Mental Health Counselor

The Mental Health Counselor will counsel individuals and groups to promote optimum mental health. The Mental Health Counselor will help individuals deal with thoughts of suicide; addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health.

Requirements: Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling, or other Behavioral Health related field and hold an active Mental Health License with the State of New Mexico’s Regulation and Licensing department. 

Care Coordinator

Provide care coordination in the implementation of the individualized treatment plan with the client through appropriate linkages, referrals, coordination, and follow-up to needed services and supports. It may include referral and linkages to long-term services. Duties may include: appointment scheduling, conducting referrals and follow-up monitoring; participating in hospital discharges, and communicating with other providers and consumer’s/family members. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling, or other Behavioral Health related field. Experience in target population may be substituted for education. 

Residential Treatment Assistant

Residential Treatment Assistants (RTA) are primarily responsible for the care and supervision of youth residents in all facets (including physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being) of their daily lives. Residential Treatment Assistants are also responsible for implementing assigned treatment services, maintaining accurate documentation of services and ensuring that the daily routine of the facility is upheld.

Requirements: Must be at least 21 years old and have a High School diploma or high school equivalent. 

Behavior Technician

The Behavior Technician position is imperative to the ABA program. Our clients’ treatment plans are carried out by the BT on a daily basis, and consistency within the treatment plans is critical, as well as time management. The Behavior Technician is responsible for upholding the highest quality of care. A desire to work with children is essential. The ideal candidate would be patient and open-minded, with a hard-working personality.

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old and have a High School diploma or high school equivalent. 

Peer Support Worker

Peer Support Workers are those who provide peer delivered services to an individual or family member with similar life experience.  The Peer Support Worker seeks to expand the role from services focused on behavioral health and addictions recovery to include physical health promotion, and disease prevention and intervention activities for individuals and their families who experience mental health and substance abuse challenges.

Requirements: Must be at least 21 years old and have a High School diploma or high school equivalent. 

Guidance Center of Lea County, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.