PRC Baker Places
Mental Health Residential Counselors - at Baker Street House (Full Time)
This Residential Mental Health Counselor position will be supporting our clients at Baker Street House. Baker Street House is a 16 bed licensed, transitional residential facility, serving individuals with serious and persistent mental health challenges. All Baker Places Mental Health residential programs are licensed by the California Department of Health Care Services through the Department of Mental Health Services and Community Care licensing and require DSM-V/ICD diagnosis criteria for admitted clients to demonstrate Medical Necessity for the level of care they are being treated at.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Mental Health Residential Counselor's duties include: Under the supervision of the Program Director or the Assistant Director, Residential Counselors provide support and assistance to clients in a co-ed adult transitional residential treatment program for up to a 90 day stay. Counselors advocate for and respond to clients' treatment and rehabilitation needs. Counselors promote the philosophy of social rehabilitation as it applies to residential treatment; perform intake interviews; provide group and individual counseling; treatment plan development and implementation; coordinate discharge planning; and assist clients with developing and maintaining wrap around services.
M.H. Residential Counselors also provide case management services such as: advocacy assistance pursuing entitlements, clothing, affordable housing, health care, and legal services. Counselors are required to maintain clinical records and to perform minor household repairs and cleaning tasks. Specific functions are outlined in the job description.
About PRC Baker Places:
PRC Baker Places is a non-profit residential treatment agency that has provided the San Francisco community with alternatives to institutional care since 1964. Our direct care professionals provide counseling and case management services to previously homeless adults living with co-occurring diagnoses of chronic mental illness and substance use disorder. All agency services are provided from the philosophy of social rehabilitation which integrates teaching daily living skills in a safe and healthy environment.
High-school or GED
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Availability to attend mandatory weekly staff meeting on Thursday's 9am-11am.
(1) year of full-time experience, or its part-time equivalent (a combined total of 2,080 hours) working in a program serving persons with mental disabilities.
Program leadership will provide Residential Counselors with individualized supervision and in-service training.
Supervision hours toward licensure with the Board of Behavioral Sciences available for MFTi/ASW.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long term and Short Term disability, Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance Program, Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan, Generous Paid Time Off.
Please e-mail your resume/cover letter or fax your resume/cover letter to 415-581-0797. If sending via email, please send your resume/cover letter as a Microsoft Word document or in PDF form.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We encourage all candidates to apply for any open position for which they feel qualified. Baker Places, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.