The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Residential Counselor - Alsada House (Worcester)

US-MA-Worcester
ID
2017-2714
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.78/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This specialized residential treatment program provides a comprehensive, therapeutic living environment for eight men and women with mental health and substance abuse challenges. The goal is to assist in managing co-existing illnesses, while helping the adults develop independent living skills, transition to a more independent setting, and maintain their sobriety. The program offers a variety of groups including relapse prevention and Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Peer Support and Supported Employment.

 

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 some tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

Responsibilities

Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the adults served in this community residential setting.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Social Services related field preferred.
  • Experience working with adults living with mental illness.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
  • Must be 20 years of age. 
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Must be First Aid, CPR, and MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.

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