Dmh- Part Time Awake Overnight Counselor- Litchfield Ave (Litchfield)

Alternatives Unlimited Southbridge , MA 01550

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

Open Sky Community Services is a human service agency that provides counseling services and treatment options to people facing challenges. Litchfield Ave provides a group living environment to 8 adult men and women with mental illness.

Services focus on helping people to transitioin to a more independent environment while maximizing their natural supports by building skills and achieving personal goals. The residents are also supported by members of the integrated team.

Open Sky Community Services agency provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), opportunities for advancement, generous time off and a competitive benefits package. Our agency is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education.

Earn up to $2,000 in your first year with Open Sky! For a limited time, as a way to shine a light on some of our high need programs and to help support new employees through their first year, Open Sky has created a bonus program!

Employees being hired into this position will be eligible for this Sign On/ Stay On Bonus program and receive a $500 bonus ( pro-rated for Part-Time) on a quarterly basis for their first year. This will total up to $2,000!

Responsibilities

The Awake Overnight Counselor provides support to individuals with mental health disabilities during the overnight hours. In the morning, the Awake Overnight Counselor assists with morning routines including personal hygeine, meal preparation, medication administration, and transportation.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • At least six months paid or volunteer experience in Social Services field preferred.

  • Valid Driver's License.

Responsibilities 2020-5917



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Dmh- Part Time Awake Overnight Counselor- Litchfield Ave (Litchfield)

Alternatives Unlimited