Part-Time Overnight Awake Counselor - Alsada House (Worcester)
Company: The Bridge of Central Mass
Posted on: September 13, 2018
Job ID 2018-2807Job Location Worcester, Massachusetts, United StatesCategory Direct CareStarting Salary USD $11.93/Hr.Type Regular Full-TimeOverview
This specialized residential treatment program provides a comprehensive, therapeutic living environment for eight men and women with mental health and substance abuse challenges. The goal is to assist in managing co-existing illnesses, while helping the adults develop independent living skills, transition to a more independent setting, and maintain their sobriety. The program offers a variety of groups including relapse prevention and Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Peer Support and Supported Employment.
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.
Schedule for this position typically runs either Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday between the hours of 8am and 10pm depending on the needs of the program.
Awake overnight counselors provide support to individuals who live in the program.
Candidates must have the ability to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift. The awake overnight staff are responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services to. Overnight staff complete basic housekeeping, filing, medication counts, and may administer medications. Overnight staff must be able to respond to any issues that may arise.
- Bachelor's degree in a Social Services related field preferred.
- Experience working with adults living with mental illness preferred
- Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
- Valid driver's license.
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