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Posted: Jun 14, 2019
Residential Counselor
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc. - Boscawen, NH
Application Deadline: N/A

Residential Counselor

Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a part-time Residential Counselor to work in our Residential Program as a support person and counselor for 1st and 2nd shift coverage.  The schedule is Friday and Saturday 7a-3p, Sunday 11a-7p, Monday and Tuesday 1p-9p .  
 
As a Residential Counselor, you’ll be responsible for providing services and support to adults living with mental illness, assisting them in their recovery, and helping them attain the goals they have set for themselves. If you are flexible — and possess excellent administrative and counseling skills — this could be a great opportunity!
 

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist in routine residential operations, including meals and housekeeping
  • Assist in managing activities and services
  • Support clients in reaching their goals
  • Ensure the safety of residents and other staff  

Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitation, education, or human services is required.
  • One year of related work experience preferred.
  • Flexibility to work different shifts, and some holidays is required.
  • A valid driver’s license, personal vehicle with 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.
  • He-M 1202 (medication 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 pay rate 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, 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.