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Center for Human Development Direct Care Adult Mental Health in Springfield, Massachusetts

Direct Care Adult Mental Health Job Category: Direct Service Requisition Number: DIREC005188 Full-Time Adult Mental Health - Springfield Springfield, MA 01109, USA Job Details Description Full time direct care staff needed to provide services to program participants that live in a group home setting in the community. All shifts available. Responsibilities include supporting clients\' activities of daily living, administering medications, advocating for individuals within various community settings, and providing opportunities to optimize their independence, rehabilitation and recovery. Develop professional and supportive relationships with clients and provide informal counseling and guidance with a person-centered focus. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor\'s Degree or equivalent experience; strong interpersonal skills; empathy for others; demonstrated commitment to serving those with significant needs; ability to work well within a team model and independently. Computer skills necessary. Must have a vehicle for work use and current driver\'s license; ability to complete medication administration training. All candidates must complete and pass background record screening process. Qualifications Skills Preferred CPR Certif, Current - Expert First Aid Certif, Current - Expert Medication Admin, Current - Expert Behaviors Required Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Motivations Required Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization Education Required High School or better.