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Clinician- Community Crisis Stabilization- Voluntary Adult Inpatient Unit- FT and PT

NEW BEDFORD, MA– Child & Family Services is looking for a full-time and part-time Clinician to work within our Adult Community Crisis Stabilization program. This is a voluntary, 9 bed unit for adults. The average length of stay for clients is 5 days. This individual works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to provide immediate brief intervention treatment to adults with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders through individual and group counseling and case management.  This individual is directly responsible to the director of the CCS Program. This is an hourly position with no production expectations.

**$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS**

  • Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field
  • Must be license eligible (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, LMFT)
  • Possess a valid drivers license and reliable transportation

  • Conduct comprehensive mental health status exam utilizing an admissions/screening instrument which includes providing a diagnosis in accordance with the DSM IV & DSM V
  • Conduct one-on-one sessions with clients assigned to the Community Crisis Stabilization Program
  •  Supervise the care plans of clients in the CCS unit
  • Facilitate daily clinical groups
  • Create safety plans and provide crisis intervention as needed
  • An understanding of different treatment modalities that can be applied to stabilize clients in their home and prevent hospitalization
  • Consult with clinic director/administrator on call and or consulting psychiatrist prior to disposition plan to include outpatient services, hospitalization or hospital diversion
  • Participate in regularly scheduled clinical supervision, staff meetings, staff development and training curriculum

  • Heal and strengthen the lives of children and families
  • Benefit eligible at 20+ hours
  • Medical – Harvard Pilgrim/Health Plans – 75% employer paid for full-time employees
  • Dental – MetLife
  • 2 weeks’ vacation accrued over 1st year, 3 weeks after 3 years, 4 weeks after 5 years and 5 weeks after 20 years
  • Generous sick time and personal time
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement – Up to $1,500 per calendar year
  • Professional Licensure reimbursement (LICSW, LMHC)
  • Flexible spending accounts – save on medical expenses and dependent care!
  • 401K – CFS matches first 1% at 100%; 2%-6% of annual earnings are matched at 50%
  • 100% Employer paid Life Insurance
  • 100% Employer paid Long Term Disability and AD&D
  • 24 hour travel assistance, mileage reimbursement, discounted Healthtrax gym membership, BJs membership discounts and employee appreciation events!

Child and Family Services, Inc. values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages applicants from the BIPOC, LGBTQ+, AAPI, Hispanic, Latinx and Veteran communities to apply for employment. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, gender, sex,( including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy) disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.