Crisis Intervention Specialist #1504

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DESCRIPTION: Orchard Hill House is residential program located in East Barre that provides temporary assistance and support for CDS consumers who are experiencing intense behavioral/emotional needs, or are in residential transition.

The Crisis Intervention Specialist works as a team member helping individuals through difficult or transitional periods by providing support as indicated in the ISA (Individual Support Agreement) and other support plans.

This position is full-time (40 hrs/week) with benefits.


SKILLS: The successful candidate will:

  • Have related experience providing direct support to individuals with a variety of support needs (behavioral, emotional, communication, self care, mobility, etc.).
  • Must be willing and able to work on a flexible schedule that includes weekends, evenings, overnights, and on-call times.
  • Work independently, as well as be a productive participant of a team.
  • Record data and complete other paperwork in an accurate, detailed and timely manner.
  • Interpret and implement written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Professionally communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Transport individuals in a personal vehicle.


QUALIFICATIONS: An undergraduate degree is preferred, but relevant experience will be considered. The qualified individual must possess an excellent driving record, a valid driver’s license and have access to a safe, reliable, insured vehicle. EOE.


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