Interventionist- Enhanced Family Treatment - $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS

"We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members."

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

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Interventionist - Enhanced Family Treatment:

Employees in this position may be eligible for up to $3,000 in grant-funded tuition or loan assistance.

With support and guidance from our clinicians, provide a broad spectrum of community-based services designed to educate and guide skill development for caregivers and children to remediate the effects of trauma, overcome skill deficits, and promote healthy normative development. This is a unique position that provides support to children outside of the classroom and in the community. The interventionist can get creative with planning daily sessions that are fun and productive yet tailored to each child's likes and dislikes.

The Enhanced Family Treatment Interventionist has the ability to work with a sense of autonomy and structure the workday however they'd like. Work independently or with other interventionists to provide group sessions with the children.

Enhanced Family Treatment offers a high level of individualized, trauma-informed, and family-friendly mental health care. Interventionists on the Enhanced Family Treatment team receive comprehensive training in community mental health.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate constructive activities that address goals on a child's treatment plan, such as social skills or emotion regulation
  • Develop and implement therapeutic interventions to ensure safe interactions
  • Participate in a 24-hour pager rotation (additional stipend for on-call afterhours)

Requirements:

  • Experience in a human service or care-taking field, with emphasis on children with special needs
  • Valid driver's License and use of a personal vehicle
  • The ability to work afternoon, evenings, and some weekends

Structure:

  • Full time (37.5 hours) Typical hours are 12:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Travel within Chittenden County
  • Non-traditional schedule
  • Union
  • Non-exempt
  • Starting at $18.83 an hour
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Benefits:

  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions 
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.