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Substitute Counselor - MHTL

posted 11/15/2019

Status

Part time

Category

Residential

Description

SUBSTITUTE COUNSELOR - MHTL

Grade 6a - Start Rate $12.69 per hour

As needed and scheduled

Transitional Living Apartments in Fulton

Substitute Mental Health Counselors work with adults with a diagnosed mental illness on an as needed basis, including daytime, evenings, weekends and holidays. 

Candidates will ensure the safety and well-being of all residents and take immediate action in the event of an emergency or other client need that may arise during the shift.  The selected candidate will provide supervision, support, counseling, crisis intervention, leisure activities, daily living activities, oversight of medication administration and socialization while assisting with maintenance and daily upkeep of the home. 
Selected candidates must relate well with special populations; understand the basic principles of normalization and be able to follow oral and written instructions. 

Additionally, the candidate will assist in keeping the residence clean and sanitary and must possess acceptable physical health to negotiate stairs and have the ability to lift and carry 25 pounds regularly.  Candidates must have a valid New York State Driver’s License with a good driving record and have access to a reliable, properly insured vehicle for transport.

Minimum qualifications for these positions include High School Diploma and 1 - 3 years related Mental Health experience; or Associates Degree in Human Services; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

Mandated criminal background check will be completed. Candidates must complete an OCO application for consideration.

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