The Alameda Crisis Residential Facility will be an unlocked, voluntary psychiatric program that will help adults stabilize their mental health symptoms, develop effective self-reliance skills, and in essence, restore a person's sense of hope and purpose. It is a 16 bed program serving adults age 18+. Consumers will have access to a broad spectrum of services and activities there, including individual and group therapy, education and training around medication management, substance recovery, healthy eating and fitness, mindfulness, art therapy, living skills and vocational skills training, linkages to community support systems, self-advocacy training, aftercare planning, and counseling for their family members. POSITION SUMMARY The Residential Counselor performs a variety of duties such as assisting consumers with activities of daily living, as needed. The Residential Counselor provides direct support and case management services to all consumers using Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery principles; provides education and support to consumers and their families. QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year of experience working with the severely and persistently mentally ill population. High school graduation or a G.E.D. equivalent is required. Necessary skills include knowledge of mental illness behaviors and treatment principles, interviewing to acquire information, and the ability to interact with other members of the team, consumers, family and various community services. Bilingual (Spanish speaking) preferred. Must have completed first aid and CPR training. Must have valid California driver's license, a DMV clearance for insurability, an available vehicle (approved for safety), and proof of insurance. Telecare Corporation is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability status, creed, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or other basis protected by applicable antidiscrimination laws. EOE AA M/F/V/Disability Job Location San Leandro, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular
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