children, adolescents and families, is seeking a Medicaid Records Compliance Coordinator to oversee Medicaid regulations for the agency.  This position will be responsible for maintaining a thorough knowledge of the Medicaid regulations governing our programs, training staff on record documentation and Medicaid rules, audits of programs records, security of medical records, assisting programs with our EMR system and generating reports for programs.The qualified applicant should have a minimum of 3 years experience with Vermont Medicaid regulations (preferably for Childrens Mental Health), HIPAA regulations, record documentation requirements and training experience.  Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: KathyPettengill@nafi.com or to NFI Vermont, Inc., Kathy Pettengill, 30 Airport Road, S. Burlington, VT 05403.  EOE

Office Manager

 

NFI Vermont is seeking a full-time Administrative Office Manager for our Brattleboro Region.  NFI is a non-profit agency serving children and teens in need of therapeutic foster care and mental health services. 

Duties include organizing and maintaining office operations, supporting case managers, assisting with personnel hiring, paperwork and timesheets, oversight of client records, accounting and preparing for state audits, preparing client budgets and oversight of client information system.    Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and client information systems experience is required.

The successful candidate must have 3-5 years relevant experience and excellent customer service skills.  NFI offers a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance. 

Please submit cover letter and resume to John Allen or  Laura Gustafson, 1063 Western Ave, Suite 2, Brattleboro, VT 05301 or JohnAllen@nafi.com or lauragustafson@nafi.com.

EOE

 

DBT SUPPORTIVE SKILLS WORKERS

Brattleboro NFI Brattleboro is looking part time and relief DBT Supportive Skills Workers to join our talented team of mental health professionals.  Responsibilities include supervising the daily activities of teenage girls, providing ongoing support, guidance and role modeling and to facilitate client improvement in the areas of personal responsibility, social skills, community living skills and behavior.  Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, to work flexible hours, and have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Bachelor’s degree and previous experience working with children with emotional/behavioral challenges preferred. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: John Allen  and Sharon Haumann, NFI Vermont, Inc – Brattleboro, 1063 Western Ave, Brattleboro Vermont 05301 or email at johnallen@nafi.com or sharonhaumann@nafi.com.

Program Coordinator

NFI Vermont is seeking a Program Coordinator to lead the DBT House program.  The DBT House is a residential program near Brattleboro that uses the DBT approach to work with teenage girls who are experiencing emotional/behavioral challenges.

The Program Coordinator will manage all aspects of the program including, training and supervision of staff, coordination of services, and developing a strong working relationship with community partners.  Requirements include a Bachelors degree in social work or a related field (Masters preferred) and experience in providing direct care and supervision in human services. Knowledge of or experience with DBT helpful but not essential.

Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to johnallen@nafi.com or mail to: NFI-VT, 1063 Western Ave., Brattleboro, VT 05301

Residential Counselor – Shelburne House

The Shelburne House Program of NFI Vermont is seeking a Residential Counselor. Shelburne House is a residential program which provides assessment and stabilization services to male teenagers, ages 13-18. Responsibilities include supporting youth, ADL (activity, daily learning), assisting with independent living skills, and implementing treatment plans created by clinicians. Experience working with teenagers with emotional and behavioral challenges desired. BA in psychology or related field highly desirable. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. Send cover letter and resume to Jaime Wark, 4292 South Brownell Road. Williston, VT 05495 or e-mail JaimeWark@nafi.com.

Independent Living Program

In response to a community need, NFI VT is hiring to serve transitioning youth, 17 – 22 years old, in a staffed house in Chittenden County. The staff will provide structure, service coordination, environmental oversight and supervision.  The focus of the program is to provide independent living skills and increased experience in independence through supportive education, mentoring, community integration, and self-determination.

NFI VT is seeking 2 relief residential counselors at this time. The preferred candidates will have the ability to work independently, yet also be team players. These are part time, relief positions with opportunities for growth. Includes evening, overnight and weekend shifts. Bachelors and related experience preferred.

Please contact heatherbarton@nafi.com with cover letter and resume if interested.