HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.
The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.
Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Supportive Housing Milieu Counselor
SUMMARY - Supportive Housing Milieu Counselor
The Supportive Housing Milieu Counselor is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of daily activities for clients involved in the Supportive Housing Program. Encourages client involvement, builds upon individual strengths, and emphasizes recovery-based concepts. Activities consist of both in-house and community-based options. Responsible for ensuring the safety, welfare and direct supervision of all clients. Requires an adequate level of flexibility, strong interactive skills, an ability to communicate effectively, capacity to remain calm during stressful situations, skill in maintaining professional boundaries, knowledge of recovery as it applies to the mental health setting and willingness to conduct psycho-educational groups on living skills.
Schedule: There are three shifts each of the seven days each week: 1st shift is 7am-3pm, 2nd shift is 3pm to 11pm, and 3rd shift is 11pm to 7am. Must be able to work flexible hours based on the needs of the program. This is a 40 hour/week position.
Travel: Staff should be eligible for certified driver status in order to meet all expectations of this position, including transportation of clients in a Center van. Certified driver status includes: valid driver's license with F-endorsement, current car insurance, and 3 years of acceptable driving history on their MVR. Only staff age 25 and over may drive a Center vehicle per McNabb's insurer; staff under age 25 may be waived from this responsibility but are still expected to meet other requirements of a certified driver. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment. Must be capable of driving a personal vehicle to transport clients and/or conduct Center business as needed with mileage reimbursement when using own vehicle.
Equipment/Technology: Computer skills needed to complete our online documentation and to send/receive electronic communication to other staff members as well as to complete daily/weekly time sheet.
REQUIREMENTS - Supportive Housing Milieu Counselor
Helen Ross McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.
Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Helen Ross McNabb Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.