Relief Counselor - All Programs

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The ideal candidate will assist residents in their recovery and rehabilitation process, provide supervision of residents and the facility and teaches social, living and disability management skills.

WHO WE ARE

Looking to make a difference? Our mission at Interim is to provide services and affordable housing to supporting members of our community with mental illness by building productive and satisfying lives in a world in which people with mental illness are able to live, work, learn and participate fully in the community. Join our team and instill hope in the community.

WHAT WE OFFER

Sick Pay

SALARY

Eligible for overtime; nonexempt; On-Call

REPORTS TO

Program Director

QUALIFICATIONS

Good written and oral English communication skills. Ability to: work as a member of a team; accept supervision; maintain appropriate boundaries while working in close inter-personal relationships; learn and apply principles of social rehabilitation; be responsible, flexible, empathic and able to relate effectively with clients, other staff, professionals and members of the community. One-year experience in related field.  BA in related field may be substituted for experience.

Valid California driver's license; auto in safe operating condition; auto liability insurance; good driving record; criminal record clearance; proof of authorization to work in the United States as required by Immigration and Reform Act of 1986. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Relief Counselor will assist with the following duties:

  • Provide client-centered counseling focusing on the here-and-now.  Listen, respond empathetically and engage in problem solving.
  • Identify, assess and respond to crisis situations.  Set clear limits and ensure that both residents and facility are safe.
  • Assist residents with self-administration of medications.
  • Document shift change information into the log and the resident’s progress notes.
  • Assist and supervise residents with cooking, housecleaning and yard maintenance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to: operate a motor vehicle; climb stairs; possess good communication skills; meet the requirements of the classification and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Capable of the following extended activities: standing, sitting, bending, climbing stairs.

Capable of the following intermittent activities: lifting up to 35 pounds and bending in the performance of infrequently performed office duties.

Location: Counselor in Monterey, Salinas, or Marina, CA
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