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.
Sagamore Road Program is a six-bed residential home for clients who are dually diagnosed with a mental illness and a substance disorder and are in the “pre-motivational” stage of substance abuse recovery. At Sagamore, we provide a highly structured, highly staffed relapse-tolerant program to help clients move toward abstinence and recovery. Most clients who leave the program are stabilized in their addiction recovery and move into one of our other residences to stabilize their mental illness.
Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)
Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time
Life and Disability insurance
401k with agency contribution
Flexible Spending Accounts available
Wellness activity discounts
Work related travel reimbursement
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.
Grade 5: Residential Counselor I - Associates degree in Human Services or High School diploma, GED or HiSet plus 2 years experience.
Grade 6: Residential Counselor II - Bachelor's degree in a mental health field (preferred) or Occupational Therapist with Associates degree. Coursework in psychology, sociology, social work or related field a plus.
Previous experience working with clients in human services, mental illness or dual diagnosis.
Proven ability to work within a team setting and to act as a self-starter.
Must be committed to providing quality care.
Must have a 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 and company van.
All bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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.