Job: Mental Health Counselor – HRA SS Brooklyn

Title Mental Health Counselor – HRA SS Brooklyn
Categories Mental Health Counselor
Location Brooklyn, NY
Job Information

Mental Health Counselor- HRA Brooklyn Scatter Site Housing- Brooklyn, NY

Comunilife is a premier provider of housing, mental health, and HIV/AIDS services in New York City.  Our programs benefit more than 2,500 people each year – helping  them overcome challenges related to extreme poverty; chronic homelessness; serious behavioral and medical issues; and, linguistic and acculturation barriers.

Our staff members work with a supportive team of supervisors and peers, receive in-depth training and ongoing opportunities for professional development, and, are part of an organization that recognizes, celebrates, and promotes personal and cultural strengths.

Description: We are seeking a Mental Health Counselor to provide mental health related services for HIV/AIDS afflicted clients with mental health needs and their families. Responsible for the timely completion of mental health assessment and collaborating in the development and implementation of service plan(s) for each client admitted to the program.  Key Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct mental health assessments and assist in the development and implementation of comprehensive service plans for clients
  2. Provide supportive counseling to clients and make home visits
  3. Coordinates and collaborates with internal and external mental health providers to help clients
  4. Assist in the planning, organizing recreational activities for clients

Requirements: Masters Degree, in Psychology, Social Work or related health field.  One (1) to three (3) years consecutive work experience in mental health field, providing on-going counseling to HIV/AIDS individuals and their families.  Bi-lingual- Spanish.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that includes:  health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to: Please refer to the specific job title for which you are applying when submitting your application. Cover letters and resumes may also be faxed to Human Resources at 212-564-3445.

Comunilife is an equal opportunity employer.

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