Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Habilitation Counselor for the Outpatient Treatment – Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) Case Management department at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The purpose of the Habilitation Counselor position is to provide site and community based case management and supported employment services to individuals receiving treatment services through UBHC's Outpatient Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) services.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Supports individuals to gain access to needed medical, social, education, mental health, addiction, co-occurring and other services.
Demonstrates the ability to engage and establish a working relationship with, and provide services to individuals who are diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders who present engagement challenges.
Collaborates effectively with members of the department, and with external departments, staff, referral sources, other service providers and social support networks to provide services and rehabilitative care for consumers and families.
Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with each team member as measured by supervisory observation and/or team feedback.
Demonstrates positive participation in all department team and staff meetings and with other Treatment providers.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in the mental health field or other appropriate human services related field plus one (1) year of relevant mental health experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Possess own vehicle to outreach individuals served and attend internal and external meetings.
Previous community-based outreach experience.
Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).
May work at least one (1) evening per week and one (1) weekend day per week.
Posting Number: 21ST0852
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 126847
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.