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Mental Health & Recovery Specialist

Company: Ability Beyond
Location: Danbury
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Job Description:

At Ability Beyond, we discover, build and celebrate the ability in all people. Our organization is dedicated to empowering every person, no matter their ability, to have the opportunity to live, work and thrive as an integral part of their community. We are currently seeking a dedicated Mental Health & Recovery Specialists to support individuals who are diagnosed with a primary psychiatric disorder and/or a co-occurring substance abuse disorder in our residential programs.

Why should you join our team?

  • Extensive paid training and certification program
  • Generous benefit package (medical, dental, PTO, etc.)
  • Flexible work schedules and overtime available
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • A culture of appreciation, respect, and teamwork
  • An opportunity to have a positive impact in the lives of others!What makes Ability Beyond a unique place to grow?
    • We offer a wide range of growth opportunities within our agency. Through our Pathways program, full time employees have the ability to undergo a mentor and supervision program, behavior specialty, or our Direct Support Professional certification course.
    • With our mentorship-matching program, we give our employees a mentor who come in as a part of our Interim Floater Talent Pool, a unique position that offers new employees the opportunity to really learn about all of our programs.
    • We have various programs such as independent living, a robust day program, and have an extensive career development network.
    • Through Breathe Equality, our employee resource group we ensure our employees have a place where they can belong.
    • Recently launched, our Grow Beyond initiative spotlights our growth opportunities and stories to show how you can level up in your career. Schedules:
      • M-F 8A-4P (40 hours weekly)
      • Sun-Tue 10P-8A (30 hours weekly)Payrate:
        • $17.25/hour
        • Shift and weekend hourly incentives! ($2-$7 per hour)What are the responsibilities of the Mental Health & Recovery Specialist?
          • Facilitate the effective functioning of the program and serve as a positive role model for the residents and community.
          • Assisting in all matters that pertain to the support, rehabilitation, and counseling of the clients and the day-to-day operations of the program.
          • Supporting and teaching individuals in areas such as self-care, house responsibilities, educational and vocational achievement, medication management, financial management, social and recreational development, and personal and interpersonal coping. -Requirements:
            • High school diploma or equivalent
            • Valid driver's license & vehicle
              To see the day in the life of our Ability Beyond heroes, check out this video: -
              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk2TezhPHroPandoLogic. Keywords: Mental Health Counselor, Location: Danbury, CT - 06816

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