Provide rehabilitation, support, supervision, housing, and recovery services to adults with mental illness
A short commute from both Boston and Providence
Description of Position
Recovery Bridger provides rehabilitation, support, supervision, housing, and recovery services to adults diagnosed with mental illness from a trauma-informed, person-centered perspective. Recovery Bridger works with clients in their preferred environments and in the community to support client recovery goals. Varied shifts.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Participates in the ongoing assessment and therapeutic engagement of ACCS team clients;
- Works with consumers and staff in developing and implementing person-centered individual treatment plans;
- Provides direct service, including social and emotional support, coupled with instrumental support to team clients;
- Assists in the teaching of daily living skills; this includes teaching and assistance in medically necessary services such as grocery shopping, maintaining clean housing, utilizing public transportation, maintaining self-care, exploring employment opportunities, etc.;
- Transports and/or accompanies clients to appointments which connect them to community resources and services;
- Acts as an advocate for clients to secure needed services and financial entitlements;
- Locates and/or establishes self-help and support groups for team clients, families, and/or significant others;
- Attends all ACCS team meetings in order to facilitate an integrated, multidisciplinary team approach to service:
- Daily Team Meeting - to organize work for each day and to review recent contact with each client;
- Treatment Planning Meeting - weekly or bi-weekly to develop and review treatment plans/decisions;
- Clinical Supervision Meeting - 1 to 2 times monthly for training, education and professional development of ACCS team staff (Substance Abuse Specialist may lead this meeting occasionally).
- Maintains compliance with all applicable practice standards and guidelines;
- Maintains client confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA requirements at all times;
- Completes all required documentation in a timely manner consistent with agency guidelines;
- Maintains agency required productivity standards;
- With documented consent, engages the client’s family and/or significant others to provide education regarding mental illness and system resources.
Bachelor's level or equivalent experience.
Must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles; Must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; Must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position; Must be flexible with hours to support ACCS Clinical Staff who may meet with Persons and their Natural Supports outside typical business hours. Position is shift work with coverage provided to clients 24/7/365.
Date posted: 1/7/2019
For more information about this position, or to send your resume:
Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
The ACCS program will deliver evidence based interventions within the context of a standardized, clinically focused model to promote:
- Active engagement and assertive outreach to prevent homelessness;
- Clinical coverage 24/7/365 days a year
- Consistent assessment and treatment planning
- Risk assessment, crisis planning and prevention
- Skill building and symptom management,
- Behavioral and physical health monitoring and support
- Addiction treatment support;
- Family engagement;
- Peer support and recovery coaching
- Reduced reliance on emergency departments, hospitals and other institutional levels of care.