Outreach Counselor

  • Riverbend Community Mental Health
  • 10 West St Concord New Hampshire 03301 United States
  • Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

Medication Support Specialist — Adults  
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a full-time Medication Support Specialist to join our talented multi-disciplinary team in our Community Support Program working with adults living with severe and persistent mental illness.
 
As a Riverbend Medication Support Specialist, your primary responsibility will be providing community-based medication support services designed to promote independence in the community. Other responsibilities include the provision of community-based functional support services and limited case management. Applicants must be flexible and comfortable working with a variety of challenges. This is a great opportunity to work on the front lines of community-based mental health services and support our clients to achieve optimal recovery. Team members have opportunities for professional growth, training and exposure to evidence-based practices. The anticipated hours will be 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM.  There is a shift differential for hours worked after 3PM.
 
Responsibilities  
  • Help clients to understand medications and side effects
  • Work with treatment team to facilitate case coordination and information sharing
  • Provision of education regarding mental illness
  • Work with clients to build symptom management skills and recovery strategies
  • Promote effective utilization of clinical resources and other social supports
 
Requirements  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Rehabilitation, or Human Services is required.
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills required.
  • A valid driver’s license, personal vehicle, and auto insurance or access to a reasonable alternative is required.
About Riverbend
 
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; substance abuse services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; 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.