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ACCS Outreach Worker

Company: Vinfen
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSchedule:Mon - Wed Fri 8 am - 4 pm ; Thu 12 pm - 8 pm ; weekend hours on a rotational basis.Salary:$21.39 / hour ;Sign-On Bonus$3000; $1000 upon completion of 30 days, $1000 upon completion of 6 months and $1000 upon completion of 9 monthsThe ACCS Outreach Worker promotes the full integration and functioning of adults with psychiatric conditions needed to live successfully in the community by working towards life goals. Working alongside a Team LPHA Clinician, ACCS Outreach Worker provides evidenced-based and best practice services and supports to Person Served in the community, in a Group Living Environment or Supported Independent Environment.In this role you will work with each Person Served to build life skills in the areas of activities of daily living, medication administration, symptom reduction, health and wellbeing, employment, school, socialization, and recreation.Response to Covid-19 Vinfen continues to follow the guidelines determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Vinfen leadership along with Vinfen's medical staff are closely monitoring the pandemic on a daily basis and make decisions that are best for the safety and well-being of the Vinfen community.Our response to promote safety during the coronavirus includes: Hiring process conducted phone interviews Virtual New Employee Orientation and Training Increased sanitation measures in all programs and group homes PPE provided to all positions working closely with othersWhy Vinfen?We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security! Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance for employees working 30 hours or more 15 days of Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, 10 Sick Days and 3 Personal Days per year (for employees scheduled for 20 hours or more) Education Assistance and Tuition Remission Programs as well as innovative Student Loan Payment Programs. Employment with Vinfen counts toward your Public Student Loan Forgiveness eligibility Professional Development programs including year-round online training courses and opportunities to earn CEUs Retirement savings programs, including a fully funded, employer sponsored retirement plan and an employee funded 403 (b) plan Company paid Life, Accidental Death Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care) $500$1,000+ Employee Referral Bonuses with no annual cap! Other generous benefits including discounted memberships, access to wellness programs and more!Established in 1977, Vinfen is a nonprofit, health and human services organization and a leading provider of community-based services to individuals with mental health conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health challenges. Our services and advocacy promote the recovery, resiliency, habilitation, and self-determination of the people we serve. Vinfen's 3,200 dedicated employees are experienced, highly-trained professionals who provide a full range of supportive living, health, educational, and clinical services in 318 programs throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut. For more information about Vinfen, please visit My Job. My Community. My VinfenVinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Keywords: ACCSOW, outreach worker, social worker, mental health, psychology, human services, employment services, education services, outreachRequirementsVaccine Mandate PolicyIn accordance to federal mandate, all new employees, interns, and volunteers within Vinfen's Massachusetts programs will be required to be fully vaccinated (14 days beyond last shot of Pfizer or Moderna or 14 days beyond receiving a Johnson and Johnson vaccine), or have received the first shot in a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) with an appointment scheduled for the second dose. A 2nd dose must be received within six weeks of hire and the first shot prior to New Employee Orientation or have an approved exemption for medical or religious reasons by the first day of employment with Vinfen.High School Diploma or equivalent is required; Bachelor's degree in human services, psychology or a related field is preferred.1 to 2 years of experience working with adults with psychiatric conditions.Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport Person Served.Preference given to bilingual/bicultural applicants and applicants with lived experience of psychiatric conditions.All candidates for this position must be a least 21 years of age and be able to pass a CORI, driving record, reference, educational and professional licensure check as well as a multi-state background check.All applicants must be able to become CPR, First Aid certified within 2 weeks of employment and MAP certified within 150 days of employment.ScheduleMon - Wed Fri8am -4 pm ; Thu 12 pm -8 pm ; weekend hours on a rotational basis.

Keywords: Vinfen, Lawrence , ACCS Outreach Worker, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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