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Residential Counselors (Psychiatric Disabilities) (Somerville/Cambridge/Boston)

compensation: Paid Training + Great Benefits
employment type: employee's choice
non-profit organization

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.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate's degree in a human service discipline preferred.
  • Prior experience working in a human services setting strongly preferred
  • Preference given to bilingual/bicultural applicants and applicants with lived experience of psychiatric conditions.
  • Strong time management and writing skills.

    All applicants must:

    ✓Must be a least 21 years of age and have held a valid US driver's license for at least one year and should be able to pass a CORI, driving record, employment reference check as well as a multi-state background check.

    ✓Be willing to transport clients.

    ✓Must be able to become CPR and First Aid certified within two weeks of hire and become MAP certified within 150 days of hire.

    How to Apply

    Please click on the link below to view schedule , pay, create an account, complete application and upload current resume

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    Why Vinfen?

    We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!
    Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:

  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
  • Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
  • Other generous benefits and perks!

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    Keywords: social services, counseling, social work, psychology, mental illness, mental health, disability, developmental disabilities, behavioral, rehabilitative, psychiatric, outreach worker, outreach services , human services, non profit, autism, crisis, trauma, advocacy, developmental disability, recovery.

    Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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