The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Awake Overnight Counselor- Women's Residence & Supported Housing (Hudson)

US-MA-Hudson
ID
2017-2646
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.48/Yr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

This program specializes in serving women referred by the Department of Developmental Disabilities who have intellectual disabilities, as well as psychiatric diagnosis and/or eating disorders. This service combines a five-person residential home with several single apartments and is staffed 24 hours a day. The treatment focus is on mental health stabilization, community inclusion, job development, and relationship development and maintenance. 

Responsibilities

Awake overnight counselors provide support to individuals who live in the program. Eligible candidate must have the ability to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift. Awake overnights are responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services to. Awake overnights may do some basic housekeeping, filing, medication counts, and may 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 working with adults with serious and persistent mental illness. Eligible candidates must be at least 21 years of age with a current, valid driver's license and a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Eligible candidate must demonstrate competency with Microsoft Word. Candidate must be CPR, First Aid and Medication Administration Program (MAP) certified or certifiable (The Bridge provides MAP Training).

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