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South Jersey Behavioral Health Resources, Inc. (SJBHR) provides behavioral health services that motivate each person to achieve their personal goals in an environment that acknowledges individual differences, empowers personal growth, instills hope, and supports independence.  Our dedicated employees demonstrate compassion and excellence in providing services to empower individuals on the path to wellness. 

Working at SJBHR is an opportunity for personal and professional growth. We support training and staff development, and are dedicated to improvement in all aspects of employment. We expect our staff to have an understanding of the importance of teamwork, professionalism and accountability; and to demonstrate compassion and excellence in providing services to consumers who have put their trust in SJBHR.

South Jersey Behavioral Health Resources, Inc. (SJBHR) offers an excellent competitive benefits package.

To apply for available positions, you can email your resume with a cover letter indicating the position of interest and salary requirements to hr@sjbhr.org.  You may also click on the link provided to print out a job application.  Once you have completed and signed the application you can either send it by mail or fax the application to the Department of Human Resources along with a cover letter indicating the position for which you are applying and a current resume..

    Department of Human Resources
    Attn: Recruitment
    2500 McClellan Avenue
    Suite 300
    Pennsauken, NJ 08109

    Fax:
    856-488-5573
    Ph: 856-361-1100
    hr@sjbhr.org

     

 

  

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELORS:

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

WE HAVE IMMEDIATE FULL-TIME POSITIONS (40 HOURS PER WEEK).

WE ALSO HAVE PRN (AS NEEDED) POSITIONS REQUIRING 20 HOUR MINIMUM PER MONTH WITH ADDITIONAL HOURS AVAILABLE.

Responsible for ensuring the well being of the program’s residents; promoting an environment and a philosophy of self-care and independence with the goal of consumer wellness and recovery and eventual reintegration into the community.  The Residential Counselor is also responsible for the operation, maintenance and security of the agency’s residential facilities and programs during their assigned shift. 

REQUIREMENTS:


Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor’s degree in social work, health or other appropriate human services related discipline; or
A combination of one or more years of college, plus one or more years related experience together equaling four years; or A High school diploma or the equivalent, plus four years related experience.
Valid driver’s license is required.  Driver’s abstract must meet insurance carrier’s requirements.
Upon hire must satisfactorily complete the SJBHR orientation and competency based adult mental health rehabilitation program training.
  

*** American Sign Language a plus***

PARTIAL CARE COUNSELOR:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Partial Care Counselor is responsible for the direct provision of supportive counseling services to assigned consumers and maintenance of up-to-date clinical records.

REQUIREMENTS: 

Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related discipline with one year of experience in the mental health field; or an Associate’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related discipline with two (2) years experience in a human services related field; or five (5) years of work experience in a human services related field.

NOTE:  One year of experience working with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder services is required for positions primarily treating those consumers.

PROGRAM MANAGER - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (WELLNESS SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROGRAM):

Under the supervision of the Director of Residential Services or other executive management, the Program Manager Wellness Supportive Housing is responsible for managing the program, services and staff assigned to the Wellness Supportive Housing (WSH) Program, which serves long-term forensically involved mental health consumers. The Program Manager WSH ensures the provision of intensive individualized and group support through provision of rehabilitative, behavioral and pre-vocational services, and specialized therapy. In addition, the Program Manager WSH encourages sustained recovery and community integration of consumers through the provision of stable housing options and life skills education.

Certifications, Licenses/Registration:

*  Current clinical license in the State of New Jersey is preferred.  A driver's license valid in the State of NJ may be required.

Education and Experience:

Master's Degree in psychology or a related field from an accredited university. Five (5) years of related mental health experience, three (3) years of which shall have included working with the criminal justice system on behalf of mental health consumers and supplemented by a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience.

CASE MANAGER:

Reporting to a supervisor or manager in residential, clinical or medical services, the Case Manager is responsible for partnering with and actively engaging consumers and their families in the wellness and recovery process and for providing individualized, intensive support that fosters growth and self sufficiency through the provision of case management, psycho-education and counseling.

Certifications, Licenses/Registration:

Valid driver’s license is required.  Driver’s abstract must meet insurance carrier’s requirements.

Valid CPR and First Aid certification is required upon employment or must be obtained within 90 days of employment.

Education and/or Experience:

CASE MANAGER - CERTIFIED ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELING:

Graduation from an accredited college/university with Bachelor’s Degree plus one (1) year of experience in the provision of services to the mental health population; or an Associate’s Degree plus three (3) years of experience in the provision of services to the mental health population; or an equivalent combination of five (5) years of education and/or experience in the provision of services to the mental health population.

