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Riverside Community Care Counselor Relief - Evening and Weekend Shifts in Upton, Massachusetts

We make a difference – in your community and in your career.

Relief Respite Counselor

Seeking organized, energetic, and thoughtful respite counselors to help ease people in crisis back into the community!

This is a great entry-level opportunity to join our organization as Respite Mental Health Counselor (Relief) for evenings, overnights and/or weekends in our adult mental health facility. The candidate would work as part of our cohesive, experienced, multi-disciplinary team to help consumers transition back into the community.

Primary responsibilities include participation in and implementation of daily operations, ensuring quality of care, intake of new consumers, implementation of treatment plans, facilitation of groups, along with supervision and assurance of consumer safety and stabilization. Employees in this position will be required to perform occasional visits to people served, in home, to assess their needs.

Evening and Weekend Shifts Available

Pay Rate: $20.60/hour without a Bachelor’s Degree; $21.63/hour with a Bachelor’s Degree with differentials.

Why You'll Love Riverside

We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care

  • Eleven paid holidays

  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time

  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan

  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring

  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events

  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee

    Learn more about our benefits and culture:

    Our Benefits (https://www.riversidecc.org/careers/employee-benefits/)

    Our Culture

    Hear what employees think about working for Riverside! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh5_qJ-SZ7o)

Required Skills

  • Valid driver's license and reliable personal vehicle required for local travel

Required Experience

  • Associate's degree with one year experience required or High School Diploma and three years related experience

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Minimum of one year experience in a mental health setting strongly preferred

    Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

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