Respite Mental Health Specialist 2

Eliot Community Human Services

Lowell, MA 01850

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Description


Eliot is seeking two overnight positions to join a newly formed team of Mental Health professionals operating in the Lowell area. The ideal individual will join us in starting up a new 9 bed Respite residential program and providing a high level of care through our Respite outreach service for adults with persistent & severe mental illness.


Eliot's seeking a BA Level direct care staff with two years experience working with adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses. This person will provide support to residents in skill development. Our ideal candidate will have the skills to establish supportive relationships and the ability to develop and maintain clear and therapeutic boundaries.


Responsibilities:


+ Assist consumers in skill development,


+ Collaborate and develop IAP’s (Individualized Action Plans) with consumers and other staff when appropriate


+ Assist with community integration


+ Provide medication administration,


+ Support activities in the community,


+ Develop short term goals with consumers to assist with integration into the community.


Schedules:


Friday/Saturday 11p-9a, Sunday 10p-8a


Friday/Saturday/Sunday 11p-9a


Qualifications


Skills


Preferred


+ Administrative Tasks: Intermediate


+ Computer Software Skills: Intermediate


+ Communication Skills: Intermediate


Education


Preferred


+ Bachelors or better in Social Work


Licenses & Certifications


Required


+ NH Driver's License


+ MA DRIVER'S LICENSE


Experience


Preferred


+ 2 years: Experience with the specific population



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