Community Housing/Supported Living Counselor

  • Cornerstone Montgomery Inc
  • Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • May 12, 2021
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Cornerstone Montgomery – Housing/Supported Living Counselor

Cornerstone Montgomery empowers people living with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders to live, work, and integrate successfully into the community. We envision that each person we serve will have a meaningful life of their choosing. As the largest outpatient behavioral health agency in Montgomery County, we offer years of evidence based treatment experience to our consumers and practical training to our staff. Our robust training program allows staff members to develop and grow in the position and provides the basis for upward mobility within the agency.

Responsibilities of the Housing/Supported Living Counselor

  • Provides high quality psychiatric rehabilitation & case management for individuals living in Montgomery County funded housing
  • Performs case coordination, collaboration, communication to address household concerns
  • Provides crisis prevention, resolution and other duties to support a minimum of twenty consumers living with a severe mental illness to reside safely in independent housing
  • Provides comprehensive and individualized supports for individuals living in their own home, or living in housing provided by other non-profit organizations in the community.

Qualifications of the Housing/Supported Living Counselor

  • Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience can be substituted
  • The use of a personal vehicle to assist clients as needed is required

Benefits Offered to the Housing/Supported Living Counselor

  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, & retirement contributions
  • Three weeks of PTO in the first year
  • Licensed clinical supervision hours

Cornerstone Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
All Cornerstone Montgomery are eligible to receive a vaccine as soon as they start. It is recommended but not required by the agency.