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Riverside Community Care Respite Counselor - Relief, Community Crisis Stabilization in Norwood, Massachusetts

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Mental Health Counselor, Community Crisis Stabilization Relief

Seeking organized, energetic, and thoughtful respite counselors to help ease people in crisis back into the community!

The Crisis Stabilization and Respite is located in the heart of Norwood, MA and offers respite to 12 people at a time.

This is a great entry-level opportunity to join our organization as Respite Mental Health Counselor (Relief) for evenings, overnights and/or weekends in our adult mental health facility.

The candidate would work as part of our cohesive, experienced, multi-disciplinary team to help consumers transition back into the community.

Primary responsibilities include participation in and implementation of daily operations, ensuring quality of care, intake of new consumers, implementation of treatment plans, facilitation of groups, along with supervision and assurance of consumer safety and stabilization. Employees in this position will be required to perform occasional visits to people served, in home, to assess their needs.

This is an excellent way to gain experience in the mental health field. Riverside Community Care provides orientation, training, supervision, and opportunities to advance to all its employees.

Our Ideal Candidate

Riverside Community Care takes pride in its employees for being hardworking, compassionate, and respectful. Our ideal candidate would have these qualities along with the following skills and experience:

Required Skills

  • Valid driver's license and reliable personal vehicle required for local travel

Required Experience

  • Associate's degree with one year experience required or High School Diploma and three years related experience

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Minimum of one year experience in a mental health setting strongly preferred

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.