Advocates

  • Direct Care Counselor Relief Overnight - Addictions Focus

    Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
    Job ID
    2017-3885
    Type
    Relief
    Number of Hours Per Week
    16.5
  • Overview

    Advocates is seeking enthusiastic, motivated team players to provide valuable care to individuals in a residential setting!

     

    Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff.

     

    The Direct Care Counselor is responsible for supervising the daily activities of the clients, providing ongoing support, guidance and role modeling and facilitating client improvement in the areas of personal responsibility, social skills, community living skills and behavior. 

     

    Are you ready to make a difference?

    Shift

    Third Shift

    Responsibilities

    • Provide ongoing support, guidance, role modeling and supervision to clients in a residential setting, referring other service providers when needed.
    • Develop and document Program Specific Treatment Plans (PSTPs), Individualized Service Plans (ISPs) and other reviews with the clients. 
    • Communicate program participant's progress, mental status, and any changes in daily notes.
    • Monitor and document medication administration.
    • Provide crisis intervention and access emergency services as needed.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma/GED and one year related experience preferred.
    • Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients.
    • Excellent interpersonal, judgement and coaching skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to utilize basic computer applications.
    • Desire to thrive in a fast-paced, client-centered, team-oriented environment.
    • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

     

    Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

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