Advocates

Specialty Engagement Clinician

Job Locations US-MA-Framingham
Minimum Education Required
Master's Degree
Job ID
2021-7014
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

*Starting rate $51,000

The Specialty Engagement Clinician will provide trauma informed outpatient services to individuals served in the community.

 

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. 

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Minimum Education Required

Master's Degree

Responsibilities

  • Provide outpatient services in a trauma informed approach that embodies the Advocates Way.
  • Provide flexible supports to meet the needs of the individuals. This includes however, is not limited to the persons home, group home, or clinic setting.
  • Advocate for clients’ 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.
  • Maintain open minded and flexible care models.
  • Provide person served self-management support with a focus on empowering the person and their family to build capacity for self-care.
  • Maintain effective communication with members of the persons identified team to facilitate collaborative care.
  • Attend trainings as assigned; maintain necessary certifications. Remain up to date on the latest practices related to substance use, dual diagnosis and trauma informed care.
  • Attend and actively participate in supervision and staff meetings.
  • Ensure that clients are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with Advocates Human Rights Policy.
  • Adhere to all principles related to the Advocates Way.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Strictly follow all agency Performance Standards.

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in related field and one year of experience working within an outpatient setting.
  • Ability to work with people in the community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill, including documentation abilities.
  • Intuitive, client-centered, supportive approach.
  • Ability to thrive in an independent role while offering and receiving team support. 
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license and access to an operational and insured vehicle.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

 

At Advocates, the health and safety of the people in our care, our employees, and the broader community is our top priority. Effective October 18, 2021, Advocates will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson.)

 

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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