Part-Time Residential Counselor

CENTRAL NASSAU GUIDANCE & COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.

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Central Nassau Guidance & Counseling Services, a nonprofit organization, inspires and catalyzes recovery for people living with mental health and substance use conditions through innovative and person-centered integrated clinical treatment, counseling, housing, and support services - empowering those served to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

JOB TITLE: PART-TIME RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

JOB DEFINITION:

Provides supportive counseling, ADL training, crisis intervention and restorative services (when applicable) to people with psychiatric disabilities in residential programs in compliance with relevant regulations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in human services

Experience in a mental health related field preferred

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide counseling, behavioral interventions, restorative services, assistance in negotiating community activities and crisis management services.
  • Monitor, train and assist residents in all programs in household maintenance activities to ensure a clean, safe and homelike environment. Directly participate in household maintenance activities when required.
  • Provide training, supervision and assistance to residents in daily activities including food purchases, recreational activities, and meal planning and personal care activities.
  • Assist residents in developing meaningful service plan goals and provide supports to assist residents in achieving their goals
  • Conduct fire safety training activities and ensures fire drills are conducted in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Participate in all Medicaid billable activities under leadership of the Supervisor, and/or ensure that all documentation required for the particular program is current and in compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Document interactions with residents in accordance with agency policies and standards.
  • Meet weekly, or as scheduled, with assigned primary residents for counseling and to establish and review service plan goals.
  • Maintain collateral contacts with outside service providers and participate in case conferences as scheduled.
  • Assist residents in procuring and maintaining financial entitlements.
  • Monitor medications as required.
  • Make visits to residents in apartments as scheduled and/or provide 24 hour supervision to residents in congregate facilities.
  • Provide transportation as needed using personal vehicle when agency vehicle is not available.
  • Promptly report all emergencies, incidents, maintenance and safety issues to senior Counselor or Supervisor.
  • Participate in team meetings as scheduled.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

BENEFITS

We offer an attractive and competitive benefits package.

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If interested please apply via this ad or fax your resume to HR DIRECTOR, CAROL OTERO at (see application details).

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It is the policy of Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc. to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc. prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.

Job Type: Part-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Mental health counseling: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Posted
11/21/2021
Salary Range
$21,000.00 - 31,000.00
per Year
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Location
Brentwood, NY 11717, US
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