The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

  • Residential Counselor - Northborough Community Residence (NCR)

    Job Locations US-MA-Northboro
    ID
    2016-2211
    # of Openings
    4
    Category
    Residential
    Min
    USD $13.26/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    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.

     

    Our agency provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. Our agency 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 young adults.
    • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.
    • 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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