Job description
Step By Step, Inc.’s Behavioral Health Division is seeking a Supported Living Counselor (SLC). Each SLC maintains a caseload of around 8-13 adults living with mental health diagnoses (i.e. depression, anxiety, schizophrenia) who are living independently in various sections of Philadelphia. SLC’s are expected to visit with the individuals weekly to assist with community integration, aid in mental health crisis situations, and advocate for the overall well-being of the individual. SLC’s must be able to manage their own schedule within the working hours of Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am to 4pm. Knowledge surrounding drug and alcohol use and homelessness is a plus. Interested applicants must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and no prohibitive criminal offense.

What we can offer you:

  • $2000 sign-on bonus and employee referral bonus
  • Weekly pay
  • Paid trainings
  • Participate in activities while working with the people you support
  • Generous vacation, sick leave, 11 paid holidays
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and do not have any prohibited criminal offense.
  • No prohibited criminal offenses.
  • This position requires a minimum of an Associates Degree from an accredited college or university in the fields of behavioral health, psychology, or sociology; plus prior experience in the area of behavioral health or social services.
  • Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated.

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, political affiliation, 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.