Community Healthlink

Residential Counselor-Worcester Community Housing Program

US-MA-Worcester
PCN#
2135
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
1
Category
Residential Counselors/Rehabilitation Specialists

Overview

Worcester Community Housing-This program provides long term housing, support and treatment for families in recovery from addictions to drugs and alcohol.  The primary goal and purpose for this program is to provide a coordinated set of activities which assist families to stabilize in housing, attain long term sobriety, reunify with their children, and obtain the skills and supports they need to live in their apartments.  All referrals are made through the Institute for Health and Recovery.

Responsibilities

  • Providing case management services for up to ten families in a thirty-eight apartment community living program for formerly homeless families in recovery from substance abuse.
  • Position includes outreach to families
  • Attend weekly meetings
  • Conduct phone check-ins
  • Document of services provided
  • Maintain up to date client records
  • Be a liaison with outside service providers
  • Participate in team meetings and required trainings.

Qualifications

  • Grade 5- Residential Counselor I: HSD/GED/HiSet required; Associates degree preferred

  • Grade 6- Residential Counselor II: Bachelor's degree required; degree in psychology, social work or other human services related field preffered

  • 1 years experience with residential or community substance abuse programs

  • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including transporting clients in their own vehicle or a company vehicle

  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check 

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.

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