The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Residential Counselor - New Beginnings (Worcester)

US-MA-Worcester
ID
2017-2492
# of Openings
1
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. This high intensity DMH-funded residence serves six adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. This structured residence is designed to assist individuals with previous attempts at community living to learn new skills that will help them to be successful in the community and prepare them for transitions to less restrictive environments. This program offers 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 tuition reimbursement for continuing education.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services/Social Services related field preferred.
  • Experience and/or internship working with adults with mental illness.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or HiSET.
  • Must be 20 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.

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