Site Based And Mobile Respite Mental Health Worker OpportunityBay Cove Human Services, Inc.|
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Site Based And Mobile Respite Mental Health Worker Opportunity|
Requisition Number: 7519
Position Title: Site Based and Mobile Respite Mental Health Worker
Division: Mental Health Services
Program Name: CBFS Respite
Responsibilities: Engages in relationship building with persons served to manage symptoms and/or stressors and to increase his/her ability to remain in a current living environment or transition to another community living situation. Provide direct support and short term case management for assigned clients concerning IAP goals including assistance with housing, rehabilitative goals, appointments, and other community living supports. Ensure that personís served follow an individualized daily schedule of program activities and groups. Ensures for the cleanliness and upkeep of the program, assists in meal preparation and cleanup. Ensures that safety protocols are followed consistently using a non-judgmental, harm reduction approach including emergency systems, checks protocols, and safety plans. Complete documentation pertaining to the client record including IAPís, service notes, outcome measures, incident reports, and any other documentation assigned. Assist in functional, clinical, and crisis assessment. Administers medications in accordance with MAP standards and trains personís served in medication self-administration procedures. Maintains effective working relationships with SCFMHC campus police, DMH, other mental health providers, and local community resources throughout the Metro Boston community. Complete other duties and projects as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications: Minimally 2 years experience working in a mental health setting. BA/BS preferred Department of Public Health certification in medication administration is required within 60 days Excellent writing and oral communication skills. Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions. Demonstrated professional communication and organizational skills.
Driver's License Required? Yes
Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
Each day, Bay Cove provides effective, compassionate care to over 4,000 individuals and families who face the challenges of developmental disabilities, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction and aging at over 130 sites in Boston and southeastern Massachusetts. Our goal is to provide full, rich lives for people with the greatest challenges.
Developmental Assessments and Early Intervention for infants & toddlers, and parent education and support for their families.
Inpatient Detoxification, 30 Day Transitional Support, Recovery Home, Outpatient Methadone, Outpatient Counseling Services in Spanish and English, Youth Prevention Programs that empower and build community partnerships, Batterer Intervention and OUI programs.
A broad spectrum of services ranging from 24-hour staffed homes to supporting individuals in their own apartments, Family Support, Education, job placement and training.
A 766-approved day school serving ages 12-21 and outreach programs that empower teens by engaging them in rehabilitation and job preparation.
Personal Care & Homemaker Services, Adult Day Health, Health & Mental Health clinics, Day Shelter, Congregate and Transitional Housing, Meals on Wheels, Congregate Meals, Transportation and Home Repair.
Our community-based mental health programs include Emergency Services for individuals in crisis, Outpatient Clinics, Day Treatment, Clubhouse, PACT and a full spectrum of Residential Programs.
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Bay Cove Human Services, Inc. Boston, MA - Site Based And Mobile Respite Mental Health Worker