Residential Counselor

HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.

At the Helen Ross McNabb Center, our mission is "Improving the lives of the people we serve."  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 positionCSU Resident Counselor

Job Summary

The CSU Resident Counselor serves as a clinical member of the multi-disciplinary team, providing education, rehabilitation, and support for the client population.  Introduce and teach key recovery concepts through Illness Management and Recovery Groups to include Team Solutions and WRAP. Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal and physical de-escalation techniques that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and walking.

Job Requirements

Education/Knowledge: A bachelor's degree in a health related field of counseling, psychology, social work, or a HS Diploma with three years experience working with individuals with mental illness, special populations with co-occurring and dual diagnoses preferred.

Must have coursework and/or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and crisis intervention.

Experience: Experience in working with special populations including individuals with severe and persistent mental illness,  Co-occurring Disorders, and Dual Diagnosis is preferred.  Computer experience is helpful.  Experience working in a crisis setting is preferred.  Regular attendance is an essential job function.

Physical: Possible exposure to biological hazards. Valid driver's license with F endorsement.  Lifting up to 50 lbs.  Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs.  Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.

COMPENSATION:

Salary range for this position starts at approximately $11.04 per hour depending on relevant experience and education.

The 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.

HRMC is an EOE. HRMC 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.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonable 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.