The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Supported Housing Counselor - Worcester Intensive Supported Housing

US-MA-Worcester
ID
2017-2548
Category
Supported Living / Case Management
Min
USD $13.70/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

This Department of Mental Health-funded program provides intensive support services to help individuals increase their independence and enhance their daily living skills. The program provides individualized treatment to its participants while assisting them within the community as they transition to less intensive levels of care. The program offers a variety of groups including relapse prevention and Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Peer Support, and Supported Employment.

Responsibilities

Supported Housing Counselors are responsible for providing support services, transportation of individuals, medication administration, and service documentation as required. Supported Housing Counselors also provide crisis counseling to all individuals as needed and maintain an assigned caseload.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Human Service-related field strongly preferred.
  • At least one year of experience working with adults with mental illness required.
  • Reliable vehicle.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must be 21 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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