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Crisis Counselor

Company: Behavior Health Network
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsCrisis CounselorCity: SpringfieldState: MASSACHUSETTSRequistion Number: Springfield-FP-004980Company OverviewBehavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a growing non-profit community behavioral health service agency that has been providing services to children, adult, families, and communities in Western Mass since 1938. BHN's mission is to help individuals, families, and communities improve the quality of lives for those with behavioral health and developmental challenges. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral healthcare. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in multiple settings within our communities.Job Description:If you are an amazing service provider and are ready for you next lifesaving experience then keep reading because this is for you!!Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Crisis Counselor at Behavioral Health Network!Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the Crisis Program with the following: performing intake of individuals prior to taking their assessments telephone counseling participate in providing ESP services and in solving insurance problems for individuals servedWho are we?BHN's Crisis Program provides 24/7 front line response to individuals of all ages who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, regardless of insurance. BHN provides services on a mobile basis, including home and community-based settings or in an emergency department when needed.Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.Reasons to work with us: Work with an agency who does amazing things for others You will be able to change a person's life You will expand your experience in various health areas at the same time You will not be bored with our fast passed environment You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits available This position is eligible for a $600 sign-on bonus for 3rd shift. Job Requirements:What are we looking for in a Crisis Counselor? Human services experience (required). Understanding of crisis intervention (preferred). Good organizational skills (required). Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing (required) Able to collaborate with consumers and those involved in their care -clinicians, providers (required). Have reliable transportation during each shift to provide community based services (required). Bachelor's degree in related field (required).NOTICEIn accordance with the BHN Mandatory COVID vaccine policy - all staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated no later than day one of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be offered and must be approved prior to starting work.The same guidelines noted above apply during flu season (defined as December 1st - through end of flu season as announced by the CDC) for BHN's Mandatory Influenza Vaccine policy.Additionally, BHN is a Tobacco Free workplace. All Staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors agree not to smell of or use Tobacco or ENDS products while on paid work time or within sight of any BHN facility.How to apply to be a Counselor?If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at and click on "Browse All Jobs" to apply!BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.Work Experience:Entry levelEducation Requirements:BachelorsEmployment Type:Full-Time/Part-TimeSign-On Bonus:$600 sign-on bonus upon hire for 3rd shift FTScheduled Hours/Days:Varies/Weekdays & WeekendsJob Requirements:What are we looking for in a Crisis Counselor? Human services experience (required). Understanding of crisis intervention (preferred). Good organizational skills (required). Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing (required) Able to collaborate with consumers and those involved in their care -clinicians, providers (required). Have reliable transportation during each shift to provide community based services (required). Bachelor's degree in related field (required).NOTICEIn accordance with the BHN Mandatory COVID vaccine policy - all staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated no later than day one of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be offered and must be approved prior to starting work.The same guidelines noted above apply during flu season (defined as December 1st - through end of flu season as announced by the CDC) for BHN's Mandatory Influenza Vaccine policy.Additionally, BHN is a Tobacco Free workplace. All Staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors agree not to smell of or use Tobacco or ENDS products while on paid work time or within sight of any BHN facility.How to apply to be a Counselor?If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at and click on "Browse All Jobs" to apply!BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

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