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  • Awake Overnight Counselor - West Brookfield Community Living

    Job Locations US-MA-West Brookfield
    ID
    2018-2834
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Residential
    Min
    USD $11.90/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This program will specialize in serving young women with intellectual disabilities, as well as mental health challenges.  This residence is a four bedroom staffed apartment. The focus of this service will be mental health stabilization and community inclusion, as well as life skills and relationship development.  Individuals in the program will be referred by the Department of Developmental Disabilities.

     

    Our agency  provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. Our agency  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 a Human Services/Social Services related field preferred.
    • Experience and/or internship with intellectually disabled adults.
    • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
    • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
    • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable.

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