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Helio Health Inc. School Based Counselor II - West Genesee in Syracuse, New York

Helio Health has exciting new opportunities for individuals looking to work with the school based population! We are currently hiring for 1 new School Based Counselor II positions for the West Genesee School District.

Fantastic Opportunity to Provide School Based Services! Helio Health provides Great Benefits and a Competitive Salary!

8a-4:30p with the potential of having one earlier morning and at least one later evening. Will work throughout the summer (schedule may change but will still be 40 hours) and will be at the school site or the C&A Learbury clinic, depending on need.

Job Description:

  • The Counselor II position will maintain a case load and perform essential counseling responsibilities including screening, intake and orientation, evaluation and intervention, treatment planning, referrals, crisis intervention, counseling, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping.

  • The Counselor II will assist with the training of staff, volunteers and student interns as assigned.

  • Helio Health, Inc. offers training's and education through our Training Institute certified by New York State OASAS.

  • We encourage and promote professional growth within our culture of comprehensive and clinically progressive services.

    Qualifications:

  • Qualified Health Professional required (NYS Licensure - LMSW, LMHC, LCAT, LMFT) Or Provisional/able to work on Permit.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree required for licensure

  • Two years employment experience in the Human Services field/Behavioral Healthcare

  • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the educational requirements

  • Knowledge of the bio psycho social process of substance use disorders/recovery, behavioral health. self-help group process and principles of counseling

  • Sound judgment and cultural competency

  • Ability to relate effectively with staff, patients and professional community

  • Ability to perform duties independently

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with basic computer applications

Our Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package Includes:

  • Health insurance for employees and families including domestic partners

  • Dental insurance

  • Paid vacation leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!

  • Paid sick leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!

  • Paid holidays, including birthday holiday

  • 401 (k) plan - No Waiting Period for Enrollment!

  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance

  • Company-sponsored life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Helio Health provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, religion, national origin, citizenship, status as a victim of domestic violence, age, military or veteran status, handicap or disability, family medical history or predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, marital status, family status, political affiliation, felony conviction record, status as a victim of a crime, or status as an employee who has complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit, or any other categories, status or activity protected by federal, state or local Law

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