Riverside Community Care Early Childhood Developmental Specialist in Needham, Massachusetts
Excellent opportunity to join our amazing Early Intervention team as an Early Childhood Developmental Specialist!
The Early Childhood Developmental Specialist :
participates on our interdisciplinary Early Intervention (EI) team providing home-based clinical services to families with children (0-3 years) who have or are at risk for developmental delays or disorders
completes initial intakes and developmental assessments, and partners with families to develop an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) based on family’s goals, priorities and routines
implements the IFSP through relationship-based services, which focus on supporting the caregiver’s interactions with their child
supports overall development with particular attention to the social-emotional well-being of children and their families
may lead and/or support group activities
provides services via Tele-Health as needed the within context of safety, funder regulations, and treatment needs
The Early Childhood Developmental Specialist ensures the delivery of high quality, developmentally sound and progressive services that are consistent with both DPH and Riverside Community Care standards.
Home visiting families with very young children is fascinating and challenging work. We believe in supporting staff so they can, in turn, support families and deepen their clinical knowledge and skills. Employee support includes thoughtful on-boarding, weekly clinical supervision from a qualified supervisor and regular team meetings that focus on peer supervision, reflective practice and exploration of our work.
Please include a cover letter when submitting your resume.
Why You'll Love Riverside
We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.
Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care
Eleven paid holidays
Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match
Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee
Learn more about our benefits and culture:
Our Benefits (https://www.riversidecc.org/careers/employee-benefits/)
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Excellent communication and organizational skills required
Good computer skills
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation required
Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or Early Childhood required; Master’s degree preferred. CEIS preferred
At least one year experience with infant/toddler development, early intervention or special needs is required; experience with autism preferred.
Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.