The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

  • Part-Time Residential Respite Counselor - North County Respite (Gardner)

    Job Locations US-MA-Gardner
    ID
    2018-2840
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Respite
    Min
    USD $12.01/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. A new 6 bed mobile respite and site based residential respite program is opening. It will be located in Gardner, Ma. In addition to providing on site mobile respite services, the program will also work with individuals in the community providing short term support services. These services are meant to identify and asses the immediate needs of the individuals referred by DMH, and provide short term support in achieving their more immediate needs.

     

    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

    Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the adults served in this community residential setting.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a Social Services related field preferred.
    • Experience working with adults living with mental illness.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
    • Must be 20 years of age. 
    • Valid driver's license.
    • Must be First Aid, CPR, and MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.

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