Job Opportunities at Headrest2021-11-09T16:09:37+00:00

Job Opportunities at Headrest

Current job opportunities at Headrest are displayed below.

FT Residential Program Assistant2021-02-23T13:41:34+00:00

Headrest has a great opportunity for a FT Residential Program Assistant in Lebanon, NH. This position advances Headrest’s mission by supporting residents in recovery from substance use disorder to complete their treatment goals and achieve successful re-entry into the community. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Lara Quillia, Residential Manager, at lara.quillia@headrest.org.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

Direct Client Services

  • In collaboration with other program staff and clients, ensure the safety of residents living at Headrest. Health and safety functions include but are not limited to: administering drug testing (urine analysis) upon intake and on-going random drug screening; supervising and documenting administration of residents’ medications in accordance with policies and procedures, supervising emergency building evacuations.
  • Provides transportation as needed in the client’s treatment plan or program sanctioned activities in order for clients to access additional health and community services.
    Supervise residents in overall house rules to ensure that all rules and assignments are consistently and fairly enforced.
  • Provide back-up facilitation for house group meetings and document client participation.
    Administration
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of all client contacts according to Headrest practices and contractual obligations as directed by the Clinical Director.
  • Attends and participates in periodic general staff meetings.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the Residential Office.

Other Duties:
Headrest is a service organization with a relatively small number of employees, requiring flexibility and cooperation among all staff. Employees will need to complete other duties as assigned in order to provide quality community services.

Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in related field or an equivalent level of education and/or experience.
  • Experience in substance use disorder treatment in a residential setting preferred.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to climb stairs (safety drills, etc); lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Hold a valid driver’s license in good standing in order to safely transport clients to appointments or meetings as needed.

Supervision:

This position receives administrative supervision from the Residential Program Coordinator. The Clinical Director provides clinical supervision as needed for both residential services and the employee’s professional development. This position is not responsible for any employee supervisory duties.

FT Case Manager2021-02-10T17:36:41+00:00

Headrest has a great opportunity for a FT Case Manager in Lebanon, NH. This position advances Headrest’s mission by supporting residents in recovery from substance use disorder to complete their treatment goals and achieve successful re-entry into the community. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Lara Quillia, Residential Manager, at lara.quillia@headrest.org.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties: 

Case Management Services:

  • In collaboration with other program staff and residents, ensure the safety of residents living at Headrest.  Health and safety functions include but are not limited to:  administering drug testing (urine analysis) upon intake and on-going random drug screening; supervising and documenting administration of residents’ medications in accordance with policies and procedures, supervising emergency building evacuations.
  • Assist residents with reintegration back into a community; housing, medical, management of insurance applications, budgeting, time management and sustainable employment, coordinate with the clinical treatment team needs of residents.
  • Develop a discharge plan with resident in coordination with Residential Counselor.
  • Provides case management and continuity of care for residents to assist them in accessing additional health and community resources.
  • Supervise residents in overall house rules to ensure that all rules and assignments are consistently and fairly enforced.
  • Coordinates transportation to appointments

Administration:

  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of all residents contacts according to Headrest practices and contractual obligations as directed by the Clinical Director.
  • Attends and participates in weekly clinical supervision meetings.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the Residential Office.

Other Duties:

  • Headrest is a service organization with a relatively small number of employees, requiring flexibility and cooperation among all staff.  Employees will need to complete other duties as assigned in order to provide quality community services.

Qualifications:

  • Certified Recovery Support Worker, State of NH, or working toward that certification completion within 6 months of hire.
  • Associates or Bachelor Degree in related field or an equivalent level of education and/or experience.
  • Experience in substance use disorder treatment in a residential setting preferred.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Physical Requirements:  Ability to climb stairs (safety drills, etc.); lift and carry up to 25 pounds.  Hold a valid driver’s license in good standing in order to safely transport clients to appointments or meetings as needed.

Supervision:

This position receives administrative supervision from the Residential Manager.  The Clinical Director provides clinical supervision for both residential services for the employee’s professional development.  This position is not responsible for any employee supervisory duties.

Salary Level and Exempt Status:

This is a non-exempt position with a starting hourly pay range of $15.00 to $20.00 depending upon demonstrated education and experience.

PT Hotline Counselor2021-03-09T04:13:34+00:00

Headrest is looking for a PT HOTLINE COUNSELOR! Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Executive Director, Cameron Ford, at cameron.ford@headrest.org.

Brief Position Description:
The Hotline Counselor advances Headrest’s mission and vision by providing crisis intervention, suicide prevention services, and information and referral through the 24/7 Crisis Hotline (1-800-273-TALK). This position also provides support to the counseling and residential program.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

  • Provide active listening, information and referral and intervention services to all callers, residents and walk-ins as appropriate
  • Review previous contacts and conduct follow-ups as necessary
  • Conduct phone screenings for individuals seeking other Headrest services
    Counseling and Residential Program Support
  • Participate in regular building safety measures including: fire drills, nightly resident check-ins
  • Complete intake form for residential and counseling services
  • Schedule Outpatient Counseling appointments
  • Maintains timely and accurate documentation of all client contact according to Headrest procedures
  • Functions as a receptionist for the agency including granting access to visitors, sending and receiving mail/packages on behalf of the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in crisis intervention, suicide prevention, addictions treatment or other human services field preferred, but not required
  • Completion of the Hotline Training Program or evidence of equivalent training
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in crisis situations
  • Ability to climb stairs (safety drills, etc); lift and carry up to 25 pounds

Salary Level and Exempt Status:
This is a non-exempt PT (or per diem) position with a starting hourly wage of $14 depending upon related professional experience.

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