Residential Relief Counselor – Developmental Services Relief – Bay Cove Human Services – Boston, MA

Bay Cove Human Services has been recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places to Work in 2021. This is the sixth year that Bay Cove has been acknowledged for this distinction. Pay Rate: $14.50/Hour Mission Statement: Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential. Job Summary: Your position as a relief counselor supports this mission as you provide direct care services to adults in a Bay Cove program in a manner that promotes the development of independent and community living skills and an improved quality of life.

This is a non-exempt position. Supervisory Responsibilities: None. Essential Functions of Position: • Follows program model including clinical, programmatic and quality protocols (for example, shift and log notes, house, meetings, trainings, data collection, etc). • Exercises good judgement in observing, supporting, and communicating about the shift.

  • Teaches and reinforces activities of daily living (such as medication management, hygiene, cleaning, personal property management, relationship development, budgeting, and safety). • Implements program activities to reinforce and develop skills which may include using the teachable moment. • Follows and implements all program safety procedures including crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention. • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via public transportation or agency vehicle.
  • Maintains programmatic documentation. • Performs routine household and property maintenance tasks toward the general upkeep of the residence. • Upholds the principles of Positive Behavioral Supports and facilitates the rights of people served. • Performs other duties as assigned by supervising personnel.

Requirements for the Position: • GED or High School Diploma required. • Good verbal and written communication and basic computer skills. • Department of Public Health certification in medication administration is required. *Applicants lacking Medication Certification must become certified within 90 days of date of hire to retain employment*.

  • In person attendance for Orientation and Sign on. • Current driver’s license and maintains a safe driving record. • A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.

Mission Traits: • Utilizes a flexible and responsible work style that meets evolving needs of the agency. • Works with integrity and respects the dignity and value of all individuals. • Exhibits mission through job knowledge, pride in work role, and advocacy. • Promotes diversity and inclusion of all individuals.

  • Works in a collaborative, compassionate manner with stakeholder/partners.

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