Supported Housing Counselor - Northboro Community Residence (NCR)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Government



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Supported Housing Counselor - Northboro Community Residence (NCR)

US-MA-Northboro

Job ID: 2019-5526
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Supported Living / Case Management
Northboro Community Residence

Overview

The NCR program provides a therapeutic living environment for young men and women between the ages of 18 and 22 with mental health challenges. The program goal is to help young adults referred by the Department of Mental Health to develop independent living skills, healthy relationships, personal independence, and the skills to manage their illness. The program has an on-site clinician and vocational day programming. The goal is to teach the skills necessary for the young adults to live independently. The program utilizes Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as the treatment model. Our agency provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU's, and opportunities for advancement. Our agency is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides some tuition reimbursement for continuing education.



Responsibilities

Supported Housing Counselors are responsible for providing support services, transportation of individuals, medication administration, and service documentation as required. Supported Housing Counselors also provide crisis counseling to all young adults served as needed and maintain anassigned caseload.



Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in a Human Services related field strongly preferred.

- One year of experience working with young adults living with mental illness is required.

- Candidates must have a reliable vehicle and valid driver's license.

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