Community Healthlink

  • Relief Residential Counselor - Massasoit Worcester*

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    R659
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    2
    Category
    Residential Counselors/Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a relief (0-20 hrs/wk) residential counselor in Worcester.

     

    Massasoit Rd is a one floor residential treatment program serving eight individuals struggling with persistent mental illness who potentially have co-occurring medical conditions or are mobility-impaired. Massasoit staff also provide outreach to six supported community living residents. The program provides a variety of services where a team of staff implement treatment plans based on the specific needs of persons served. Services include but are not limited to: mental health services, social recreational groups, assisting with activities of daily living such as personal-hygiene and self-care skills, and medication management.

     

    If you are looking to give back to the community and help others, this relief residential counselor position maybe the one for you. A relief residential counselor can work 0-20 hours a week depending on the program’s need. In this flexible position, there are no set shifts, and staff are scheduled or called as needed to cover empty shifts. This gives you the opportunity to help others without the commitment

    Responsibilities

    • Provide daily care and support for residents
    • Advocating for client
    • Monitoring daily activity
    • Assisting with direct care by providing daily care and support for residents
    • Assisting with development of an aftercare plan by writing and implementing treatment plans
    • Ensuring client complies with treatment groups and unit rules
    • Teach daily living skills
    • Provide crisis management services
    • Participate in group activities
    • 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

    • HSD/GED/ HiSet required or Associates degree 

    • Bachelor's degree and/or coursework in social work, counseling, psychology or related field preferred.

    • Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including driving clients in a personal vehicle or a company vehicle

    • Desire to serve others required.

    • Demonstrated strong work ethic, ability to work independently, and ability to contribute to team objectives required.

    • Preference will be given to those with experience in social services and/or working with program's population.
    •  All bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
    • 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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