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Therapeutic Support Staff

Non-Profit


Company Overview: MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Website: www.merakey.org/careers
Location:
350 Sentry Parkway
Building 640, 2nd Floor
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Job Description:

Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS) workers are responsible for providing one-on-one mental health services to at-risk children and adolescents. These children generally have an emotional or mental disturbance and may have spent time in an out-of-home treatment facility. TSS workers provide services in schools, in the child's home or in the community.

Job Requirements:

Responsibilities include:

  • Help the child/adolescent eliminate inappropriate behavior(s)
  • Give one-on-one support to children or adolescents with special learning needs
  • Follow the treatment plan
  • Help the child/adolescent eliminate inappropriate behavior(s)
  • Provide emotional support to the child
  • Assist those responsible for the child in fostering greater independence and socially responsible behavior
  • Encourage social integration and participation in group activities
  • Document/Record data and chart progress of the child/adolescent
  • Work under the clinical supervision of one or more Master's level therapists (BSC/MT)

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, education, criminal justice, or similar human service field, with no previous work experience; OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in any other field, with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents; OR
  • Licensed registered nurses, with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents; OR
  • Associate’s degree, or sixty credits toward a Bachelor's Degree, with the equivalent of at least three years of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents; OR
  • Licensed practical nurses, with the equivalent of at least three years of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents

To Apply for this position:

please feel free to email your resume directly to mary.robinson@merakey.org



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