Job Information

Organization: FLACRA

Posting Start: 05/20/2024

Location: Clifton Springs, NY or Canandaigua, NY

Job Title: Behavioral Health Technician

Posting End: 02/06/2026


A Brief Job Description:

Multiple positions for Days & Evenings in various locations. Fulltime, Part Time, & Per Diem positions available.

Job Summary: 

In accordance with the organization’s mission, vision and values, the Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for assisting the counseling staff and client safety & security.

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or equivalency. Valid NYS Drivers’ License. Associates Degree preferred.

Duties:

  1. Responsible for carrying out treatment planning in milieu.
  2. Facilitates activities of daily living, community meetings, and engagement.
  3. Assists therapists and primary counselors to intervene to help provide therapeutic interventions to foster resident’s social, cognitive, and behavioral skill development.
  4. Provide transportation for clients to and from treatment related appointments or community activities.
  5. Interface with community support systems, agencies and families.
  6. Report to immediate supervisor any changes noted in any clients' medical condition, mental status or behavior and then document it on the appropriate paperwork when requested.
  7. Participate in general, staff, in-service and supervisory meetings held by the Agency.
  8. Assist clients in addressing issues and challenges by role-modeling appropriated responses.
  9. Assist in teaching the clients about personal care, household chores, daily living, community resources and safety awareness.
  10. Actively participate with the program team in completing proper daily maintenance of living areas including cleaning and maintaining an orderly environment. Assist with light cleaning.
  11. Complete overnight checklist of designated tasks (for evening and overnight shift assignments).
  12. Assist clients with budget, grocery shopping and meal preparation as appropriate to treatment plan level of care.
  13. Participate in general, staff, in-service and supervisory meetings held by the Agency.
  14. Assist clients in addressing issues and challenges by role-modeling appropriated responses.
  15. Assist in teaching the clients about personal care, household chores, daily living, community resources and safety awareness.
  16. Actively participate with the program team in completing proper daily maintenance of living areas including cleaning and maintaining an orderly environment. Assist with light cleaning.
  17. Complete overnight checklist of designated tasks (for evening and overnight shift assignments).
  18. Assist clients with budget, grocery shopping and meal preparation as appropriate to treatment plan level of care.
  19. Support client in goal attainment.
  20. Esurance of safety and security of all clients, staff and facilities.
  21. Trained for assisting in medication pass as needed in Part 820 (Maxwell Hall and Otte Hall) and Part 819 (Cadence Community Residence)
  22. Perform other duties and functions as directed.

About Us:

Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency (FLACRA) is a growing, not-for-profit behavioral health and substance abuse treatment provider with decades of experience and multiple innovative program located throughout the Finger Lakes Region. Our services include outpatient, residential, crisis center, vocational, housing and youth services. We pride ourselves on being committed to the professional development of all our staff and if that is important to you, we invite you to choose FLACRA!

FLACRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse workplace.  We are dedicated to creating an employee-centered work culture, where all individuals feel valued and respected.  We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and join our team of professionals, who are dedicated to our community’s recovery & mental health care needs.

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Contact Information:

Please submit your resume to resume@flacra.org

FLACRA Human Resources: 315-462-9116