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Residential Counselor

Company: Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc.
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Residential Counselor ($1,500 sign-on bonus!)Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a full-time Residential Counselor to work in our program as a support person and counselor. The schedule for this position consists of four (4) 10-hour shifts. This position is eligible for a $1,500 sign on bonus.As a Residential Counselor, you'll be responsible for providing services and support to individuals living with mental illness, assisting them in their recovery, and helping them attain the goals they have set for themselves. If you are flexible - and possess excellent administrative and counseling skills - this could be a great opportunity!
Responsibilities

  • Encourage and support residents with routine residential functions such as preparing meals and housekeeping
  • Assist in managing activities and services for residents
  • Encourage and support residents in reaching their goals
  • Ensure the safety of residents and other staffRequirements
    • Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitation, education, or human services is required.
    • One year of related work experience preferred
    • Flexibility to work different shifts, and some holidays required
    • A valid driver's license and personal vehicle with auto insurance is required.COVID-19 ConsiderationsAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility as healthcare providers to help keep our staff, clients and communities safe. At Riverbend, we have implemented processes and precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as well as a mandatory vaccination policy. Exceptions can be applied for under medical or religious reasons. Additionally, weekly testing will be required for anyone who is in progress of the vaccine series or individuals with approved exceptions.About RiverbendFounded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; addiction recovery; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.About working at RiverbendThis is a full-time position with a competitive pay rate with shift differential and an outstanding benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 403(b) with company match, tax-free flexible spending accounts for day care or medical expenses, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid leave - plus 8 holidays per year.You'll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.About Concord New HampshireConcord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation's top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England's rich history, culture, and natural wonders.

Keywords: Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., Concord , Residential Counselor, Other , Concord, New Hampshire

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