The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

  • Relief Residential Counselor- Hyde Park

    Job Locations US-MA-Hyde Park
    ID
    2017-2735
    # 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. This residential program provides services to five adults with intellectual disabilities who present with complex mental health and behavioral challenges. The home has a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) milieu where the entire program experiences a DBT culture designed to shape individuals toward increased independence and self-reliance.  The goal is to assist the individuals to make progress in the areas of personal safety and gain better control of their emotions and behavior. An on-site day program offers each individual a structured routine of skill building activities. 

     

    The Bridge provides excellent supervision, as well as various training and advancement opportunities.

     

    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. 

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a Social Service-related field preferred.
    • Experience or internship with intellectually disabled adults.
    • Eligible candidate must be female.
    • Must be 20 years of age.
    • Must have a valid driver's license.
    • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET required. 
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word. 
    • Must be First Aid, CPR, 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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