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20-061 Counselor 1 or 2

Connect, Inc. | Greensburg, PA | Part Time and Contract

Job Description

CONNECT, INC.

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

Become a leader…Become an innovator…Make a difference in your community and join the premier nonprofit human services company in the region.  Come join our team and build a career with SPHS!

 

POSITION:                       Counselor 1 or 2 (Part-time, Contract)

                                          Welcome Home/D.W.E.L.

                                          Greensburg, PA

 

     PAY GRADE:                     12/14

 

     WAGE:                               $19.00/hr. OR $27.00/hr. (as a minimum)

 

     ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                        

  • Provides outpatient psychotherapy and follow-up services to the clients with mental illness and substance abuse.
  • Develops and implements individualized treatment plans using individual, marital, group and family methodologies, maintaining a direct service level of 60% minimum time.
  • Participates in Case Conferences with all levels of psychiatric and clinical staff, individually and in group supervision staffings.
  • Serves as a member of an Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.
  • Initiates appropriate Intra and Inter Agency contact to facilitate client care.
  • Prepares, maintains and submits all assigned case records, charts, reports, forms and other required documentation in a professional and timely manner.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

 

    QUALIFICATIONS:             

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related social services field with progressive experience in human services, is desirable.
  • Experience requirement in working with the homeless population with an understanding and knowledge of the Housing First approach.
  • Demonstrated ability or willingness to obtain the designated managed care credential of Mental Health Professional and any subsequent state licensure available.
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain vital information using the siip evaluation tool, during a personal interview to make proper recommendations.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the Pennsylvania State Police and Child Abuse Clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.
  • Ability to transport oneself in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.
  • Ability to understand and follow supervisory direction.
  • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#20-061.

 

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