Mental Health Worker

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Merakey is currently seeking a Mental Health Worker (Full Time) to join our Behavioral Health Services Division in our Effort, Stroudsburg and Leighton, PA locations.

We are currently offering a $1000 Sign On Bonus and also an extra $1/hr for shift differential (2nd / 3rd Shifts)

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do.

If you are a Psychiatric Technician, Mental Health Technician / Mental Health Worker, Caregiver, Direct Care Worker / Direct Support Professional, Home Health aide or always wanted to be one, this is the opportunity for you as we are hiring immediately!

No experience needed- we provide PAID training.

Position Details

Our Direct Care Worker interacts and support our individuals with mental health and behavioral diagnosis in a residential setting. Our ideal candidate will have a strong desire to create long-term impacts on their individuals lives and enjoy encouraging, mentoring, and coaching others to achieve their goals.

• This position works with and adheres to the safety and welfare of all consumers with mental and behavioral health diagnoses in their residential programs.
• This position carries out direct care responsibilities and participates in and follows the treatment planning process.


Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!

To fill out an on-line application or learn more about our services please visit:


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.


Requisition # 69016

• High school diploma/GED

• Valid driver's license

• Must be 18 years of age or older

• Mental health experience preferred but not required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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