Mental Health Counselor

Position Summary

This is your opportunity to make an impact in the lives of families in communities in Attleboro that need the most help! South Bay Community Services is a community-based organization seeking a self-motivated professional who is committed to helping children and families throughout New England. We are looking for a Mental Health Counselor to join our team! Role of a Mental Health Counselor/Clinician in Attleboro, MA: Master’s level Mental Health Counselors/Clinicians at South Bay Community Services provide a continuum of community-based services to individuals, children, adults, and families. Mental Health Counselors have the opportunity to gain valuable experience working with our professional and innovative mental health clinical team. Our mental health team provides clients in Attleboro, MA with a full range of counseling services for their mental health and substance abuse recovery needs, including intensive family issues, trauma, forensics, and mental illness.

Education & Licensing Requirements

Educational and Licensing Requirements for a Mental Health Counselor/Clinician in Attleboro, MA: * Master’s level degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or a master’s degree with a concentration in one of the areas of Counseling such as: Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or Rehabilitation Counseling required * Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), LMHC, or LMFT license preferred, but not required

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities of a Mental Health Counselor/Clinician in Attleboro, MA: * Lead home-based individual, family, and couples therapy * Conduct in-home client intake sessions  * Facilitate crisis intervention  * Conduct case management  * Participate in multidisciplinary teams to present cases for proper treatment  * Attend monthly in-service trainings

Experience & Skills

Skills & Experience of a Mental Health Counselor/Clinician in Attleboro, MA: * Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and own a vehicle to visit client's homes. * Strong communication and interpersonal skills * Ability to demonstrate an understanding of patient needs when devising and implementing treatment * Ability to identify problem behaviors, provide advice and track development effectively * Experience or understanding of underserved populations, a plus * PC literacy and experience with MS Office Applications

Benefits of Working at South Bay

South Bay provides free supervision hours towards state licensure for full-time employees. We are passionate and dedicated to helping our community. You get hands-on, invaluable experience working with our consumers in their environment. We continually offer training and have a comprehensive new hire training program. As a South Bay employee, you have a clear growth potential/ career path. We offer competitive salary, mileage stipend, health benefits, paid time off, flexible schedule for clinical staff, strong team environment, in service training, electronic health records, professional liability insurance, and career advancement.

About South Bay

Do you want to work with leaders in your field to make an impact in underserved communities including those in Attleboro, MA? Come join South Bay Community Services, a leader in community- based, behavioral health care. At SBCS, our mission is to encourage the self-sufficiency of disadvantaged people through behavioral health care services that are grounded in the community. We are constantly evolving our programs to meet the changing needs of our consumers. We believe, above all else, that every member of the community is worth fighting for. We are currently looking for a Mental Health Counselor / Mental Health Clinician to join our team!

South Bay Community Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Tracking Code

2120

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular
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