Do you enjoy working with families? Do you have an degree in education, social work, criminal justice, sociology, or psychology, and want a hands-on experiences working for a reputable company? Do you enjoy providing community based behavioral health services? Looking for a career change? Just starting out your career in behavioral health?
Home Base Inc. is seeking enthusiastic, reliable and ambitious Residential Counselors for their Community Based Group Homes, to serve families in the Lewis and Upshur County areas! Home Base Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package: health, dental, vision, IRA after two years of service, tuition reimbursement, and hands-on training! Join our team as a Residential Counselor today!
If you want to gain hands-on experience, while working for a reputable and professionally established company, APPLY TODAY! ***RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION! ***
Job Title: Residential Counselor
Reports to: Site Clinician
Residential Counselors hold a high school diploma with at least two years of experience with the targeted population. A Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university is preferred. Candidates with a license will also be given preference.
Purpose: The Residential Counselor is the primary care provider to the group home residents. They are individuals in pursuit of a career in child welfare, either in the clinical, administrative, or social work fields. Their primary purpose of a Residential Counselor to provide the client with a consistent, positive, safe, and nurturing environment. It is expected that the Residential Counselor, in this capacity, will have the greatest, of all staff’s, impact on the lives of the group home residents. As such they are given the guidance of seasoned, trained supervision, but are also called upon to advocate for, and guide supervisory staff, in the provision of services for the client. Residential Counselors are in charge of the supervision of clients and are likened to the floor managers of production facilities. They are frequently called upon to assess policy and the decisions of supervisory staff.
The responsibilities for Residential Counselors include but are not limited to:
Ensuring clients participate in daily scheduled activities
The starting salary for Residential Counselors is $24,600.
Home Base Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.