The Edinburg Center

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Mental Health MAP Outreach Counselor

Mental Health MAP Outreach Counselor

Job Code ID 
21-828
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Bedford
Category 
Mental Health Services - Community Outreach
Program 
CBFS

More information about this job

Responsibilities

 

Role Summary:
The Edinburg Center is seeking a Mental Health Wellness Counselor within our Community Based Flexible Support (CBFS) services group.

 

Responsibilities:
The Mental Health Wellness Counselor will provide support, supervision, and training in the areas of medication management, illness management and wellness activities to adults with mental health issues living in the community.

  • Coaches in basic skills related to medication management, illness management, transportation navigation, health and nutrition, and community involvement
  • Provides transportation when needed
  • Supports in development of self-advocacy by accompanying clients on medical appointments
  • Provides professional support to clients by maintaining regular contact such as through client home visits to provide personal support, consultation, confrontation and intervention, as necessary, including guidance and instruction.

Qualifications

-High school diploma or equivalent required. BA or BS preferred.

-Experience working with adults with mental health issues preferred.

-MAP certification required. First Aid and CPR certification within three months of hire required.

-Basic computer skills required.

-Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation required.

Organizational Overview

The Edinburg Center was established in 1977 as a non-profit community-based services agency. The Center's mission is distinguished by our longstanding belief that all people have the potential to learn, the capacity for change and the right to live a meaningful life in the community of his or her choice. Our mission is to provide an array of innovative services which promote personal growth and independence, foster hope and enhance the quality of life of people with mental health conditions, co-occurring substance use conditions and/or developmental disabilities, and brain injury services.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package for both full and part-time staff, including; health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance as well as a 401(k) retirement savings plan.  Paid time off benefits include vacation, personal, sick and holidays. To support ongoing professional development, we offer tuition reimbursement, conference, seminar, certification and specialized training funding, as well as free clinical supervision for licensure.

 

If you would like to make a true difference in the lives of others, we encourage you to apply today!