The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Residential Counselor - Highland Avenue (Fitchburg)

US-MA-Fitchburg
ID
2017-2643
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.78/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

This Department of Mental Health residential treatment program provides services to eight adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. The program is designed to foster recovery, to teach the skills necessary for individuals to live successfully in the community, and to transition to independent living. This program uses Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) as the primary treatment model and offers Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Supported Employment and Peer Support. 

 

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 related field preferred.
  • Experience working with adults living with mental illness.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
  • Must be 21 years of age. 
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Must be First Aid, CPR, and MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.

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