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Direct Care Professional 8am to 4pm Worksite is in Amesbury, MA As an ACCS Residential Counselor, you will provide direct support to people with psychiatric conditions in a residential Group Living Environment designed to foster independence. In your role you will work together with the people we serve, their families, friends, employers, and other support staff to transform their lives by either building independence skills or increasing each person's quality of life. In this role you will have a range of duties include administrating medication under the Medication Administration Plan (MAP) and assisting people with activities of daily living, such as household chores and cooking. You will also work alongside the Clinical Program Director to implement treatment plans which are recovery-oriented, person-centered, harm-reduction, trauma-informed, culturally competent and strengths-based approaches. Important soft skills: Setting professional boundaries Empathy and compassion Communication Ability to work with a team Required Skills: -High School Diploma or equivalent is required; Associate's degree in a human service discipline preferred. -One to two years of job-specific experience in human services field preferred. -Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport --Person Served. -Preference given to bilingual/bicultural applicants and applicants with lived experience of psychiatric conditions. -All candidates for this position must be a least 21 years of age and be able to pass a CORI, driving record, reference, educational and professional licensure check as well as a multi-state background check. Preffered Skills: 0 to 1 year experience preferred Current CPR, First Aid, and MAP certifications strongly preferred Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams) Comfortable assisting individuals with activities of daily living