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Residential Counselor

Company: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
Location: Union City
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Mount Carmel Guild Behavioral Health System, a CARF accredited division of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, is a leading provider of mental health and addiction services in Northern New Jersey.

We are currently seeking a full time Residential Counselor to join our Adult Residential program located in Union City, NJ. Our Adult Residential program serves individuals who are referred primarily from the State and County Hospitals and who are ready for discharge into the community. MCG Adult Residential has had success in moving individuals along the continuum of care available, progressing from A+ group homes to less supervised levels.

The Residential Counselor Duties

Responsible for the development and implementation of an individualized service plan for program residents, including direct counseling services. Supervises, organizes, and supports recreational and/or socialization activities. Provides crisis intervention, document observations, information and services provided to the consumer in progress notes. Transports residents to medical and service appointments as needed. Provides education, modeling, and monitoring to residents regarding medication compliance independent living skills and interpersonal skills. Requirements

Position requires a valid driver's license and one of the following:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a mental health or social service field OR A high school diploma or GED issued by a State DOE accredited testing site, plus 4 years related experience  

Catholic Charities as a ministry of the Archdiocese of Newark participates in the Church’s social mission by recognizing the inherent dignity and worth of all people, especially the poor, marginalized, and vulnerable, and by responding to the corporeal and material needs of those it serves with sincere Christian compassion. The activities of Catholic Charities are inspired and governed by its faith in Jesus Christ, the examples of Sacred Scripture, and the continuing exposition of Catholic social teaching. Through these activities, Catholic Charities strives to assist individuals in need, strengthen families, and to have those it serves experience the redemptive power of God’s mercy.

Visit our website www.ccannj.com

CCAN offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package for employees. CCAN is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin/ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, marital or family status, and military or veteran status.

Keywords: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, Union City , Residential Counselor, Other , Union City, New Jersey

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