LTSS Residential Relief Counselor - LTSS Residential Relief
Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Community Services

Job Info

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:


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 theallotted 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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