Merakey MR Support Counselor - NEW PAY RATE $11.00 per hr in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Merakey is currently seeking MR Support Counselor to join our Merakey IDD division in our Philadelphia location.

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential. With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee .

WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER

  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs

  • Highly competitive compensation plans

  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program

  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution

  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees

POSITION DETAILS

The MR Support Counselor interacts with and supports the individual in a variety of potential settings, including community, family or individual homes and generic community settings, as well as Adult Training Facilities (ATF). Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Interact with and supports the individual in a variety of potential settings, including community, family or individual homes and generic community settings, as well as Adult Training Facilities (ATF).

  • Provide personal care, instruction, guidance, mentoring, companionship and support, often across a 24 hour period, according to the individual's Person Centered Plan/Individual Support Plan (ISP).

  • Provide a level of care that enhances the health, safety, dignity and contentment of every consumer served

APPLY TODAY

www.merakey.org/careers at http://www.nhsonline.org/careers

Requisition Number: 33453

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Some experience working in the human services field

  • At least 18 years old

  • Valid Driver's License

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability