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Awake Overnight Counselor

Company Name:
VinFen
## Requirements
To succeed in this role you will have good time management skills, good writing skills and prior Human Services experience. A bachelor's degree in a Human Services related field preferred, but experience may substitute for education.
All applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a current, valid, US drivers' license for at least one year. You also must be able to successfully pass a CORI check and a driving record check. All applicants must be able to become CPR , First Aid and Safety Care certified within 90 days of employment and MAP certified within 150 days.
## Job Description
Vinfen is a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adults with psychiatric, developmental and behavioral disabilities at more than 300 sites with 2,600 employees in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.
We are seeking compassionate, caring, dynamic staff to provide services to clients living with developmental disabilities in Jamaica Plain. Awake Overnight Counselors work with clients to help them evaluate their current life circumstances compared to their hopes, dreams and plans for the future. Residential program staff provide direct support around medication administration and management as well as meal preparation and activities of daily living. The goal for many clients living in group home settings is to be able to live as independently as possible and Residential Counselors assist clients in building the skills needed to do so. Additional responsibilities include writing progress notes, periodic reviews on treatment plans for persons served and implementing interventions outlined in treatment plans.
To succeed in this role you will have good time management skills, good writing skills and prior Human Services experience. A bachelor's degree in a Human Services related field preferred, but experience may substitute for education. In order to be considered for this position.
All applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a current, valid, US drivers' license for at least one year. You also must be able to successfully pass a CORI check and a driving record check. All applicants must be able to become CPR , First Aid and Safety Care certified within 90 days of employment and MAP certified within 150 days.
Schedule: Sunday-Wednesday11pm-9am
Vinfen serves a diverse population in its residential and day programs. Applicants who have a multicultural background and/or are bilingual are encouraged to apply. We offer a generous benefits package including:
A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
$500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
Other generous benefits and perks!
To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at . Recruiters, please no calls. Vinfen is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Keywords: social services, counseling, social work, psychology, mental illness, mental health, disability, disabilities, behavioral, rehabilitative, psychiatric, case management, case manager , human services , non profit, autism, crisis, trauma, advocacy, developmental disability, recovery.
Requisition Number: 6679
Job Title: Awake Overnight Counselor
Area of Interest: Residential - Developmental Disabilities
City: Jamaica Plain
State: Massachusetts

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