Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
RESIDENTIAL COUNSELORS – BRONX, BROOKLYN, & MANHATTAN
*$200.00 sign on bonus*
The Postgraduate Center for Mental Health is a viable and well-established mental health/human services agency that is revolutionizing the delivery of services to the severely and persistently mentally ill. PCMH offers a diverse range of career opportunities, competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work for one of New York's most distinguished organizations. Through our broad array of mental health clinics, residences, outreach, case management programs and support services, we offer full-time, part-time, and Fee For Service as well as Per Diem employment opportunities.
Job Summary: Full-Time Residential Counselor (RC) positions available for day and evening shifts at residential programs in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Will be assigned client caseload to provide direct care services to SMI adults in 24-hour congregate housing.
Essential Functions: Duties include counseling/crisis intervention, assistance with formulation and achievement of individual client goals and objectives, medication monitoring, group facilitation, entitlement advocacy and ADL skills training. This position operates in an agency Residential Facility and requires staff to enter residential units. The position uses standardized office equipment such as phones, computers, fax machines, and copiers.
Minimum Education/Requirements: H.S. degree/GED and experience working with the target population as part of mental health team required.
1. Undergo background clearances prior to employment including fingerprinting with New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, State Central Registry (SCR) clearance, the Staff Exclusion List (SEL), and K-checks Exclusion Management.
2. Ability to maintain clearances throughout the duration of employment.
3. COVID-19 vaccination required.
Rate of Pay: $17.35/hour
• Supportive and warm work environment
• Medical and Dental Benefits
• Flexible Spending and Commuter Benefits
• Generous Paid Time off
• Holiday Pay
• 403 B
Manhattan LaSalle Residence
Manhattan 86th Street Residence
Brooklyn Columbia Residence
Bronx 2950 Grand Concourse
Bronx Echo Residence
Bronx Hull Residence
Bronx Shakespeare Residence
Bronx Teller Residence
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ONLY those resumes and candidates whose work experience closely matches the requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. No Walk-Ins or Phone Calls.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. The New York City Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations based on race, color, creed, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, disability, or marital status. NYC-EEO/AAP. New York State NYS-EOE