The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

PT Awake Overnight Counselor - Basics (Framingham)

US-MA-Framingham
ID
2017-2689
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.54/Hr.
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

This moderate-intensity congregate and supported housing DMH program is designed to provide varying levels of staff support depending on individual need at any point in time.  The program is designed to serve individuals who live with mental health challenges, some of whom may be hearing impaired.  The program goal is increased independence and functioning for all individuals, which includes transition to supported living in apartment settings in the community. The Basics program offers Peer Support, and utilizes Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Supported Employment as the treatment models.  

 

Responsibilities

Awake overnight counselors provide support to individuals who live in 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 overnights may do some basic housekeeping, filing, medication counts, and administer medications. Awake overnights need to be alert and able to respond to any issues that may arise.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a Social Services related field preferred, and/or experience or internship with population. Eligible candidate must be at least 21 years of age with a current, valid driver's license and the minimum of a high school diploma or GED.  Candidates must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Word and must be MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.   

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