Community Healthlink

  • Awake Overnight Residential Counselor-Transitional Support Services

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    5070
    # 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) Awake Overnight Residential Counselor in Worcester.

     

    The Transitional Support Services (TSS), is an inpatient treatment program for men and women 18 and older with substance abuse disorders. The program is designed to work with clients on their goals for recovery while preparing them for their next step in treatment. Clients in the program can stay up to 90 days while they are pursuing, accepted or waiting for further placement to a halfway house. The program provides individual case management along with 6 treatment groups per day, run by all team members. TSS is an exciting, dynamic environment in which all members of the team work together to ensure the best outcomes for our clients. Apply today, and be on the front lines of the fight against the opioid epidemic that has stolen far too many lives!

     

    As a Residential counselor, you have the opportunity to make an impact by providing support and teaching skills. Examples of this include running groups and providing individual support when appropriate. Working in the TSS program, you will learn how to provide support in a collaborative manner.

     

    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

    Responsibilities

    • 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 shift to provide a safe and healthy environment for our clients and co-workers

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Grade 5: Residential Counselor I - HSD/HiSet/GED required, Associates 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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