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Community Based Counselor


This position provides Habilitation and BHIS (Behavioral Health Intervention Services) services.

Position Summary: Counselor provides home-based habilitation services, which consist of individualized services and supports that assist with the acquisition, retention, or improvement in skills related to individuals living in the community. Counselor provides Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) to children and their families. Counselor uses interventions designed to improve clients’ level of functioning at is relates to mental health. Counselor works directly with clients to provide support, assistance, and encouragement towards clients’ service plan goals.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Experience/Knowledge: Counselor must be able to build rapport and connect well with clients. Counselor must be patient and empathetic with clients. Counselor must maintain a non-judgmental attitude towards clients. Counselor must manage time well and be consistent as well as reliable. Counselor must have good organizational and communication skills.

Counselor must have a current driver’s license, safe automobile, and current and sufficient auto insurance. Counselor must have a laptop and a cell phone.

Service Location: Polk County and Surrounding Areas

Hours: Full Time

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Full

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $36,400.00 - $40,000.00 per year

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