Horizon Health Services Residential Associate Counselor in Buffalo, New York
Are you a recent or soon-to-be graduate hoping to begin your counseling career in the Mental Health or Addictions field? Perhaps you’re a seasoned professional seeking an organization where you can advance your career. Either way, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. Apply to join us as an Associate Counselor today!
“Horizon is truly a best company to work for. Our person-centered approach allows me to be flexible with my patients, resulting in strong professional bonds that work to foster dynamic change!”
-Rachel S., LMSW, Senior Counselor II
What will your day look like?
We don’t just throw you in and hope for the best! Our highly regarded onboarding program will offer you direct mentorship with experienced counselors, individualized training, and a team of coworkers who want to ensure your success here at Horizon! We are all about collaboration. We want to hear your thoughts, work with you as a team, and help you build confidence!
Some of the day-to-day responsibilities you will have include:
Conducting comprehensive patient pre-screening assessments and developing treatment plans that identify patients’ needs and strengths
Participating in weekly one-on-ones with your manager, as well as team meetings, to discuss case presentations
Coordinating and collaborating with other service providers and family members
Attending trainings via our new state-of-the-art learning management system where you will gain the necessary knowledge to be a successful counselor
Why choose Horizon to build your counseling career?
As a counselor, we want you to feel challenged, supported, and fulfilled in your work! The work we do is not easy, but it is rewarding. We pride ourselves on our unique corporate culture of caring and respect, while also being progressive and highly spirited!
What we offer that you will love:
Evidence-based clinical programming designed by leaders in the behavioral health field
State-of-the-art onboarding program, complete with your own clinical attending
Hundreds of clinical and nonclinical trainings available at our own Horizon University, 100% free!
Reimbursement of expenses for licensure, certification, and renewal
Career growth opportunities, including the flexibility to work in both mental health and addiction services
Opportunity for telehealth remote work based upon training, experience, and credentialing with Horizon
Student loan assistance. This program helps pay off our team members' student loans every month. One year after joining you will have been able to pay off an extra $600!
What has prepared you for this opportunity?
Besides all of the all-nighters and cramming for exams…
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service, Social Work or related field with a CASAC-T or be CASAC eligible
In order to be CASAC eligible you must be enrolled in a CASAC-T program and be able to earn your CASAC within three years
- Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service, Social Work or related field working towards a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field that will allow you to be licensed in the State of New York
Conveniently located on Elm Street in downtown Buffalo, Terrace House is a 68-bed facility offering stabilization and medically-supervised detox treatment. We provide twenty-four hour care to adult men and women who need support, counseling, observation, nursing and medical care to achieve initial stabilization from drug and/or alcohol withdrawal.
You’ll coordinate customized scheduling with your supervisor consisting of 8 hour shifts for a Tuesday through Saturday or Sunday through Thursday schedule. Two evening shifts are needed, but don’t worry… the other days we’ll have you home in time for dinner!
Horizon DEIB Statement:
Horizon commits to being an anti-racist, diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization. Through self-reflection and our commitments to education, growth and development, increased workplace diversity throughout all levels of our organization and the cultivation of meaningful relationships, we pledge to advance equity, racial justice, and equal opportunity for all.
Horizon endorses public health measures including vaccinations. We encourage all applicants to be mindful of the fact that Horizon is a healthcare agency and may be subject to the federal government or NY mandates for mandatory vaccination for all employees in the near future.
This information is intended to provide a general overview of the position; it is not a full job description.
Horizon Recruitment Bonus Program
Eligible Hires and Payment Structure:
Full Time hires will receive $300 after 30 days of continuously working and another $300 after 6 months of continuously working for a total bonus of $600.
Part Time hires will receive $150 after 30 days of continuously working and another $150 after 6 months of continuously working for a total bonus of $300.
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