Merakey is seeking a Residential Counselor to join our Behavioral Health team, in Delaware county, PA.
Provides direction and assistance to consumers residing in LTSR CRR programs in areas but not limited to: nutrition, housekeeping, budgeting, hygiene, self-care, home safety, transportation, social interaction, exercise, health management and vocational. Transport residents to necessary appointments when appropriate. Implement appropriate parts of each resident's goal plan as instructed by the treatment team or supervisor. Report the resident's progress or lack of progress to the appropriate clinician.
ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION
Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.
Site/Clinic Based Services
The Center for Hope
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Parents and Children Together (PACT)
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope
Residential Services for Children and Adults
Community Based Services
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
Case Management / Recovery Coaching
Community Health Liaison (CHL)
Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH)
Substance Use Disorder Services
Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT)
Family Based Mental Health Services
Therapeutic Family Care
Foster Care Plus
Student Assistance Program (SAP)
Supports for Permanency (SFP)
For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-behavioral-health.html
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, Virginia, and Tennessee.
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Must have at least a High School diploma/GED with 1 year of Adult Behavior Health experience required in a group home or residential setting. Children experience will not be considered for this position.
If you have a BS/BA degree in the Human Service field or related. The Adult Behavior Health work experience is not required.
Must be at least 18 yrs. old.
Must have a clean valid driver's license.
Must own a vehicle, site is not accessible by public transportation