Acute Residential Counselor Adult - ASSIST

"We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members."

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

Click the link below to learn how Howard Center helps change lives:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wchi-A_Ks0

Acute Residential Counselor Adult - ASSIST:

Employees in this position may be eligible for up to $3,000 in grant-funded tuition or loan assistance

Supervise and monitor clients to ensure structure and safety. Provide group intervention, individual support, and case management.

ASSIST is a residential setting for adults needing crisis respite and stabilization services and can serve up to 6 adults at a time. A hospital diversion program, ASSIST is staffed 24/7/365 and supports adults as they transition from inpatient to outpatient services or stabilize from personal crises.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate therapeutic groups 
  • Prepare meals
  • Collaborate with the medical treatment team
  • Monitor psychiatric symptoms of clients

Requirements:

  • A combination of skills, experience and/or education
  • One overnight shift and one weekend shift required
  • Valid driver's License and use of a personal vehicle

Structure:

  • Full-time (Offers a consistent blended schedule including days, evenings and at least one overnight per week)
  • Union 
  • Non-exempt
  • Starting at $20.54 an hour 
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Click the link below to hear from Individuals currently in this role:

https://youtu.be/vrncbxAieZ0


Benefits:

  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions 
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.