Helping People in Recovery Since 1970

Counselor (Full-Time) – Waterbury

Job Description

Counselors needed for our Waterbury site

With multiple sites throughout the state; Help, Inc. provides residential and non-residential mental health and substance abuse treatment, support and skill development to improve our clients’ quality of life.

Help, Inc. fosters a team-oriented culture, along with opportunities for continuing education, career growth and an extensive benefits package

All positions may require some rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Excellent benefits package. EOE.

 

Job Duties

Ensure the safety and security of clients by means of regularly scheduled checks on the wellbeing of  clients and the facility

  • Maintain a caseload
  • Facilitate individual, group, and family sessions
  • Educate and assist clients with community reintegration, accessing community supports, and relapse prevention skill building
  • Meet regularly with program staff for discussion, guidance and monitoring of each client
  • Continue education and training to enhance knowledge and skills
  • Meet regularly with the Clinical Consultant
  • Act in an ethical and responsible manner in all work related to client

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organizational ability
  • Initiative
  • Consideration of others
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Evidence of ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment in decision- making

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid CT Driver’s License
  • Demonstrated interest in planning and pursuing educational studies that will enhance job performance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or related field, or an Associate’s Degree and 2 years paid experience in a related field.

Substance Abuse
Residental

A 4-month Residential treatment program for substance abuse or co-occurring disorders. Gender-specific groups, medication management services, and discharge planning are offered. Read More

Substance Abuse
Outpatient

An Outpatient treatment program for substance abuse or co-occurring disorders. Same day screenings, gender-specific groups, and medication management are offered.   Read More

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