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Program Director

  • Full Time
  • Milford, MA
  • Salary Range: $75,000 - $85,000/year. USD / Year
  • Salary: Salary Range: $75,000 - $85,000/year.

Website Wayside Youth & Family Support Network

                                Program Director PACT-Y 
Milford, MA

SIGN ON BONUS OF $2000!! ($1000 after 30 days; $1000 after 90 days)

At Wayside, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity- focused community that approaches client care as a matter of social justice. Wayside is one of Massachusetts’ most respected child and family serving agencies with program locations across Central, Eastern and Northeastern Massachusetts serving more than 6,000 children, young adults, and families each year.

Wayside thinks of our employees as whole people and invests in benefits to support employee wellness.
Tuition, training & student loan reimbursement
PTO Package: 3 Wellness Days (time off), 9 Paid Holidays, Up to 3 weeks of vacation (in your first year)
A learning environment – free training institute with thought leaders, CEU trainings & program trainings, etc.
Financial health supports
Equity focused medical benefits
Teamwork atmosphere Career development support – a great place to grow your career!!!

                     Program Director PACT-Y

                         Worcester County

Wayside’s Milford site is seeking a flexible, creative, and mission-driven Program Director to develop and oversee an innovative, evidenced based model of treatment in Massachusetts, the Program for Assertive Community Treatment for Youth (PACT-Y). This program is a DMH funded, intensive, self-contained community-based program and the Program Director will work collaboratively with DMH to develop this model to best serve youth, young adults, and their families. The Program Director will need to have extensive experience working with youth and young adults with serious mental health issues. The PACT-Y Program Director will develop and lead a strong multi-disciplinary team to meet the specifications of this newly contracted service model. The PACT-Y Program Director is committed to ensuring the program provides superior therapeutic care that is individualized, flexible, and culturally responsive to referred families.

Salary Range: $75,000 – $85,000/year.

What You Will Do:

The Program Director will oversee all the daily functions of PACT-Y, including: manage utilization for the program; manage billing; oversee all aspects of the program as it pertains to mission, quality, and risk; maintain a collaborative and responsive relationship with DMH for the contract; oversee hiring, training and evaluation of all new program employees; supervise specific staff in the program, including the program’s Assistant PD.
The Program Director reports to the Milford Site Director and will be part of the larger management team at the site where they will help foster a supportive and inclusive culture for all site staff.

Competencies/Traits of Our Superstars:

Demonstrate an ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
Have good time management and organization skills.
Demonstrates high quality skilled communication centered in equity and curiosity (i.e. ability to connect with others, approachability, being respectful to others, able to communicate at all levels, strong client engagement skills, etc.).
Believes in the Agency mission and values.
Is a member of the program’s management team and is committed to building and supporting a diverse workplace.

Minimum Requirements:

The Program Director position requires a candidate to hold a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field and must hold an independent license (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT).
Qualified candidates will have experience in program management and providing clinical supervision.
We Will Train You in: Motivational Interview; Attachment, Regulation and Competency Model (ARC); Courageous Conversations; Trauma Informed Practices.

Wayside welcomes equity-minded applicants whose values align with our goal of being a child welfare and behavioral health agency committed to anti-racism, social justice, and advocacy. Successful candidates are asked to be engaged in Wayside’s dedication to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Bilingual/bicultural and LGBTQ+ applicants are encouraged to apply!

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