Mental Health Residential Counselor

$13.00 - $16.50 hourly
  • East House
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Counselor for Mental Health Residential Program


Responsible for providing counseling and training to adults with a mental illness living in a group home or supported apartment setting. Partners with each client on caseload to develop an individualized Service Plan that is timely and based on client-identified goals and objectives. Duties also include support to clients, monitoring the self-administration of medication, record keeping, responding to emergencies, communicating with other treatment providers. Program is licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health.


Minimum Qualifications:  

High school diploma and 5 years human services or Bachelors degree in human services or equivalent combination of education and experience. NYS motor vehicle license, safe driving record and availability of personal vehicle for work required.



Full-time, 35 hours. Schedule may be Tuesday – Saturday or Sunday - Thursday and includes two evening shifts a week as well as one weekend shift a week. 


Wage and Benefits: 

Actual hourly salary depends on education and experience. Excellent benefits including: generous Paid Time Off; short and long term disability insurance; affordable health and dental insurance; 401(k) plan; life insurance; financial assistance for staff training and education; plus a number of other benefits.