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Relief Counselor - San Francisco

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Progress Foundation, SF CA
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San Francisco, CA
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Published 11 days ago

Do you like helping others? Are you interested in psychology or other humanities? Are you seeking flexible employment that allows you to choose shifts that fit your schedule? Progress Foundation Relief Counselors receive training in the community mental health field without the prerequisite of extensive education.

Relief Counselors provide support in our residential treatment programs located in the cities of Napa, Santa Rosa, and San Francisco. Progress Foundation programs provide residential behavioral health treatment for adults in a home-like environment, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Relief Counselors have direct contact with clients and consistently advocate for and respond to clients’ treatment and rehabilitation needs. As an essential service, we remain open and in compliance with all County, State, and CDC guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Responsibilities include:

  • 1:1 and group counseling
  • Monitoring medication
  • Clinical documentation
  • Running the household
  • Supporting counselor teams

Candidates must be available for flexible scheduling, including some weekend and alert/awake overnight shifts. 

  • Premium pay may be available for shifts taken on short notice. 
  • Paid staff training is provided as part of our extensive onboarding process and on an ongoing, annual basis. 

We strongly to encourage people who have experienced mental illness and people with disabilities to apply. We value diversity in our workplace and strongly encourage people of color, women, members of the LGBTQIA* community, and people who are bilingual/bicultural to apply.

To learn more about the position and our mission, visit our website at www.progressfoundation.org

Primary Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Program Director or the Assistant Director, Relief Counselors provide support and assistance to clients at one of the Progress Foundation programs, most of which are housed in multi-level facilities. Generally, Relief Counselors advocate for and respond to clients’ treatment and rehabilitation needs. Specific functions are outlined in the job description.

Duties include: Assist in the orientation of new clients, respond to psychiatric and/or medical emergency situations, support clients’ efforts to implement treatment plans, write progress notes on clients, relay clinical and house-status information to other staff, monitor and record client medications, assist in the case management activities, participate and involve clients in program activities, be responsible for the physical plant including investigating problems in the facility and performing minor cleaning and repair work, and other household tasks. Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including some weekend and overnight shifts.

Minimum qualifications:

Experience in residential treatment and /or knowledge of social rehabilitation is preferred, but not required. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, clients and other providers both orally and in writing. Must demonstrate an acceptable level of maturity, good judgment and emotional stability, Must be able to negotiate several flights of stairs during each work shift and life and carry 20lb packages several times during each work shift. Basic word processing skills; maintain computer requirements of the City and County of San Francisco Community Behavioral Health Services.

Progress Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Bilingual/bicultural, people of color, women, individuals with personal experience as consumers of mental health services and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Before commencement of employment, must submit to a fingerprint check and health screening exam in order to obtain clearance from the State Dept. of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. Employment is contingent upon meeting above minimum qualifications.

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Do you like helping others? Are you interested in psychology or other humanities? Are you seeking flexible employment that allows you to choose shifts that fit your schedule? Progress Foundation Relief Counselors receive training in the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Salary

17.34 HOURLY

Benefits

Commuter/oarking

Commuter/oarking

Location

On-site
San Francisco, CA, USA

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