ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, is the 15th largest Catholic Charities agency in the U.S. and 10th largest nonprofit within the state of New Jersey with an annual operating revenue of more than $40 million. Annually, a staff of 600 provides more than 100,000 people in Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean counties with support related to housing, food, mental health, specialized children's services, addiction treatment and domestic violence services. A private nonprofit recognized by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as one of the most fiscally efficient in the country, the organization uses less than 10 percent of our revenue for administrative costs. We are a recognized leader in trauma-informed work and have pioneered integrated healthcare in the State.
JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of a House Manager, Assistant House Manager, Program Supervisor or Program Director, the residential counselor serves as a member of the Residential Program staff providing support and instruction to the residents of the assigned residential site.
SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS: N/A
Any of the following:
High school diploma/GED) + four years of related work or life experience (experience related to job duties must be clearly documented);LPN license + two years of related work or life experience;Combination of one or more years of college + related work or life experience together equaling four years;RN license;Bachelors degree from accredited college/university + one year of related work or life experience;Bachelors degree from accredited college/university, in mental health, health or other appropriate human services related discipline.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED: Valid driver’s license is required.
MANDATED PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
Behavioral Health Services Completion of comprehensive competency based training program for individuals providing adult mental health residential services required. Certification of CPI/CPR/First Aid, issued by a certified trainer within 90 days of employment. Completion of essential learning online training.