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Riverside Community Care Mental Health Counselor - Group Living Environment in Grafton, Massachusetts

Mental Health Counselor - Group Living Environment

Tracking Code

4320-709

Job Description

We make a difference - in your community and in your career.

Group Living Environment (GLE) - Mental Health Counselor

Great opportunity to become part of our innovative Adult Community Clinical Services program (ACCS), working as part of a team in a Group Living Environment setting.

As a GLE Counselor you will build upon your past work experience in the mental health field, assisting adults in the community.

Primary responsibilities include providing guidance, education, supervision, and direct supports to assist individuals served with maintaining their physical and emotional health, living safely in the community, and developing the skills and resources necessary for successful independent living.

Services are designed around each person's strengths and interests, with a focus on promoting resiliency and recovery for all participants. Interactions will be guided by an appreciation for those being served as unique individuals and adults, with the expectation and goal of mutual learning and growth.

Training and supervision provided.

Pay rate: $16.12/hour without Bachelor's degree; $16.71/hour with Bachelor's degree

Required Skills

  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in the English language) required

  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours required. Must have valid driver's license and available, dependable transportation and be willing to provide transportation to persons served in personal vehicle, as needed

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred. High School diploma and one year related experience required

  • Experience working with recovery model, dual diagnosis, and/or addictions a plus

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Job Location

Grafton, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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