ACCS Team Leader (Community Based Mental Health)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $68,000
Maximum: $68,000
Details: $2,500 Sign On Bonus

Published

08/27/2018

Address

Lowell
Massachusetts
United States

Description

<img src="https://recruiting.adp.com/src/public/com/airs/portal/taglib/resources/shim.gif.rez" height="20" width="1">The Team Leader for Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) will be responsible for providing overall administrative leadership and direction to ACCS team staff including Group Living Environments (GLE) and Supported Independent Environments (SIE) Program Directors and staff. The Team Leader oversees service delivery including intake, assessment, clinical treatment planning and delivery, as well as peer and family support. Additionally, the Team Leader ensures seamless, high quality team services to Persons Served living in both GLE and SIE settings while also promoting and managing successful transitions of Persons Served to other DMH services or other community programs. The Team Leader also functions as the primary liaison to the MA Department of Mental Health (DMH), Care Coordination entities and other external parties.


Responsibilities


  • Master's Degree , PhD or Psy D required along with licensure (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, LRC, LADC 1, OTR or RN) in Massachusetts required
  • Three years clinical experience in progressively responsible positions working with people with psychiatric disabilities and/or co-occurring disabilities required
  • Knowledge of personal computer applications and equipment
  • Organizational, analytical, and communication skills
  • Ability to provide leadership to staff
  • Ability to work in a professional and confidential capacity
  • Strong commitment to the right and ability of people served by ACCS to live, work, have meaningful relationships and receive the clinical treatment, resources and supports needed to thrive in their community of choice
  • Extensive knowledge of clinical treatment principles and modalities, best practices and evidence-based practices, including Motivational Interviewing; Harm Reduction and Addiction Treatment; Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT); Housing First; Stages of Change; Seeking Safety, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) and Cognitive Behavioral interventions
  • Extensive knowledge of recovery-oriented, person-centered and strengths-based values and principles and modalities, and knowledge of Peer Support principles and evidence-based practices, including the ethical standards of Certified Peer Specialists and Wellness Recovery Action Plans (WRAP), empowerment and self-advocacy techniques
  • Knowledge of the effects of prejudice including internalized negative attitudes about oneself, discrimination, and oppression of people with psychiatric disorders, and the effects of poverty
  • Extensive knowledge of trauma-informed and culturally competent services
  • Knowledge of community based education and employment services
  • All candidates for this position must be at 21 years of age and be able to pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background, education and professional licensure, and driving record check. This position requires a vehicle that will be used in the course of your daily work. All candidates must be able to become CPR and First Aid certified within 2 weeks of hire and MAP certified within 150 days of hire.


Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!


Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:


  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • First-rate Medical, Dental and Vision plans that are open all employees scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more. Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of medical insurance!
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance (no cost to you!)
  • Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional, voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
  • Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance
  • Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week):
  • 15 days of Vacation per year
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 10 Sick Days per year
  • 3 Personal Days per year
  • Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
  • Other generous benefits including discounted YMCA memberships, access to discounted movie tickets and more!


Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers. My Job. My Community. My Vinfen.


Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Benefits

Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:


  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • First-rate Medical, Dental and Vision plans that are open all employees scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more. Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of medical insurance!
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance (no cost to you!)
  • Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional, voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
  • Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance
  • Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week):
  • 15 days of Vacation per year
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 10 Sick Days per year
  • 3 Personal Days per year
  • Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
  • Other generous benefits including discounted YMCA memberships, access to discounted movie tickets and more!


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

GilbertE@vinfen.org

To apply, please send your resume to Erin Gilbert at GilbertE@vinfen.org


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