Direct Care I (2nd shift)

Grafton, MA, USA Req #1854
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

*This position is offering a $2,000 bonus. Details available at interview*

Location: Grafton, MA – Adolescent REACH Program
Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours. 2nd shift: 3:00pm-11:00pm. This position may be required to work mandatory overtime to meet program needs. Schedules may be either Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday.

Pay rate: $16.50/per hour


The Direct Care I ensures residents are provided with a safe and secure environment by following the policies and procedures of the program and demonstrating a positive, responsible, and respectful presence on the unit. The Direct Care I Worker will also be responsible for transporting clients.

Direct Care I staff may need to provide physical interventions and restraints where appropriate and necessary in accordance with Departmental policies to diffuse crisis situations and ensure safety and security of youth and staff.

Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, Spectrum operates a treatment program for adolescent boys at our REACH Program in Grafton, Massachusetts. All youth participate in a daily schedule of counseling sessions, life skills training and educational instruction within a safe, supportive, and highly structured environment.

Our intent is to reduce the risk of continued harm associated with delinquent behaviors by providing feedback on personal risk, introducing positive change, promoting self-efficacy, and developing individual goals.



  • Experience in a youth facility or similar program.
  • Ability to interact professionally with clients and staff.
  • Demonstrated qualities that evidence maturity, effective communication, listening and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must provide proof of COVID vaccination or, as an alternative, appropriate documentation that will support either a medical or religious exemption.


  • Health/dental/vision/disability insurances
  • Company-paid life insurance/EAP
  • Paid time off
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement/assistance programs
  • Discounts on wide array of services/entertainment

Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details

  • Job Family Direct Care
  • Job Function Direct Care I
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $16.50
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Grafton, MA, USA