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“Amy” is an amazing young lady who came to HCRS in 2007; she had been placed in residential school due to her uncontrolled behavior issues and inconsistent home life and had a State appointed legal guardian. With the help of HCRS, Amy was placed in more stable home environment with a family that she had already established a relationship with during emergency respite care. With natural supports and the supports from HCRS; Amy has been able to establish a safe and more consistent relationship between herself and her biological family; she has been able to maintain gainful employment; and just last year was legally appointed to be her own guardian. Amy started working part-time at a grocery store and a department store. In 2010, Amy successfully completed a 3 month internship as a front desk clerk. This internship opportunity really helped build Amy’s vocational skills and professional self esteem. Since this internship, Amy has flourished at work and socially.

Residential Specialist - Wed-Sat Evenings - NFI/HCRS Hospital Diversion Program - Brattleboro

Job Code 5342
Date Posted February 15, 2019
Program Residential Specialist - Wed-Sat Evenings - NFI/HCRS Hospital Diversion Program - Brattleboro
Hours / Week 40

The HCRS and NFI Hospital Diversion Program is hiring for a Residential Specialist to work Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Hospital Diversion is a short-term in-patient facility working with adolescents in psychiatric crisis in Brattleboro.

Required Skills This position provides supervision and support to the youth during the sleeping hours, completes client intakes after-hours and performs administrative duties. This is a great entry level position with opportunities to advance within the agency. This position is 40.00 hours per week.
Education The ideal candidate would have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, superior interpersonal skills, and experience working with adolescents struggling with emotional/behavioral difficulties.
Location Brattleboro, VT
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