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Merakey Residential Counselor 4pm -12 am Monday- Friday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Merakey is currently seeking Residential Counselor to join our Adult Behavioral Health division name in our Philadelphia, PA location.


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee .


  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs

  • Highly competitive compensation plans

  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program

  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution

  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Provides direction and assistance to consumers residing in CRR programs in areas but not limited to: nutrition, housekeeping, budgeting, hygiene, self care, home safety, transportation, social interaction, exercise, health management and vocational.

  • Transport residents to necessary appointments when appropriate.

  • Implement appropriate parts of each resident's goal plan as instructed by the treatment team or supervisor.

  • Report the resident's progress or lack of progress to the appropriate clinician. Must have the ability to administter medicaton to residents.


  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience working with individuals with mental health diagnoses in a residential setting.

  • A valid driver's license is required for this position.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Must have a High school Diploma/GED.

  • Pay rate is $12.40 per hour.


In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at

Requisition Number: 43464

MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

  • Must have HS diploma or GED.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Have experience in the mental health field, preferably 1 year.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Pay rate is $12.40 per hour.

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability