The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Part-Time Residential Counselor - West Brookfield Community Living

US-MA-West Brookfield
ID
2017-2679
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.66/Hr.
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This program will specialize in serving young women with intellectual disabilities, as well as mental health challenges.  This residence is a four bedroom staffed apartment. The focus of this service will be mental health stabilization and community inclusion, as well as life skills and relationship development.  Individuals in the program will be referred by the Department of Developmental Disabilities.

 

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. 

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 20 years of age.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
  • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and/or commensurate experience preferred. 

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