Bay Cove Human Services Housing Support Worker in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Requisition Number:7400

Position Title:Housing Support Worker

Division:Mental Health Services

Program Name:Stanley Street

Location:Dorchester

Hours:24

Schedule:Thurs-Saturday 12a-8a; Mandatory staff meeting 1st Tuesday 1-3p and 3rd Friday 12-2p

Date Posted:06/16/2017

Responsibilities:Provide direct care and shift coverage for a residential program serving adults with mental illness.

Ensure the clients stability, safety, health promotion and maintenance, and acquisition of community living skills.

Accompany residents on appointments and community outings. Implement behavioral and psychiatric rehabilitation treatment plans.

Work collaboratively with other treatment providers, family, and guardians to ascertain that the needs of the clients are attended to in a manner that maximizes each person’s dignity and quality of life.

Provide crisis intervention and routine medication administration.

Maintain cleanliness of home, providing assistance with cleaning rooms and common areas and fully cleaning areas that residents do not have the skills to complete.

Assist in all aspects of home life such as meal planning and preparation, budgeting and leisure time.

Qualifications:Previous and demonstrated skills working effectively with adults in a residential or inpatient setting.

Demonstrated ability to provide documentation for incident reports and shift logs.

Ability to work as part of a team and have the compassion and patience needed with adults with severe disabilities.

Must pass MAP certification within 60 days of hire.

Driver's License Required?Yes