Residential Counselor - Sturgis (Worcester)
Company: The Bridge of Central Mass
Posted on: September 13, 2018
Job ID 2018-2795Job Location Worcester, Massachusetts, United StatesCategory Direct CareStarting Salary USD $13.46/Hr.Type Regular Part-TimeOverview
The Sturgis Street Program currently serves three women and five men. This program was originally intended to offer additional high intensive apartment supports services to individuals in the Worcester network, however over the years it's served as a hybrid between a group living environment and a high intensity apartment supports program with 24 hour staffing. The physical environment and staffing requirement of this program offers structures and supports of a less intensive group living program where individuals can work on their readiness for transition to greater independence. The Sturgis program works with each individual served on their recovery, readiness for greater independence, hope building, employment readiness and health and wellness to accomplish their overall life goal in the community.
Alternatives provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU's, and opportunities for advancement. Alternatives is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides some tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
Assist the Program Coordinator in the completion of all Assessments, Individualized Action Plans, Service Notes and Periodic Reviews according to prescribed timelines. Collaborate with individuals served and other Trans-Disciplinary Team members on the development and implementation of Individualized Action Plans (IAP's) and other recovery plans and activities. Implement activities that create opportunities for the development of valued roles and personal relationships in the community. Conduct both 1:1 and group activities geared toward increasing people's readiness to engage in rehabilitation. Assist individuals to perform daily routines. Implement all procedures that ensure the health, safety, and well being of individuals served. Implement all prescribed medical and medication protocols in accordance with agency and MAP policies. Implement all procedures that ensure physical safety and cleanliness of the program. Assist people to access, and/or provide, all needed transportation. Review and complete all required documentation. Communicate all pertinent information to all stakeholders. Attend and participate in all trainings both internal and external to Alternatives as assigned. Participate in supervision, team, and other assigned meetings. Acquire and maintain all required certifications. Perform other related tasks as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Social Services preferred. Alternative education and experience may be substituted for degree. High School diploma and valid driver's license required.
Keywords: The Bridge of Central Mass, Worcester, Residential Counselor - Sturgis (Worcester), Other, Worcester, Massachusetts
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