The Edinburg Center

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CNA / Mental Health Counselor

CNA / Mental Health Counselor

Job Code ID 
2017-1589 #5
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Belmont
Category 
Nursing – RNs, LPNs and CNAs
Program 
CBFS

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Responsibilities

 

Schedule: Part-time

Location: Residential  CNA / Mental Health Counselor   Belmont,MA

 

Role Summary:
The Edinburg Center is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated  Certified Nurse's Assistant / Mental Health Counselor to provide support for the individuals with both physcial and mental health needs through recovery-oriented rehabilitation services.

 

Responsibilities:
The  Certified Nurse's Assistant / Mental Health Counselor will provide recovery-oriented psychosocial rehabilitation services, advocacy, and support to adults with physical health and mental health issues living in a Community Based Flexible Support (CBFS) residential treatment program.

 

  • Promote psychiatric rehabilitation and continued independence in daily living, community integration, self-advocacy, and self sufficiency            
  • Provide education, support, and assistance to consumers in the areas of wellness management, illness prevention,  and medication management; monitors self-administration of medication, while teaching maximum independence.
  • Provide education, support, and assistance to consumers in the areas of peer-to-peer support services, WRAP, and other self-help recovery strategies
  • Teach and assist with activities of daily living, i.e. hygiene, housekeeping, shopping, cooking, budgeting, laundry, etc.    

 

 

Qualifications

-High school diploma or equivalent required. BA or BS preferred. Experience preferred.

 

- Certified Nursing Assistant License required.

-Valid driver’s license required.

-First Aid, CPR, and MAP certification within three months of hire required.

 

-Basic computer skills required.

Organizational Overview

The Edinburg Center was established in 1977 as a non-profit community-based services agency. The Center's mission is distinguished by our longstanding belief that all people have the potential to learn, the capacity for change and the right to live a meaningful life in the community of his or her choice. Our mission is to provide an array of innovative services which promote personal growth and independence, foster hope and enhance the quality of life of people with mental health conditions, co-occurring substance use conditions and/or developmental disabilities, and brain injury services.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package for both full and part-time staff, including; health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance as well as a 401(k) retirement savings plan.  Paid time off benefits include vacation, personal, sick and holidays. To support ongoing professional development, we offer tuition reimbursement, conference, seminar, certification and specialized training funding, as well as free clinical supervision for licensure.

 

If you would like to make a true difference in the lives of others, we encourage you to apply today!