Job Details

Requisition Number: 9562
Position Title: Residential Counselor I
Division: Long Term Support Services
Program Name: Pond Street
Location: Dorchester
Hours: 30hrs
Schedule: Monday - Friday 9am -3pm
Date Posted: 10/31/2019
Responsibilities: Provides supervision to Program Directors and evaluates work performance of supervisees as specified by agency personnel policies and standards of clinical practice in addictions, behavior management, psychiatric, treatment and rehabilitation. Coordinates clinical, personnel and routine management concerns in Supported Housing. Conducts program planning and development activities. Ensures that services are culturally sensitive and responsive and are provided in a manner that optimizes client independence and recovery. Assists in the development of in-service training's for all division staff in cooperation with other Senior Program Directors, the Director of Individual & Family Support and VP of DD services. Conducts annual Program Self-Evaluations per Division standards and meets all requirements of the agency’s Quality Management Program. Provides emergency back-up to program staff on a regularly scheduled basis. Participates in inter agency committees and information sharing meetings. Maintains ongoing communication with relevant state agency staff in a positive and professional manner. Ensures compliance with DDS/DPH and Executive Office of Health and Human Service regulations. Supervises and supports the Program Directors through weekly meetings, regular site visits and phone contact as needed. With support of Supervisor, oversees program budget and meets regularly around hiring processes, and compliance with state and federal requirements.
Qualifications: B.A. degree in Psychology, Social Work, Human Services or a related field. Five years experience in the administration of programs serving adults with long term mental illness and/or developmental disabilities. Use of personal cellular telephone for work communication. Certification as a Medication Administration Technician within 90 days of hire. Ability to identify opportunities and obstacles and develop effective, creative solutions to pursue opportunities.
Driver's License Required? Yes

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