Community Healthlink

  • Residential Counselor -Beryl's House*

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    5428
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    1
    Category
    Residential Counselors/Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Residential Counselor at our Worcester site.

     

    Beryl’s House is 25-bed six-month residential treatment program for women in recovery from substance use disorder. Priority is given to women coming directly from a Section 35 referral source, pregnant women, women ages 18-22, and women living with co-occurring disorders. Beryl’s House offers the following supportive services: substance use disorder treatment, mental health counseling, group therapy, domestic violence counseling, health education, parenting skills development, vocational training, and life skills training.

     

    The Residential Counselor works with clients to assist in activities of daily living and foster a sense of safety in the program. The Residential Counselor runs evidence-based groups, completes required paperwork, and carries a caseload of clients to facilitate the implementation of their treatment plans. This position offers a wonderful opportunity to join a team that is dedicated to making a difference in providing treatment for women in recovery from addiction.

     

    Benefits:

    Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications

    Health and Dental insurance (active upon starting)

    Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time

    CEU benefits

    Life and Disability insurance

    401k with agency contribution

    Flexible Spending Accounts available

    Wellness activity discounts

    Work related travel reimbursement

    Responsibilities

    • Implement programming for residents on a consistent basis.
    • Facilitate implementation of the treatment plan.
    • Facilitation of groups, completion of daily paperwork including daily logs, group logs, session notes.
    • Crisis intervention
    • Provide transportation for clients
    • Collaborate with providers
    • Monitor residents’ medication, refills, document medications and changes, provide safe storage and also assist while attending appointments 
    • Working with residents to maintain the residence on a daily basis including chores, grocery shopping/carrying groceries into the kitchen, bedroom upkeep, laundry to include carrying to and from washer/dryer, yard work, and other moderate housekeeping duties. 
    • Must be able pass required trainings including Medication Administration Program (MAP), CPR and First Aid

    Qualifications

     

    • Grade 5: Residential Counselor I: Associates degree or HSD/HiSet/GED with 2 years experience required
    • Grade 6: Residential Counselor II: Bachelor's degree required. Degree in social work or related mental health field preferred
    • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes, including transporting clients in your own vehicle or company vehicle 
    • Must be able to pass a CORI (Criminal Offender Background Check)  and a an DCF/CPS (Department of Families Adam Walsh/Child Protective Services 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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