Working at SMHFC!

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to become part of a diverse and talented team of social service professionals? If so, St. Mary’s Home for Children is looking for you!

Mission: Partnering with youth, adults, and families, St. Mary’s Home for Children fosters resilience and potential through a continuum of innovative residential, community-based, education, and prevention services.

“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” – John F. Kennedy

Benefits

SMHFC offers excellent benefits & incentives to staff working 20 or more hours per week.

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI-HealthMate Coast to Coast (Health/Dental & Vision)
  • SMHFC pays 75% of the cost for full-time staff
  • No referral needed
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Low prescription co-pays
  • Low co-pays for doctor visits
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Ten paid Holiday’s
  • Free Life Insurance up to annual salary
  • 403b (b) Retirement Plan
  • Aflac Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Longevity Bonuses @ 3, 7, 11, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 years of service!
  • Employee Referral Program-You could earn $100.00 for referring a friend to SMHFC!
  • Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Open Positions

Featured Position

Residential Counselor – Full time/Third shift

SCHEDULE: 11:00PM – 7:00AM 40 Hours per week

St. Mary’s Home for Children is a family of professionals dedicated to providing maximum opportunities for growth and development to children and families. Since 1877, we have been committed to serving the changing needs of children and families through the work of dedicated, caring, and creative professionals.

St. Mary’s Home for Children is seeking an experienced, reliable, flexible, self-motivated Residential Counselor to join our dynamic community of professionals.

Summary: The Residential Counselor shall be responsible for the safe and therapeutic management of the residents. The Residential Counselor will provide for the care and treatment of the children. Responsibilities include role modeling, supervision of children in daily routine and leisure activities. Implementation of client/child therapeutic treatment plan. Completion of reports as required of the interdisciplinary team.

The Overnight Residential Counselor will act as a therapeutic agent, providing a safe and nurturing environment during the evening shift. Provide visual contact with the children and document contact at the designated time intervals.

Qualifications: College Education desirable. Experience working with children/youth in a residential, hospital setting, or similar environment strongly preferred. Valid driver’s license and background check required. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and cover letter to: hr@smhfc.org

Program Coordinator – Supporting Teens and Adults at Risk (STAAR)

Since 1877, our mission has been to create an environment of healing and hope for those we serve. Children and families are empowered to develop healthy, trusting relationships. Through an array of residential and community-based services, we create effective, lasting partnerships that enable children and adults to lead fulfilling lives.

Our rapidly expanding STAAR Program is seeking a Program Coordinator to join our dynamiccommunity. The STAAR Program is the state’s first clinical, community-based program for victims of trafficking and high-risk youth. The STAAR Program serves male and female victims of sexual
exploitation and human trafficking, up to age 25, and their families, and high-risk youth. This is a statewide community/home based program. The overriding goal of the STAAR Program is to keep victims safe in their homes and communities and reduce the risk of re-victimization.

The STAAR Program Coordinator will provide regular supervision and weekly team meetings to the program staff. The position will provide consultation to staff regarding CSEC victims and collaboration of services in house. Additional responsibilities include providing group therapy to
assigned clients as well as participation in statewide CSEC Task Force and MDT as needed.

This position oversees the STAAR Clinicians and Care Coordinators work together to provide therapeutic, educational and social support to the survivor, psycho-education and clinical support to the parent or caregiver and work within a team model based on a multidisciplinary
approach.

Qualifications: Master of Social Work Degree or equivalent counseling degree with independent State licensure; home based therapeutic experience working with children and families; a minimum of three years of experience providing trauma informed care. A valid driver’s license is
required.

Bilingual clinicians encouraged to apply.
This position offers a competitive rate and benefit package.

Please send resumes to: hr@smhfc.org

Record Keeper/PQI

Full Time

Since 1877, St. Mary’s Home for Children’s mission has been to create an environment of healing and hope for those we serve. Children and families are empowered to develop healthy, trusting relationships. Through an array of residential and community- based services, we create effective, lasting partnerships that enable children and adults to lead fulfilling lives.

Our programs focus on providing children with the skills and strengths they need to cope with family, school and social environments. We provide families with appropriate supports as they strive to create healthy relationships.

Position Summary: The PQI Record Keeper (Performance Quality Improvement) position monitors the record keeping practices of the agency with primary record keeping responsibilities for all residential programs. This position will respond to the properly executed requests for confidential information while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality according to HIPAA and best practice agency policies, procedures and standards.

Additional responsibilities include assistance with subpoena responses including hand delivery to courts/law offices. Oversight relative to content and organization of the electronic record keeping system (Best Notes), as well as active participation within the agency Data Quality Team.

Qualifications: Associates degree; three years’ experience in record keeping with an electronic record system; computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office and G-Suite; experience in Human Services preferred.

