Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (40 hrs/wk) residential counselor in Worcester.
The STAR program will provide stabilization services to DMH eligible adult clients. The program will serve individuals that are homeless and have serious mental illness that have been living in shelters or on the streets or places not meant for human habitation. The program will engage clients that DMH identifies with the primary goal of providing safe stable housing, linking individuals to appropriate services including DMH and other community service providers. The STAR program is a community based early recovery model of housing for those unwilling to utilize traditional services/treatment.
The Residential Counselor works directly with the clients to assist them with overcoming barriers of independent living while fostering a safe and respectful relationship with staff. The Residential Counselor offers clients encouragement, facilitates the implementation and execution of their individualized treatment plans, and provides support and transportation in day to day treatment appointments and activities.
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
Wellness activity discounts
Work related travel reimbursement
MAJOR JOB COMPETENCIES:
Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
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.