Behavioral Health Advocate

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Chester PA
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Heather Margolis
Regional Recruiter

Job Location US-PA-Chester

ID 2024-2111 

FLSA Status Non-Exempt 

Category Case Management 

Position Type Regular Full-Time


Salary $52,000 year

Do you have a passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your background and empathetic nature to work for a progressive, forward-thinking and family-owned company where creativity is encouraged? Then the Behavioral Health Advocate position is for you! We are seeking a dynamic, team-oriented and caring individual to join our spirited team.

Scope of Position: The Behavioral Health Advocate (BHA) is responsible for the assessment and intervention of program participants. The BHA is also responsible for collaborating with Career Coach and committed partners to address barriers hindering participants from maximizing their potential.


  • Assess and build therapeutic relationships with participants to assist with client-centered interventions aimed at reducing barriers
  • Provide holistic individualized supportive services to assist in client’s professional and personal developmental needs and opportunities
  • Provide individual coaching, psychoeducation, and facilitating groups when applicable
  • Identify beneficial community resources for participants and coordinate external referrals when appropriate
  • Uphold confidentiality standards with all client interactions, in accordance with your advanced degree and/or licensing board
  • Maintain organized, confidential, and well documented participant case notes in accordance with program standards, and with ethical consideration for your licensure board
  • Work with administration and staff at the Delaware County Prison
  • Attend staff training at George W Hill Training and maintain professional behavior consistent with training
  • Work directly in the Delaware County Prison, George W Hill Correctional Facility
  • Provide support to the PA CareerLink and EDSI offices
  • Other opportunities as available


  • Master’s degree required in Social Work, Counseling, Counseling Education or related field, with 2-3 years of clinical experience
  • Firm grasp of ethical expectations and the ability to maintain ethical standards without onsite supervision
  • Experience with counseling individuals and families
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and great documentation skills
  • Ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer service experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile required

How to Apply

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