Behavioral Health Counselor (Full-time)

Community Hope, Inc. Dover, NJ $15.00 per hour

SHIFT: Sunday: 9am-5pm, Monday-Thursday: 3pm-11pm

Providing direct adult rehabilitative support services to consumers in community-based transitional housing residences.

  • Provides on-site consumer supervision.
  • Participates as a team member in the maintenance and care of agency facilities and ensures safety of the consumers in those facilities.
  • Transports consumers in agency vehicles in a safe, cautious and responsible manner.
  • Observes consumers’ self-administration of prescribed medication as per agency procedures.
  • Provides medication education.
  • Supervises and assists consumers in housekeeping, maintenance, and upkeep of the residence.
  • Identifies, supervises, and assists consumers with rehabilitative services and daily living skills.
  • Develops, supervises and facilities recreational and socialization activities for consumer.
  • Coordinates as directed any contacts with adjunctive services.
  • Provides consumer advocacy.
  • Documents service delivery and maintains accurate and timely clinical documentation.
  • Submits repair and maintenance requests to supervisor and coordinates scheduling of repairs with the Housing Coordinator and Assistant Program Coordinator as needed.
  • Functions as a team member by covering shifts, facilitating groups, participating in program activities, communicating all relevant information to other team members, covering co-workers duties as needed.
  • In conjunction with the Assistant Program Coordinator, collects service fees, phone, and cable payments from consumers.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned by the Assistance Program Coordinator, Program Coordinator, and/or other members of Senior Leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in mental health, social work, psychiatric rehabilitation, nursing, or a related discipline; a combination of one or more years of college plus work or life experience together equaling four years; OR licensed as a Practical Nurse (LPN) plus two years of related work or life experience; OR a High School diploma and four years of related mental health experience.
  • Mental health/human services experience.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record.

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