RESPITE COUNSELOR II- INTENSIVE COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAM

Full time (40 hour), part-time (20 hour) and part-time overnight (20 hour) positions available in an innovative, community-based, step-down program to assist mental health consumers to avoid unnecessary hospitalization or transition successfully from the hospital to community living. Primary responsibilities include providing direct client services in a 24-hour respite component.

Qualifications:BA and at least 1 year experience with adult mental health population; experience in assertive community treatment (ACT) model programs and knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation preferred. Valid driver's license required. First Aid, CPR, and MAP certification within three months of hire required. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Word within three months of hire required.

We offer an excellent benefits package for both full and part-time staff, including up to 80% health insurance contribution, dental plan, tuition reimbursement, training funds, 3 weeks vacation and more! The Edinburg Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal opportunity employer.

The Edinburg Center, Inc. is seeking qualified, enthusiastic applicants for positions in a large, progressive mental health agency providing a comprehensive array of services to persons with mental health disorders and developmental disabilities in the Metro West area of Massachusetts. As a large, multi-service community mental health agency, The Edinburg Center maintains a specific commitment to providing services to persons whose complex and challenging needs have typically been barriers to successful community living. Our employees share the belief that all persons have the potential to learn, the capacity for change, the ability to grow and to actively contribute to the community. They respect diversity and promote dignity, respect and health, both in themselves and in others. Therefore, we seek individuals who are devoted to the well-being and welfare of others and who have a special commitment to protecting the human, civil and legal rights of all individuals. We seek to hire caring and empathetic persons who have energy, a sense of responsibility and a positive attitude and who will readily advocate for the needs of others, particularly those who are not able to do so for themselves.

Keywords: social services, counseling, social work, psychology, mental illness, disability, behavioral, rehabilitative, psychiatric, case management, case manager, human services, autism, crisis, trauma, advocacy, developmental disability, recovery

How to apply

Send resume and cover letter to: EMPLOYMENT The Edinburg Center 1040 Waltham Street Lexington, MA 02421 fax: 781-863-5903 employment@edinburgcenter.org

Lexington, Massachusetts
2014-02-09
The Edinburg Center
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employment@edinburgcenter.org
fax: 781-863-5903
1040 Waltham St, Lexington, MA, 02421, US

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