favorite this postVinfen - Community Based Outreach Worker in Lowell! LCSW, LICSW, LMHC (Lowell, MA) hide this posting
compensation: 54,000 for LCSW; 59,000 with Independent Licensure Plus Benefits employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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Established in 1977, Vinfen is a nonprofit, health and human services organization and a leading provider of community-based services to individuals with disabilities. Each year, Vinfen provides a comprehensive array of services to adolescents and adults with psychiatric conditions, developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health challenges. Vinfen's 2,700 dedicated employees are experienced, highly-trained professionals who provide a full range of supportive living, health, educational, and clinical services in more than 200 programs throughout eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.
We are looking for compassionate, caring, dynamic staff to provide outreach services to clients living with psychiatric conditions in Lowell, MA. Working as part of a Collaborative Action for Recovery (CAR) team, the Rehab Coordinator will provide community-based rehabilitation, support and supervision services to adults living in Lowell with mental illness and receiving services under the Department of Mental Health's Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) model. Using rehabilitation values, principles and techniques the Rehab Coordinator will provide consultation to both clients and team members on completing functional and strengths-based assessments and implementing Individual Action Plans (IAP), rehabilitation goals and intervention strategies. The Rehabilitation Coordinator will also assist the CAR Team leader in maintaining documentation tracking systems to ensure adherence to state and federal documentation standards.
This is a fast paced, community based position geared toward helping clients engage in the recovery process and become a part of their community. Using a motivational interviewing and strengths based rehabilitation approach, outreach workers engage with clients and help them evaluate their current life circumstances compared to their hopes, dreams and plans for the future.
To succeed in this role you will have good time management skills, good writing skills, strong organizational skills and 3-5 years Human Services experience. A Masters degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required along with licensure (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC). All candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and have held a valid US drivers license for a minimum of one year and be able to satisfactorily pass a driving check. Additionally, this position requires a fully insured vehicle that you will use in the course of your daily work. You must be willing to transport clients in your vehicle. All candidates for this position must also be able to successfully pass a CORI check.
How to Apply
Vinfen serves a diverse population in its residential and day programs. Applicants who have a multicultural background and/or are bilingual are encouraged to apply.
•A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
•Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
•Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
•Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
•Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
•$500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
•Other generous benefits and perks!
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To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org. Recruiters, please no calls.
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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.
Keywords: social services, LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, counseling, social work, psychology, mental illness, mental health, disability, developmental disabilities, behavioral, rehabilitative, psychiatric, outreach service, human services, non profit, autism, crisis, trauma, advocacy, developmental disability, recovery.
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