Reporting to a supervisor or manager in residential, clinical or medical services.  The Case Manager is responsible for partnering with the actively engaging consumers and their families in the wellness and recover process and for the providing individualized, intensive support that fosters growth and self sufficiency through the provision of case management, psycho-education and counseling.

Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's Degree plus one (1) year experience in the provision of services to the mental health population; Certification in Drug and Alcohol Counseling (CDAC) is required.

Valid Drivers license is required.  Driver's abstract must meet insurance carrier's requirements.
Valid CPR and First Aid certification is required upon employment or must be obtained within 90 days of employment.

 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR:

Under the supervision and direction of the Director of Residential Services or other manager, the Program Coordinator plans, manages, administers, and coordinates the operation of assigned programs including the supervision of staff engaged in program operations.  The program coordinator develops and supports the enhancement of services to consumers and manages administrative and financial matters in accordance with program and agency policy. 

Certifications, Licenses/Registration:
 

A valid driver’s license is required.  Driver’s abstract must meet insurance carrier’s requirements.

New Jersey licensure is required for persons with a Social Work degree (MSW).

Valid CPR and First Aid certification is required upon employment or must be obtained within 90 days of employment.

Education and Experience:

Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related discipline with a minimum of one (1) year experience in the mental health field is required.    One (1) year of supervisory experience is preferred. 

Child Clinician:

Responsibilities:

The Clinician is responsible for the direct provision of therapeutic services including individual, family and group therapy.  These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Providing direct service towards wellness and recovery for consumers.
Providing individual and group psychotherapy for consumers and family members.
Timely completion of consumer treatment plans.   Conducting intake assessments.

Requirements: 

A Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related discipline is required.  One (1) year experience in the mental health field is preferred. 

Specific job knowledge entails comfort with problems associated with psychiatric care, knowledge of the DSM V and psychotropic medications.  

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN):

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for
providing prescribed medical treatment and education for the agency’s consumer population.  Some responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Gives consumer injections in accordance with current practice guidelines.  Provides consumers education regarding medication and other health related issues.  Provides family education.  Triages consumers’ phone calls and responds in an appropriate time frame.  Assesses consumers for side effects of medications and reports any problematic reactions to the physician/APN.  Maintains records of medication samples.  Prepares, clear, sound, accurate, and informative documentation of all consumer interaction and corresponding follow-up activity.  Other duties as defined by the job description and as assigned by supervisor

Requirements: 

Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing is required with two years of licensed nursing experience required.  One year of mental health experience is preferred.  Current New Jersey licensure as LPN required.  A valid driver’s license is required.  Driver’s abstract must meet insurance carrier’s requirements.  CPR and First Aid Certification required upon hire.

 

PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION COUNSELOR (FIC-FORENSICS PROGRAM)

Description:

Under the supervision of the Clinical Psychologist or other supervisor, the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor is responsible for providing a variety of rehabilitative, life skill development, pre-vocational and psycho-educational services to consumers participating in the Wellness Supportive Housing Program.

Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's degree in a mental health, or other appropriate human services related discipline.  Five (5) years of related work experience is required, three (3) of which shall have included the provision of case management services, vocational guidance, and/or work in a residential mental health program.  A 

 Requirements:  

 

Valid driver’s license is required.  Driver’s abstract must meet insurance carrier’s requirements.  Upon hire, must satisfactorily complete the SJBHR orientation and competency based adult mental health rehabilitation program training.  

Peer Counselor

 

Responsibilities:

The Peer Counselor is responsible for providing peer support services, serving as a consumer advocate and providing consumer information and peer support by performing a wide range of tasks to assist consumers in regaining control over their own lives and over their own recovery process.  The Peer Counselor will role model competency in recovery and ongoing coping skills.  These responsibilities include:

 

Assists consumers in articulating personal goals for recovery.  Interacts with consumers and affords non-clinical supportive counseling towards wellness and recovery, including conducting and co-facilitating non-clinical support groups.  Offers advocacy on behalf of the mental health consumers and speaks on their behalf.  Provides assistance to the consumers in developing a natural support system.  Models effective coping techniques and self-help strategies.  Other duties as defined by the job description and as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements: 

Self-identified current or former mental health consumer or co-occurring consumer who can relate with others with similar disorders within the identified consumer population.  Two (2) years paid or volunteer experience in human services including one (1) year with mental health or co-occurring direct care experience.    

 

 

 

 

 

 Please check back regularly to learn more information about current career opportunities at SJBHR.

SJBHR, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer