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Job Opportunity: Mental Health Counselor

Posted By: Margaret Liller Career Center ,

Mental Health Counselor

Community Care Clinic
Boone, NC 28607
$20 - $25 an hour -  Part-time

POSITION SUMMARY

The Community Care Clinic, a free clinic providing medical care for low-income persons without health insurance is seeking a qualified part time-time Mental Health Counselor 20-30 hours per week to provide comprehensive services to clients with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders. This position requires the ability to work independently in an environment that can be chaotic at times. This position also requires the ability to work with a diverse population, many of whom may present with challenging issues.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides evaluation/problem identification, crisis interventions and individual and/or group therapy to assigned consumers.
  • Develops treatment plans; monitors treatment progress, and follows-up at disposition times.
  • Works with medical provider when client is in need of medications.
  • Coordinates consumer's use of other Community Care Clinic programs and outside community resources.
  • Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Center standards.
  • Participates in meetings, in-services and supervisory sessions as required.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.
  • The person in this position may supervise Social Work student interns who provide referrals and access to community safety net resources to clients.

EDUCATION

Degree in psychology, social work, or other human services field.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Licensed in the State of North Carolina as a LCMHC, LCSW, or LMFT. LCAS is also desired.

ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS

Knowledge of methods of psychotherapy. Knowledge of community resources. Ability to serve a wide range of patients, including culturally diverse populations. Knowledge of cultural issues that may have a bearing on service provision. Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately. Familiar with the DSM-5 and diagnostic techniques. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Computer literacy to include basic skills in e-mail communication and word processing.

Keywords: Counselor, Behavioral Health Professional, Therapist, Clinician, Mental Health Professional, LCSW

Job Type: Part-time 20-30 hours per week

Experience:

  • mental health: 1 year (Preferred)
  • bilingual English/Spanish (optional, but highly desired)

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour

Experience:

  • human services: 1 year (Preferred)
  • mental health: 1 year (Required)
  • counseling: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Paid time off

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 2PM

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with a strong performance culture
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift
  • Other

Company's website:

  • ccclinic.org

Company's Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/communitycareclinicBoone/

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19