Support Specialist, Solstice Day School

Location: Rowley, MA
Job ID: 170202-1A
Date Posted: Aug 24, 2021
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.

 

About the Job

Working under the supervision of the clinical and academic team, the Support Specialist is responsible for assisting in the coordination of youth services and providing trauma informed care, support and supervision to youth in a school setting.  In addition, the Support Specialist is responsible for tracking and collecting data on  a student’s progress toward relevant IEP goals and providing coaching and mentoring within the school setting to all students.

Responsibilities:

  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with school staff to provide a safe and supportive environment for students in and outside of the classroom.
  • Under the supervision of teaching staff, assists with classroom instruction as needed.
  • Under the supervision of clinical and teaching staff, reinforces collaborative problem solving and conflict resolution skills and coaches students on how to express emotions safely and respectfully.
  • Attends scheduled supervision and staff meetings and integrates feedback into work performance.
  • Supervises students at lunch and in the hallways, as needed.
  • Completes administrative duties as assigned under the supervision of the Solstice administrative team, including but not limited to greeting visitors, tracking student attendance, maintaining student records, and organizing select school files.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must be at least 21 years of age. Experience working in a school, therapeutic or related setting with adolescents is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate ability to relate and desire work with a diverse adolescent population in a sensitive manner, an interest and willingness to work in a multicultural setting and must share a customer service orientation.
  • Computer literate in standard desktop applications such as Google Workspace, Windows, Word, and Excel. 
  • Must have possession of current driver's license, access to a vehicle and personal automobile insurance.

Schedule: Full time, 40 hours. M-F 7:30a-3:00p

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.