Counselor Aide - Per Diem

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Healthcare Support
Position Type
Work Arrangement


Helio Health, one of Central NY’s premier behavioral healthcare providers, is seeking a dependable and detail-oriented Counselor Aide. The Counselor Aide is responsible to operate as a team member in providing services to residents with mental health issues and chemical addictions. This position is vital in supporting our patients’ success in their treatment and allows for many long-term career opportunities!


This particular opportunity will work on a Per Diem basis.  


All shifts available with locations all in the Syracuse area. 



Pay Rate: $15.00 - $21.36 per hour. 


  • Assists with the following counseling responsibilities: screening, intake, orientation, referral, counseling, crisis response, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping, and consultation with other professionals. 
  • Participates in program administrative and clinical committees as assigned.
  • Represents the agency to the community.
  • Performs quality assurance activities. 
  • Displays knowledge of addiction/recovery and/or behavioral health self-help group processes and principles of counseling.


  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Customer service and one-year human services experience required.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License, based on service settings. 




Helio Health provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, religion, national origin, citizenship, status as a victim of domestic violence, age, military or veteran status, handicap or disability, family medical history or predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, marital status, family status, political affiliation, felony conviction record, status as a victim of a crime, or status as an employee who has complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit, or any other categories, status or activity protected by federal, state or local law.




Salary and hourly compensation ranges are provided in accordance with NYS law and are based on Helio Health's good faith belief of what is accurate at the time of posting. Salary and hourly compensation offers are based on candidate's education level and experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager and program.



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