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YOUTH COUNSELOR

Company: Benchmark Behavioral Health Systems
Location: Woods Cross
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesAre you someone who is drawn to helping young people who may be struggling with life challenges and traumatic events? Do you have knowledge and skills to "connect" to teenage boys who are suffering with mental health issues and experiencing side effects of sadness, anger, stress, low self esteem and grief? Pay range is 15.50 to 20.00 per hour PLUS Shift Differential (Shift Differential is an additional amount per hour for afternoon and weekend shifts)
Job Functions:

  • Active Engagement - Providing empathy, emotional support, mentoring and coaching pro social skills by engaging and building healthy relationships
  • Empathy and Trauma Informed Care - Compassionate listening and positive interventions to improve the residents ability to feel safe and secure which enables them to move forward in their treatment goals
  • Interactive Communication - Facilitate psycho ed groups, participate in recreation therapy and other special programs to enhance the residents resiliencyShifts Available:
    • PM SHIFT Tues - Sat 2:00pm - 10:00pm
    • WEEKEND SHIFT Fri & Sat - 6:00am - 2:00pm and Sun & Mon 2:00pm - 10:00pm PLUS one other 8 hour shift to give you 40 hours per week
    • FLEX SHIFT - You must enjoy a flexible schedule from week to week - You can pick your 5 shifts depending on your flexibility and schedule. This is great for the person with a lot going on with work/life balance!Benefits:
      • Full benefit coverage on your 30th day of employment including, health, dental, vision and more
      • Paid Time Off - Earn up to 40 hours in your first 90 days
      • Double time for holidays (the Big 6)
      • Pay increase at 90 days and on your annual date
      • Annual tuition reimbursement of $2,000.00
      • Free life insurance
      • 401k with a company match
        QualificationsJob Requirements:
        • Bachelor's degree in a human service field and/or 4 years of experience in a residential or similar setting
        • Comfortable with facilitating group therapy in an interactive manner
        • Capable of building strong and healthy connections with co-workers who will rely on you during challenging situations
        • Resiliency - being able to manage stress in a dynamic environment
        • You must be a dependable and consistent team member that the residents can count on to be there for themBenchmark is taking every precaution to ensure our staff and residents remain COVID free. Our nursing department screens all staff daily and our admissions department ensures all admission are pre-screened and tested before admissionEEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Benchmark Behavioral Health Systems, Salt Lake City , YOUTH COUNSELOR, Other , Woods Cross, Utah

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