Behavioral Health Counselor Floater - Charlotte, NC

Do you have in interest in working with North Carolina's leader in children's behavioral healthcare? Alexander Youth Network needs 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:

  • Diagnostic Outpatient Services
  • Community-based Programs
  • Substance Use Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Residential Treatment

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.

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What you would do:

Alexander Youth Network is seeking a Behavioral Health Direct Care to join our weekend PRTF staff in Charlotte, NC. This is a floater position. The individual in this position must be flexible and able to work 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and weekend shifts as hours will vary. The Behavioral Health Direct Care Professional will provide, coordinate, and monitor a variety of direct care activities for clients in the residential, group home or other client treatment environment in accordance with the NMT model ensures consistent and appropriate activities, therapeutic activities, clinical interventions, and staffing and treatment planning.  Ensures a clean and safe environment for clients; ensures residential facilities of clients are clean, safe and maintained. Offers appropriate intervention services; facilitates individual, group and family conferences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Completes documentation timely and accurately
  • Completes all mandated training
  • Provides quality services in accordance with NMT model and agency policies
  • Maintains neat work area
  • Participates in clinical staffing
  • Adheres to TCI protocols for restrictive interventions (RIs)
  • Attendance:  Has minimal occurrences of unscheduled absences or lateness

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    High school diploma is required.  B.A. /B.S. in a related human service field preferred. Four years Mental Health experience is preferred.

    What We Offer:

    Alexander offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

    • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • 401(k) with Employer Match
    • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
    • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
    • Employee Recognition Programs
    • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost
    • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!

    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