The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Part-Time Peer Residential Counselor (Littleton)

US-MA-Littleton
ID
2017-2722
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $12.26/Yr.
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This program is a high intensity residential treatment program serving young adults with serious and persistent mental illness, who may also have pervasive developmental impairments, cognitive impairments, and/or significant difficulty controlling their impulses. The program has an individualized, highly-structured behavioral component and it utilizes the Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) Model.

 

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

Peer Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the adults served in this community residential setting by utilizing your own experience to help others.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must be or have been a recipient of mental health services for severe and persistent mental illness and be able to use and share this experience to benefit the team and individuals.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Social Services/Human Services related field preferred.
  • Experience working with young adults living with mental health challenges.
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • Must be 20 years of age. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
  • First Aid, CPR, and MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.
  • This is a part-time position.

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