Prime Healthcare

Residence Counselor (Grant) - SMHP Residency FAC#5 Crisis

Facility St. Mary's General Hospital
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Full Time


The following statements are intended to describe the major elements and requirements of the position and should not be taken as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals assigned to this job.


Supervise, engage and support adult consumers in a residential setting (transitional, crisis, and/or supported housing). Provide direct care, assisting clients with all activities of daily living, as needed using direction, modeling, and prompting. Provide education (appropriate to client), prompting and support to client and/or family designed to resolve crisis, and decrease barriers for more independent living. Assist in developing and facilitating service planning to promote further independence and community integration.




Education and Work Experience

  1. Bachelor's or Associate?s degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation or a related field.
  2. High School Graduates with additional specific experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
  3. High School Diploma ? four (4) years full time experience with related work or life experience.
  4. Associate?s Degree- two (2) years full time experience with related work or life experience.
  5. Basic understanding of working with adults with a serious mental illness.
  6. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within 6 months of hire and maintain current.
  7. Valid New Jersey Driver's License.


We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:


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