Rehabilitation Counselor - PACT #8539

Posted: 02/22/2023

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Rehabilitation Counselor - PACT


Riverside Community Care is seeking a Rehabilitation Support Counselor member to join our community-based Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) program based in Needham and serving the surrounding area.


PACT provides individuals referred by the Department of Mental Health or MBHP with access to community based rehabilitation, clinical treatment, employment, housing, wellness and peer services, with ancillary supports that will be coordinated in partnership with the individual. Services are designed to be flexible based on the needs of the persons served, and to promote resiliency and recovery for all participants. PACT is a 24/7 program and services are provided 365 days per year.


Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, staff will provide guidance, education, supervision, and direct supports to allow individuals served to maintain their physical and emotional health, live safely in the community, and develop the skills necessary to meet their goals. Interactions will be guided by an appreciation for those being served as unique individuals and adults, with the expectation and goal of mutual learning and growth. Services will be provided in keeping with the Division Mission Statement and PACT Guidelines and are consistent with Riverside and Department of Mental Health standards and requirements.


Schedule: 40 hours per week, Tuesday-Saturday with some evening, weekend, and holidays hours



Pay Rate: $20.19/hour



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 Forbes named Riverside a best-in-state employer!


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
  • 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


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Required Skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer fluency (including Microsoft Office) required
  • Valid driver's license and available, dependable transportation required
  • Willing to provide transportation to persons served in person vehicle, as needed


Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree and one year experience or High School Diploma and a minimum of three years related experience required.
  • Experience working with adults who have severe mental illness
  • Criminal Justice or Vocational Rehabilitation background 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.