Mental Health Worker - Residence

US-NJ-Paramus
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-1606
Category
Clinical
# of Openings
1

Overview

CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.

 

Operating out of 23 sites – including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices – our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.

 

For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org

Responsibilities

Responsibility for the provision and coordination of program services to include, but not limited to; on-site services and support for consumers; communicating observations and information about consumers to appropriate staff;supervising, organizing and supporting consumer activities as assigned by supervisory personnel; transportation of consumers; verbal  counseling as needed; crisis intervention services (but not crisis intervention counseling); participation in the development of Individual Recovery Plans, Participation in individual service coordination; documentation in progress notes of observations, information, and services provided to consumers; additional responsibilities after successful completion of one (1) year of continuous services.  Assures departmental goals and/or objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame by performing the job responsibilities personally.



 

Qualifications

  • BA in a Mental Health discipline (Psychology, Social Work)
  • Experience in mental health, residential and/or partial care services desirable
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and must be  insurable under Agency's automobile insurable policy

Equal Opportunity Employer



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