The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Residential Counselor - Lunenburg Women's ABI Residence

US-MA-Lunenburg
ID
2016-2284
# of Openings
2
Category
Residential
Min
USD $12.70/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Bridge is opening two new four person homes to serve men and women with acquired brain injury requiring residential support with their physical, medical, and emotional challenges. Each home will be designed and operated the same way.  Services will include community integration, and development of social and leisure skills. Hands-on specialized personal care assistance, including transfers and lifting, will also be provided by the direct support professionals. Clinical and nursing supports will be provided on site.

 

The Bridge provides excellent supervision, as well as various training and advancement opportunities. 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 women served in this community residential setting.

 

Duties include hygiene (personal care), lifting, assisting with transfers, documentation, assisting with group therapy, transportation, behavioral intervention, role modeling, and recreational activities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services/Social Services related field preferred.
  • Experience and/or internship with intellectually disabled adults.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
  • CPR, First Aid, and MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and/or commensurate experience preferred. 

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