The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Residential Counselor - Northborough Community Residence (NCR)- Sign on Bonus!

US-MA-Northboro
ID
2016-2211
# of Openings
4
Category
Residential
Min
USD $12.26/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. The NCR program provides a therapeutic living environment for young men and women between the ages of 18 and 22 with mental health challenges. The program goal is to help young adults referred by the Department of Mental Health to develop independent living skills, healthy relationships, personal independence, and the skills to manage their illness. The program has an on-site clinician and vocational day programming. The goal is to teach the skills necessary for the young adults to live independently. The program utilizes Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as the treatment model.

 

The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides some tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

Responsibilities

Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the young adults served in this community residential setting.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a Human Services/Social Services related field strongly preferred.
  • At least one year of experience working with yound adults.
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • Candidate must be 20 years of age.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
  • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable.

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