Awake Overnight Residential Counselor-Transitional Support Services

Community Healthlink

Worcester, MA 01613

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Awake Overnight Residential Counselor in Worcester.


The Transitional Support Services (TSS), is an inpatient treatment program for men and women 18 and older with substance abuse disorders. The program is designed to work with clients on their goals for recovery while preparing them for their next step in treatment. Clients in the program can stay up to 90 days while they are pursuing, accepted or waiting for further placement to a halfway house. The program provides individual case management along with 6 treatment groups per day, run by all team members. TSS is an exciting, dynamic environment in which all members of the team work together to ensure the best outcomes for our clients. Apply today, and be on the front lines of the fight against the opioid epidemic that has stolen far too many lives!


As a Residential counselor, you have the opportunity to make an impact by providing support and teaching skills. Examples of this include running groups and providing individual support when appropriate. Working in the TSS program, you will learn how to provide support in a collaborative manner.


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


Flexible Spending Accounts available


Wellness activity discounts


+ Supervise clients on unit


+ Milieu Management


+ Maintain safety of unit


+ Facilitate client intakes and discharges


+ Medication supervision


+ Conduct toxicology screens and personal searches


+ Helping clients with daily needs


+ Maintaining cleanliness of unit


+ 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/HiSet/GED required, Associates preferred.


+ Grade 6: Residential Counselor II - Requires a Bachelor’s degree; preferably in the field of psychology or human services


+ Previous experience with substance abuse disorders required


+ Good communication and time management


+ Awake overnight staff must be able to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift to provide a safe and healthy environment for our clients and co-workers


+ 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.


PCN#: 5073


External Company URL: communityhealthlink.org


Street: 12 Queen St.



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