Clinical Supervisor/Counselor

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $46,000
Maximum: $57,000
Details: Salary $46,000- $57,000 depending on experience and license (with additional compensation for bilingual applicants)

Published

10/17/2018

Address

Berkshire County
MA
United States

Description

Elizabeth Freeman Center (EFC) seeks a licensed social worker, nurse, psychiatrist, psychologist or psychotherapist to provide clinical supervision and support to EFC staff, interns, and volunteers, and to provide counseling and advocacy for survivors of domestic, dating and sexual violence.  

 

Responsibilities:

 

·        Provide clinical supervision for EFC staff, interns, and volunteers through regular individual and group meetings

·        Offer trauma, clinical, and mental health expertise to staff, interns, and volunteers

·        Monitor high-risk cases and/or survivors with complex needs

·        Attend to vicarious trauma for staff, interns, and volunteers

·        Strengthen staff team building and agency cohesion

·        Provide survivors of domestic or sexual violence with support, advocacy, and assistance, including:

o  assessing their circumstances and emergency needs and providing assistance to meet those needs;

o  offering individual counseling and support groups;

o  safety planning;

o  advocating on issues of housing, benefits, income maximization, children, education, mental health and medical access, and more;

o  referring victims to services including other EFC services (e.g. court support) and community resources (including Community Legal Aid, the District Attorney’s office, housing resources, etc.), with follow-up as appropriate

·        Liaise with other clinical and community service providers for coordination of treatment and services

·        Advance EFC’s ability to provide survivor-centered, trauma-informed, accessible, holistic, confidential, and free services for domestic and sexual violence

·        Practice and promote EFC’s commitment to social justice and anti-oppression practices

·        Contribute to ongoing assessment to ensure client needs, agency standards, and legal and funding requirements are met

·        Ensure staff, volunteers, and interns maintain appropriate and professional boundaries with clients, and adhere to strict guidelines and protocols to ensure client confidentiality and security

·        Complete all other duties to ensure that clients are provided with professional, empathetic, affirming services within the context of the agency’s mission and consistent with grant and legal requirements

 

 

Qualifications:

 

·        Licensed social worker, mental health counselor, nurse, psychiatrist, psychologist, or psychotherapist

·        Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence and the impact of trauma

·        Experience providing individual and group supervision, and team building

·        Commitment to fostering a workplace culture that appreciates cultural difference, and is trauma-informed and social justice-centered

·        Must successfully pass Criminal Record Check-CORI and have valid Massachusetts driver’s license and reliable transportation

 

Work Hours:  Full-time, 40 hours per week. Occasional evening and weekend work required for outreach, supervisory and counseling activities.

Benefits

Elizabeth Freeman Center is committed to working for economic and social justice for staff as well as clients and believes in offering all staff: competitive salary (with additional compensation for bilingual applicants and supervisory responsibilities), and benefits, engaged and dedicated colleagues, training and education in best practices, career development opportunities, openness to innovation, and the opportunity and resources to do meaningful, impactful work.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@elizabethfreemancenter.org
http://elizabethfreemancenter.org/jobs

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@elizabethfreemancenter.org. Applications are rolling until the position is filled.


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