Advocates

Outpatient Clinician

Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
Minimum Education Required
Master's Degree
Job ID
2024-10422
Organization
Family Continuity
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40
Business Unit
Behavioral Health

Overview

 *$60,000 -$65,977*

 

 

Advocates is seeking empathetic, compassionate, driven professionals to offer clinical support to those in need.

 

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff.

 

At Advocates' Family Continuity Clinics, the Outpatient Clinician will provide comprehensive outpatient mental health and substance use Assessment and treatment to children, adults and families

 

 

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Minimum Education Required

Master's Degree

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for clinical care and conducting psychotherapy with individuals and families with varying developmental stages, inclusive of all ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientation, genders, and ages.
  • Provide ongoing assessment of individual’s mental health status and risk factors.
  • Assist in formalizing treatment/rehabilitation goals for individuals and families.
  • Develop solution-focused, strength-based treatment goals with individuals and families.
  • Advocate for individuals and families in the community when clinically indicated or as determined by service needs.
  • Ensure youth and family voice and choice is implemented in service delivery.
  • Create safety plans with individuals and families and arrange and coordinate staff assistance when appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social work, Mental Health Counseling, or related license eligible field from an accredited university.
  • Strong computer knowledge. Ability to use an Electronic Health Record to document medically necessary clinical services.
  • Must be able to read and speak English.
  • Strongly prefer that a candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Excellent written skills and ability to communicate effectively in the primary language of the program/programs to which assigned.
  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
  • Commitment to Advocates values and mission.

Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.

 

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

 

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

 

 

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