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North Suffolk Mental Health AssociationLocation: Chelsea, MA 02150 Document ID: AC443-5KC8 Posted on: 2018-12-1512/15/2018 Job Type: Part-time
Residential Relief Counselor
As a Residential Relief Staff, you will provide direct care to consumers with psychiatric or persistent mental illness in a residential setting. In your role, you will work with consumers, their families, and their Recover Support Team to help improve their lives through building confidence, independence, and quality of life. Relief Staff have the ability to set your own schedule based on your preference and availability, along with the freedom to work in many settings and locations. You can work as many as 40 hours per week. Relief is an excellent, and flexible, entry-level opportunity for students, or those with varying schedules, seeking to start a career in the Human Services field.
Administer medication according to the Medication Administration Plan (MAP)
Schedule or assist consumers in scheduling routine and preventative medical appointments
Assist consumers with daily living activities, self-help skills, and socialization
Participate in housekeeping and maintenance of the house and vehicle.
Comply with mandatory staffing ratio of the program at all times.
Education: High school degree or GED required; Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred
Experience: One to two years human services experience with similar population preferred
Skills: Must have valid Massachusetts driver's license; Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five continuous months of employment/date of hire (training provided)
Locations are Charlestown, Chelsea, Boston, East Boston, Revere, Waltham