DD Relief Counselor OpportunityBay Cove Human Services, Inc.|
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Requisition Number: 5094
Position Title: DD Relief Counselor
Division: Developmental Disabilities Services
Program Name: DD Residential Relief
Hours: Per Diem
Schedule: All available shifts
Responsibilities: Provide support for a residential program serving adults with mental Illness, Development Disabilities and/or substance abuse issues. Implement treatment interventions and activities for consumers. Ensure the clients stability, safety, health promotion and maintenance, and acquisition of community living skills. Accompany residents on appointments and community outings. Maintain cleanliness of home, providing assistance with cleaning rooms and common areas and fully cleaning areas that residents do not have the skills to complete. Assist in all aspects of home life such as meal planning and preparation, budgeting and leisure time. Provide crisis intervention and program documentation.
Qualifications: Understanding of the psychiatric, physical, social, emotional and educational needs of adults with severe disabilities. Good writing and communication skills. Ability to work effectively with adults with mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or substance abuse in a manner that supports their stability, empowerment, growth, and recovery. Sensitivity to the needs of adults with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities and their families. Ability to work collaboratively with other providers and neighbors.
Driver's License Required? No
Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
Each day, Bay Cove provides effective, compassionate care to over 4,000 individuals and families who face the challenges of developmental disabilities, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction and aging at over 130 sites in Boston and southeastern Massachusetts. Our goal is to provide full, rich lives for people with the greatest challenges.
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Bay Cove Human Services, Inc. Boston, MA - DD Relief Counselor