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Horizon House Inc Rehabilitation Counselor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Horizon House is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).

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Rehabilitation Counselor

Req Code:\ 2022:2131-002

County:\ Philadelphia County, PA

FT/PT:\ On-Call

Location:\ 2131-PCBH: Chester Manor

Schedule:\ As Needed

Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, Inc. is a nationally recognized provider of services to adults with support needs due to developmental disabilities, behavioral health issues, and substance abuse. Horizon House is Pennsylvania\'s oldest psychiatric rehabilitation agency. Since 1952, we have been dedicated to helping people with mental illness, drug and alcohol addictions, developmental/intellectual disabilities, and homelessness to stabilize their lives and to help them live as independently as possible in the community. With over 100 locations throughout South and North Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware, Horizon House provides services to a diverse population focusing on individual strength and choice.

Currently, we are seeking an On-Call Rehabilitation Counselor to work in our Behavioral Health Services Division. This position provides care and supervision of all assigned clients to ensure a safe, healthy, secure, and pleasant environment. The selected candidate would help facilitate client grown and development towards independence in self-care, daily living skills, socialization, and community living, while participating in the development of the individual service plans and related documentation.

Some other responsibilities include the following:\ Providing care and supervision of all assigned clients to ensure a safe, healthy, secure and pleasant environment, which promotes growth and development.

Facilitating client growth and development toward independence in self-care, daily living skills, socialization and community living.

Participating in the development of the individual service plans and related documentation.\ Reviewing and modifying individual service plans to accommodate growth and development.\ Tracking all client progress, as identified in their individual service plans. Provide supplemental reports on individual growth and development, as required. Record their progress as they move through the service delivery system.\ Serving as an advocate and encourage clients to assume a proactive role in their rehabilitative process.\ Providing guidance and support to all clients; teach and reinforce skill development in the areas of nutrition, basic self care, routine medical care and follow-up, as developed through the joint planning sessions of the individual service plans.\ Ensuring the overall safety of assigned individuals by maintaining a hazard free environment and avoiding potentially dangerous situations.

Job Qualifications:

A.A. degree in the social sciences or health care related field and one year of relevant experience in the MH/MR field; or any combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required.

Good communication skills, both oral and written.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Requires the ability to lift carry, fold, kneel, reach, stack, stoop and bend which may include direct intervention with residents.

Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills.

May be required to possess a valid drivers\' license and an acceptable driving record (contingent upon facility location and client and program needs).

May require crisis intervention in emergency situations.

May be required to report to work during emergencies including inclement weather.

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  and click on the careers tab.\ Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer * M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Horizon House is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, Horizon House considers qualified applicants for positions without regard to  race, color, religious creed, gender identity, marital status, military status, ancestry, national origin, English Limited Proficiency (LEP), age, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, source of income, familial status, domestic or sexual violence victim status, LGBTQ, AIDS or HIV status, union membership,  veteran status, psychiatric disability, other disability or other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodation is available during the application process upon request without penalty.  Horizon House is committed to these principles in our employment practices.