ShelterCare Mental Health Counselor/Advocate 1 (Shankle) in Eugene, Oregon

Mental Health Counselor/Advocate 1 (Shankle)

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  • 19-Jun-2017 to 18-Aug-2017 (PST)

  • Supported Housing

  • Eugene, OR, USA

  • 12.30

  • Hourly

  • Full Time

    Health, dental, vision, life, paid time off, 10 paid holidays, pet-friendly environment, and employee assistance program.

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ShelterCare needs a caring individual with a passion for helping people to join our growing Supported Housing program at the Shankle location. Working as part of a collaborative team, the Counselor/Advocate 1 will provide mental health treatment and support services to adults diagnosed with a psychiatric disability who are living in a supportive housing setting. Day-to-duties are varied and include assisting consumers with daily living and medication monitoring, socialization activities, documentation, and other areas of support as specified by each consumer's treatment plan. The C/A 1 position will also require a minimum of 4 hours per week to participate in community Outreach duties.

This position is the perfect starting point for someone interested in a rewarding career in behavioral health. Experience in the mental health field is preferred but we will train individuals who have the right skillset and motivation. ShelterCare is committed to providing a positive working environment and meaningful career growth opportunities for its employees.

Applicants must have a current driver's license, be approved to drive agency vehicles, and pass a DHS background check. Requires a high school diploma or equivalency and computer proficiency.

This is a full-time position, Wed.-Sat., Noon – 10:30 p.m. $12.30/hr, plus a competitive benefits package including health insurance and paid time off.

It is easy to apply online at www.sheltercare.org.