Sr. Program Counselor

Covenant Health Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 1 week ago


Sr. Program Counselor, Drop-In Center

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Shift: Days

Senior Program Counselor teaches skill building courses and holistic wellness courses which support the recovery needs of persons who have experienced psychiatric symptoms who are interested in pursuing recovery. Senior Program counselors foster a collaborative, supportive, and safe recovery environment in an outpatient setting.

In addition senior program counselors provide safe transportation for participants and are responsible for an educational or social activity at the peer support center or off campus. Senior Program Counselors at the Peer Support Centers are also responsible for providing one meal and snacks during the centers operating hours. Senior Program Counselors also maintain attendance and activity records required by the state TDMHSAS and the completion of monthly reports.

Physical Requirements Position is classroom-based with daily community interaction. Must be able to teach in a group setting as well as offer individual peer support.

Must provide weekly documentation on each student assigned to program counselor and meet with case managers/Recovery Service Manager as needed. Must be able to drive and assist students entering and exiting the van safely who attend the drop in center.

Position Summary:
Responsible for quality patient care by providing supervision and guidance for the patients as well as maintaining a safe and therapeutic patient environment.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in the social services or the equivalent based on experience.

Minimum Experience: A minimum of one (1) year of successful performance as a Program Counselor in this setting (as indicated by the annual performance evaluation or the quarterly performance evaluations) or a similar setting.

Licensure Requirements:
Employee must have a valid Tennessee driver's license Class D with an "F" endoresement to safely transport program members to activities and outings.

Employee must have state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure. Must be a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) or meet the requirements to become one. That is that the individual has experience in mental illness and treatment, is actively engaged in recovery programs and able to teach recovery skills.

Program engages members of the community, including those in incarceration, in recovery by offering education and peer support. The applicant will need to submit paperwork to provide these services in the jail system in Knox County.

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