Come join a friendly and diverse team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) residential counselor in Worcester.
Massasoit Rd is a one floor residential treatment program serving eight adult individuals struggling with persistent mental illness who potentially have co-occurring medical conditions or are mobility-impaired. The program provides a variety of services where a team of staff implement treatment plans based on the specific needs of persons served. Services include but are not limited to: mental health services, social recreational groups, assisting with activities of daily living such as personal-hygiene and self-care skills, and medication management.
Implement programming for residents on a consistent basis in accordance with Residential Division standards policies, and procedures. Facilitate implementation of client treatment plans.
Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)
Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time
Life and Disability insurance
401k with agency contribution
Wellness activity discounts
Work related travel reimbursement
Provide daily care and support for residents
Advocating for client
Monitoring daily activity
Assisting with direct care by providing daily care and support for residents
Assisting with development of an aftercare plan by writing and implementing treatment plans
Ensuring client complies with treatment groups and unit rules
Teach daily living skills
Provide crisis management services
Participate in group activities
Working with residents to maintain the residence on a daily basis including chores, grocery shopping/carrying groceries into the kitchen, bedroom upkeep, laundry to include carrying to and from washer/dryer, yard work, and other moderate housekeeping duties.
Must be able pass required trainings including Medication Administration Program (MAP), CPR and First Aid within the first 5 months of employment
Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors
Grade 5: Residential Counselor I: HSD/GED/ HiSet required or Associates degree
Grade 6: Residential Counselor II: Requires a Bachelor’s degree; preferably in the field of psychology or human services
Preference will be given to those with experience in social services and/or working with program's population.
Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including driving clients in a personal vehicle or a company vehicle
Desire to serve others required.
Demonstrated strong work ethic, ability to work independently, and ability to contribute to team objectives required.
All bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Must be able to pass a CORI background check
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.