Community Healthlink

Awake Overnight Residential Counselor-Transitional Support Services

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


The Transitional Support Services, TSS Program, is a new CHL program providing services within the agency’s acute substance abuse services continuum. As a post Detox program, the program is designed to work with men and women on their goals for recovery while preparing them for their next step in treatment. Clients in the program are pursuing, accepted or waiting for further placement and are expected to stay no longer than 90 days. A portion of our clients are referred to the program from section 35 treatment providers.

The TSS unit will have a structured day program that provides an environment to engage in recovery and develop recovery tools. Patients participate in psycho-educational groups and receive case management services.


  • Supervise clients on unit
  • Milieu Management
  • Maintain safety of unit
  • Facilitate client intakes and discharges
  • Medication supervision
  • Conduct toxicology screens and personal searches
  • Helping clients with daily needs
  • Maintaining cleanliness of unit
  • Awake overnight staff must be able to remain awake and alert during the overnight schift to provide a safe and healthy environment for our clients and co-workers




  • Grade 5: Residential Counselor I - HSD/HiSet/GED required, Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Grade 6: Residential Counselor II - Bachelor's degree required; degree and/or coursework in social work, counseling, psychology or related field preferred

  • Good communication and time management

  • Previous experience with the program's population

  • 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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