The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Awake Overnight Counselor - West Brookfield Staffed Apartments & Supported Housing (West Brookfield) - Sign on bonus!

US-MA-West Brookfield
ID
2017-2512
Category
Residential
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This program supports individuals with developmental disabilities and significant medical challenges. Individuals are in residential services, supported housing, or home sharing depending on their needs. The focus of this program is to offer a home to individuals and to avoid nursing home placement. Community inclusion and maintaining relationships with family members and significant others is the primary focus. Individuals are referred by the Department of Developmental Disabilities.

 

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

Awake overnight counselors provide support to individuals at the program.

 

Overnight Counselors must have the ability to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift.

 

Awake overnight counselors are responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services to. Awake overnight staff complete basic housekeeping needs, filing, medication counts, and administer medications. Awake overnights need to be alert and able to respond to any issues that may arise.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Services related field preferred, and/or experience or internship with adults with intellectual disabilities.
  • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) preferred.
  • Eligible candidates must be at least 20 years of age with a current, valid driver's license and a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Eligible candidates must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Word and be First Aid, CPR, and MAP (Medication Administration) certified or certifiable.
  • This program is a female only staffed program. 

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