Community Healthlink's (CHL) Respite program provides 11 respite beds on its main Worcester campus for the DMH Worcester service system.
The program provides temporary housing and support services for clients who are in transition from one living arrangement to another, sometimes coming directly from Worcester State Hospital or a community inpatient unit.
The Respite program offers a community-based Crisis Stabilization Unit and medical respite is provided for homeless clients who are recovering from an illness or injury.
MAJOR JOB COMPETENCIES:
Grade 5: Residential Counselor I:HSD/HiSet/GED or Associate's degree required
Grade 6: Residential Counselor II: Bachelor's degree required; degree and/or coursework in social work, counseling, psychology or related field preferred. Will consider Bachelor's degree in non-related field with human services experience.
All bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.