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Counselor - Hope Center

Company: Behavorial Health Network, Inc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Channel your passion to motivate and empower those in substance abuse recovery in the Western Massachusetts community!Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Counselor in the Hope Center program at Behavioral Health Network! NOTICE In 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. Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the Hope Center program with the following:

  • Supporting the growth, independence, and safety of the individuals they serve.
  • Developing and implementing treatment plans.
  • Overseeing and providing guidance and direct counseling.
  • Facilitating diverse psycho-educational groups for individuals served.
  • Overseeing the activities and services provided to individuals to ensure compliance.
  • Providing the best recovery-based environment possible.
  • Working as a collaborative team to deliver high quality sound clinical treatment.
  • Documenting comprehensive assessments regarding individuals served and their care in a timely fashion.
  • Recognizing and reporting licensing, funding, safety, and maintenance concerns.
  • Providing transportation, crisis intervention, and emergency services, when needed.Counselors will grow through ongoing training and firsthand experience that will enhance their skills and provide additional employment opportunities. Who are we?At Behavioral Health Network's Hope Center, we believe in the unique strengths, skills, and empowerment of the individual to motivate their treatment and recovery in our 30-day detoxification and stabilization services.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 BHN:
    • 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 areas of mental & behavioral health
    • You will have the opportunity to grow within the agency
    • You will not be bored with our fast-paced environment
    • You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits available What are we looking for in a Counselor?
      • Commitment to empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration for individuals served.
      • Afternoon/night availability (preferred).
      • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent (required).
      • At least 1-2 years of experience in human services.
      • At least one year of experience working in substance treatment environment.
      • LADCI or LADCII or equivalent.
      • Bilingual in Spanish & English (preferred).
      • Familiarity with Internet, word processing and email systems.
      • In successful recovery for two or more years (required).
      • Valid Driver's License (required).
      • Working knowledge of DPH Bureau of Substance Addiction Services regulations.How do I apply to be a Counselor?If you are interested in this opportunity, please click "Apply for Job" from Kronos/WFD or 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.

Keywords: Behavorial Health Network, Inc, Springfield , Counselor - Hope Center, Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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