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Rehabilitation Counselor (Developmental Services)
Req Code:2021:3243-005
County:Montgomery County, PA
FT/PT:Full Time
Location:3243-CH: 405 W. Germantown Pike
Schedule:Sat 7a-3p, 11-7a, Sun 7a-3p, 11p-7a (32 hours)
Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, a non-profit organization, has been widely recognized for its services as a provider of community-based behavioral health, intellectual disabled and homeless services in Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware. Each year, Horizon House provides a continuum of services at over 100 sites to over 4,5000 adults with psychiatric or developmental disabilities, drug and alcohol addictions, and/or homelessness. A pioneer in the field of community-based rehabilitation, Horizon House is widely recognized for its innovative approach to the delivery of services in a community setting. 

We are seeking a Full Time Rehabilitation Counselor to work in our Developmental Services Division in East Norriton, PA. 

Some of the responsibilities include the following:

  • To provide supervision, role modeling, skill coaching, and guidance to participants with mental health and developmental disabilities.
  • To ensure that interactions with participants actively support recovery-oriented social and emotional development, progress toward identified goals, and the acquisition of effective self-management skills.
  • To implement the policies, procedures, mission and values of Horizon House.
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or a related field and one year of experience working directly with persons with MH and/or DD diagnoses, or 60 credits in human services or related field and two years experience working directly with persons with MH and/or DD diagnoses; or any combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required.
  • Residential experience with MH and/or DD population is preferred.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written); flexibility and patience.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a staff team.
  • The capacity to initiate safe, effective and humane responses to participants’ challenging behaviors.

  • Frequent talking and active listening; written documentation.
  • Requires ability to walk, run, lift, carry, kneel, reach, stack, fold, stoop and bend.
  • Crisis intervention actions in response to participant situations may be required.
  • Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills.
  • Possess a valid driver's license.

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more.

To be considered an applicant, please you can apply at www.hhinc.org and click on the careers tab.

Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer • M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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