Do you have in interest in working with North Carolina's leader in children's behavioral healthcare? Then Alexander Youth Network is the place for you!
Why Join Alexander Youth Network?
Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.
Our services include:
In addition to our mental health services, our programs under The Relatives (Mecklenburg) and Youth Focus (Guilford) serve youth and young adults in crisis through transitional living programs, crisis centers, a resource center in Charlotte, and a maternity home in Greensboro.
To learn more about services, please visit www.alexanderyouth.network.org.
What you would do:
Alexander Youth Network is seeking experienced Behavioral Health Counselors II professionals for their brand new, state-of-the-art Facility Based Crisis program in Guilford County opening Spring of 2021. We are looking for passionate, skilled, and dedicated direct care staff to become part of our diverse team and provide day-to-day opportunities which support and guide individuals in achieving personal goals for maximum living. Full time 1st, 2nd, 3rd and weekend shifts available.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
The Facility-Based Crisis program is a 16 bed inpatient service for children and adolescents that provides an alternative to hospitalization for youth presenting with escalated behavior due to a mental health, intellectual or development disability or substance use disorder who require treatment in a 24-hour residential facility. Facility-Based Crisis is an intensive short term, medically supervised service provided in a physically secure setting. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with an expected length of stay of five to seven days.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma is required. Candidates with one year of experience working in a crisis/acute care setting are strongly encouraged to apply. Four years of experience in mental health and behavioral health care preferred. B.A. /B.S. in a related human service field preferred. Valid NC driver's license.
What We Offer:
Alexander offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities