Mental Health Worker- Residence Full Time (FT)
CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.
Operating out of 23 sites – including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices – our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.
For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.
Responsibility for the provision and coordination of program services to include, but not limited to; on-site services and support for consumers; communicating observations and information about consumers to appropriate staff; supervising, organizing and supporting consumer activities as assigned by supervisory personnel; transportation of consumers; verbal counseling as needed; crisis intervention services (but not crisis intervention counseling); participation in the development of Individual Recovery Plans, Participation in individual service coordination; documentation in progress notes of observations, information, and services provided to consumers; additional responsibilities after successful completion of one (1) year of continuous services. Assures departmental goals and/or objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame by performing the job responsibilities personally.
*Schedule Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 12:00AM-9:00AM
- BA in a Mental Health discipline (Psychology, Social Work, Human Services, Counseling, Psychiatric Rehabilitation or Criminal Justice)
- Bachelor level degree in unrelated field must have at least one year of related work or life experience that must be able to be verified.
- Experience in mental health, residential and/or partial care services desirable
- Possess a valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Agency's automobile insurable policy
Equal Opportunity Employer