Are you interested in working with and supervising a small team providing skills teaching to individuals who reside in the community who are diagnosed with a mental health disorder? Skills teaching focus in the areas of Living, Learning, Working and Socialization. Following the philosophy of Step By Step and Psychiatric Rehabilitation, you will work with your caseload on an individual basis. Having a CPRP (Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner) is a PLUS!

We are in search of energetic, problem solvers who are compassionate people to work with a team but also independently. The Psych Rehab Counselor – Mobile supports those in the community of their choice to reach their highest potential by providing them with assistance to achieve their goals and their daily activities.

What we can offer you:

  • Starting salary of $22.00 per/hour
  • $2000 sign-on bonus and employee referral bonus
  • Weekly pay
  • Work/life balance
  • Paid trainings / free trainings
  • Participate in activities while working with the people you support
  • Generous vacation & sick leave & 11 paid holidays
  • Premium holiday pay
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Short-term and accident insurance
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Retirement plan (401k)
  • Flexible spending account (dependent care, medical expenses, and parking/transit)
  • Verizon, AT&T, and gym membership discounts

About us:  Step by Step, Inc is a non-profit organization that provides supports to over 2000 individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism, mental illness, and substance abuse.   Our community-based programs provide a setting where individuals we serve can be independent.

The essential function of the position includes the following:

  • direct supervision of Psych Rehab (Mobile) staff, including orientation, training, recognition of accomplishments, supportive counseling, role modeling, monitoring performance plans, and implementing and monitoring disciplinary policy and career pathway discussions. Teaching staff to train individuals in community living skills, i.e. medication use, diet, exercise, grooming, housekeeping, etc. This position ensures staff are familiar with and competent in working with the various populations for whom the Mobile Psychiatric Rehabilitation Team provides services inclusive of individuals with a mental health diagnoses, individuals with a dual diagnosis of mental health and a substance use disorder, individuals with high functioning autism and individuals with a mental health disorder and forensic involvement.
  • ensure that you and the team complete timely written and electronic documentation requirements for the Mobile Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (inclusive of Program, Fiscal, Personnel and Safety).
  • You actively participates in intakes/meetings regarding the admission and termination of services for individuals.
  • You provide direct care services for various populations of individuals in need of mental health rehabilitation and recovery inclusive of individuals with a mental health diagnoses, individuals with a dual diagnosis of mental health and a substance use disorder, individuals with high functioning autism and individuals with a mental health disorder and forensic involvement.

Location of available shifts:  We are hiring in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. This position requires you to be able to travel in both counties to meet the individuals where they are.

Available shifts:  Monday – Friday, hours vary according to the needs of the individuals on your caseload. This may include but not limited to evenings, and weekends.

All Team Members must:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • have a current driver’s license with no suspensions or points within the past three years
  • possess a Bachelor’s degree and 3 years work experience in the mental health direct service, 1 year of which must be work experience in PRS (Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services)
  • CPRP certification shall be attained with 2 years from the date of hire OR
  • CPRP certification
  • Preferred supervisory experience is a PLUS
  • have no prohibitive criminal offenses
  • be available to work on weekends and holidays

Step By Step is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. At Step By Step, we are committed to and value an inclusive and diverse workforce and we believe that diversity and inclusion among our workforce is critical to our success. Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and staff without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, parental status and any other characteristics or protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. All employment decisions are based upon qualifications, merit, and business necessity.