Children's Outreach Counselor
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking an energetic and creative person for a full-time Outreach Counselor position to work in our Children’s Program (ChIP), providing community-based support services to children and families.
As an Outreach Counselor, you’ll have the opportunity to work in the community with children ages 4-18 with identified behavioral and/or emotional challenges. You’ll be working with children and their families, providing symptom management, support services and assessing clients in crisis. You will be working with a talented clinical team to help families and children meet their recovery goals.
Provide community-based services to children and their families
Work with treatment team to facilitate case coordination and information sharing
Participate in the development and implementation of client treatment goals
Work with children and their families to build symptom management skills
Collect, manage, and record data
A Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, human services, rehabilitation or a related field is required.
A valid driver’s license, personal vehicle, and auto insurance is required.
Enthusiasm about sports and/or other indoor/outside youth related activities is preferred.
The ability to work flexible hours, including four weekdays and one weekend day is required.
Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; addiction recovery treatment; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.
About working at Riverbend
This is a full-time position with a competitive pay rate and an outstanding benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 403(b) with company match; flexible spending accounts for day care and/or medical expenses; tuition reimbursement; and generous paid leave — plus 8 holidays per year.
You’ll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.
About Concord New Hampshire
Concord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation’s top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England’s rich history, culture, and natural wonders.