Relief Residential Counselor-Orchard
Company: Community Healthlink, Inc.
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides
quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a relief
(0-20 hrs/wk) Residential Counselor at our Worcester site.
Orchard Street is a 12-family residential treatment program
located in Leominster that serves women in recovery from substance
use disorder and their children. This program aims to provide a
safe, supportive recovery community that will promote a sense of
empowerment, family healing, and life skills essential for women
and their children to stabilize and lead drug free, productive
lives. A team of staff provides on-site individual, group and
family therapy as well as comprehensive children's services and
substance use disorder treatment to promote recovery.
The Residential Counselor works with clients to assist in
activities of daily living and foster a sense of safety in the
program. The Residential Counselor runs evidence-based groups,
completes required paperwork, and carries a caseload of clients to
facilitate the implementation of their treatment plans. This
position offers a wonderful opportunity to join a team that is
dedicated to making a difference in providing treatment for women
in recovery from addiction.
If you are looking to give back to the community and help
others, this relief residential counselor position maybe the one
for you. A relief residential counselor can work 0-20 hours a week
depending on the program's need. In this flexible position, there
are no set shifts, and staff are scheduled or called as needed to
cover empty shifts. This gives you the opportunity to help others
without the commitment
- Maintain a caseload and complete required paperwork pertaining
- Collaborate with providers regularly
- Complete shift paperwork including daily logs, group logs, and
documentation in the staff communication log
- Provide crisis intervention
- Facilitate groups
- Administer medication
- Provide structure and stability on each shift
- Provide transportation as needed
- Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards
of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an
environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance
toward all employees, patients and visitors.
- HSD/HiSet/GED required associates or bachelor's degree
- Six months volunteer, intern or work experience in mental
health, substance abuse or working with children or families
- Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide
registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related
purposes including transporting clients in you own vehicle or a
- Desire to serve others required.
- Candidate must be available evenings and weekends.
- Must be able pass required trainings including Medication
Administration Program (MAP), CPR and First Aid
- Demonstrated strong work ethic, ability to work independently,
and ability to contribute to team objectives required.
- All bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Must be able to pass a CORI (Criminal Offender Background
Check) and a an DCF/CPS (Department of Families Adam Walsh/Child
Protective Services background check)
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity
Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel
practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age,
ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status,
sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis
prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion
practices are performed without regard to the above listed
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the
requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These
regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected
veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
These regulations require affirmative action by Community
Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected
veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Keywords: Community Healthlink, Inc., Leominster , Relief Residential Counselor-Orchard, Other , Leominster, Massachusetts
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