Residential Counselor-Amherst-Chestnut Street

Mental Health Recovery Services

Residential Counselors

In our NEW Program in Amherst- for people in mental health recovery

We are opening a new residential programs in Amherst working with young adults.  If you enjoy bringing out the best in people, and are up for a challenge and the rewards that come with it, consider joining ServiceNet's extraordinary residential team. Direct experience is great, though we can help you learn what you need to know, as long as you are committed to the work.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist residents in developing and attaining treatment goals

  • Restore and teach daily living skills

  • Engage people in meaningful activity in the house and in the community

  • Provide transportation to medical and psychiatric appointments

Qualifications:

Direct care experience is helpful, though we can help you learn what you need to know, as long as you have commitment to the work.

  • Basic computer/office skills Microsoft Office (daily reports/communications).

  • Physical ability to perform the requirements of this position.

  • A valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.

  • Experience working with people in a recovery-based model of care preferred.

  • Ability to motivate, inspire, and support participants in developing and reaching their personal goals.

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.

  • MAP and CPR/First Aid a plus, but we will train if needed.

Vacancy 1

Sunday 10:30pm-8am

Monday 10:30pm-8am

Tuesday 10:30pm-8am

Wednesday 10:30pm-8am

Thursday 2pm04pm Staff Meeting

Total = 40 hours

Vacancy 2

Thursday 2pm-4pm Staff Meeting, 11pm-9am

Friday 11pm-9am

Saturday 11pm-9am

Total = 32 hours

WHAT WE OFFER:

We provide a paid orientation, and training to obtain certification in First Aid, CPR, the Medication Administration Program (MAP), and Applied Non-Violence.

We believe in a healthy balance between work and the rest of your life.  So, in addition to our starting wage of $12.50/hour

a $.40 wage differential will be paid for MAP certification.

We also offer:

  • a generous time-off package;

  • comprehensive, low-deductible health and dental insurance plans;

  • a 403(B) retirement plan, with employer matching;

  • Long-term disability benefits; paid life insurance; tuition assistance; and several more benefit options.


ServiceNet is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.  We are proud to be a tobacco-free employer.