Unit Coordinator-Westwinds Clubhouse

Community Healthlink - Fitchburg, MA

Full-time
Come join a friendly and diverse team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (40 hrs/wk) Unit Coordinator in Fitchburg, MA.

Westwinds Clubhouse is a non-clinical environment that provides a supportive place for individuals to develop friendships; pursue their job-hunting, educational, and housing goals; and establish community linkages. All staff have generalist roles at Westwinds and are involved in all Clubhouse activities including daily groups, health and wellness programs, meal preparation, and offsite events. Westwinds Clubhouse is a community center open 8:00 am – 4:00 pm that offers individuals with a mental illness, 18 and older, hope and opportunities to achieve their full potential. For over 45 years Westwinds Clubhouse has been a significant participant in improving the quality and enhancement of life for those who struggle with the many forms that mental illness can take.

Benefits:
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
CEU benefits
Life and Disability insurance
401k with agency contribution
Wellness activity discounts
Work related travel reimbursement

Responsibilities
Acts as a contact/adviser for members, developing their action plans and recovery goals, and documenting progress notes
Engages and works alongside members in carrying out Clubhouse operations and responsibilities
Facilitates groups that are part of regular in-house programming
Provides advocacy for members relative to community resources and develops community linkages
Helps members think about long term employment goals, work history, strengths and other factors that relate to a current vocational goal
Offers assistance to those members in supported and independent employment positions
Serves as liaison with the business community and provides advocacy for members during job development initiatives
Takes on the role of staff generalist in menu planning, shopping, and meal preparation
Transports members to and from the Clubhouse
Performs other related job duties as assigned
Encourages and supports diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.

Qualifications
Grade 5: Unit Coordinator I: High School Diploma/GED/HiSet required; Associates degree preferred
Grade 6: Unit Coordinator II: Bachelors degree required; degree and or coursework in psychology, social work or a related field preferred
1 year experience in the field or personal experience required.
Current valid US-issued driver's license for work related purposes including transporting clients and the capability of driving a ten seat passenger van
Basic computer knowledge required
Bilingual candidates are strongly urged 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.