Residential Counselor-(1040) Mental Health
Company: Serv Behavioral Health System Inc.
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Are you ready to establish your career in human services with a
respected nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for
growth? Do you thrive as part of a dedicated and motivated team?
Are you passionate about creating positive change in your community
by serving individuals with mental health challenges or
developmental disabilities? If so, please read on!
What We Offer
Excellent benefits, including medical, a matched 401(k) plan, paid
personal days, paid sick days, paid vacations, tuition
reimbursement, and more! If this sounds like the right opportunity
for you to make a difference in the lives of individuals with
developmental disabilities and mental health issues, Apply
At SERV, we treat everyone with respect and dignity. Our
professional, safe, and diverse work environment reflects the
values of the organization. In the ever-changing behavioral health
field, SERV remains committed to the growth and development of our
employees, which is why we offer several training opportunities for
those seeking career advancement. We also promote and reward
employees based on their merit and performancenot their tenure.
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR
As a Residential Counselor, you help individuals with mental health
disabilities to reach goals and live productive and healthy lives
in the community. According to individual habitation plans, you
assist with the activities of daily living and monitor medications
for residents as well as provide on-site direct behavioral health
care services to adult and geriatric clients. By adhering to all
safety standards, government regulations, and corporate policies,
you ensure a safe and therapeutic environment. You provide
transportation and accompaniment as needed for shopping, medical
appointments, recreational activities, and other outings.
You are responsible for reporting any changes or concerns promptly,
keeping up-to-date and accurate records of interactions and
progress. You find the opportunity to participate in residents
lives very rewarding! If any medical or psychiatric emergencies
occur, you immediately set in motion the appropriate crisis
management procedures. You also get to participate in case
management and supportive counseling. You advocate for residents
benefits and coordinate with local service providers. As you assist
residents in accessing services and reaching goals, you find a
great deal of satisfaction in their progress.
- Bachelors degree in mental health or a related human services
discipline OR a high school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of
related work-life experience (if the degree is not in a human
services field, you need to have at least 1 year of work-life
- Valid driver's license
- Good driving record with no more than 5 points
- Ability to successfully complete a physical, drug screen, and
Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills? Can
you concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously? Are you patient
and calm but quick to respond? Do you have good judgment? Are you
conscientious about following policies and procedures and discreet
with confidential information? If so, then you might just be
perfect for the Residential Counselor position with SERV!
READY TO JOIN OUR NONPROFIT TEAM?
About Serv Behavioral Health System, Inc.
A nonprofit founded in 1974, we are a private statewide behavioral
healthcare organization that serves adults and children who are
working to recover from serious mental health challenges or cope
with developmental disabilities. Remaining focused on personal
dignity and quality of care, we utilize a continuum of services
that are tailored to meet individual needs. Housing and supportive
services are integrated into a broad-based approach that addresses
the most basic needs of each individual such as food, shelter, and
clothing while allowing them to safely adjust to living in the
community and gradually build a more independent life.
SERV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to age,
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital
status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
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