Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program Counselor

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Jewish Community Services (JCS) is a comprehensive human service agency that provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland. Join our team of professionals as we work to create a community in which every person is able to achieve his or her highest quality of life and well-being.

Jewish Community Services (JCS) is seeking a part-time (approximately 6-10 hrs/wk) Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP) Counselor. The PRP Counselor will be responsible for providing off-site (in-home/community) psychiatric rehabilitation services to adults with chronic mental illness. The PRP Counselor focuses on services that promote independence in activities of daily living, community living skills, and maintenance of health.

This position requires driving.  A valid driver’s license, motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance are all required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings.

Essential Job Functions:
• Provide off-site psychiatric rehabilitation services addressing individual client needs targeted to specific diagnostically-related behaviors which interfere with independent activities of daily living, community living skills and client ability to maintain health
• Participate in regularly-scheduled individual and group supervision
• Support Treatment Plan goals and objectives developed by the client’s licensed provider and the development of individual rehabilitation goals and objectives for each client
• Maintain client progress notes and Treatment Plan in Electronic Medical Record indicating progress toward goals
• Maintain informational notes related to client’s PRP services
• Attend and participate in required in-service and other training programs
• High School diploma or equivalent; Some college education and/or experience in mental health settings a plus
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must be able to successfully pass a drug test and background check
• Must have a valid driver’s license with proof of insurance and no more than 2 state points on driver’s license
• Familiarity with and/or sensitivity to Jewish identity (including its religious, ethical, cultural and social values)
• Completion of 40 hours of initial PRP training, including supervised provision of services to clients
* COVID Vaccination and Proof of Vaccination Required*

The PERKS of Working at JCS: Comprehensive Benefit Plan + 401(k) + Generous Paid Time Off & Holidays + Free JCC gym membership (taxes apply) + Professional Development Opportunities + Legal Shield + Pet Insurance + MD 529 College Savings Plans + Competitive Salary

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Jewish Community Services (JCS), a comprehensive human service agency, provides programs and services for people of all ages and backgrounds, helping them achieve their goals, enhance their wellbeing, and maximize their independence.

Jewish Community Services (JCS) is an equal opportunity employer.

The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore and its Agencies are equal opportunity employers, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran's status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit the performance of essential job functions (with or without reasonable accommodation) or any other basis protected by federal, or applicable, state or local law.

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