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Great opportunity exists for a Respite Mental Health Worker in our Intensive Community Support-Respite program!  This program is available to adults referred by the Department of Mental Health who have lost their housing, are experiencing a need for increased support, or are transitioning back into the community from a hospital setting. The open, five-bed residential unit provides clients with stability as they connect with the resources and services needed to achieve independent living. The Respite Mental Health Worker will be part of a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team of professionals which includes Nurses, Case Managers, Peer Specialists, and Master’s level Clinicians. Schedule is 30 hours per week. Aspire Health Alliance is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Respite Mental Health Worker will be responsible for:

  • Implementing individual treatment plans
  • Facilitating recreational, therapeutic, and coping activities
  • Supporting healthy living through proper diet and daily living skills
  • Completing documentation, reports, and data collection

 We offer a great benefit package. Benefits include:

  • Tuition remission program – 100% tuition for undergraduate coursework in a Massachusetts State College or University
  • Health/dental insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • Various opportunities for career advancement
  • Commitment to provide quality training to our staff
  • Group discounts on cell phones, movie tickets and various club memberships
  • Company contributions to retirement plan
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Opportunities to attend in-service trainings and more

Required Skills

  • Must demonstrate the following characteristics: flexible, team player, ability to grow and learn in the position, ability to provide support and quality care
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision, work independently, and use good judgement
  • Bilingual skills and/or experience with multicultural populations preferred

Required Experience

  • Prior experience working with adults in an acute mental health setting
  • Medication Administration Program (MAP) and CPR/First Aid certifications will be required
  • Requires valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and access to personal vehicle for consumer transportation
  • BA/BS in Psychology or related field strongly preferred

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