Residential Counselor II- Meraki House - BONUS $3,000

Boston, MA, USA Req #1068
Friday, July 15, 2022
Bay Cove Human Services has been recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places to Work in 2021. This is the sixth year that Bay Cove has been acknowledged for this distinction.  

Bonus: $3,000, $1,500 at 3 months, $1,500 at 6 months

Residential counselor supports this mission as you regularly provide direct care services to adults living in a medical Bay Cove residential program in a manner that promotes the development of independent and community living skills and an improved quality of life. This is a non-exempt position.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Essential Functions of Position

  • Strict adherence to program model including clinical, programmatic and quality protocols (for example, house, staff, supervision meetings, trainings, data collection, community relationships, as required).
  • Exercises strong clinical judgement in observing, supporting, resourcing and communicating
  • Teaches and reinforces activities of daily living (such as medication management, hygiene, cleaning, personal property management, relationship development, budgeting, and safety).
  • Implements and develops program activities to reinforce and develop skills which may include using the teachable moment.
  • Follows and implements all program safety procedures including crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention.
  • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via public transportation or agency vehicle.
  • Maintains programmatic documentation
  • Performs household and property maintenance tasks toward the general upkeep of the residence.
  • Provides specialized training and instruction to individuals and coworkers (such as in the role of Medication Officer, Human Rights Officer, Van Officer, Safety Officer or Activities Coordinator) on an assigned basis.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel.

Requirements for the Position:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in human service setting.
  • GED or High School Diploma required.
  • Department of Public Health certification in medication administration is required.
  • *Applicants lacking Medication Certification must become certified within 90 days of date of hire to retain employment*.
  • Required to walk up and down stairs, provide emergency physical intervention as needed.
  • Certified in Prevent Training.
  • *Applicants lacking Prevent Certification must become certified within 90 days of date of hire to retain employment*.
  • Current driver's license and maintains a safe driving record.
  • A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.

Mission Traits:

  • Utilizes a flexible and responsible work style that meets evolving needs of the agency.
  • Works with integrity and respects the dignity and value of all individuals.
  • Exhibits mission through job knowledge, pride in work role, and advocacy.
  • Promotes diversity and inclusion of all individuals.
  • Works in a collaborative, compassionate manner with stakeholder/partners.

Other details

  • Job Family Counselor I
  • Job Function 9B
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $18.25
Location on Google Maps
  • Boston, MA, USA