Bay Cove Human Services Housing Support Worker in Hyde Park, Massachusetts

Requisition Number:7401

Position Title:Housing Support Worker

Division:Mental Health Services

Program Name:Central Avenue

Location:Hyde Park

Hours:32 hours

Schedule:Friday-Monday 2p-10p; Mandatory staff meeting 2nd and 4th Thursday 2p-4p

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