The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Awake Overnight Counselor - School^House Program (Worcester)

US-MA-Worcester
ID
2017-2684
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $12.50/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. The School^House program is an approved Caring Together Group Home Program for youth ages 8 to 12 years old referred by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the Department of Children and Families (DCF). This program utilizes evidence-based treatment models to assist youth in moving home or to foster/adoptive homes. The Bridge provides training and consultation on several of these evidence-based practice models, including Wraparound and Experiential Learning.

 

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 at the program.

 

Overnight staff must have the ability to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift.

 

Awake overnight counselors are responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services to. Awake overnight staff complete basic housekeeping needs, filing, medication counts, and 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.

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