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Residential Counselor at Project REAL

Residential Counselor

Project REAL Freeport, NY, NY Full Time
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Project REAL (Residential Experience In Adult Living, Inc.) is a Not-For-Profit organization licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health. We have been providing services to adults with mental illness since 1979.

Our objective is to offer individuals with psychiatric disabilities the opportunity to enhance the quality of their lives and to become as independent as possible in the community.


Immediate Openings for the following shift :


2 - F/T Residential Counselor For Our Apartment Treatment Program

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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We are also hiring for Per Diem, Days, Overnights & Weekends - for Supervised Group Homes located in Massapequa & Plainview (Eastern Nassau County).

Our Residential Counselors are responsible for the supervision and care of all individuals residing within our program, including insuring client safety, implementing all aspects of the activities scheduled, documentation and implementation of client goals and services, participating in the semi-annual and annual client review process, avocation for client needs and problem solving to overcome obstacles faced by program residents.




A Master's or Bachelor's degree in a human services related field

An Associate's degree in a human services related field & 3 years’ experience in human services

A High School degree & 5 years’ experience in human services, or other professional disciplines which receive the written approval of the Office of Mental Health


Some travel is required. VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE IS A MUST!

Excellent Benefits including:


Health, Dental & Vision coverage

Life Insurance

Retirement Plan

Tuition Reimbursement

Generous Holidays, Vacation Time & Paid Time Off.


This job is ideal for Someone who is:


Dependable & Reliable

People Oriented - enjoys interacting with people & working on group projects

Adaptable/Flexible - enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

Autonomous/Independent - enjoys working with little direction

High stress tolerance - thrives in a high pressure environment


Project REAL is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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Crisis Intervention
Daily Living Skills
Medication Management
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