Rehabilitation Counselor -BUDD

Community Healthlink - Fitchburg, MA2.9

Full-timeEstimated: $30,000 - $40,000 a year
Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (40 hrs/wk) Rehab Counselor in Fitchburg, MA.

BUDD Day treatment is designed to meet the mental health and social needs of the mild intellectually disabled person. The program challenges clients to learn about themselves, learn new skills, and achieve their goals. Treatment consists of educational groups, process groups, peer support, individual sessions, and medication visits with our highly skilled psychiatrist.

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

Organize and lead social skills and other Day Rehabilitation groups in a program setting centering on concentration of tasks, interpersonal relationships, and personal issues. Developing vocational skills.
Intervene with clients in crisis situations offering support and assistance.
Revise, negotiate, write and help consumers carry out goal oriented rehabilitation plans to increase their social and daily functions.
Keep accurate records as assigned including rehabilitation plans and progress notes.
Assist other rehabilitation staff in program development and improvements so that consumer's needs are met in the most efficient way possible.
Orient new consumers to program and group experiences.
Maintain accurate inventory of supplies as directed.
Work cooperatively with other departmental staff, and other providers of service, to assure coordination of care and accurate communication of client related matters.
Attend and participate at all assigned meetings and training.
Perform other related professional duties required in order to provide quality clinical programming.
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: Rehab Specialist I:Minimum of High School Diploma/GED/HiSet or Associates degree required
Grade 6: Rehab Specialist II: Bachelors degree required; degree in psychology, social work or related field preferred
Experience in psychosocial rehabilitation model preferred
Knowledge of the rehabilitation process, including vocational, social and community living skills & ability to effectively apply this process in 1:1 interventions and group settings

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.