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Counselor - Individual Placement Services

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.


Position Summary: Bachelor-level candidate needed to fill a full-time, clinical position as part of a community-based vocational counseling team. Position requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Must have experience in the field of mental health, specifically treating substance use disorder. The ideal candidate is a proven self-starter with experience in networking, program development, and counseling.

Requirements:

The desired applicant will possess the following Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of the mental health and substance use fields
  • Knowledge of vocational and employment services
  • Strong ability to network in the community
  • Strong sense of team work
  • Self-Starter, Independent
  • Communicates effectively with staff, clients, and community partners.
  • Willingness to use non-stigmatizing, nonjudgmental, client-centered language

Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, rehab counseling, education/counseling, or related field from an accredited university is required.

 

Experience:

The desired applicant will have the following qualifications

  • Experience in the Mental Health Field
  • Experience in the substance use (SUD) field
  • Experience with networking
  • Basic fundamental computer experience

Qualifications: Must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile with liability insurance in the amount required by agency policy.

Responsibilities:

This position is a community-based vocational counselor. In this role, staff will be assigned the following duties and responsibilities

  • Follow the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Evidence-Based treatment model of supported employment.
  • Support clients with all aspects of employment
  • Attend treatment team meetings for all required teams
  • Continuously network with local employers with intention to develop jobs for clients.
  • Regularly communicate with all members of IPS treatment teams.
How to Apply:

Visit our website at mhcgm.org for more career opportunities.

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: February 11, 2021

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