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We are committed to providing a career-enhancing environment for dedicated professionals desiring to make a difference in the lives of young people and their families. Stars Behavioral Health Group (SBHG) currently employs approximately 1,700 people at more than 45 different sites throughout California in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Fresno, Central Valley, Stanislaus, Santa Clara, Alameda, and Sacramento counties. We serve more than 30,000 children, youth and families annually throughout the state.
Our experienced staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Specialists, Parent Partners and other therapists/counselors provide case management, mental health care and a range of support services in schools, homes or other community settings. Our dedicated teams work collaboratively and in partnership with family members, school administrators and faculty, county social workers, case managers, probation officers and other agencies.
JOB SUMMARY: The Recovery Counselor is a para-professional treatment team member who is responsible for providing direct care to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the clients through direct and indirect physical and verbal interaction. Duties are performed under direct supervision of the Program Manager, or designee in most cases, but some tasks are accomplished independently.
Applicants must have attained the age of 18 years of age
is contingent on:
Successfully completing a pre-employment Health Screening and a TB clearance
Receipt of “clear” or approved Live Scan results and Criminal Background Clearance
High School Diploma
Minimum of Two years of full-time experience performing non-professional, consumer directed services in a mental health, health care or social service agency.
License or Certification
Certification as Nurse's Assistant (optional)
Valid California Driver's License – may be required
Valid California Class “B” Driver's License preferred.
First Aid certification from persons qualified by agencies including but not limited to the American Red Cross.
Bilingual Spanish-speaking preferred.
Ability to visually and audibly assess client's behavior and needs.
POTENTIAL JOB HAZARDS
Blood and Body Fluid Contact (Category I)
Operation of company vehicle.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS REQUIRED
Demonstrated use of CSI.
Demonstrated use of Standard Precautions.
Demonstrated safe driving record with
- MFTI and ACSW's receive supervision for BBS hours
- Competitive compensation
- Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits
- Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
- Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
- Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
- Family-oriented environment
- On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
- Flexible work schedule and environment
- Mileage reimbursement
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