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Open Sky Community Services ACCS Awake Overnight Counselor - Exeter Street in Worcester, Massachusetts

Salary

USD $16.75/Hr.

Description and Responsibilities

Adult Community Clinical Services is a Department of Mental Health funded service that is designed to deliver evidence-based interventions within a clinically focused model. Individuals served are diagnosed with mental illness or dual diagnosis and reside in their own homes, apartments, or in group living environments. Our services focus on helping people transition to a more independent environment while maximizing their natural supports by building skills and achieving personal goals. The teams are tight knit, supportive and multidisciplinary. Open Sky’s talented clinicians, substance use counselors, nurses, peer staff, housing counselors, outreach counselors, and direct care staff provide quality, compassionate care to individuals served.

The Awake Overnight Counselor provides guidance during the overnight hours and assists individuals with all morning routines. Through implementing procedures that ensure the health, safety, and well-being of individuals and general cleanliness and safety of the physical site, counselors ensure individuals are living a healthy, productive, and independent life. Counselors are strong advocates for individuals served, believe in the power of community, and acknowledge the importance of community integration!

Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilize crisis intervention or other means to intervene during a crisis situation, following established program and agency procedures.

  • Implement individuals’ medical and medication protocols in accordance with agency and MAP policies.

  • Assist individuals to access and/or provide all needed transportation.

  • Review and complete all required documentation.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent, required.

  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record, required.

  • Reliability, willingness to learn, and being open to new opportunities.

About Us

At Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.

Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity, and justice for ALL.

At Open Sky, you’ll join over 1,300 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond.

As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives.

Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility and begin your career with Open Sky today!

Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:
  • Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training Opportunities

  • Generous paid time off plan – you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)

  • We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certifications.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan

  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match

  • Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)

  • Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • And more!

    Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, or disabled Veteran status.

Job ID2024-9266

CityWorcester

StateMassachusetts

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