The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Awake Overnight Counselor - New Beginnings (Worcester)

US-MA-Worcester
ID
2017-2721
# of Openings
0
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.48/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This high intensity DMH-funded residence serves six adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. This structured residence is designed to assist individuals with previous attempts at community living to learn new skills that will help them to be successful in the community and prepare them for transitions to less restrictive environments. This program offers Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as the primary treatment modality and also offers Supported Employment and Illness Management And Recovery (IMR) as additional treatments.

 

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

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 overnights are responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services to. Awake overnights complete 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 Social Services related field preferred.
  • Experience or internship with adults living with mental illnesses and/or dual diagnoses.
  • 20 years of age.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • High school diploma or GED/HiSET.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
  • First Aid, CPR, and MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.

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