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Residential Counselor

at Aroostook Mental Health Center in Madawaska, Maine, United States

Job Description

AMHC is seeking energetic individuals interested in joining our Residential team at the Madawaska Group Home in Madawaska on a full time (40 hours per week), part time basis (24 hours per week) or per diem basis.

The Residential Counselor assists the Program Administrator in the day-to-day operation of the group home. He/she is responsible for the development of individual rehabilitation and treatment plans for residents and provides direct skill teaching and programming within the context of the psychosocial rehabilitation model.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide supportive counseling and assisting client in problem-solving and decision making in an individual or small group setting.

  • Implement recreational/social activities within and outside of the facility.

  • Facilitate client’s utilization of community resources as appropriate.

  • Being available to cover open shifts as-needed and proactively by checking the work schedule for potential work opportunities.This is inclusive of the first, second, and third shift.

  • Assisting in general administrative and routine maintenance duties of the facility. To include but not limited to washing windows, mopping floors, vacuuming, shoveling steps/ walkways, carrying groceries etc.  Lifting and carrying loads, of up to approximately 25 lbs. in an ergonomically correct fashion is expected.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

AMHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Posting: 644030

Posted On: Nov 23, 2021

Updated On: Dec 23, 2021