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Respite Counselor - Evenings
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.
This is a great entry-level opportunity to join our organization as Respite Mental Health Counselor for evenings 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.
Schedule: Evenings 4pm-12am (including one weekend shift)
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:
Valid driver's license and reliable personal vehicle required for local travel
Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred
Minimum of one year experience in a mental health setting strongly preferred
Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking 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.