Skip to Main Content

Job Title

Residential Counselor- Community Support Services (CSS)

Company : SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc.

Location : cranford, NJ

Created : 2021-03-13

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

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 OfferExcellent 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 Today!"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 performance"”not their tenure." A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR- COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES (CSS)A Residential Counselor (CSS) provides training and support for skills development, medication management, work readiness activities. Delivers Case management and service coordination to clients experiencing significant disturbances in daily living, due to severe and persistent mental illness. Involved in the recruitment, training, and the provision of ongoing monitoring of care provided by therapeutic foster care providers. Regularly interact with providers regarding client issues and the provision of care, and a counselor will monitor the completion of provider paperwork documentation. Provide individual therapeutic rehabilitation skill development, illness management and recovery, (and family intervention as indicated), Crisis assessment and intervention. Developed termination planning, and provide medication and psychosocial education to clients. Involved in the planning and carrying out of quarterly therapeutic provider meetings.QualificationsBachelor's Degree from an Accredited College or University with a major in social work, human services, counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, psychology or criminal justice and 2 years of experienceValid Driver's License in State of residence and no more than 5 points on driving recordMust be able to successfully complete a physical, drug screen, and background checkDo 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 Counselor (CSS) 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.EEO STATEMENTSERV 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.Powered by JazzHRElfD1QZMns