- Vineland, NJ, USA
- Full Time
Dynamic Opportunity~ As a full time 40 hour per week employee, a Senior Residence Counselor provides assessment, planning, linking, monitoring and advocacy for clients assigned to supervised residences, referred from State psychiatric hospitals.
The Guidance Center~ is a primary mental health support agency, providing compassionate, professional care for individuals and families with mental health needs in the greater Cumberland County, NJ area. For more than 50 years, our non-profit organization of professionals, doctors, nurses, therapists, and support staff, has assisted the community in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of mental illness.
What does this position look like~ A Senior Residence Counselor is responsible for participation in the development of individual comprehensive service plans. Participation in individual service coordination activities. Communicating observations and information about the clients to the program coordinator, RN and treatment team. Documenting observations, information and services provided to the client in progress notes. On-site services and support supervising, organizing and supporting recreational and/or socialization activities. Assists in development of social, daily living survival skills. Assists in providing transportation. Promotes usage of community services. Participates in team meetings, including treatment planning.
What you need to apply~
- In addition to one year of experience in a residential mental health setting, the individual must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a mental health related field
- Knowledge of community resources and agencies
- Valid automobile driver's license with MVR which meets Agency standards.
What we provide~
- Competitive Salary
- Superior Benefit Package
- Health Insurance
- Low Cost Dependent Coverage
- Prescription Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Pension Plan
- Vacation Time
- Personal Time
- Sick Time
- Employee discounts; auto, tickets, insurance, wireless cell service and more
The Guidance Center is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.