Current Openings

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Residential Counselors/Child Care Workers- STRTP Facilities

Your opportunity:

Are you interested in assisting our youth to make a positive change in their lives?

Recruiting for Residential Counselors in the agency Short Term Residential Treatment Program (STRTP).   Youth are referred through juvenile probation and social services.  The youth have various behavioral and mental health issues, conduct disorders, gang affiliation etc.

Duties and Responsibility Include:

Provide constant supervision, protection and care for the youth in a group home setting.  Staff will establish behavioral limits by de-escalating youth in crisis.  Provide guidance on verbal communication, health and self-care personal habits.   Assist client with living skills such as cooking, laundry and house cleaning. Assists youth with academic assignments. Staff will be trained on dispensing medication and recognize youth medical needs, administer first aid and CPR if needed also transporting.

Residential Counselors qualifications listed below:

Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, human services or criminology.

Or Previously employed as full time STRTP Residential Counselor for one year.

Or A valid registration certificate as an Alcohol, Drug Counselor and 100 hours working with youth.

Additional Requirements:

Must have a valid California Drivers license, auto insurance coverage.

Must have a good driving record

Official Educational Transcripts.

Criminal Record Background check including D O J, FBI and Child Abuse Index. A Physical, Drug and TB screening is required (Company will assume cost).

Job Type:

Full and part time

Pay : $15.10 - $15.50( pays 1.00 per hr overnight differential for overnight shifts)

Benefits:

After 60 days medical, dental, Vision and other voluntary benefits are offered.

Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist

The Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist position will be working directly with youth in our Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP.) The youth are referred for placement by Juvenile Probation and Social Service Agencies from various counties throughout the State of California. The Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialists will work in collaboration with the clinical treatment team to ensure proper delivery of services to the youth in the STRTP Program. If the youth requires services outside the expertise of the agency the Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist in collaboration with the Mental Health clinician will locate community services to ensure they meet the unique needs of the youth. They will manage the case in coordination with the clinical staff to ensure services to the youth are provided in accordance with the approved case plan, complete intake summaries, provide regular progress notes and will complete transition plans for the youth. They will attend appropriate sessions and represent the youth in CFT meetings to discuss their progress towards reaching their treatment goals in coordination with all stakeholders individuals involved in the case.

Salary: $17.00 per hr

Min Education/Experience Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Child Development, Psychology, and Social Work or other behavioral science field + 4 years experience in a mental health setting OR Current enrollment in a Master’s Degree Program in Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Marriage and Family counseling or psychology each year of enrollment will substitute for a required year of experience and 2-3 years of experience in a mental health setting.

If interested in any of these positions please email a detailed cover letter + resume to  jromero@promesabehavioral.org or fax resumes to (559) 439-1007.