The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Part-Time Awake Overnight Counselor - Harrison Avenue (Westborough)

US-MA-Westboro
ID
2017-2723
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.48/Hr.
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This Department of Developmental Disabilities residential program offers comprehensive community-based residential services to five individuals with intellectual disabilities, as well as significant behavioral challenges. There is 24 hour staffing at the residence and the focus of the service is the development of social skills and volunteerism.

 

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

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

 

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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Social Services/Human Services related field preferred, and/or experience or internship with adults with intellectual disabilities.
  • 20 years of age.
  • valid driver's license.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or HiSET.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
  • First Aid, CPR, and Medication Administration Program (MAP) certified or certifiable.
  • Personal care and assisting individuals with ADL’s and/or hygiene as needed is required.

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