The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Awake Overnight Counselor, Part-Time - Highland Avenue (Fitchburg)

US-MA-Fitchburg
ID
2017-2746
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $11.54/Hr.
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This Department of Mental Health residential treatment program provides services to eight adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. The program is designed to foster recovery, to teach the skills necessary for individuals to live successfully in the community, and to transition to independent living. This program uses Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) as the primary treatment model and offers Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Supported Employment and Peer Support.  

 

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

Awake overnight counselors provide support to individuals who live in the program. 

 

Candidates must have the ability to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift. The awake overnight staff are responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services to. Overnight staff complete basic housekeeping, filing, medication counts, and may administer medications. Overnight staff must be able to respond to any issues that may arise.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Services related field preferred, and/or experience or internship working with traumatic brain injured individuals.
  • Candidate must be at least 20 years of age with a current valid driver's license and the minimum of a high school diploma or GED. 
  • Eligible candidates must be First Aid/CPR certified or certifiable, and must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Word.
  • This is a part-time position.

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