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Behavioral Health Network

417 Liberty Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
Salary Range:Location:
Westfield MA
Job Type:Category:
Full / Part TimeHealthcare Office
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required

Preference: Nice to have
Description:
Behavioral Health Network is currently looking for a Residential Support Specialist to join our team in our Residential Program in Westfield, MA. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.

The responsibilities of this position are as follows:
Provides direct services that supports growth, promotes independence and ensures safety of consumers in all settings.
• Assists and monitors activities of daily living.
• Encourages independence, competency and decision-making.
• Initiates, supports, and ensures quality of life through empowerment, safety awareness and respect and dignity.
• Monitors overall health and well-being, and assists with all aspects of medication treatment and administration.
• Provides crisis intervention and emergency services as needed.
• Assists in maintaining, enhancing and fostering social support networks and relationships.
• Plans and provides opportunities for community activities.
• Acts as a primary implementer of strategies to meet IAP goals.

Provides indirect services that documents and supports the provision of direct services to consumers.
• Completes progress notes in a thorough and timely manner.
• Completes program specific forms and required, time-sensitive documents in a timely manner.
• Completes health and medication-related documents as individually indicated and in accordance with MAP regulations, and manages medical coordination.
• Updates and maintains clinical records.
• Provides safe and timely transportation in own vehicle.
• Attends in-services, meetings and trainings as assigned and scheduled, keeps mandatory trainings up to date and monitors employee training completion.
• Completes individually assigned program-specific responsibilities.
• Telephones supervisor hourly as scheduled during awake, overnight shifts to report the status of individuals served by the program and any other assigned tasks.
• Recognizes and reports program-specific safety and maintenance concerns and ensures property is safe and well maintained.
• Performs other tasks as requested by supervisor.

This posting only represents a limited overview of the position’s key responsibilities and required qualifications.
Requirements:
Job Knowledge:
• Individuals must be committed to empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration of Individuals/persons served.

Experience and Training:
• Minimum of six months experience in human services preferred.
• Training is provided by BHN.

Schooling or Equivalent:
• High school diploma or G.E.D.

Other:
• Must have valid driver's license and a reliable car available for working hours.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at www.bhninc.org and click on “Work Here and Make a Difference” to apply!

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