Way Station, Inc.
  • Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • On Call

Way Station has exciting opportunities for Residential Counselors in Hagerstown, Maryland!

PRN  / RELIEF STAFF schedule options:

  • All around availability, any day of the week, any shift (morning, evenings, nights, overnights)

Flexibility is a MUST!  

This is a direct service position offered by Way Station, Inc., requiring general knowledge of serious mental illness and specific knowledge and skill in rehabilitation with persons with disabilities.  This position involves the provision of housing services and coordination of overall services for members including resource management.  This individual is expected, through training and experience, to exercise independent judgment with supervision by a Residential Rehabilitation Supervisor/Manager. 

Position Requirements:  Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Ability to perform individual assessment, planning and implementation in both structured and unstructured settings.
  • Ability to prioritize member needs and manage time to complete assignments daily.
  • Ability to develop and maintain daily structure in Way Station residences.
  • Ability to interact with other community agencies to provide coordinated, comprehensive care.
  • Ability to communicate Way Station's mission to the community through frequent interactions with neighbors, landlords and business people.
  • Ability to assess residential environments for health, safety, security, organization and home-like atmosphere.
  • Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation concepts, and a general understanding of mental illness and co-occurring disorders.
  • Ability to establish and maintain empowering, trust relationships with Way Station members.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate relationship boundaries and to take corrective action when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to examine one's own behavior, feelings and attitudes to facilitate a productive relationship with members, families, providers, administrators and citizens throughout the County.
  • Skills in word processing and ability to learn computer skills.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to teach specific basic living skills. 

Position Requirements:  Education and Experience

  • Prefer a bachelors' degree in related field or an associate's degree and work experience which uniquely qualifies the individual for the position.
  • Positively referenced relevant work.
  • Full, valid driver's license and safe driving record (driver's license cannot be provisional status)
  • Possession or use of a four passenger car to be used to transport Way Station clients and a copy of a valid certificate of automobile insurance.
  • Must be covered under an active auto insurance policy and a valid copy of auto insurance is required prior to hire.
  • Must be able to pass background check and motor vehicle check.

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Company overview: Way Station, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate and quality behavioral health care, housing and employment services to adults with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance addictions; children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral challenges; veterans with service needs. Way Station embraces the principles of recovery and resilience and is committed to providing evidence-based, consumer-driven, and family-focused services. Headquarters in Frederick, Maryland, Way station has programs in four counties in Maryland and employs over 600 people.

Way Station is an EOE/M/F/D/V Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Way Station, Inc.
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