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Community Healthlink Assistant Coordinator--Beryl's House in Worcester, Massachusetts

Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Assistant Coordinator at our Worcester site.

Beryl’s House is 25-bed six-month residential treatment program for women in recovery from substance use disorder. Priority is given to women coming directly from a Section 35 referral source, pregnant women, women ages 18-22, and women living with co-occurring disorders. Beryl’s House offers the following supportive services: substance use disorder treatment, mental health counseling, group therapy, domestic violence counseling, health education, parenting skills development, vocational training, and life skills training.

The Assistant Coordinator assists with overseeing the administration and operation of the program in compliance with regulatory requirements. This position is responsible for upkeep of the program’s facility, orienting/training/supervision of staff, facilitating groups, and completing routine paperwork. The Assistant Coordinator also carries a caseload of clients to facilitate the implementation of their individual treatment plans. This position offers a wonderful opportunity to join a team that is dedicated to making a difference in providing treatment for women in recovery from addiction.


Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications

Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)

Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time

CEU benefits

Life and Disability insurance

401k with agency contribution

Flexible Spending Accounts available

Wellness activity discounts

Work related travel reimbursement

  • Ability to observe, teach, train staff

  • Knowledge of program, agency and licensing policies and procedures

  • Knowledge of crisis management and verbal de-escalation techniques.

  • Ability to complete all written documentation and coordination of shifts

  • Ensure documentation is completed at the end of every shift, that staff are accurate and consistent in reporting of client progress and that client shift summaries are completed.

  • Notify Program Coordinator of significant (urgent) events such as injuries, altercations, building or safety issues.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation during non-business hours and weekends.

  • Attend treatment team meetings as necessary.

  • Lead shift change meetings during one or more shifts daily.

  • Lead one or more skill development and recreational groups per shift.

  • Complete, review and supervise the completion of incident reports to ensure that programmatic needs are met.

  • Maintain Competencies: Human rights, infection control, CPR, first aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training, agency and divisional policy and procedures as well as required competencies.

  • Meet with Program Coordinator for supervision regarding staff, documentation and performance concerns.

  • May include transporting clients, close supervision of clients, attending staff meetings, trainings, clinical supervision and intake.

  • Performs other related job duties.

  • Encourages and supports diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field preferred.

  • Will consider several years experience in lieu of college degree.

  • At least 1 years experience working with clients who have substance use disorder.

  • Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including transporting clients in your own vehicle or a company vehicle

  • Must be able to pass a CORI (Criminal Offender Background Check) and a DCF/CPS (Department of Families Adam Walsh/Child Protective Services background check)

Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

PCN#: 5439

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