SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc.

  • Residential Counselor - Union, NJ

    Job Locations US-NJ-Union County
    Posted Date 9 months ago(10/17/2017 12:10 PM)
    ID
    2017-1243
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    SERV Centers
    Country
    US
  • Overview

    (Part- & Full-Time, Per-Diem Shifts) - Multiple Openings in Central New Jersey – Union County.

    Other names for this job include Home Health Aides, CNAs & Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)

     

    Help make a difference in the lives of people living with Mental Illness (MI) by putting your abilities to good use! This is a great opportunity to start your career in human services with the potential for continued growth!

     

    Top Pay ($13.99/hr.), Competitive Benefits and Paid Training!

     

    SERV, a well-established leader in behavioral healthcare in NJ, provides a wide range of quality residential and support services.  We are in need of compassionate and caring individuals who would like to support our consumers in achieving greater independence and life satisfaction.

    Responsibilities

    • On-site direct behavioral health care services to the agency’s adult and geriatric clients
    • Daily structure and coverage to the residence, which include supervision and assistance of clients with:
      • Daily living skills
      • Client care needs
      • Case management
      • Medication monitoring
      • Transportation service
      • Supportive counseling
      • Crisis management
      • Recreational and social activities
    • Communication of all significant changes in clients’ behaviors and notable incidents to the appropriate team leader
    • Documentation on client chart
    • Advocacy for community resources
    • A safe and therapeutic environment while adhering to all safety standards, government regulations, and corporate policies

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with a major in a mental health or other appropriate human services discipline OR a High School Diploma/GED plus 4 years of related work life experience
    • OR a combination of 1 or more years of college and related work life experience which total 4 years
    • If the Bachelor’s degree is not in the human services field, the candidate must have at least 1 year of related work life experience
    • Additional qualifications can include an RN or LPN with 2 years of related work life experience.
    • Valid driver’s license in state of residence and no more than 5 points on driving record
    • Must be at least 21 years old
    • Must be able to successfully complete a physical, drug screen and background check 

     

     

    SERV provides a positive and rewarding work environment in which people can help make a real difference in the lives of others. Our Core Values which include respect, embracing diversity & high standards of ethical conduct guide us in everything we do

     

    Come Join Us Now!

    SERV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    If you are interested in this position, please apply below.

    https://careers-servbhs.icims.com/

     

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