The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Relief Residential Counselor- West Brookfield

US-MA-West Brookfield
ID
2017-2732
# of Openings
1
Category
Relief Work
Min
USD $11.00/Hr.
Type
Relief Work / Per Diem

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. The West Brookfield programs  specialize in serving women with intellectual disabilities, as well as mental health challenges. The focus of these services are mental health stabilization and community inclusion, as well as life skills and relationship development. Individuals in these programs are referred by the Department of Developmental Disabilities.

 

The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. 

Responsibilities

Relief workers provide support, guidance, advocacy, and empowerment to the adult women served. Relief workers are responsible for the day to day operations of the program. Responsibilities include providing transportation, meal preparation, medication administration, behavior intervention, basic housekeeping, documentation, recreational activities, and all other duties as assigned by supervisor. These programs  may requires hands-on care with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) including personal care and hygiene.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a Human Services/Social Services related field preferred.
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • 20 years of age.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
  • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable

         This program is a female only staffed program. 

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