The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Residential Counselor - Next Step and Transitions (Webster)

US-MA-Webster
ID
2017-2557
# of Openings
3
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. Next Step and Transitions is a two-program residence that serves individuals referred by the Department of Mental Health. 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 for transition to less restrictive environments. Next Step utilizes Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Supported Employment as treatment models and offers Peer Support. The Transitions program offers Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Peer Support, and Supported Employment as treatment models.

 

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 Social Services/Human Services related field preferred.
  • Experience working with the population served.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
  • Must be 20 years of age. 
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Must be First Aid, CPR, and MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.

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