The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Now Hiring Metro West Counselors

US-MA-Southboro
ID
2017-2727
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $12.00/Yr.

Overview

The Bridge is a human services agency providing evidence-based treatment and services for those with mental health challenges, developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury and complex family problems.  Building on more than 40 years of experience, we advocate for individuals to become full partners in the experience of lifelong learning, meaningful relationships, productive work, and community living. The Bridge is currently looking for creative, caring and driven applicants to work in our metrowest residential programs and supported housing. The metrowest programs support youth, young adults and adults with a mental illness, developmental disabilities or eating disorders. All levels of positions are currently open and shifts include day shifts, second shifts, overnight shifts and split/mixed shifts. Relief positions are available as well. 

 

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

  • Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the children, adolescents and adults served in a community residential settings. 
  • Senior residential counselors are responsible for organizing and supervising all scheduled shift activities, supervising staff on shift, maintaining a caseload, and having on-call responsibilities.
  • Supported Housing Counselors act as Community Case Managers, who are responsible for providing support services, transportation of individuals, medication administration, and service documentation as required. Supported Housing Counselors also provide crisis counseling to all individuals as needed and maintain an assigned caseload.
  • Assistant Program Managers are to provide administrative assistance to the Program Manager, supervise program staff while on shift, and provide structure while delegating shift responsibilities and activities.  In addition to these responsibilities, the Assistant Program Manager provides case management to assigned individuals, as well as serves as the primary supervisory/authority figure in the absence of the Program Manager.  This position has on-call responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Social Services/Human Services related field preferred.
  • Experience working with population served in programs.
  • 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.

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