Therapeutic Center Counselor


: $55,905.00 - $83,990.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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Therapeutic Center Counselor-Well Staffed Non-Profit in Brooklyn, NY

Health Insurance/Retirement Benefits
3 Weeks Vacation
12 Paid Holidays
12 Sick Days

Full-Time Hours: Sunday to Thursday -7am to 3pm
Friday to Tuesday 11pm to 7am
Thursday to Monday 11pm to 7am

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree obtained from an approved, accredited college/university in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or closely related field preferred.
  • Experience in intellectual/developmental disabilities, including programming for individuals with significant behavioral needs.
  • Knowledge of the MH and I/DD systems of care.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer word processing and data programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based data entry, etc.
  • Must demonstrate capacity to effectively communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Must have a valid NYS Driver's License and able to pass insurance criteria

Position Summary:
The position is responsible for administration and management of NY START Therapeutic In-Home Services.
In addition to center-based supports, NYSTART also offers in-home therapeutic supports.
The goal of these supports are the same as that of the NYSTART center but are offered in the person's residence.
In-home supports are designed to assess and stabilize an individual in his or her natural setting.
This service is part of the mobile crisis capacity of NYSTART.
In Home Support can be accessed in an emergency or planned way and are provided by trained counselors. In-home supports are typically used.

Essential Job Functions:
Provide the highest quality of care and service to all guests
Maintain effective, positive, and quality operations at the center
Assist guests to achieve personal goals; work on behalf of guests to overcome barriers; respect guests' personal beliefs, choices, and interests
Provide appropriate assistance to promote health and wellness; communicate with medical professionals and record information regarding health events, conditions, and status
Administer medications according to physician instructions
Provide first aid/CPR and seek emergency medical care when needed
Help guests with ADL s when necessary (eating, grooming, dressing, bathing, and toileting walking/maintaining stability)
Serve as role model and mentor, demonstrate desired behaviors, and coach guests using approved techniques and strategies
Use approved physical intervention techniques when necessary to protect guests
Maintain cleanliness of program
Drive company vehicle to transport guests to activities
Act in a professional manner and communicate effectively with others
Complete training programs, attend required meetings and follow all policies and procedures of the START center

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Howard Newman
Account Manager
Bond Health Staffing

5824 12th Avenue| Brooklyn, NY 11219
718-###-#### Ext 204

Fax 718-###-####

Associated topics: abuse, addiction, case, coordinator, field, hcpc, mental health, msw, rww, youth * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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