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Teacher Counselor/Mental Health Support Specialist

Company: Pressley Ridge
Location: Ona
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Be the change you wish to see in the world! Come join our team to empower children and families in our communities to transform their lives and develop to their full potential.Pressley Ridge BenefitsThe well-being of our employees and their families is important to us. At Pressley Ridge, we strive to provide the most competitive and comprehensive employee benefit programs that are affordable and help you and your family achieve and maintain your best possible health.Medical coverage available with a Health Savings Account (HSA) with 50% employer matchPrescription coverageDental and vision plansPatient advocate and Medicare specialists available at no costDependent Care Flexible Savings AccountWellness incentive (up to $250)403b with up to 9% employer give/matchFree life insurance and AD&DPaid Time Off (PTO)9 paid holidays (7 recognized holidays plus a floating and birthday holiday per year)Tuition reimbursementEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Position SummaryThe Mental Health Support Specialist (Teacher Counselor) assists in the developing, implementing, and monitoring of mental health treatment plans and procedures that result in improved functioning and high rates of successful program completing among youth. This position assures staff are attending to the safety, health, and well-being of youth in a trauma informed manner and environment. The Mental Health Support Specialist (Teacher Counselor) resides with assigned youth and offers flexible hours and shifts.Shift schedules currently needed:Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pmSunday 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Monday 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Tuesday 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00 pm to 11:00 pmSaturday 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Friday 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Thursday 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm.Essential ResponsibilitiesBuilding positive relationships with youth.Safety and well-being.Group management.Daily living skills/management.Treatment planning and implementation.Therapeutic and educational activities.Professional development and training.Documentation and record keeping.QualificationsClearances. State Police/FBI clearance per state regulation; Child Abuse Registry clearance; any additional background checks/clearances required by state governing bodies.Valid drivers license and current vehicle insurance.Working ConditionsPhysical Demands. Requires vision, speech, and hearing and a moderate to high level of physical activity including; sitting, standing, walking lifting and carrying as required. Must be able to meet the demands and complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI).Environmental Factors. Indoors/Outdoors: Residential treatment facility, school, home, community.Working Hours. 40 hour week, variable schedule based on program need.ExperiencePreferredExperience working with youth or families.EducationRequiredBachelors or betterEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)by Jobble

Keywords: Pressley Ridge, Huntington , Teacher Counselor/Mental Health Support Specialist, Healthcare , Ona, West Virginia

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