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Temporary Residential Counselor

Monmouth Junctions, New Jersey | Full-Time Temporary

Job ID: 2358 Category: Counselor/Therapist, Direct Care Provider
We are currently hiring for a full time temporary Residential Counselor in Monmouth Junction, NJ.
Overview:
The Residential Counselor is responsible for assisting consumers in access and maintenance of quality rehabilitative support services.  Provides hands on support and promotes consumer independence by developing Individual Recovery Plans, establishing goals and monitoring  progress.  Duties minimally include onsite service and support communicating observations and information about the consumer to the Program Manager, RN and treatment team, supervising and organizing recreational and/or socialization activities; transportation; residential counseling, and documenting observations, information and services in progress notes.

Responsibilities:
  • Assists consumers daily with activities of daily living, to include, but not limited to:  Cleanliness/personal hygiene; money management and budgeting,  household responsibilities/laundry/cooking/shopping, community involvement, benefits and entitlements, medical case management (doctor' s appointments, prescriptions, etc.), employment related, transportation navigation, education;
  • Promotes wellness and recovery activities using evidence based best practices inclusive of Motivational Interviewing (MI),  Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), Wellness and Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), and Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT);
  • Reviews service plans regularly to determine the need for continued social services and modifies as necessary;
  • Documents observations and communicates information to Program Manager, RN and treatment team;
  • Provides consumer counseling in achievement of identified goals
  • Provides transportation and coordinates recreation activities;
  • Oversight of medication administration within agency prescribed guidelines
  • Other related duties

Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in mental health or Human Services from an accredited college or university (Psychology, Social Work, Psychiatric Rehabilitation), or the equivalents of four years experience/education in the field;
  • First Aid and CPR Certified;
  • Possess valid New Jersey  Driver' s License;

This role pays $12 an hour.

If you are interested please send a copy of your resume to brooke@psychpros.com for consideration.

Thank You,

Brooke Olson

National Recruiting Manager

888-651-8367 x4787

brooke@psychpros.com

Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.

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