Posted: Jun 14, 2019
Program Manager
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc. - Concord, NH
Application Deadline: N/A

Program Manager – Step Up to Wellness

Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a full time Program Manager for our Restorative Partial Hospitalization (RPH) Program, also referred to as Step Up to Wellness.  The Manager will oversee the program and participate on a management team that oversees recovery-oriented services for adults living with severe and persistent mental illness.  The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM.

As the Program Manager, your duties include program oversight with an emphasis on program development, staff training and supervision, developing groups and Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) services, facilitating 15 hours of groups each week, and maintaining program schedule.


  • Participate in the recruitment and training of newly hired staff
  • Provide clinical and administrative supervision to staff
  • Program development and marketing
  • Resource allocation
  • Develop and facilitate 15 hours of group discussion each week
  • Manage and maintain  program schedule
  • Provide daily clinical group documentation regarding client participation in groups, symptoms, and functional impairments. 
  • Motivate and engage clients with their efforts toward recovery from their mental illness.


  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitation, education, or human services is required.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • One year of supervisory experience and three years of experience in the mental health field preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license, personal vehicle and auto insurance or access to a reasonable alternative is required.
  • CPR certification, or willingness to become certified is required.
  • MOAB (crisis management) certification, or willingness to become certified is required.

About Riverbend

Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; addiction recovery; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.

About working at Riverbend

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 403(b) with company match, tax-free flexible spending accounts for day care or medical expenses, tuition reimbursement, clinical supervision and CE training to support licensure, and generous paid leave — plus 8 holidays per year.

You’ll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.

About Concord New Hampshire

Concord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation’s top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England’s rich history, culture, and natural wonders.