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21-178 Counselor 1 or 2

Connect, Inc. | Greensburg, PA | Full Time

Job Description

CONNECT, INC.

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

 

POSITION:  Counselor 1 or 2 (Part-time, Contract) Welcome Home/D.W.E.L.                 


PAY GRADE  12/14

                       Greensburg, PA

 

WAGE:   $19.00/hr. (Bachelor’s) OR $27.00/hr. (Master’s) Direct Service   $10.00/hr. Training

 

→Flexible Scheduling.                                                                                →May be eligible for Agency paid health benefits.

→Option to participate in Agency retirement plan.                                →Tuition discounts with participating colleges/universities.

→Opportunity for growth and advancement.                                         →Other benefits available.

 

 

     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 staffing.
  • 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#21-178.

 

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