Valid driver’s license and background check required. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

This is a full time position offering a competitive rate and benefit package.

Please send resume and cover letter to: hr@smhfc.org

Teacher – Special Education

Schedule: Full Time

St. Mary’s Home for Children is a family of professionals dedicated to providing maximum opportunities for growth and development to children and families. Since 1877, we have been committed to serving the changing needs of children and families through the work of dedicated, caring, and creative professionals.

The George N. Hunt Campus School at St. Mary’s Home for Children is seeking a reliable, flexible, self-motivated Teacher to join our dynamic community of professionals at our campus location. The Special Education Teacher will assume responsibility for planning, conducting and evaluating the assigned activities of the classroom under the direct supervision of the Education Team Leader.

RIDE Certification in Special Education required. Middle School Mild/Moderate or K-8 Mild/Moderate RI Special Education Teacher. Additional ESL certification a plus. Experience with students with behavioral and socio-emotional challenges preferred. Background check required.

Would you like to develop meaningful relationships with faculty and students? We invite you to take a look at what St. Mary’s has to offer: – competitive rate; – outstanding benefits, including paid time off, holidays, outstanding health & dental insurance with low employee contributions. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

If you are ready for a positive change in your career, we would love to hear from you! Please send cover letter and resume to: hr@smhfc.org

Parent Support Partner

Full Time: Flexible hours/40

St. Mary’s Home for Children is a family of professionals dedicated to providing maximum opportunities for growth and development to children and families. Since 1877, we have been committed to serving the changing needs of children and families through the work of dedicated, caring and creative professionals.

Position Overview: St. Mary’s Home for Children is seeking a talented individual with lived experience raising a youth with serious emotional, behavioral and/or mental health challenges. The Parent Support Partner will work with parents and youth admitted at St. Mary’s and will work with parents, youth and the child/youth’s treatment /care providers to help ensure successful transition for the youth back into their home and community.

The ideal candidate for this position must possess empathy, good interpersonal skills and the ability to share their own personal lived experience with caregivers as relative and appropriate. Knowledge of child and family service systems such as child welfare, behavioral health, special education, juvenile justice, as well as community based resources and supports are required. The Parent Support Partner will also encourage parent involvement through board participation, family nights, family meetings, and ameliorate barriers to participation. The Parent Support Partner will be responsible for collaborating with the Family Support Team to assess and provide interventions that support the wellbeing and safety of children/youth.

The focus of this position is towards community based services, evidence based programming, high quality assurance and families staying together.

Qualifications: Valid Driver’s license required. Criminal background check required

St. Mary’s Home for Children offers a generous benefit package that includes competitive salary, paid time off, ten paid holidays, tuition reimbursement plan, and outstanding health and dental insurance with low employee contributions.
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

If you are ready to be part of an exciting new initiative we would love to hear from you.

Please send cover letter and resume to: hr@smhfc.org

Youth Mentor

The Youth Mentor will provide leadership development and training to the young people who reside at St. Mary’s. The Youth Mentor is also responsible for working with St. Mary’s staff to ensure that authentic youth engagement is incorporated into their daily practice.

Responsibilities include:

  • Attend youth council meetings to ensure youth are supported in the development and execution of their policy/advocacy agenda.
  • Assist St. Mary’s staff in providing various leadership opportunities to young people and prepare those young people for the specific opportunities
  • Provide technical assistance to St. Mary’s staff on building youth voice and choice into case planning, while simultaneously helping youth prepare to be contributing and confident members of the team.
  • Facilitate communication among families, youth, providers, and residential program and ensure that documentation of services provided is complete.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in social services or related experience; experience in the child welfare system via “lived experience;” proven experience relating to adolescents and adults from a variety of backgrounds; attention to detail; organized and able to accurately plan work and tasks.  Valid driver’s license and background check required.

Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

We invite you to take a look at what St. Mary’s has to offer: regular full-time schedule; competitive rate; outstanding benefits including paid time off, ten paid holidays, outstanding health & dental insurance with low employee contributions; great location; career development; tuition reimbursement; collegial, dynamic team approach; and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of young people.

If you are ready for a positive change in your career, we would love to hear from you!

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

Residential Counselor – Various shifts available

St. Mary’s Home for Children is seeking a reliable, flexible, self-motivated Residential Counselor to join our dynamic community of professionals.

Summary: The Residential Counselor shall be responsible for the safe and therapeutic management of the residents. The Residential Counselor will provide for the care and treatment of the children. Responsibilities include role modeling, supervision of children in daily routine and leisure activities. Implementation of client/child therapeutic treatment plan.

Qualifications: College Education desirable. Experience working with children/youth in a residential or similar environment required. Valid driver’s license and background check required.

Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

We invite you to take a look at what St. Mary’s has to offer: regular full-time schedule; competitive rate; outstanding benefits including paid time off, ten paid holidays, outstanding health & dental insurance with low employee contributions; great location; career development; tuition reimbursement; collegial, dynamic team approach; and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of young people.

If you are ready for a positive change in your career, we would love to hear from you!

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

Registered Nurses – RN’s Part Time

St. Mary’s Home for Children is seeking RI licensed Registered Nurses for part time opportunities. The ideal candidate will possess 1-2 years Mental Health/Behavioral Health experience and will be working with youth ages 5-21 in our residential and school programs, with a strong emphasis on collaboration with parents, guardians, and DCYF.

The RN will perform intake assessments and discharge planning, medication management, coordination and monitoring of routine and emergency medical care, provide weekday transportation to medical appointments, provide direction and oversight of crisis management protocols, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary treatment team.

Various part-time positions are available.

Qualifications: Valid RI RN license required, Valid driver’s license and CPR certification required. All St. Mary’s employees are subject to BCI background checks, fingerprinting, and DCYF clearance prior to the start of employment.

Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

If you are ready for a positive change in your career, we would love to hear from you!

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

Outpatient Services, The Shepherd Program

Community Based Clinical Positions:

Clinician for At-Risk Youth: The STAAR Program is the state’s first clinical, community-based program for victims of trafficking and high risk youth. The STAAR Program serves male and female victims of sexual exploitation and human trafficking, up to age 25, and their families, and high risk youth. This is a state-wide community/home based program. The overriding goal of the STAAR Program is to keep victims safe in their homes and communities and reduce the risk of re-victimization. The STAAR Clinicians and Care Coordinators work together to provide therapeutic, educational and social support to the survivor, psycho-education and clinical support to the parent or caregiver and work within a team model based on a multidisciplinary approach. The STAAR Clinician will provide individual, family, and group therapy to identified families as well as participate in state-wide advocacy efforts. Schedule is flexible.

Intensive Home-Based Clinician (Fee-for-service): Enhanced Outpatient Services (EOS) is a home/community-based program. The EOS Team consists of a Clinician and Care Coordinator who work together to provide home, school and/or community based services for children/teens/adults and their families who require intensive support for successful functioning in the community. This program is intended to prevent hospitalization or higher level of care, or to support successful transition from a higher level of care back to the community. Some of the duties and responsibilities of this position include assessment and treatment planning; crisis intervention; maintaining case records; collaborate with outside service providers; transportation assistance; care coordination; and client advocacy as needed. Competitive compensation and mileage reimbursement offered. Schedule is flexible.

Qualifications: Experience providing home-based services with children and families preferred; experience working with survivors of trauma preferred; Clinical candidates must have a Master of Social Work Degree or equivalent Counseling Degree, State Licensure preferred or License eligible with plan to obtain, and a valid driver’s license. Bilingual clinicians strongly encouraged to apply; rate comparable.

Intensive Home-Based Care Coordinator (Fee-for-service): Enhanced Outpatient Services (EOS) is a home/community-based program. The EOS Team consists of a Clinician and Care Coordinator who work together to provide home, school and/or community based services for children/teens/adults and their families who require intensive support for successful functioning in the community. This program is intended to prevent hospitalization or higher level of care, or to support successful transition from a higher level of care back to the community. EOS is only available to children/families/individuals covered by Neighborhood Health Plan/RI and United Health Care/RI.   Some of the duties and responsibilities of this position include engaging in resource development; care planning and referral; parent support and education; maintaining case records, transportation assistance; and implementation of treatment plan goals. Competitive compensation and mileage reimbursement offered. Schedule is flexible.

Qualifications: Experience providing home-based services with children and families preferred; experience working with survivors of trauma preferred.   Care Coordinator candidates must have a Bachelor Degree in a social service or related field, commensurate experience will be considered. Must have a valid driver’s license. Bilingual clinicians strongly encouraged to apply; rate comparable. All positions require a background check.

Please send resumes/letters of intent to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

 

Office Based Clinical Position (fee-for-service):

Office Based Clinician (FFS): We are in need of a licensed clinician with trauma/sexual abuse treatment experience to provide office based therapy to children, teens, adults and families impacted by sexual abuse. Some duties and responsibilities include providing assessment, individual, group and family therapy; development and implementation of treatment plans; maintaining clinical documentation per accreditation requirements; and care coordination and client advocacy as needed. Schedule can be flexible; however, our need currently is 2-3 days/week, for after school and evening appointments.

Qualifications: State Licensure, independent licensure preferred, as well as experience working with children and families affected by sexual abuse/trauma. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send resumes/letters of intent to Human Resources at  hr@smhfc.org.

 

Let's keep in touch!

401-353-3900

420 Fruit Hill Avenue North Providence, Rhode Island

Send us a message