The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Residential Counselor - Southboro Apartments & Supported Housing (Southboro)/Sign On Bonus!

US-MA-Southboro
ID
2016-2278
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.78/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. 

 

 

The Southboro program is a high-intensity residential program that is a comprehensively staffed and supervised apartment-style residence serving men and women with chronic mental health challenges and a history of substance abuse, who have had difficulty adjusting to community living. The program goal is to assist adults in managing their illness, developing independent living skills, and managing their sobriety. The Department of Mental Health refers individuals to the program.  The Southboro program uses the Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Supported Employment treatment models.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a Human Services/Social Services related field strongly preferred.
  • Internship and/or experience working with adults who have mental illness.
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • 20 years of age.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
  • First Aid, CPR, and MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.

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