The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Relief Residential Counselor- Hyde Park

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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