Community Healthlink

Residential Counselor - Faith House*

Location US-MA-Worcester
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Residential Counselors/Rehabilitation Specialists


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.


Faith House is a 25-bed six-month residential treatment program that serves women in recovery from substance use disorder. The program provides a variety of rehabilitative services where a team of staff implement treatment plans based on the specific needs of persons served. Services include: 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.



Salary position based on education and work experience

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


  • 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. 
  • Will work 2 overnight shifts and a 4 hour day shift
  • Must be able pass required trainings including Medication Administration Program (MAP), CPR and First Aid


  • Grade 5: Residential Counselor I: HSD/HiSet/GED or Associates degree required
  • Grade 6: Residential Counselor II: Bachelor's degree required. Degree in social work or related mental health field preferred
  • Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes, including transporting clients in your own vehicle or a 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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