Advocates

Outpatient Clinician - Deaf Services

US-MA-Framingham
Job ID
2016-2594
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

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.


The Outpatient Clinician will provide comprehensive outpatient counseling/therapy to children, adults and families in need of services.

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Responsibilities

  • Promote a balanced, healthy, safe and open environment for clients.
  • Provide evaluations and individual and family treatment to children, adults and families.
  • Provide outreach services, including those from schools and social service agencies, to clients as needed.
  • Coordinate home visits and maintain contact with client’s families, as appropriate.
  • Advocate for client’s needs within the program as well as with external agencies.
  • Maintain up to date client records including written evaluations, treatment plans, quarterly reviews, termination summaries and progress notes.
  • Actively participate in supervision and staff meetings.
  • Ensure that clients are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with Advocates Human Rights Policy.

Qualifications

  • Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL).
  • MSW degree or MA in related field from an accredited college/university, and one year of experience working within an outpatient setting.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license and access to an operational and insured vehicle.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of basic computer applications.
  • Ability to thrive in an independent role while offering and receiving team support.
  • Intuitive, client-centered, supportive approach.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

 

Full-time Advocates professionals enjoy many perks of employment, including but not limited to:

  • Strong focus on teamwork and allowed flexibility
  • Competitive compensation
  • Endless growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance options
  • Generous earned time
  • 401K/403b
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Career training tools
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

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