The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Awake Overnight Counselor - West Brookfield Community Living (West Brookfield)

US-MA-West Brookfield
ID
2017-2680
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.66/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-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

Awake overnight counselors provide support to individuals who live in the program. 

 

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

  • BA/BS in a Human Services/Social Services related field strongly preferred.
  • At least one year of experience working with children.
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • 20 years of age.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
  • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable

This program is a female only staffed program. 

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