The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Residential Counselor - Gardner Men's ABI Residence - Sign on Bonus!

US-MA-Gardner
ID
2017-2614
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Bridge has two 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.

 

The Bridge is offering a sign on bonus for CNA certified applicants!

 

The Bridge is offering full sponsorship through a CNA certification class!

Responsibilities

Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the men 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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