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Counselor

Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester

The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester provides a wide range of mental health services to individuals and families. We offer programs to people of all ages, aimed at restoring health and improving quality of life. Our comprehensive system of service enables clients to access care to meet their changing needs. We feature an experienced staff of well-qualified, mental health professionals with training in a wide variety of specialty areas.

Mission

To empower individuals to achieve recovery and promote personal and community wellness through an accessible, comprehensive, integrated and evidence-based system of mental health care.

Vision

To promote prevention, recovery and wellness and strive to be a center of excellence and sought after partner in developing and delivering state-of-the-art mental health treatment, integrated within our community.


Bachelor Level - Counselor - Cypress Center (Evening)

Position Summary:

Seeking energetic, team-oriented counselor for meaningful work with people admitted to our inpatient state designated receiving facility. We provide short-term crisis stabilization and brief 1:1/group counseling in a milieu setting. This is a full time position with a generous benefit package, including opportunities for tuition reimbursement. If you want to truly love where you work...then we want to talk with you! This is a full time position at 40 hours/week for EVENING SHIFT with some weekends required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide 1:1 counseling in a milieu environment, treatment planning, crisis intervention, skilled group work, family meetings, connecting patients to community resources, working with internal and external referral sources on admissions and discharge planning.

Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Previous experience working on locked inpatient unit a plus. Looking for someone with excellent time management skills, who is able to respond quickly and effectively to crisis situations. We are seeking someone who has a passion for mental health and enjoys challenges. Knowledge of evidence-based practices such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Illness Management and Recovery is helpful. Must be attentive to detail, and able to solve problems in an environment of positive teamwork and professionalism.

Qualifications: Must be available to work some weekends each month and occasional flexibility with shifts.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology or social work required.

Experience: At least one full year working in the mental health field. Preference given to previous experience working in crisis unit/environments. We encourage bilingual candidates to apply.

Job Type: Full-time (40 hours/week)

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: December 6, 2018

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